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BEAM (Broadband for E-Business & Marketing) provides funding opportunity for small & medium-sized enterprises/businesses

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


what is the beam grant for?

The grant is for investments in e-business, which is the use of the Internet or any related technology to assist in your normal business operations. PMCN BEAM grants are available for SMEs in the electoral district of Parry Sound Muskoka to the south of Burk's Falls.

who is eligible?

Contributions will only be provided to qualifying Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) within Northern Ontario.

SMEs deemed eligible are as follows:

  • Operating on a full-time basis, with a valid BIN number
  • Seasonal businesses, such as tourism operations

SMEs deemed not eligible are as follows:

  • Hobby businesses
  • SMEs that have no reasonable prospect of being sustainable
  • Not-for-profit organizations
  • Towns, townships, villages, municipalities

Applicants may receive a contribution of up to 75% to a total of $4,000, whichever is the lesser amount.

Eligible applicants will include the following:

  • Having never participated in the BEAM program before
  • 3 years has passed since the completion date of your original BEAM-funded project

what does the BEAM grant provide?

Financial support: grants up to 75% of the cost to design, develop and implement a new or existing website, content, mobile applications and operational business applications. The PMCN BEAM 4 contribution is limited to $4,000 per business.

Education: gained through defining your e-business goals in the application. By working with your chosen vendor to establish your web presence or through adding e-business tools to your current website, you will further your understanding of how e-business can increase your sales and improve business efficiency.


The Applicant’s project may be classified as:

  • Web development (design)
  • Content development (web copy; digital media)
  • Mobile applications (mobile websites; mobile apps)
  • Applications that support business operations
  • Business management and process control applications
  • Training applications

Who can I hire to work on the e-business project with me?

Northern Ontario vendors (as defined at the federal level) are preferred. Applicants who use Northern Ontario vendors will be eligible to receive up to 75% of eligible project costs. This contribution is limited to $4,000.

Applicants who choose to use developers outside of Northern Ontario will be eligible to receive up to 65% funding of eligible projects costs. This contribution limit remains the same, at $4.000.


Ongoing costs such as web hosting, domain name and monthly maintenance are not supported. Any annual or monthly fees are not eligible under BEAM.


Successful Recipients


10258113 Cda. Ltd. (Co.Create Muskoka)
1243786 Ont. Inc. (o/a The Great Vine)
1417792 Ont. Ltd. (The Moon River Lookout)
1599739 Ont. Inc. (On the Water Designs)
1923159 Ont. Inc - Muskoka Foundry
2163236 Ont. Inc. (MHO Adventures)
2481241 Ont. Inc. (Tally-Ho Inn)
2620649 Ont. Inc.
6744796 Cda. Inc. (Oar & Paddle, Carey's Irish Pub, North Catering)
799200 Ont. Inc. (o/a Connor Industries)
8001642 Cda. Inc (Heli Muskoka)
820438 Ont. Inc. (o/a Glenn Burney Lodge)
A Candle Occasion
Algonquin Art Centre
Algonquin Café & Deli
Alquon Ventures Inc
Ambient Designs
Arts at the Albion
Bear and Butterfly Bed and Breakfast
Beat the Wheat
BE Counselling Services
Belly Ice Cream Company Inc
Best Food Ever
Big Fish Video Production
Booker's Cottages
Canadian Log Homes Ltd.

Changing the World
Clairmont Communications
Clear Stream Water Company
Cottage Country Massage
Crowned by Juliet
Dalmazzi Management DBA Beer Matters
Dalvin Ontario
D Andrew Thomas Barrister and Solicitor
Diane Kathleen van de Valk
Davidson Veighey Prof Corp /Riverview
D&D Contracting Muskoka Ltd.
Docktails Inc.
Dr. Comics Inc.
Enjoy Muskoka Cottage Rentals and Property Management Inc.
Evelyn Finlayson-Kelly
F.E.T.E - Festivals Éducatifs à Ton École
(O/A Tripp Intercultural Services)
Find Your Wild
Fowler Construction Company Limited
Georgian Bay Airways
GGB Exhaust Technologies Inc.
Highlander Brew Co.
Holly Matrimony
Jungle Gyms Canada Inc.
Kala House of Colour Incorporated
KH Management
Krista Havenaar
Lake of Bays Brewing

Lakeview Developments
Live Edge Forest
Living Wood Design
Main Street Local Kitchen
Mari Gold Unique Flavor
Marshall Black Carpentry
Meg Wallace Photography
Morley Stephen - Stephens Butcher Shop
Muskoka Cruise Company Ltd.
Muskoka Cultural Impresarios/ Muskoka Chautauqua
Muskoka Custom Woodcrafting
Muskoka Exteriors
Muskoka Rose
Muskoka Shores Contracting
Muskoka Skin Inc.
Muskoka StageWorks
Muskoka Timber Mills Ltd.
North Court Athletic Surfacing
Oak Ridge Timber Company
Office Works
Primp and Pop
Quemby Electric Inc.
ReLOVED Creations
Resources Ink
RS Muskoka
Rynz Innovative Tooling Inc.
Savon Fresh

