The City of Ottawa is now accepting applications for the annual Community Economic Development Funding Program.
Grants are available for non-profit organizations that are starting projects focused on:
- creating jobs
- creating businesses
- developing entrepreneurship and employability skills
Successful applicants will demonstrate how their projects will create jobs for Ottawa residents and benefit those who are under-represented in the mainstream economy such as:
- lower income youth
- new Canadians
- racialized communities
This program awards a total of up to $280,000 per year, distributed among the proposals that are selected by a jury panel. Please consult the full eligibility criteria for more details.
Applications are open until Friday, February 9 at 4 pm.