The Orillia Area CDC has $20,000 to invest in projects and would like to maximize impact by funding a variety of projects in both for-profit businesses and non-profit organizations/social enterprises. As such, a maximum allocation of $3,000 will be considered per project/application. Projects that can demonstrate that they leverage additional funds/resources may be given higher priority.
Must be located in the City of Orillia, the Townships of Oro-Medonte, Ramara, Severn, or the Chippewas of Rama First Nation, and must be structured as: a non-profit organization or a for-profit business (sole proprietor, partnership, or corporation). However, registered charitable organizations are not eligible.
Applicants must also demonstrate that they were operating prior to January 1, 2021, as start up activities are not eligible.
Applications must be received by the CDC by 4:00 pm on Thursday, October 21, 2021. It is recommended that applicants watch the short instructional video and read all guidelines to ensure eligibility and fit for this program. If questions arise or guidance is required, please contact the CDC at 705-325-4903 x 103 to discuss.
To apply, please visit The Orillia Area CDC website: Apply