Economic Development

August 10, 2020
County of Huron Launches Huron Recovery Grant Program for Businesses

Led by Huron County Economic Development with $15,000 in funds provided through a partnership with Community Futures Huron, the Huron Recovery Grant Program will award grants of up to $2,500 to eligible applicants in Huron County as they pivot to maintain operations and to help offset costs associated with this transition.

August 7, 2020
Welcoming Business Entryway Signage available from County of Huron Economic Development Department

In consultation with local municipalities and community partners, the County of Huron Economic Development department has produced a business signage package for consistent entryway signage to businesses and establishments that do not have consistent signage programs in their communities already.

July 29, 2020
Huron Recovery Grant Program

The Huron Recovery Grant Program will focus on supporting existing small businesses in Huron County that have to make significant changes as they pivot to maintain operations and adapt to COVID-19 realities. Grants of up to $2,500 will be awarded to eligible applicants to help offset costs associated with this transition.

July 28, 2020
Welcome Business Signage

In consultation with local municipalities and community partners, the County of Huron Economic Development department has produced a business signage package for consistent entryway signage. Now that we’re in Stage 3, it’s important that the business community is able to continue being friendly and welcoming to their customers while ensuring public health messages are delivered.

June 23, 2020
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County of Huron SLED Program Funding Opens for 2020 Applications

The County of Huron’s annual SLED (Supporting Local Economic Development) program launches this week. Successful projects will be provided up to $10,000 through the SLED fund. The program is delivered on a first come, first served basis, closing August 31, 2020.

June 17, 2020
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County of Huron Launches ‘Ready to Re-Open’ Business Recognition Program

The County of Huron has launched the Ready to Re-Open Huron recognition program available at no cost to all businesses within Huron County. Delivered through a one-hour webinar, a toolkit and guidance documents, Ready to Re-Open Huron is designed to arm businesses with guidance on what reasonable steps should be taken when reopening their businesses and how to make their workplaces safe for employees and customers.

Ready to Re-Open Huron: Participating Businesses

Ready to Re-Open Huron is a program that aims to help consumers feel more confident visiting recognized businesses who have pledged to keep themselves armed with the most up-to-date health and safety information to guide them in reopening.

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Ready to Re-Open Huron: Register Your Business

Ready to Re-Open Huron is a program that arms businesses with the most up-to-date information and guidance on what reasonable steps should be taken when reopening their businesses and how to make their workplaces reasonably safe for employees and customers/clients.

Ready to Re-Open Huron

Ready to Re-Open Huron is a program to help businesses and the public prepare for commerce in “the new normal.” The program aims to connect businesses to the most current health and safety information and provide consumer confidence in Huron County.

June 12, 2020
As Ontario’s West Coast reopens, County of Huron encourages flexibility and patience.

As the phase two re-openings begin, the County of Huron would like to remind all residents and visitors to continue to follow public-health measures and practice flexibility and courtesy with businesses and outdoor amenities. Although the province has allowed many businesses and public spaces to re-open, we encourage both residents and visitors to keep in mind that operators need time to ensure that they have the public-health measures in place to protect themselves, their employees and their customers.