Apply $1,000 PPE grant, energy cost and property tax for small business

Ontario's Main Street Relief Grant for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) providing up to $1,000 for PPE costs to eligible small businesses across Ontario with 2 to 9 employees.

Property Tax and Energy Cost Rebate Grants for businesses that were required to shut down or significantly restrict services due to provincial public health measures (modified Stage 2 restrictions or, going forward, in areas categorized as control or lockdown). This provincial application-based grant provides a rebate to eligible businesses in respect of property taxes and energy bills.

  • The following types of businesses are eligible for support in regions subject to modified Stage 2, Control or Lockdown public health measures:
    • Restaurants and bars
    • Facilities for indoor sports and recreational fitness activities (including fitness centres and gyms)
    • Conference centres and convention centres
    • Community centres and multi-purpose facilities
    • Museums, galleries, aquariums, zoos, science centres, landmarks, historic sites, botanical gardens and similar attractions
    • Performing arts and cinemas
    • Personal care services relating to the hair or body (including hair salons and barbershops, manicure and pedicure salons, aesthetician services, piercing services, tanning salons, spas and tattoo studios – note, oxygen bars are excluded)
    • Racing venues, casinos, bingo halls and gaming establishments
    • Meeting or event space
    • In person teaching and instruction
  • In addition, the following types of businesses are eligible for support in regions subject to Lockdown public health measures:
    • Retail required to close for in-person shopping
    • Shopping Malls
    • Personal services required to close
    • Driving instruction
    • Tour and guide services
    • Photography services
    • Outdoor recreational amenities
    • Campgrounds

Before applying, you will be prompted to complete a brief checklist to ensure that your business is eligible.

Click this link to apply for PPE funding:

https://www.app.grants.gov.on.ca/msrf/#/

https://www.ontario.ca/page/businesses-get-help-covid-19-costs#section-0

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