Downtown Kemptville Community Improvement Plan
The Downtown Kemptville Community Improvement Plan (CIP) offers a suite of financial incentive programs to stimulate the revitalization of private properties in the downtown core.
The refreshed Downtown Kemptville CIP is one part of the Downtown Kemptville Community Action Plan 2021 created by the Municipality in 2021 to address present and future opportunities in Kemptville’s downtown core.
Review the Downtown Kemptville CIP Guidelines 2021-2024.
For 2023, the budgets for the programs are as follows:
People Make the Place Grant - $50,000
Façade & Signage Grant - $50,000
Building Fees Grant - $12,500
Those looking to develop in Downtown Kemptville can contact the Downtown Kemptville CIP program administrator by email at
Other Funding Resources
Grenville Community Futures offer a variety of business services and funding to a variety of companies from small start-ups to expanding businesses.
The Small Business Enterprise Centre provides entrepreneurs with all the tools necessary to create and grow successful businesses, from business registration to mentoring to funding. Call 1-844-424-9238 to book a virtual appointment.
Visit Small Business Enterprise Centre for more information on funding options.
Eastern Ontario Development Fund
Deadline: Various intakes
Eligible: Businesses that invest $200,000 in project, employ 5 people
Amount: Up to 15% of eligible costs, loans up to $5M interest-free for four years (with 30% forgivable option), grants under specific circumstances
Canada Environmental Funding Programs
Eligible: For-Profit and Not-For-Profit businesses and organizations
CanExport SMEs Program
Eligible: Incorporated businesses, no less than $100,000 annual revenue
Amount: Up to 75% of total costs, $75,000 limit