The next deadline for RED funding program applications is Friday, April 15th. The program is designed to help support jobs and economic growth in rural Ontario. When applying for Business Development, applicants must be in compliance with all applicable laws and demonstrate how the project will benefit rural Ontario. The Community Development Stream applies to registered charities, not-for-profit corporations, municipalities, local services boards and First Nations communities. For more information visit the Ontario government website or call 1-877-424-1300.
Eligible projects include plans or strategies, applied research and analysis to support planning and priority setting, business sector development and diversification, marketing, promotional or branding activities, workforce attraction, retention and development.
The program was renewed in 2015.