Business Grant Support Program

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The intent of the Business Grant Support Program is to assist businesses access funding programs and assist with the cost of hiring a grant writer. The program will offer a grant of

Comments on Funding:

Funding is a grant in the amount of 50% up to a total commitment of $2,000 based on actual costs.

Deadline: Currently accepting applications

Applicants must be:

  • registered business located in the City of Kingston;
  • applying for a grant/funding program to support business retention and/or growth; and
  • for-profit businesses and pay commercial taxes and/or commercial rent.
Application Steps:

Application process:

1. The Business Grant Support Program application must be filled in and submitted to Kingston Economic Development Corporation by email to for approval.

2. Kingston Economic Development Corporation will review the application and provide a written response confirming approval/not approval and the approved amount.

3. The business will be required to cover the costs of the grant writing service.

4. Kingston Economic Development will reimburse the business upon receipt of invoice and proof of payment.

Documentation Needed:

No specific documentation has been identified.

Other Things to Note:

1. Kingston Economic Development Corporation (Kingston EcDev) also delivers the following Ontario Government programs: Starter Company Plus and Summer Company.
2. For further information please contact Shelley Hirstwood, Director of Business Development at 613 544 2725 ext. 7232 or at .

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