The purpose of the Business Expansion and Innovation Program (BEIP) is to promote the growth of new and existing businesses and social enterprises in Haliburton County. Priority will be given to applications with a focus on innovation.
What is Innovation?
Innovation generates value through the successful creation and commercialization of:
It is focused on making businesses, organizations and communities more adaptive, effective, profitable, and sustainable by creating new wealth, new jobs and contributing to economic advancement and the industries of the future.
It is recommended that applicants discuss their project with Autumn Wilson or Jim Blake prior to completing an application to ensure it fits the criteria.
Please make sure to read the guidelines before completing an application.
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Please Note: All costs must be incremental. Labour must be in addition to existing positions. Expenses incurred on and after April 1, 2019 and before the completion date are eligible.
Note: Funds received cannot provide direct benefit through employment or contract of services to direct relatives (parent, sibling, spouse, child etc.) of the business owners and/or managers.
Available Funding and Funding Criteria:
Maximum Contribution and Matching Funding
To discuss the process and find out more about the Business Expansion & Innovation Program please contact the HCDC office at: (705) 457-3555 or email email@example.com
|The Haliburton County Development Corporation (HCDC) is a community-based organization that works in conjunction with businesses and organizations committed to community economic development. Its purpose is to increase permanent employment through the stimulation of the local economy, fostering and advancing not-for-profit and business ventures and contributing to the quality of life. HCDC is a Community Futures Development Corporation supported by FedDev Ontario.|