RED Projects

An updated list of RED projects will be posted as soon as it's available.

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Region Summary Municipality
Central Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology will receive up to $17,400.00 to create a Social Enterprise Sector Development Strategy. City of Barrie
Central The Corporation of the Municipality of Clarington will receive up to $20,000.00 to retain a consultant to develop an Economic Development Strategy for the Village of Orono. Municipality of Clarington
Central The Regional Municipality of Durham will receive up to $10,000.00 to conduct a Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E) plan to identify how to strengthen distribution channels and access local food to increase the revenue stream and create a functional food system across the entire value chain. Regional Municipality of Durham
Central The Township of King receive up to $52,000.00 to hire a project coordinator to develop a downtown revitalization plan, street activation plan, promotional/website plan, and a fairgrounds activation plan in order to help improve the competitiveness of small and medium sized businesses. Township of King
Central Muskoka North Good Food Co-operative Inc. will receive up to $100,000.00 to develop a multi-use commercial kitchen to serve as a commercial space for value-add producers to work on product scale-up and expanded product lines and also serve as a community space used for teaching, learning, and inspiring. Township of Lake of Bays
Central The Township of Lake of Bays will receive up to $72,490.00 to undergo a branding exercise to unite the Lake of Bays communities, which will lead to the implementation of a brand launch and a new municipal website with enhanced economic development features. Township of Lake of Bays
Central The Orillia Area Community Development Corporation will receive up to $23,000.00 to develop a pilot project that utilizes an innovative online web portal for succession matching that will help the local business community market their business opportunities to potential buyers, both local and international. City of Orillia
Central The City of Orillia will receive up to $60,000 to hire a consultant to conduct a Streetscape Improvement Plan. City of Orillia
Central The Corporation of the Township of Ramara will receive up to $30,000.00 to update their brand to enhance investment attraction efforts. Township of Ramara
Central The Corporation of the Township of Scugog will receive up to $17,500.00 to conduct a Community Improvement Plan for Downtown Port Perry. Township of Scugog
Central The Township of Severn will receive up to $15,000.00 to create an Economic Development Strategic Plan to further the township's economic opportunities. Township of Severn
Central The Corporation of the County of Simcoe will receive up to $23,000.00 to conduct a Regional Agri-Food Value Chain Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) study to determine opportunities that support the agri-food sector. County of Simcoe
East The Township of Admaston/Bromley will receive up to $8,000.00 to develop an Economic Development Action Plan to support economic development growth. Township of Admaston/Bromley
East The Town of Arnprior will receive up to $16,385.00 to hire a consultant to conduct an Economic and Commercial Market Study. Town of Arnprior
East The Town of Bancroft will receive up to $27,213.20 to hire a coordinator for activities related to the Wheels, Water, and Wings Motorcycle Rally, including revisions to the map routes, delivering and evaluating participant surveys and results, printing collateral materials, and focused promotions. Town of Bancroft
East The Town of Bancroft will receive up to $54,617.40 to develop an economic development strategic plan providing direction, goals, and priorities for economic development over the next five to ten years. Town of Bancroft
East The Bay of Quinte Regional Marketing Board will receive up to $100,000.00 to implement the "year two" components of their marketing plan for tourism, workforce and resident attraction. City of Belleville
East The Corporation of the Town of Carleton Place and the Carleton Place Chamber of Commerce will receive up to $10,000.00 to develop marketing and branding strategies. Town of Carleton Place
East The City of Clarence-Rockland will receive up to $55,000.00 to hire an engineering firm to prepare plans and specifications, and evaluate the cost to redevelop the Jean-Marc Lalonde Arena. City of Clarence-Rockland
East Cornwall and the Counties Community Futures Development Corporation will receive up $10,499.30 to hire a professional consulting firm to accurately and independently survey the regional municipalities and First Nation communities to identify a collaboration plan. City of Cornwall
East The Brighton-Cramahe Chamber of Commerce will receive up to $6,950.00 to develop and organize an inaugural home and garden/trade show and makers' market. Township of Cramahe
East The County of Northumberland will receive up to $16,800.00 to develop a business plan for the Ontario Agri-Food Venture Centre in order to guide the future growth and operations of the centre. Township of Cramahe
East The Abbey Retreat Centre will receive up to $55,300.00 to complete phase two of the retreat centre project which includes a commercial kitchen upgrade, renovations to the lower garage, development of marketing and communications tools, and training for leadership. Municipality of Dysart et al
East The Corporation of the Township of Hamilton will receive up to $25,000.00 to hire a consultant to upgrade their existing website. Township of Hamilton
East The Corporation of the County of Hastings will receive up to $30,000.00 to develop a brand strategy to elevate recognition of the county to better attract tourists, businesses and new residents. County of Hastings
East Bancroft Flying Club Incorporated will receive up to $10,368.00 in funding to conduct a study and develop a Strategic Economic Development Plan. County of Hastings
East The Municipality of Hasting Highlands will receive up to $33,750.00 to build the business community capacity through the formation of a Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) Implementation Team to move forward with the goals and objectives from the Hastings Highlands BR+E Project Report from 2016 and the First Impressions Community Exchange (FICE) Project Summary from 2015. Municipality of Hastings Highlands
