Community Economic Development

FedNor is committed to working with economic development and industry stakeholders to build strong and sustainable communities in Northern Ontario. FedNor supports communities' efforts to plan and mobilize their resources, enhance business growth, and exploit new opportunities for economic development and diversification.

Recognizing the unique challenges facing Northern Ontario communities, many of which are small, rural and remote, FedNor will target its support to help them create the conditions necessary for economic growth and development.

Expected Results

Results generated by FedNor's investments in community economic development will include:

Eligible Applicants

Eligible Project Activities

Activities related to community economic development, including those that leverage key economic sectors, such as mining and forest industries, tourism, agri-food, information and communications technology, renewable energy and manufacturing. Examples of eligible project activities include:

Other activities related to community economic development necessary to further an economic goal in Northern Ontario may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Eligible Costs

Eligible costs include all expenses directly related to the project and deemed reasonable and necessary for its execution.

Non-capital costs may include:

Capital costs may include:

Ineligible Project Activities and Costs

Certain activities and costs will not be considered eligible, including:

Funding Conditions

Other Considerations

Project applications are reviewed and funding levels determined based on criteria, such as:

Where applicable, FedNor requires that:

Service Standards

FedNor is committed to providing quality service to all applicants and funding recipients in the official language of their choice.

Our goal is to:

How to Apply

Please call 1-877-333-6673 to discuss your proposal with a FedNor Officer in your area or begin your application process.

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