Ontario Small Business Support Grant Belleville

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Ontario is helping businesses recover costs for personal protective equipment and providing extra support for businesses required to close or significantly restrict services as a result of provincial public health measures.

Overview of available funding

Your business can apply online for funding from one or more of the following initiatives:

Ontario Small Business Support Grant - The new Ontario Small Business Support Grant, which will help small businesses that are required to close or significantly restrict services under the new Provincewide Shutdown

Main Street Relief Grant for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) providing up to $1,000 for PPE costs to eligible small businesses across Ontario with 2 to 9 employees.

Property Tax and Energy Cost Rebate Grants for businesses that were required to shut down or significantly restrict services due to provincial public health measures (modified Stage 2 restrictions or, going forward, in areas categorized as control, Lockdown or Provincewide Shutdown). This provincial application-based grant provides a rebate to eligible businesses in respect of property taxes and energy bills.

  • The following types of businesses are eligible for support in regions subject to modified Stage 2, Control or Lockdown public health measures:
    • Restaurants and bars
    • Facilities for indoor sports and recreational fitness activities (including fitness centres and gyms)
    • Conference centres and convention centres
    • Community centres and multi-purpose facilities
    • Museums, galleries, aquariums, zoos, science centres, landmarks, historic sites, botanical gardens and similar attractions
    • Performing arts and cinemas
    • Personal care services relating to the hair or body (with exception of oxygen bars)
    • Racing venues, casinos, bingo halls and gaming establishments
    • Meeting or event space for rental
    • In person teaching and instruction
  • The following types of businesses are eligible for support in regions subject to Lockdown public health measures:
    • Retail required to close for in-person shopping
    • Shopping malls
    • Personal services
    • Driving instruction
    • Tour and guide services
    • Photography services
    • Campgrounds
    • Cannabis retail stores
  • The following types of businesses are eligible for support in regions subject to Provincewide Shutdown public health measures:
    • Hardware stores (including Big Box stores) required to close for in-person shopping
    • Drive-in cinemas
    • Garden centres
    • Outdoor sports and recreation facilities
    • Day camps for children
    • Pet/animal food and services
    • Ski hills
    • Outdoor markets (excluding grocery)
    • Safety, medical and assistive devices retail (excluding pharmacies)
    • Rental and leasing services
    • Domestic services
    • Vehicle and equipment repair services
    • Veterinary services
    • Cell Phone and computer providers & repairs
    • Media industries including film and television production (excluding radio/television broadcasting)
    • Before- and After- School Programs

Before applying, you will be prompted to complete a brief checklist to ensure that your business is eligible.