Seguin Valley Golf Club
Shine Media Inc.
Simply Cottage Ltd.
SiSI Started It
Solitude Investments Inc. (o/a Huckleberry's)
Source One Mechanical Inc.
Spirit of the Sound Schooner Company Ltd.
Stanley Steel Tools & Metals Ltd.
Sticks and Stones Wilderness School
Studio 3 Muskoka
Sully's Muskoka
Tea Beards
The Computer Shop
The Family Place Restaurant and Pizza
The Gamble Farm
The Hive Ltd.
The Play Pit Inc
The SportLab
The Stable Studio
The Trappers Choice
The Variegated Devas' Inc.
The Wolf Den
The Workshop Skincare and Esthetics
Trestle Brewing Company Limited
Unique Publishing Inc.
Unique Reflections
Weismiller Lumber
Wild Muskoka Botanicals
Your Local HVAC Team Inc.



Andrew Bulloch
Baby Bayou Daycare
BCS Home Inspections Service
Bracebridge Chiropractic
Black Stock Financial Corporation
Bramblewood Studio
Brendish Computers Inc.
Chad Kenneth Fraser
Canwax Inc.
Clearview Cottages
Clip Clops

Club One
Colleen Jeffrey
Crockford Sand & Gravel
Cutting Bros. Inc.
Community Telecom Inc.
C3 Digital Media Group Inc. 
Dave Carr Construction
Dave Stevenson Chartered Accountant
Dayspring Cottages
Delang Communications
Drive Credit Canada
East Bay Landing
Elke Scholz

Exl-Aire Mechanical Ltd.
Family Works Muskoka
Farmer's Daughter
Footprints on Muskoka
F.C. Hammond Well Drilling Ltd. 
Flooring Solutions Muskoka
Four Season Greens
Give Clothing
Godfrey Wealth Management Inc. 
Guard Aluminum Products
Heather Douglas Photography
Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area Inc.

Huntsville Natural Therapy Centre
Lake Vernon Realty Limited
Lasertrim Muskoka Inc.
Launch & Prosper Business Development & Consulting Group
Loon Call Property Services
Lovegrove Construction and Design
Mapleview Fresh
McPhee and Associates
Milford Bay Trout Farm Inc.



Agostino Terziano
Algonquin Trails Camping Resort
Artisan Construction
Aquaterra Designs
Au Dela de Beau
Bayshore Financial Group Inc.
Bear With Us Inc.
Black Rock Landscaping
Blue Willow Tea Shop
Bracebridge Bicycle Culture
Bracebridge Business Improvement Area
Canwax Inc.
Camel Spit Designs
Catharine Inniss
Clearwater Lake Holdings Inc
Corportion of the Village of Burk's Falls
Craig Hunter Electric Inc.
Crockford Sand and Gravel
Cutting Construction Ltd.
Dockside Wake
Done Right Property Services
Dr. Erin L. Axt Optometry
Earth Mama's
Ed Campbell Construction Ltd.
Edge of the Woods Theatre Inc.
Elke Scholz
Erika's Wild Flour Bake Shoppe
Etching Muskoka
Habitat for Humanity, Gateway
to Ontario North
Impact Marketing Inc.
Inner Work
Jane Marshall Flowers
James Ross
James Zantingh
Jay Richardson

Muskoka Natural HealthMuskoka North Good Food Coop
Muskoka Pain Clinic
Muskoka Party Rentals
Muskoka Pioneer Power AssociationMuskoka Quilting
Muskoka Rock Company
Muskoka Rowing Company
Muskoka Sports Nutrition
Muskoka Sustainable Builders
Muskoka Trophy & Engraving
Muskoka Way
Muskoka Yoga Studio
My Organizer in Muskoka
Northern Solarcrete Inc.
Julie Veitch
Kinergy Leadership
Kelly Draycott Paralegal
KLP Enterprises
Lakeside Landscaping
Exposure Management Ltd.
Falls Law
Fanotech Enviromental Ltd.
Fern Glen Inn
Fine Line Painting Inc.
FITT Gym & Personal Training Studio Ltd.
Forest Rock Cottage Resort Inc.
Georgian Bay Airways
Georgian Bay Public Library
Get Stuffed Upholstery, Etc.
Lake of Bays Pastoral Charge, United Church of Canada
Lake of Bays Renewable Energy Cooperative
Lawson Landscapes Inc.
Lawrence Aero Enterprises Inc.
Le Baron Distributors
North Line Canada Ltd.

