Grants & Incentives
These annual Municipal Grants are intended to support project-based initiatives in the areas of community services, arts and culture, social services and environment. For more information on the Community Grants, please go to our Community Grants page.
Jobs and Growth Fund
Spruce the Bruce
Spruce the Bruce builds vibrant communities through the support of local businesses and municipalities. The program brings stakeholders together to create a vision for future growth and development and provides tools and grants to achieve that vision.
Summer Company offers $3,000 (to students) to run a summer business. This is an Ontario Government program that provides young people with the resources and knowledge they need to start a new summer business. Learning how to run your own student business is one of the best summer jobs you can have. You get to be your own boss while learning what it takes to manage a business. Sales, marketing, invoicing, bookkeeping, customer relationship management - these are just a few of the highly useful skills you will develop.
Starter Company Plus
Starter Company Plus offers $5,000 to start a business, access resources and guidance to launch you into entrepreneurial success. Offered through Bruce County, the Starter Company Plus program offers hands-on training, mentorship, and a $5,000 grant to help get you started. Training and mentorship components and tie commitments are tailored to your needs.