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Canada United Grant

GRANT WINDOW APPLICATION OPEN AUGUST 31  – GET RELIEF FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS!

The Canada United Small Business Relief Fund will be managed by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce on behalf of the national Chamber network in support of other chambers and partners to help small Canadian businesses with their recovery efforts as a result of COVID-19.

If awarded, a relief grant can be used for any of the following activities:

  • Purchasing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as masks, face shields, and latex gloves.
  • Renovating physical space to adhere to local, Provincial or Federal reopening guidelines.
  • Developing or improving e-commerce capabilities for your business.

Successful applicants will receive a relief grant of up to $5,000. The OCC intends to support local businesses of all kinds from across the country (from retailers to barbershops to farmers).

The Canada United Small Business Relief Fund grant window opens on August 31 at 1:00 PM EST.

A limited number of grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded. See Frequently Asked Questions, Pre-Application Check List  & Program Guidelines.

Apply today and learn more about the program and eligibility criteria at https://occ.ca/canada-united-small-business-relief-fund/.

 

About Canada United

The #CanadaUnited campaign is a nationwide small and local business campaign
encouraging Canadians to buy local.

RBC, ‘Corporate Canada’, Business Associations and Major Media Partners have
teamed up to start a movement, Canada United™, where everyday Canadians and
large businesses come together in support of small and local businesses. The
movement will start with a #CanadaUnited campaign where Canadians are asked to
complete ‘micro-actions’ (likes, views, etc.) in support of small and local businesses on
social media. In short, Canada United encourages action from everyday Canadians
and Corporate Canada and kickstarts the recovery of local economies and small
businesses.

Learn more at GoCanadaUnited.ca.

Canada United Small Business Relief Fund | OCC