Ontario’s Rural Economic Development (RED) program provides cost-share funding which supports activities that create strong rural communities in Ontario and opens doors to rural economic development.
This targeted intake is for economic diversification and competitiveness projects only. Capital projects are not eligible.
Who is Eligible
This targeted RED intake is for not-for-profit regional organizations or upper-tier municipalities with economic development projects that support multiple counties/regions/districts/Indigenous communities or the province.
Applicants must comply with all requirements of law.
The maximum provincial cost-share for eligible costs is 70%, to a maximum of $75,000 per project.