Partnership Program & Funding Resources


Funding Resources

  The Celebrate Ontario Blockbuster Program Provides project-based funding to new or existing Ontario events to enhance programs, activities and services and support innovations that will lead to long-term improvements, sustainability and the attraction of additional tourists.   Canada-Ontario Job Grant A company’s most valuable asset can be its employees. If you’re looking for employee training support, the Canada-Ontario Job Grant might be for you. OTEC has become an approved and certified provider for the Canada-Ontario Job Grant program and is available to help businesses access and deliver corporate training programs for the hospitality, tourism, and community development sectors. For more information, contact OTEC Client Services at or by calling 416-622-1975.   Tourism Industry Partners Program (TIPP)  The Tourism Industry Partners Program (TIPP) encourages innovative and results-based initiatives that facilitate increased visitation and expenditures from out-of-province visitors. The objectives of the TIPP program are to fund targeted, innovative programs and marketing tactics that directly generate awareness. If you have any questions regarding the program please contact Nicole Papineau, Partnership Development and Sales Manager, at 416-212-1886 or    


Partnership Program

 In SWOTC’s current 17/18 fiscal year, the Partnership Program is fully subscribed. Contact Joanne Wolnik at if you would like to work with SWOTC in the future through a Partnership Project.   More on SWOTC Partnership Projects:   Are you interested in working with Southwest Ontario Tourism Corp. (SWOTC)? SWOTC has the opportunity to receive matching funds from Ontario’s Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport (MTCS) for tourism projects and initiatives that align with our organizational priorities. This is a matching funding program, NOT a grant program.   Additional information about the Partnership Program:


  For more information contact Joanne Wolnik at