Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario

FedDev Ontario delivers programs and services to support innovation and economic growth in southern Ontario—Canada's most populous region.



Services and information

Funding programs

FedDev Ontario delivers programming to help grow businesses, cultivate partnerships and build stronger communities.

Indigenous support

Funding and support for Indigenous businesses and organizations.

Business services

FedDev Ontario offers services in the region, tailored to support aspiring and established entrepreneurs and businesses.

Delivery partners

Partners offering services and funding to help businesses grow, expand and commercialize new products and technologies.

Southern Ontario Spotlight

FedDev Ontario's focus on economic development featuring the latest Agency updates and news from clients and partners.

Success in southern Ontario

Meet the people behind the projects! We'll introduce you to funding recipients and the work they're doing to positively impact the Canadian economy.

Corporate information


The Honourable Filomena Tassi
The Honourable Filomena Tassi

Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario


President Minister Nancy Gardiner
Nancy Gardiner

President, Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario


Call to action: Canadian Industry for Ukraine

Support the Ukrainian relief effort.

Promotional guidelines and graphics

Promotional guidelines and graphics

How to acknowledge FedDev Ontario funding.

Canada Digital Adoption Program

Canada Digital Adoption Program

Support for SMEs to adopt new digital technologies.

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