Grant Name: Tourism Economic Development and Recovery Fund





We are accepting applications on an ongoing basis.


The Tourism Economic Development and Recovery Fund (TEDRF) is an application-based, cost-sharing program designed to provide non-capital funding to projects that either:

  • Encourage the development of innovative new tourism products
  • Support tourism investment
  • Build the capacity of Ontario’s tourism industry

The program also supports innovative tourism recovery projects aimed at increasing tourism within Ontario to address the reduction in global travel as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19).


Eligible applicants include:

  • Municipalities and Destination Marketing Organizations (Regional Tourism Organizations are not eligible)
  • Indigenous Organizations
  • Ontario Tourism Industry Associations
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations (with a clearly defined tourism focus)
  • For-Profit Tourism Organizations

In addition, to be eligible for the TEDRF program, your project must meet all the following eligibility requirements:

  • Take place in the Province of Ontario
  • Have an applicant organization which is a legal entity, incorporated in Canada and in existence for a minimum of one year, as of the date of submission
  • Applicant is not in default of the terms and conditions of any grant or loan agreement with any ministry or agency of the Government of Ontario (e.g., Ontario Trillium Foundation)
  • Applications must be submitted a minimum of 4 months prior to project start
  • Information provided in the application is true, correct and complete (as verified by an authorized official).

If you are successful, your organization will enter into a Transfer Payment Agreement with the province.

Funding Amount


Contact Information

Please see the website for details on contact information

Processing Fee



English French
error: Content is protected !!