Ontario launches regional program to help create jobs

Ontario launches regional program to help create jobs

Funding available for businesses projects focused on job creation

The Ontario government has introduced the Regional Development Program, which will invest more than $100 million over four years.

Businesses in Niagara can apply for funding through the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund (SWODF), which includes access to a range of complementary services and supports.

The fund supports projects that:

  • create jobs and build talent
  • attract and encourage private sector investment
  • lead to business growth and broad positive economic impacts
  • encourage innovation, collaboration and cluster development

Learn more about eligibility requirements and application deadlines at the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund.

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