The Small Business Centre is committed to assisting you and your business. As developments with the spread of COVID-19 and its variants across the province continue, our office is not open for your visit. Communication by phone, email and online counselling and meetings will not be interrupted. Please visit the “Contact” page to connect with staff to assist you.
The services we offer are useful to any size or type of business and are at no cost to you or your business. Take advantage of:
We are still accepting applications for a period of time to keep on file. Please note that the funds are entirely allocated. You will be contacted only if your application is deemed eligible and awarded grant funds should any funds become available.
See below for 2021 application and the eligibility guidelines
Any businesses that is starting out or expanding in any capacity is eligible to apply for this grant. The business must be registered in the areas of Hastings County, Prince Edward County, Lennox & Addington County, Quinte West or Belleville.
Please review ALL documents below to see how your business fits grant requirements and to ensure you are ready to apply. All four documents below will require a signed copy submitted with your application.
COVID-19 has shown us now more then ever that many businesses are not competitive in the online world of marketing. As you continue to meet the growing needs of your customers, and with the expectations to be found online, your need for a strong digital marketing strategy has never been more important. This Digital Enhancement grant is designed as a push forward in to helping you achieve these things. This grant will be awarded to the successful recipients on a ‘first come, first served’ basis until all funds are allocated.
Each grant is $2500 in total and can be used in combination with personal investments to accomplish a larger goal. Successful applicants will submit an application which will be reviewed by the Program Coordinator. All applications will be considered and applicants will be contacted if they are successful.
To be eligible your business must be registered and operate in: Belleville, Quinte West, Hastings County, Lennox and Addington County, and/or Prince Edward County.
Application for this grant which you can download and submit with the Participant agreement to email@example.com
*Please note that the Digital Enhancement grant is for new projects only and that existing or ongoing projects will not be eligible. Any approved applicant will work with one of our two previously approved service providers, AMS Digital & Mobile Marketing, and Big Red Bow Digital Marketing.
Any and all students interested in starting a summer company has full access to the Small Business Centre support resources at no cost. We encourage you to reach out for 1 on 1 counseling appointments, additional resources, and guidance to make your summer company a success.
Please feel free to contact our counsellor at any time for immediate support
Luc Fournier at firstname.lastname@example.org
Video meetings available.