Program Overview

The Tourism Relief Fund in partnership with Regional Tourism Organizations is available to the tourism sector in southern Ontario for applications up to $100,000.  This fund will help facilitate the recovery and long-term growth of the tourism economy within the province, supporting tourism stakeholder investment into experience development, experience enhancement, and destination development programs.  The fund is open to incorporated businesses, not-for-profit incorporated organizations, municipalities, and Indigenous, First Nation, Metis and Inuit owned businesses, communities, and organizations. 

Intake opens April 12th, closing May 15th, 2022.
Please select your regional tourism organization (RTO) link below for more information and how to apply.

Click on the map to determine which RTO you belong to


Then select your region


Are you an Indigenous owned and controlled business? 

If your business or organization is 51% or more Indigenous-owned and controlled, please visit ITO's Tourism Relief Fund webpage to apply and access additional program support. As the recognized voice for Indigenous tourism in Ontario, ITO's program is customized to the needs of Indigenous communities, organizations and businesses. Together, ITO and select Regional Tourism Organizations will work together to support the growth of Indigenous tourism in southern Ontario.  


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