idea Fund


The i.d.e.a. Fund, in partnership with leading Ontario Regional Innovation Centres (RICs), supports a sustainable economy and fosters an inclusive, equitable recovery in Southern Ontario. The program encourages inclusion, diversity, environment, and acceleration while contributing to a green recovery.

Selected innovative businesses will receive up to $30,000 in non-repayable matching seed funding and up to 40 hours of fully funded, targeted support from experienced business leaders. 

If your Southern Ontario-based company is interested in seed funding and executive-level mentorship, learn more about the i.d.e.a. Fund.

Learn more about i.d.e.a. Fund

i.d.e.a. Fund


Quick Facts

  • Incorporated, southern Ontario-based businesses
  • Supports diverse industry sectors
  • Promotes green recovery and inclusion
  • Up to $30,000 in matching funds
  • 40 hours of executive-level mentorship provided