The federal, provincial and municipal governments offer a variety of programs and incentives to businesses in order to promote local economic development.

Municipal support

Explore the programs and incentives offered by the Town of Orangeville to help businesses in our community. 

Development charge exemptions

To encourage industrial development and employment in Orangeville, there is a 100% exemption of non-residential development charges for certain industrial developments. Contact us to learn more about this exemption and discuss your eligibility.

Cash-in-lieu of parkland

If you are developing or redeveloping land in the Town of Orangeville, you may be required to either dedicate a portion of the land as parkland, or pay a fee to the Town in lieu of the parkland. Review the Cash-in-Lieu of Parkland By-law for more information.

Federal and provincial government incentives

Incentives offered by the provincial and federal governments can help support eligible businesses. From tax credits to employment grants and funding for youth, there is support available for all types of business needs.

Innovation Canada

Innovation Canada's online concierge service helps businesses search for funding, tax credits and incentives offered by provincial and federal governments. By asking targeted questions about your business, the tool can identify relevant and available supports and programs.

National Research Council of Canada (NRC)

The NRC's Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) provides advice, connections, and funding to help Canadian small and medium-sized businesses increase their innovation capacity and take ideas to market.

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

The Canadian Government offers a variety of tax credits to business across the country. Check out the available credits to see if your business qualifies.

Grants Ontario

Grants Ontario allows you to search funding opportunities offered by the Government of Ontario by ministry or by sector.

Employment Ontario

Employment Ontario can help you train your staff and find the talent you need to make your business successful. This includes incentives for:

  • hiring students and youth
  • hiring apprentices
  • hire a young person
  • training employees
  • job creation

The local Employment Ontario office servicing Orangeville and area is operated by Georgian College's Centre for Career and Employment Services.

Canada-Ontario Job Grant Program

The Canada-Ontario Job Grant Program provides funding opportunities for businesses that provide education and training opportunities for employees, students and more.

Energy incentives

In order to protect the natural environment, the Province of Ontario offers financial assistance and incentives to businesses that support energy efficiency. This includes the increased use of renewable energy, energy retrofits and energy efficient construction projects.