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On April 6, 2022, the Hamilton Halton Brant Regional Tourism Association (also known as RTO3) received a $5 Million contribution from the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), to deliver the Tourism Relief Fund to tourism businesses in the region. 

This funding is available for small businesses in the tourism sector to recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and seize new market opportunities through enhanced or new products and services. 

Through this program, for-profit businesses in Hamilton, Halton and Brant can apply for non-repayable contributions of up to $100,000 for up to 50% of eligible project costs and not-for-profit organizations can apply for non-repayable contributions of up to $100,000 for 100% of eligible costs.  

For more information on; 

  • Application Eligibility; 
  • Ineligible Applicants; 
  • Eligible Activities; 
  • Project Streams; 
  • Funding Priorities; and 
  • Levels of Funding Available 

Visit https://hamiltonhaltonbrant.com/programs/funding-opportunities/tourism-relief-fund. The application deadline for this program is May 15, 2022

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