Local Recovery Through
Community Strength!

My Main Street is a $15-million investment to foster the stabilization and revitalization of main streets across southern Ontario. The program will offer streamlined direct-to-business supports and complementary programming for community projects that will encourage growth and economic prosperity.

My Main Street is now closed. Applicants have been notified of their results via email.

Thank you to all who applied! My Main Street received a high volume of applications and is thrilled to support hundreds of businesses and main street communities across southern Ontario.


The My Main Street Business Sustainability stream will provide non-repayable contributions for businesses located on main streets across southern Ontario that provide a business case on how the funding will strengthen their existing capacity and support growth.

Applications are now closed.


The My Main Street Community Activator stream will support local, high-impact placemaking projects including events and festivals, community enhancements, and streetscape improvements designed to draw visitors and increase local vibrancy.

Applications are now closed.


My Main Street is operated by the Canadian Urban Institute and funded by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario.

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