Neighbourhood Small Business Grant Eligability

Below are the eligiblity requirements to receive funding through the Neighbourhood Small Business Grant 

  • Over the age of 18.
  • Open to residents of Windsor-Essex County, priority given to residents of identified neighbourhood geographies.
  • Existing business must have opened in its location within the targeted geography in 2017 calendar year.
  • New Businesses must open a location within the targeted geography in the 2017 calendar year.
  • Business should be located in one of the eligible geographies. Businesses opening in close proximity (1-2 blocks) to those geographies will be considered but preference will be given to those within the defined areas.
  • Business must be located within a properly zoned commercial or mixed use space – this grant will not support home businesses.
  • Sign a community benefit agreement with partner community groups.
  • Agree to follow up evaluation for 2 years on the success of their business and the completion of the community benefits agreement activities and partnership.
  • Accept any additional terms or conditions assigned by the evaluation committee. 







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United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County
300 Giles Boulevard East, Unit A1
Windsor, Ontario N9A 4C4
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