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COVID-19 Resources

We have compiled a list of resources to help you make informed decisions and support you, your family, and your business or organization during this challenging time. We will continue to update this post as the situation develops. 

On this page:

  • Financing Support
  • Reopening the Economy
  • Call for Supplies
  • Business Continuity
  • Resources…

Applications Open for the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF)

The Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF) provides interest-free loans up to $40,000 to provide support to small businesses that do not qualify for, or have been rejected from, current Government of Canada COVID-19 relief measures.

To be considered eligible for the RRRF in Haliburton County,…

Local Initiatives Program OPEN

We are now accepting applications for 2020 / 2021 for the Local Initiatives Program (LIP)

Agri-Food Open for E-business Funding

The Governments of Canada and Ontario are supporting the agriculture, agri-food and agri-products sectors to capture online e-business opportunities that will help create new, expanded or enhanced markets and open new retail channels to help generate new revenue streams for future growth.

The Agri-Food Open for E-Business targeted intake will help businesses/organizations quickly expand…

Canada Ontario Job Grant

Financial supports available to cover eligible training costs for new and existing employees.

COVID-19 Loan Program

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The Haliburton County Development Corporation (HCDC) has developed a COVID-19 Loan Program to assist all Businesses and…

Funding Available for Manufacturers

The Technology Assessment Program connects Southern Ontario small to medium-sized manufacturers (SME) with technology experts to get customized assessments (up to $25,000 in value) to determine how technology can improve operations and maximize productivity for their business.

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…