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The following business resources will provide you information about turning your big idea into a business.  It also includes information on façade grants, funding for leasehold improvements, as well as the push you need to get started.

  • Hanover Community Improvement Program highlights * See our Start-Up Space Leasehold Improvement Grant

    This Community Improvement Program (CIP) is meant to enable and boost development momentum by offering targeted incentives across the Hanover settlement area.

  • Hanover Chamber of Commerce

    Connect. Promote. Grow. Get connected to business networks, participate in special promotions and see the other benefits that come from a Hanover Chamber of Commerce membership.

  • Hanover Economic Development & Community Profile

    We are connected and open for business. Get access to economic development initiatives, reports and resources, including our Community Profile. As a progressive & vibrant community, a hub for services surrounded by a rural landscape, learn more about Living, Working and being part of the Hanover community.

  • Launch Pad Skills Training & Technology Centre

    As a community hub we create opportunities for young people to EXPLORE their curiosity, DISCOVER their interests, and ENHANCE their skills through training programs and partnerships.

  • Commercial Listings

    Here are some of the lands and buildings currently available to help you get started.

  • Downtown Improvement Area (DIA)

    Promoting and making physical improvements in the downtown core; a valuable networking and collaborative opportunity for businesses within the defined geographic area (6th Avenue along 10th Street to 14th Street, and one block North and South).

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  • Saugeen Economic Development Corporation

    Working in Partnership for the Communities Future. SEDC exists to promote sustainable economic and social development throughout the region. Ask them about their loan products.

  • Saugeen Connects

    This Saugeen Region Partnership connects Business with Succession Matching and initiatives that support newcomer attraction, youth retention, and advancing women economically.

  • WOWSA (Women of Wellington Saugeen Area)

    WOWSA aims to inspire, empower and connect women in business in our region by providing creative educational and networking events.

Grey County

Grey County is an Upper-Tier municipal government serving nine distinct member municipalities in Southwestern Ontario. The County provides crucial public services to residents and businesses. A renowned four-season destination, Grey County is open for business and offers diverse opportunities across multiple sectors. The Economic Development team is here to help investors understand their opportunities, required approvals and potential partnerships.

    Visit Made in Grey to get connected to:
  • Business Enterprise Centre

    The Business Enterprise Centre provides entrepreneurs throughout Grey County with the information, tools and guidance needed to successfully start, expand and grow their small business.

  • Economic Development

    Grey County's economic development services support local business owners and help grow the local economy.

  • Grey Bruce Public Health

    Working with Grey Bruce communities to protect and promote a healthier future for all.

  • RTO7- T3 Accelerator program

    Information and resources that help tourism businesses in BruceGreySimcoe. The T3 Accelerator program, offered by RTO7, provides tourism businesses, who have been operational for more than 12 months, the opportunity to apply for coaching assistance to further develop their business and to succeed.

  • Sydenham Campus

    The Sydenham Campus is a regional training and skills center in Owen Sound with small business support and entrepreneur training. Rental space is available for entrepreneurs and other organizations and businesses in the community looking for office and/or training space.