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‘My Main Street’ Small Business Grant Now Accepting Applications Until March 31

Are you a downtown business owner looking to enhance your productivity and grow your revenue? The City is pleased to share that ‘My Main Street’ is a new $15-million investment from the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) to support the revitalization of neighbourhoods. The program will offer streamlined, direct-to-business supports and complementary programming for community projects to encourage growth and economic prosperity. Apply for the Business Sustainability Stream Program to receive a non-repayable contribution of up to $20,000

Eligible businesses must be brick-and-mortar establishments located on main streets in southern Ontario, employ 1 to 50 staff, and have demonstrated revenue growth. But that's not all! You'll also get customized market research, business training, and business development support.  

This program is only accepting applications until March 31, 2024, so don't miss out on this chance to receive a federal grant. Visit My Main Street's Business Sustainability Stream to learn more about eligibility, application, and available support. 

To view eligibility requirements, visit

For questions about the program, email My Main Street directly at

The City’s Manager of Community & Business Development is also available to provide detailed guidance and support to companies interested in applying for grants.  

For more information, please contact Paul McGrath, Manager of Community & Business Development at 519-376-4440 ext. 1254 or email 

Quick Facts: 

  • My Main Street offers non-repayable contributions up to $20,000 
  • The funding is for productivity enhancements in small businesses and includes market research and business training support 
  • Businesses must be brick-and-mortar, located in southern Ontario and employ 1 to 50 staff with demonstrated revenue growth. 
  • The application process is open until March 31, 2024  


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