Grants and Funding

Various levels of governments and community agencies offer a wide range of grants, loans, and other financial support that apply to the agri-food sector specifically, to farms specifically, or to all businesses generally. The EOAN continuously researches available and relevant grants to update members on opportunities as they arise. If you have a project idea, […]

Loans and Financing

Fair Finance Fund Futurpreneur FCC-FAC Desjardins Ontario Credit Union Business Development Bank of Canada Canadian Agricultural Loans Act (CALA) Canada Small Business Financing Program Fair Finance Fund The Fair Finance Fund provides loans that benefit the sector as well as your business—equitable and accessible capital for Ontario’s local food and farm enterprises. Loans are typically […]

Small Recurring Grants

Carrot Cache Digital Main St. EOAN Carrot Cache Carrot Cache is a non-profit organization that supports small projects in Ontario working toward a sustainable and just regional food system. Based in Toronto and serving all of Ontario over the last 18 years, Carrot Cache granted over $2.1 million to organizations and individuals. It invested $65,000 […]

Regional Resources

ACC Futures Prescott-Russell Community Development Corporation Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre Prescott-Russell Entrepreneurship Centre Regional Tourism Office (SDG, Cornwall, Akwesasne) ACC Futures Founded in 1987 ACCFutures, formerly Cornwall & the Counties Community Futures Development, is an independent, not-for-profit social enterprise. It is one of 268 organizations in Canada which hold contracts with Canada’s Regional Development Agencies […]

Finding Grants

Canada Business Benefits Finder Government of Ontario Canada Startups Ontario Business Grants Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association EOAN Canada Business Benefits Finder Use this handy Canada Business Benefits Finder to tell your story, describe your situation, and produce a short list of programs and services that are tailored to your situation. Government of Ontario […]