Eastern Ontario Development Fund


The Province of Ontario has launched the Eastern Ontario Development Fund - a program to help expand business operations, improve productivity, become more globally competitive, and invest in community economic development projects. 

The Eastern Ontario Development Fund provides support for projects and investments to businesses, municipalities and not-for-profit organizations for economic development in eastern Ontario.

The types of support available include:

  • funding support through loans and grants
  • complementary services and support

The fund supports projects that:

  • create jobs and build talent
  • attract and encourage private sector investment
  • lead to business growth and broad positive economic impacts
  • encourage innovation, collaboration and cluster development

For more information on this program, click here.

Final Application Period:

Application opening:
September 3, 2020-October 19, 2020

Application deadline:
October 19, 2020

Application assessment period (60 business days):
October 20, 2020-January 14, 2021

Notification date (last day to notify applicants):
January 15, 2021