The Town of Orangeville offers and promotes a variety of programs and incentives to help foster local business success. We can assist you in finding and accessing relevant resources to support your specific business needs. Contact us to discuss your requirements and find opportunities for support.

Government resources

Explore the government resources available for businesses in Orangeville.

Canada Business

Canada Business is a Government of Canada business resource site with a wide range of information on government services, programs and regulations.

Innovation Canada

Innovation Canada's online concierge service helps businesses find available support, funding and available for their specific needs.

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

The CRA administers taxes, benefits, and related programs.

Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade (MEDJCT)

MEDJCT provides information about Ontario's economy and how to do business here. Find economic development opportunities, research funding, business tax credits, and more.

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)

OMAFRA offers resources and programs to support the province's agriculture and food sectors and rural communities.

County of Dufferin

Dufferin County administers a wide array of services to its residents and businesses. Economic Development services ensure sustainable growth and development of the community.

Small Business Centres (SBC) Ontario

SBC Ontario is online portal that offers resources for small business owners. Free e-learning sessions are available to help you start and grow your business. 

Business development and financing

Review the following programs and supports for business development and financing.

Bank of Development Canada (BDC)

BDC provides small and medium-sized businesses with financing, consulting services and venture capital.

FedDev Ontario

FedDev Ontario helps southern Ontario communities and businesses diversify and strengthen their local economies by helping them to become more competitive, innovative and productive.

Community Futures South Georgian Bay

Community Futures South Georgian Bay (formerly known as Community Futures Development Corporation CBED) offers loans to business which don’t qualify through traditional lending institutions.

Futurpreneur Canada

Futurepreneur Canada supports aspiring business owners aged 18 – 39 years old with financing, mentoring and expertise to get business startups off the ground.

Innovation Guelph

Innovation Guelph provides mentorship and business support services that help innovative enterprises start, grow and thrive.

Business associations

These local business associations can provide specialized support based on your business needs.

Dufferin Board of Trade (DBOT)

The DBOT is a membership organization that champions a robust voice for the business community in Dufferin County.

Orangeville Business Improvement Area (OBIA)

The OBIA represents over 200 businesses in the downtown area and is mandated with developing the downtown core through beautification, general improvements and upgrades, promotion, events, and marketing. 

Greater Dufferin Home Builders' Association

The Greater Dufferin Home Builders' Association is a group of individuals and companies that are involved in the residential construction industry in Dufferin County and surrounding areas. The non-profit organization is an affiliate of both the Ontario and Canadian Home Builders' Associations.

Orangeville and District Real Estate Board

The Orangeville and District Real Estate Board assists in the development of Orangeville and its surrounding areas in ways best calculated to promote the prosperity and wealth of its inhabitants.

Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses (CFIB)

The CFIB represents the interests of the small business community to all three levels of government in their fight for improved government policies.

Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO)

TIAO is a membership-based organization that advocates the importance of tourism as an economic driver and job creator in order to serve the interests of Ontario's diverse tourism industry and business community.