New funding for Township of Tiny making Simcoe North more inclusive

Inclusive Communities

Today, Jill Dunlop, MPP Simcoe North announced the Ontario government is providing $57,600 to the Township of Tiny through this year’s Inclusive Community Grants Program that provides funding to municipalities, Indigenous groups, and community organizations for programs and infrastructure projects that promote inclusivity for older adults and persons with disabilities. “Ontario’s older residents and people […]

Province Announces 2023 Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund Allocations

Government of Ontario

The Ontario government is announcing 2023 municipal funding allocations under the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) that primarily supports northern and rural municipalities across the province. The Ontario government is maintaining the program envelope at $500 million for 2023 and communicating funding allocations in advance of the municipal budget year to support municipalities with their […]

Funding Available for Winter Operators and Events

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Initially launched in July 2021, the Tourism Relief Fund provides support to tourism businesses and organizations, to assist them with recovery, while investing in products and services to facilitate their future growth. To support the continued recovery of the tourism sector, FedDev Ontario is launching a new, four-week intake of the Tourism Relief Fund. This intake […]

County is set to focus on workforce recruitment and retention to support regional employers

The County of Simcoe’s Economic Development Office (EDO) and area partners including member municipalities, the cities of Barrie and Orillia and several supporting partners have received funding to help create stronger rural communities. This funding will be utilized to deliver programming to help address local labour shortages in key sectors. The $58,875 in Rural Economic […]

Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre gets grant to fight racism

Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre

The Ontario government is investing $40,000 through the Anti-Racism Anti-Hate Grant to build stronger, safer and more inclusive communities. This funding supports a project that will build Midland’s capacity to combat and prevent racism and hate in all its forms. “Solutions to combat racism and hate are needed urgently and require a collaborative community approach,” […]

Ontario Expanding Energy Efficiency to Help Families and Businesses Keep Costs Down

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The Ontario government is increasing funding for the province’s energy-efficiency programs by $342 million, bringing the total investment to more than $1 billion over the current four-year electricity conservation framework. This funding will support new and expanded programs that will help families and businesses reduce their electricity use so they can save money on their […]

Tay Township invites applications for community funding

Township of Tay

Tay Township is inviting applications for the Township’s Grants and Donations Program. The program supports local groups and organizations that provide, with assistance from volunteers, a direct benefit to Tay residents. The deadline to apply for the next round of community funding is October 31, 2022. The Grants and Donations Policy and Application Form are […]

Skills Development Fund third intake opening September 29th

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The Ontario government is working for workers by investing an additional $90 million in the Skills Development Fund (SDF) to support innovative training projects that upskill workers and jobseekers, preparing them for meaningful careers in their communities. As part of a plan to build a stronger province, this third funding round, which opens September 29th, […]