Funding Assistance

There are a variety of municipal, provincial and federal sector specific funding programs available for existing businesses, new ventures, events, youth, research, community initiatives and more. In addition, private investment capital may be accessed through Northern Ontario Angels. Our team of experts would be pleased to work with you one-on-one to customize a financial plan and find a solution that suits your needs. 

Contact us for assistance or more information. To explore a selection of funding options, click on the icons listed below. 

Economic Development Department

1-705-474-0400 ext. 2417


The Business Centre Nipissing Parry Sound Inc.

1-705-474-0400 x2528
Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation

Main office is located at 70 Foster Drive, Suite 200. Sault Ste. Marie

Innovation Initiatives Ontario North (IION)

Visit IION at 60 Commerce Crescent, Room W106, North Bay

705-474-7600 x 5606
Grants Ontario

For grant program-specific questions, refer to program contact listed on the grant’s description page.




Visit FedNor at 107 Shirreff Avenue, Suite 202, North Bay

NECO Community Futures Development Corporation

Visit NECO at 222 McIntyre St. West, Suite 312, North Bay

National Research Council - Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)

Visit IRAP at 60 Commerce Cres

(877) 672-2672
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Regional office is located at 2655 North Sheridan Way, Suite 250, Mississauga

Futurpreneur Canada

Head office located at 133 Richmond Street West, Suite 700, Toronto

1 866 646 2922

Private capital

Northern Ontario Angels (NOA)

NOA offers entrepreneurs a trusted link into the investment market place by bringing entrepreneurs and investors together to explore new business opportunities.