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Rediscover How We Can Help You Succeed

Small-town hospitality with personalized advice and support for your business

Are you ready to take the leap and start your own business? Have your own business but are ready for a new location? Gravenhurst has a whole network of partners, programs and incentives to help your business succeed and grow.

  • Gravenhurst Community Improvement Plan provides grants to business and property owners for building and façade improvements.

  • Muskoka Futures provides business advice and loans directly to small businesses.

  • The Gravenhurst Business Improvement Area (GBIA) works to sustain and develop the Downtown core through beautification, promotions, events and marketing activities.

  • Gravenhurst Chamber of Commerce The Chamber is Gravenhurst’s largest representative of local business owners and employers. It provides resources and support to members, including opportunities to promote your business, more opportunities to immerse yourself within the community, and more opportunities to learn and grow as a business owner.

  • Muskoka Community Network A not-for-profit corporation that creates economic value by building technology capacity through partnerships in the digital economy. The Network works to build capacity and provide service in broadband infrastructure, e-business development, digital up-skilling, innovation, and research.

  • The Muskoka Community Network’s Broadband for E-Business and Marketing (BEAM) program helps small business get more connected online & build ecommerce capabilities by providing up to $5,000 to subsidize the cost to design, develop and implement a new or existing website, content, mobile applications and operational business applications.
  • Connected North helps you stay connected in Northern Ontario.  Whether it is checking to see an internet services report for your future hometown or checking what services are available at your home or cottage, Gravenhurst has the infrastructure you need.  Stay connected to the office, to your loved ones and the rest of the world all year round.
  • FedNor provides financing for activities that support innovation and increased productivity

Available lands and buildings
Use our property search tool to find the right real estate for your business.

Gravenhurst Business Directory A listing of all businesses in Gravenhurst, searchable by name, keyword, address, and category.

Other resources: A list of Government of Canada Services for Small Business is available on the Town of Gravenhurst’s website.

These websites are a great place to start, but we’d love to hear from you! Give Jeff Loney, a call and he can help you navigate the programs and services available to your specific business

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