December 13, 2018Business Development Resources Business Advisory Services: Our Business Advisory Services are focused on helping high-growth firms grow their businesses here and abroad. Investment Ready: Certified Site Designation: If you’re an industrial property owner, you can receive financial and marketing support to promote your property to global decision-makers. Business Guides – Canada Business Ontario: These guides provide information … Continue reading "Business Development Resources"
December 6, 2018Business Mentoring Are you a business looking to start a business plan? access funding? bounce ideas off of? Not sure of your next step? You’re in luck! The region has many great resources Visit your closest Community Futures offices closet to you! Brant Enterprise Brant 330 West Street , Unit 10 Brantford, ON , N3R … Continue reading "Business Mentoring"
November 29, 2018Food Safety and Traceability Resources Food safety and traceability are essential for your farm and food processing operations. Go tot he links below to find great resources from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Food Safety for Farmers – OMAFRA: Food safety risks can be reduced on the farm, through prevention, detection … Continue reading "Food Safety and Traceability Resources"
November 22, 2018Training and Education for Your Team! Effective Organizations – OMAFRA: Resources for assessing and understanding your community; communication effectively; financial management and fundraising; managing meetings; project management; volunteer management and more! Women in Skilled Trades and Information Technology Training : The Women in Skilled Trades and Information Technology Training program provides training for women in communities … Continue reading "Training and Education for Your Team"
November 8, 2018Arts and Media Grants and Programs Explore and Create: Artist Driven Organizations – Canadian Council of Arts: supports the development of artistic activities, from research, creation, and production through to dissemination, by Canadian arts organizations that are driven by the vision of artistic leaders. Explore and Create: Concept to Realization – Canadian Council of Arts: supports the … Continue reading "Arts and Media Grants and Programs"
November 6, 2018Business Resources in Brant County Community Improvement Plan Façade Improvement Grant – up to $7,500 or up to 50% of the eligible costs of façade/building improvement project (note that a grant up $12,500 or 50% of eligible costs is available for properties that back onto the Grand River; a grant of up to $10,000 or 50% … Continue reading "Business Resources in Brant County"
November 1, 2018Non-monetary programs to support your business Although its important to take advantage of the many grants, loans and tax incentives for businesses, its equally as important to look into programs and training to ensure your business, staff and operations are effective and ready. Take a look at some of the programs below which can also … Continue reading "Non-Monetary Programs and Resources for Your Business"
September 14, 2018Many of these programs open up dates throughout the year or run annually. Be sure to sign up for their alerts to stay up to date on upcoming application deadlines! Agricultural Youth Green Jobs Initiative: Green Farms Stream – Check to see if more dates get added in Winter 2018-2019 The Green Internships Stream funds … Continue reading "Green Hiring Incentives"
September 14, 2018OTF Transform Grants – Register by Oct 17 and Apply by Nov 7 2018 You must register on time to be able to submit an application! The Transform Investment Stream will invest in projects that use collective strategy and transformative action to tackle complex community issues and create lasting change. It will provide greater clarity … Continue reading "OTF Transform Grant"
September 12, 2018The objective of the Greenhouse Competitiveness and Innovation Initiative (GCII) is to increase sector competitiveness, by providing broad-based support that fosters innovation and investment in the sector. The Agricultural Adaptation Council (AAC) is responsible for allocating GCII funding, and will work collaboratively with the commercial scale greenhouse sector in Ontario to achieve GCII objectives. Eligible … Continue reading "Greenhouse Competitiveness and Innovation Initiative (GCII)"