Business Funding and Grants

There are many incentives and programs for businesses and entrepreneurs in the Township of Cavan Monaghan. These programs help with planning, financing, business development, expansion and research.

Ontario Small Business Support Grant

Applications are open for the new Ontario Small Business Support Grant, which helps small businesses that are required to close or significantly restrict services under the Provincewide Shutdown effective December 26, 2020.

Tourism Resiliency Funding

The COVID-19 global pandemic has caused a significant decline in tourism activity. Tourism-dependent businesses in the City and County of Peterborough have been greatly impacted. Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development, together with partner Community Futures Peterborough will be administering non-repayable financial support ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 for eligible tourism-dependent businesses in the City of Peterborough, County of Peterborough, Hiawatha First Nation and Curve Lake First Nation. For more information click here.

CIP Incentives

The Township of Cavan Monaghan offers financial incentives to revitalize buildings in Downtown Millbrook. 

DELIA - Financing and Strategy for Entrepreneurs

DELIA is an automated lending platform for women-owned and women-led innovation-driven enterprises located anywhere in Southern Ontario.

We are here to help innovative women entrepreneurs grow their business with automated lending and entrepreneurial development.  You can apply for up to $15,000 in business loans starting at 0% interest and flexible terms.

Digital Transformation Grant

Get up to $2,500 to help your business go digital. This can include digital and social media marketing programs, and more. Deadline is Nov. 30 for the $2,500 Digital Transformation Grant.


FastStart is a training program for young entrepreneurs between the ages of 18-29. 

Innovation Cluster

The Innovation Cluster supports new business start-ups form and grow their technology based companies. 

Starter Company Plus

Starter Company Plus is a program designed to provide business training for entrepreneurs aged 18 and over starting or expanding a business. 

Summer Company

Summer Company is a perfect program for self-motivated, business minded youth looking to start a business. 

Building Department Toilet Rebate 

The Township of Cavan Monaghan is implementing a Toilet Rebate Pilot Program to reduce water use in homes within the Township; to lower the impacts on the vironment; to reduce costs to the users of the water and wastewater systems; and to accommodate further allocation for growth thereby further reducing overall costs. Toilets are the highest water user within a home and new models are capable of using half to a third of the consumption of existing toilets.