Offering grants for business improvement projects undertaken by our members is one of our most important programs. We offer grants up to 50% of a project with a maximum grant of $1000. In cases of very large investments we may offer up to $3000. Investments undertaken by our members drive real change in the neighbourhood and we are always striving help our members make their vision a reality.

 

You can apply for a grant before, during or after your project!
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Grant program



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Grant rebate program


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Choose the grant that applies to you
The following are examples and should not be considered as a complete list. Projects not listed may qualify. Contact the BIZ to discuss your project details to see if it qualifies.


  • Painting of exterior walls.

  • Signage including decorative awnings and back-lit signs. Submission of sketches is necessary.

  • Facade Improvements including new awnings, decorative stone and other finishing materials.

  • Entryway improvements; such as decorative elements and exterior seating.

  • Landscaping such as laying new gravel, planters, and general improvements.


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The following are examples and should not be considered as a complete list. Projects not listed may qualify. Contact the BIZ to discuss your project details to see if it qualifies.


  • Surveillance Cameras, systems, and alarms (installation only).

  • Exterior lighting.

  • Improved windows and doors; including better locks and break-proof materialsi.

  • Entryway improvements such as accessibility modifications, lighting, steps.

  • Counterfeit money detectors.


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The following are examples and should not be considered as a complete list. Projects not listed may qualify. Contact the BIZ to discuss your project details to see if it qualifies.

  • Professional services such as design, engineering, architecture, accounting, or consulting.

  • Marketing; for advertising/promotional initiatives (for a multi-ad campaign: available only after campaign is published in full.)

  • Renovations; expansion costs, interior design of customer areas.

  • Purchase of new equipment to improve your business.

  • Staff training & IT (Information Technology) improvements.

  • Start-up costs, including first month’s rent, training, and moving expenses.


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Choose the rebate that applies to you
The following are examples and should not be considered as a complete list. Projects not listed may qualify. Contact the BIZ to discuss your project details to see if it qualifies.


  • Painting of exterior walls.

  • Signage including decorative awnings and back-lit signs. Submission of sketches is necessary.

  • Facade Improvements including new awnings, decorative stone and other finishing materials.

  • Entryway improvements; such as decorative elements and exterior seating.

  • Landscaping such as laying new gravel, planters, and general improvements.


Download Form
The following are examples and should not be considered as a complete list. Projects not listed may qualify. Contact the BIZ to discuss your project details to see if it qualifies.

  • Surveillance Cameras, systems, and alarms (installation only).

  • Exterior lighting.

  • Improved windows and doors; including better locks and break-proof materialsi.

  • Entryway improvements such as accessibility modifications, lighting, steps.

  • Counterfeit money detectors.


Download Form
The following are examples and should not be considered as a complete list. Projects not listed may qualify. Contact the BIZ to discuss your project details to see if it qualifies.

  • Professional services such as design, engineering, architecture, accounting, or consulting.

  • Marketing; for advertising/promotional initiatives (for a multi-ad campaign: available only after campaign is published in full.)

  • Renovations; expansion costs, interior design of customer areas.

  • Purchase of new equipment to improve your business.

  • Staff training & IT (Information Technology) improvements.

  • Start-up costs, including first month’s rent, training, and moving expenses.


Download Form