Thank you to all who participated in #CanadaUnited this past weekend. The Peterborough Chamber of Commerce has been proud to support the campaign and combine it with our #LoveLocalPtbo campaign.
Supporting local is the backbone of a recovery from the impacts of COVID-19.
Part of the campaign was to build a Small Business Relief Fund. Here are the details of the fund:
The Canada United Small Business Relief Fund is managed by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce on behalf of the national Chamber network in support of other chambers and partners to help small Canadian businesses with their recovery efforts as a result of COVID-19.
If awarded, a relief grant can be used for any of the following activities:
Eligibility criteria includes:
FAQs on the Canada United Small Business Relief Fund
Q: I am a franchisee can I apply to the program?
A: Yes, individual franchisee owners can apply.
Q: What counts as an eligible renovation?
A: Renovations are defined as any alterations, temporary or permanent, made to your business specifically to reduce the risk of customers or staff contracting the novel coronavirus, referred to as COVID-19. These can include:
Q: If I am a sole proprietor can I apply?
A: Yes, sole proprietorships are eligible to apply.
Applications are open.