Business Support Programs and Grants
Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)
This subsidy provides a direct rent and mortgage subsidy of up to 65% of eligible expenses to qualifying businesses, charities and non-profits, and up to 90% with added lockdown support. This support is available directly to tenants.
Ontario Small Business Support Grant
For businesses with less than 100 employees that are required to close or significantly restrict services under the Provincewide Shutdown.
Property Tax and Energy Cost Rebates Program
A program providing grants to eligible businesses that had to temporarily close or significantly restrict services due to Covid measures.
Main Street Relief Grant (for PPE)
To be eligible, your business must have two to nineteen employees and be in one of the following sectors:
- accommodation and food services
- repair and maintenance
- personal and laundry services
Government of Canada
A full list of the programs and subsidies available from the Government of Canada to support businesses affected by COVID-19.
Government of Ontario
The Government of Ontario launched a webpage providing information and advice to help business navigate the economy during COVID-19.
Get your business online!
Take advantage of free support from the Digital Main Street program:
Brampton Entrepreneur Centre
Whether your business is open, or you’re pivoting operations to service the new COVID economy, you don’t need to face these challenges alone. The Brampton Entrepreneur Centre is here to help. We’ve got the tools and resources you need to weather these unprecedented times, and maybe even identify some potential areas for growth.