East The Corporation of the Township of Havelock-Belmont-Methuen will receive up to $22,500.00 to hire a consultant to develop an Economic Development and Tourism Strategy. Township of Havelock-Belmont-Methuen
East The Township of Laurentian Valley will receive up to $17,000.00 to hire a consultant to prepare a Community Improvement Plan. Township of Laurentian Valley
East The Township of Laurentian Valley will receive up to $32,500.00 to hire a project consultant to complete a Business Retention and Expansion Plan in order to provide direction for economic and community development for agricultural and resource based businesses. Township of Laurentian Valley
East The Corporation of the Village of Merrickville-Wolford will receive up to $98,700 to hire an economic development officer to develop an economic development plan, tourism strategy, business development strategy and communications activities. Village of Merrickville-Wolford
East The Corporation of the Township of Minden Hills will receive up to $33,500.00 in funding to prepare a Community Improvement Plan (CIP) that will identify community priorities for revitalization of the historic downtown core. Township of Minden Hills
East The Township of Otonabee-South Monaghan (OSM) will receive up to $15,245.00 to develop an Agricultural Diversification Research Study to support planning, priority setting, and policy development in an agriculture-based community of rural Ontario. Township of Otonabee-South Monaghan
East The Town of Perth will receive up to $10,000.00 to complete an investment readiness assessment to ensure that the municipality is prepared and equipped to respond to development inquiries. Town of Perth
East Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development (PKED) will receive up to $20,000.00 to create an Agriculture New Entrant Support Program to reduce barriers and provide support for new entrant farmers in a centralized online platform. City of Peterborough
East The Municipality of Port Hope will receive up to $47,000.00 to create a brand identity and promote a tourism app that will feature shops, restaurants, events, fish-cameras and activities that will target the Greater Toronto Area Asian community. Municipality of Port Hope
East The Corporation of the County of Prince Edward will receive up to $90,000 to renovate the interior of the school into a food hub. County of Prince Edward
East The Corporation of the County of Prince Edward will receive up to $15,000.00 to complete the signage site plan designs to help create awareness, increase tourism, and direct and promote businesses and attractions located inside each of the county's downtowns. County of Prince Edward
East The Corporation of the County of Prince Edward will receive up to $10,000.00 to implement a digital marketing strategy (workforce attraction campaign) to target the larger labour markets in urban centres, including the GTA. County of Prince Edward
East The County of Renfrew will receive up to $37,500.00 to rehabilitate the Algonquin Trail in McNab-Braeside Township to an accessible, multi-use, four-season recreation, commuting and fitness trail corridor. County of Renfrew
East The County of Renfrew will receive up to $9,512.50 to update and refresh their Economic Development website and social media platform to enhance their ability to share content with clients and consolidate county activities. County of Renfrew
East Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporation will receive up to $35,000.00 to hire a coordinator to develop a Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) plan. Town of Smiths Falls
East The United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry will receive up to $67,500 to hire a consultant to develop a Streetscape Design Plan. Municipality of South Dundas
Northeast The Township of Assiginack will receive up to $11,250.00 to create a branding and marketing strategy. Township of Assiginack
Northeast The Corporation du Developpement Communautaire et Economique de Dubreuilville (CEDC) will receive up to $35,086.50 to hire a consultant to develop a feasibility study for acquiring high-speed Internet for the community of Dubreuilville. Township of Dubreuilville
Northeast The Northeast Community Network will receive up to $88,800 to hire a consultant to develop and manage a private agricultural land assembly for the Cochrane District. Town of Kapuskasing
Northeast Discovery Routes Trails Organization will receive up to $36,000 to hire a consultant to prepare a marketing strategy promoting the Voyageur Cycling Route. City of North Bay
Northeast The Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre will receive up to $88,521.00 to conduct a Northeast Food and Agriculture Market Study. City of Sault Ste. Marie
Northeast The Northern Ontario Railway Museum and Heritage Centre will receive up to $49,823.00 to restore a recently acquired 1907 steam locomotive as the show piece for visitors as they enter the downtown area of the Town of Capreol. City of Greater Sudbury
Northeast The Temagami First Nation will receive up to $98,694.08 to replicate the Outland Youth Employment Program model. Municipality of Temagami
Northwest The Corporation of the Township of Terrace Bay will receive up to $2,924.45 to purchase photography equipment to create visual contents in-house, to become competitive in the tourism industry. Township of Terrace Bay
Northwest The Township of Nipigon's Waterfront Promotion Project will receive up to $6,700.00 to promote waterfront assets in new and existing markets through development of digital social media, radio, and print marketing initiatives. Township of Nipigon
Northwest The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #145 - Atikokan will receive up to $13,316.00 in funding to update their legion's hall kitchen to increase attraction of local special events and create increased functionality of existing space. Town of Atikokan
Northwest The Township of Pickle Lake will receive up to $30,472.57 to expand on their existing marketing plan and sector analysis through tourism promotion, an enhanced website and outreach to attract business and investment for this northern rural Ontario community. Township of Pickle Lake
