Tourism Growth Program in southern Ontario: How projects are assessed

Tourism Growth Program in southern Ontario

3. How projects are assessed

Projects are assessed based on the information provided by applicants. Although FedDev Ontario may engage applicants directly on outstanding questions or issues, applicants are advised to submit a complete and thorough application.

Assessment criteria

Complete applications are reviewed and assessed based on multiple criteria, including:

In addition to the quality of your application, FedDev Ontario reserves the right to base funding decisions on the geographic breadth, representation and diversity of its projects.

Applicants will also be assessed for their compliance with applicable legislation and regulatory requirements/permit requirements. Refer to the Application Guide (For-Profit Applicants) or the Application Guide (Not-for-Profit Applicants) for more details.

What results are expected?

Your project proposal should help us strengthen southern Ontario’s tourism industry. To contribute to this goal, projects will: 

  • create and maintain jobs
  • grow business revenue
  • produce new tourism products
  • increase domestic and international tourism volumes
  • leverage funding from other project partners

Refer to the Application Guide (For-Profit Applicants) or the Application Guide (Not-for-Profit Applicants) for more information on project indicators and expected results. Applicants will be required to quantify and substantiate their expected results, and if approved, later report on these results.