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Communities in Transition

Description

Get help from the Communities in Transition program to develop an economic growth strategy for communities or industries.

Through the Communities in Transition program, the government helps communities and industries facing economic challenges such as:

    • plant closures

    • job losses

    • industry-wide restructuring

Our staff work one-on-one with community representatives to develop proposals that address specific challenges and opportunities.

Deadline

Interested applicants need to communicate with a representative to discuss eligibility of their organization and project.

There is no application deadline. The program is continuous intake.

Eligibility Requirements

Who is eligible

You are eligible if you are a:

    • municipal government

    • economic development organization

    • professional/business association working with sectors/industries in transition

    • regional or professional association focused on economic development

For-profit businesses are not eligible for funding.

Eligible projects

The program funds innovative projects that are not covered under other provincial programs. It is flexible and tailored to individual communities and industries.

Past projects

    • Windsor Essex Economic Development Corporation: a project that developed business retention and attraction activities with food processors and the supply chain related to the closure of the HJ Heinz Leamington facility.

    • Canadian Tooling and Machining Association: a program that helped the tooling and machining sector become more competitive by providing advanced computer-aided design and manufacturing software training to its members.

How to apply

Interested applicants need to communicate with a representative to discuss eligibility of their organization and project.

Email: CiT@ontario.ca

Program Guidelines

Interested applicants need to communicate with a representative to discuss eligibility of their organization and project.

Email: CiT@ontario.ca

CiT Proposal Package

Contacts

Ministry of Economic Development and Growth
Funding Administration Branch
Email: CIT@ontario.ca

Last updated: August 9, 2017