West Blue Mountain Village Association will receive up to $15,000 to hire a consultant to develop a three year Strategic Plan to identify goals and objectives for stakeholders. Town of The Blue Mountains
West The Corporation of the County of Brant will receive up to $66,250.00 to make physical improvements to their boardwalk to support river tourism and promote recreational travel through the community of Paris. County of Brant
West Grand Valley Educational Society will receive up to $ 35,186.40 to develop a concept paper for a hybrid training model for skilled trades in the Brantford, Brant and Six Nations area. City of Brantford
West The Corporation of the Municipality of Brockton will receive up to $40,000.00 to develop a branding strategy and update their website to create employment opportunities, attract businesses, tourists and investment to the community. Municipality of Brockton
West The Township of Centre Wellington will receive up to $35,000.00 to create an Economic Development Strategic Action Plan to guide their economic development decisions over the next five to ten years. Township of Centre Wellington
West The Southern First Nations Secretariat (SFNS) will receive up to $73,860.00 to implement the SFNS Strategic Plan in order to recapture regional monetary outflow among SFNS and its member First Nations. Municipality of Chatham-Kent
West The Corporation of the Township of Chatsworth will receive up to $10,000.00 to hire a consultant to develop a municipal brand, provide recommendations for both short term and long term implementation and key messaging for targeted platforms as well as performance measurement indicators. Township of Chatsworth
West The Corporation of the Town of Shelburne will receive up to $40,000.00 to develop a Community Improvement Plan (CIP) to revitalize/transform the downtown core and surrounding communities. County of Dufferin
West The Corporation of the Town of Shelburne will receive up to $25,600.00 to hire a consultant to redesign and launch a new website. County of Dufferin
West The Town of Essex will receive up to $25,000.00 to promote the unique tourism opportunities available in the Town, by completing a tourism marketing campaign. Town of Essex
West Haldimand County will receive up to $20,000.00 to develop an Economic Development and Tourism Branding Strategy in order to focus the county's attraction of business investment, building vibrant communities and tourism. County of Haldimand
West The Corporation of the County of Huron will receive up to $10,000.00 to hire the Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance to conduct the Huron Culinary Tourism Readiness Initiative. County of Huron
West The Corporation of the Municipality of Kincardine will receive up to $42,500.00 to create an accessible, user-friendly website that will foster current economic development strategies to ensure the municipality is situated to attract investments, cultivate economic growth and promote job creation. Municipality of Kincardine
West The Town of LaSalle will receive up to $37,500.00to create an economic development strategic plan to optimize economic development capacity and opportunities through defined action plans. Town of LaSalle
West The Blyth Arts and Cultural Initiative will receive up to $46,250.00 to conduct multi-pronged initiatives that include market activities in the newly revitalized Blyth Memorial Community Hall, programming for new pilot events, and marketing and promotional initiatives. Township of North Huron
West The Corporation of the City of Owen Sound will receive up to $14,500.00 to integrate digital media, creative thinking and face-to-face interaction to attract entrepreneurs to the area as phase two of their "Are You Most" campaign. City of Owen Sound
West The Corporation of the County of Grey will receive up to $15,000 to retain a consultant to prepare a workforce development plan. City of Owen Sound
West Rural Oxford Economic Development Corporation will receive up to $16,500.00 in funding to design and create a 2018 Business Retention and Expansion study to identify key issues and strategic priorities for the next three to five years. County of Oxford
West The Corporation of the County of Perth will receive up to $21,000.00 to implement a youth engagement and leadership development initiative to address the barrier of youth out-migration. County of Perth
West The Corporation of the County of Perth will receive up to $7,500.00 to conduct BR+E outreach for a targeted agri-business inventory of the region in order to develop a local agri-food digital and printed map for distribution. County of Perth
West The Corporation of the City of Sarnia will receive up to $47,750.00 to hire a contract staff to develop two different plans: an implementation plan from the Age Friendly Action Plan and the Vacant Building Revitalization Strategy. City of Sarnia
West The Sarnia-Lambton Business Development Corporation will receive up to $20,000.00 to hire a consultant to conduct a feasibility study for a dedicated innovation space for commercial projects. City of Sarnia
West Stratford Chefs School will receive up to $95,460.00 to develop the Farm to Table Book which celebrates and promotes local Perth County farmers and food producers. City of Stratford
West The Stratford Economic Enterprise Development Corporation will receive up to $50,000.00 to hire a consultant to develop a Stratford Smart City Value Proposition. City of Stratford
West Stratford Tourism Alliance will receive up to $49,500 to hire a project coordinator to work with marketing specialists to create five highly-stylized videos as well as purchase media buys. City of Stratford
West The Corporation of the Town of Tillsonburg will receive up to $32,500.00 to expand the Manufacturing Acceleration Program pilot initiative into a manufacturing cluster program in order to enhance business competitiveness and encourage a more integrated manufacturing sector. Town of Tillsonburg
West The Saugeen Economic Development Corporation will receive up to $34,000.00 to implement the 'Saugeen Connects' plan delivering on three components including succession matching, immigrant attraction, and youth development and retention. Municipality of West Grey

 


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