New – $5000 Canada United Grants To Help Cover Small Business COVID-19 Costs

 

Applications are open now!  Read more and submit online here!

The #CanadaUnited campaign is a nationwide small and local business campaign encouraging Canadians to buy local and support our small business community.  As part of this campaign, $5000 grants are being made through a Canada United Small Business Relief Fund, with applications accepted from August 31.

This national grant program provides up to $5000 to help reimburse businesses for costs incurred because of COVID-19, such as:

  • 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

The grant program is open to small and medium businesses from across Canada. Among other criteria, applicants must be:

  •  Incorporated, or operating as a sole proprietor, in Canada as of March 1, 2020
  • No more than 75 employees
  • Have minimum annual sales of $200,000 and not more than $3,000,000