The Lennox & Addington Economic Development Team is available to provide support to local businesses during this very challenging time. Business Coaches are here to help through phone, email, and video conferencing on any questions you may have with regards to financial support, staffing or diversifying.
We can assist you to navigate through the announcements made by government and provide more information as it comes up, even with it changing so rapidly. We are here to help you succeed, under any circumstance. You are not alone and we are available to help at any time.
As of June 27, all individuals must wear a face covering (e.g., homemade or purchased mask, scarf or bandana) when entering and accessing services at any commercial establishments in the KFL&A area.
Grants up to $2,500 are available to help you digitally transform your business.
Eligible small businesses can receive one-time grants of up to $1,000.
Guides to Safely Re-opening Your Business
Applications Are Now Being Accepted for the Canada Recovery Benefit
REVISED Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) now accepting applications for a maximum $40,000 loan for immediate financial support
Businesses such as sole proprietors, businesses that employ contractors, and family-owned businesses that pay employees through dividends, among others, may now be eligible for CEBA.
New: CEBA is available to businesses that have been operating out of a non-business banking account.
Community Futures Relief and Recovery Loan
Business loans of up to $15,000 starting at 0% interest with flexible terms. DELIA prioritizes investment in innovative Women-owned and Women-led enterprises in Southern Ontario as part of an inclusive and equity-based strategy for economic development and diversification.
The Province of Ontario Essential Business List
To find a summary of the relief programs announced by the Government of Canada visit:
How to avoid layoffs:
Commercial rent assistance for Landlords & Small Business
Flexibility on taxes:
Agri-Food Program to Support Online Sales
Support for farmers:
Guide to Operating your Essential Farm Business during COVID-19
Support for Business - Province of Ontario
What other organizations can I receive information from?
How You Can Help
Ontario Together calls for suppliers and solutions – Ontario is welcoming help help from businesses and organizations who can:
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