Canada United

Small Business Relief Fund (CUSBRF)

GRANTS OF UP TO $5,000 AVAILABLE The #CanadaUnited campaign is a Canada-wide campaign to support small and local businesses and their journey to sell local.

Created by (RBC) Royal Bank of Canada, The Canada United campaign is a movement to support small local businesses in communities across the country impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Canada United Small Business Relief Fund (CUSBRF) was established to help small businesses offset the cost of expenses to reopen safely or pivot towards digital technologies such as website and eCommerce improvements to move more of their business online.

About Canada United

Over $14 Million has been contributed by the Canadian Federal Government, RBC Royal Bank of Canada, and Canada United partners to support recovery efforts due to COVID-19. We are now able to extend relief grants to more small businesses and restart accepting grant applications from small businesses across all Provinces for expenses incurred no earlier than March 15, 2020.

Conditions apply.

Get relief for your small business!

The CUSBRF Grants will be managed by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce on behalf of the national Chamber network in support of business chambers and partners to help small Canadian local and small businesses with their recovery efforts as a result of COVID-19.

Successful applicants to the program will receive a relief grant of up to $5,000. We intend to support local businesses of all kinds from across the country (from retailers to barbershops to farmers and restaurants).

Note: The current application window is closed. The new application window will be open on Monday, October 26, 2020.

To help you prepare for your application:

To determine if your small local business is eligible to apply for a relief grant or learn more about this program, visit