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Member Grants

  • Downtown London Grants

    As of May 31 Downtown London is no longer accepting applications for the Safety and Security Grant and the Facade Improvement and Beautification Grant. Please stay tuned for further updates.

    Available grants:
    Property Damage Grant 2024 - Learn More.

  • City of London Funding Programs

    The following loans and grants are administered by the City of London and available to businesses located in the Downtown Community Improvement Plan. Please email CIPincentives@london.ca or visit the City's website for more details.

    FACADE IMPROVEMENT LOAN - City of London Program
    A loan from the City to improve building facades, including upgrades to windows, doors, brick repair, painting, lighting, and signage that is affixed to the façade. The loan will cover 50% of the cost of the improvements — up to a maximum of $50,000. This loan can be paid back at 0% interest over a 10-year period. In certain areas, a portion of the loan may be forgivable. Application must be completed by the building/property owner.

    UPGRADE TO BUILDING CODE LOAN - City of London Program
    A loan from the City for improvements to the interior of your building, including upgrades related to plumbing, electrical, HVAC, mechanical, roof, fire protection systems, and other Building Code related work. The loan will cover 50% of the cost of the improvements — up to a maximum of $200,000. This loan can be paid back at 0% interest over a 10-year period. In certain areas, a portion of the loan may be forgivable. Application must be completed by the building/property owner.

  • Canadian Urban Institute

    The My Main Street Business Sustainability stream will provide a range of
    business supports to approved main street business applicants. Supports
    include custom market research reports, business training opportunities,
    and non-repayable contributions of up to $20,000. Supports will be available
    for businesses located on eligible main streets across southern Ontario that
    demonstrate their sustainability and provide a business case on how the funding
    will strengthen their existing capacity and support their continued growth.

    View the Applicant Guide here.

  • Provincial Government Grants

    Here, you will find a list of potential sources of funding in Ontario that your business may be eligible for. Learn more.

  • Federal Government Grants

    Here, you will find a list of potential sources in Canada of funding that your business may be eligible for. Learn more.

  • Business Benefits Finder

    Use this tool to find programs and services to help your business grow.

Downtown London Grants FAQ

Downtown London staff have worked hard to get you special member discounts! Check out the current deals offered to Downtown London businesses:

Member Discounts

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Swish Maintenance Discount


Downtown London members receive discounted pricing.

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Alarmtech Discount


Individualized discount based on product and service -alarm systems, CCTV systems, access control.
Alarm Response information

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Sunrise Rollups and Shades Discount


Sunrise Rollups and Shades offers security, energy savings,
and protection to businesses.
Discounts available for Downtown London BIA members on a case-by-case basis.

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Provincial Glass Discount


Provincial Glass offers 24hr Emergency Service, including board-ups and temporary glazing.
Mention your Downtown London BIA membership
for a 10% discount.