Parry Sound Tourism
Perfectly Pampered
Port Sydney/Utterson
Chamber of Commerce
Price Advertising Inc.
Reactivate Muskoka
Reeder Web Design & Business Services
Reel Life Productions
Row Boat Marina Ltd. o/a Coulson Bros. Scow Service
Rowland Publications
Ryan Edwards Landscaping
Ryde Community Co-op - Barn Quilt Trail
Ryde Community Co-op
Sandhill Nursery
Shawanaga First Nation
Shifting Earth Gallery
Shine Muskoka
SiSi Started It
Northway Gardeners Ltd.
On the Water Designs
Our World Centre
Lucy Myers Events
Magee Studio
Maggie Tomlinson
Massage Works
Corporation of the Municipality of McDougall
McLaren Press Ltd.
Meystadt's Mobile Equipment Services
Mickey and Pete
Montessori Source Inc.
Muskoka Aircraft Refinishing Inc.
Muskoka Bridal Boutique
Muskoka Community Foundation
Muskoka Custom Cabinets
Muskoka Jewellery Design
Muskoka Lakes Museum

SmartBuild Inc.
Spectacles Vision Centre
Stan Hunter BoatBuilder
Stan Tait
Starshine Video Productions
Steve Inniss
Sugarbush Hill Maple Farm Ltd.
Summit Mortgage Services Inc.
Susan Gammage Coaching
Tamarack North Ltd.
Teka Homes
The Shutterbug
The Fireplace King Inc. 
The Framing Place & Gallery
The Muskoka Wood Shop
The Workshop Skin Care and Esthetics
The Sport Lab
Think Muskoka Inc. 
Total Bookkeeping Solutions
Thomas James Cabinetry
Traditional Motorcycle & Custom Works
Tri Muskoka
Wayne Hall Construction Incorporated
Wild Muskoka Botanicals
Williams Cardiology
Withey Insurance Brokers Ltd.
W.M. Beatty Lands & Timber Ltd.
YWCA Muskoka
1669949 Ontario Inc.
2090580 ONT INC.
3 Gals & A Quilt Shop
4 Muskoka Kids



1st Choice Kitchens
3 Guys and a Stove
A Helping Hand In Muskoka
Active Turtle
Adding Solutions
Ah Naturel
Algonquin Art Centre
Algonquin Arts Initiative
All Fired Up in Muskoka
Algonquin House
Almaguin Palliative Care
Art's Council of Muskoka
Ashley Donaldson
Avery Audio
Back Country Paintball
Back of Beyond
Bala Garden Centre
Barn Boots
Beat the Wheat
Beauty Comes Naturally
Blackburns Steakhouse
Blackdog Farm
Bliss Boutique
Blue Canoe Photography
Bondi Village
Bowski Designs
Bracebridge Rotary Club
Business Cards and More
Butcher's Daughters
Carolyn's Comfort Homes
Camp Tawingo
Career Action
Career Discovery
Cedarwood Resort
Christmas Tyme
Circling Hawks Centre
Classical Elements Pilates
Colonial Bay Cottages
Concert Association of Huntsville
Company to Keep
Cottages on the Web
Creative Design and Engineering
Crockford Sand & Gravel
Custom Carpentry
Dan Pinckard
Dan Willet Financial
Dana Shay Natural Stone Landscaping
David Bolus
Designs by Dori
Dr. Drew Markham Dentistry
Due North
Dwight Garden Centre
Dwight Trading Post
Education Huntsville
Elizabeth Stokes Weber
Enjoy Muskoka Realty Inc.
Fairy Bay Guesthouse

Fairy Lake Films
Fern Glen Inn
Fineline Painting Inc.
Fine Woodworking by Glenn E. Robinson
Fitt Gym
Fliegen Pest Control
Fred Aitken
Four Seasons Greens
Foxwood Resort
Freeburn King Building Contractors
Garden Market Burks Falls
Garry Hall Construction
Gates Custom Woodworking
Georgian Bay Township
Gluten Free Yummies
Granite Engineering
Gravenhurst Chamber of Commerce
Gravenhurst Opera House
Gravenhurst Rotary Club
Gravenhurst BIA
Greenside Electric
Habitat For Humanity, Gateway to Ontario North
Haliburton North Construction
Hall Woodworks
Hall's Cottages
Hammond Transportation
Hart's Country Inn
Hawkestone Soap Company
Haydien Precision Tooling
Heritage Carpentry and Masonry
Hill and Gully Snow Riders
Hidden Valley Ski Area
Hidden Valley Resort
Hospitality Marketing
Hunter's Bay Radio
Huntsville Festival of the Arts
Impact Marketing
Inclined Elevation
Inn on the Bay
JMJ GreyRocks
JP Gallagher and Associates
Jane Tideman
Jeff Cooking Entertainment
Jungle Gyms Canada
Karen Robinson Gallery
Kriger Research Centre
Lake of Bays Public Libraries
Lakeland Power
Limberlost Maintenance
Lisa Marie Wilson
Manna Food Bank
Milford Bay Trout Farm
Miss Lester's
Morgan Davis Letterpress

Morgan House B&B
Muskoka Aluminum & Vinyl
Muskoka Autumn Studio Tour
Muskoka Bear Wear
Muskoka Carpet
Muskoka Condo Services
Muskoka Custom Cottages
Muskoka Dance Connection
Muskoka Decks and Railings
Muskoka Fitness
Muskoka Futures
Muskoka Glass
Muskoka Grandview Resort
Muskoka Lakes Tree Service
Muskoka Medispa
Muskoka Mirror
Muskoka Rain
Muskoka Real Estate Service
Muskoka Screens
Muskoka Snow Bombers
Muskoka Springs Water
Muskoka Steamships Association
Muskoka Trails Council
My Chef in Muskoka
NSM Muskoka
Nina Laakso
Norah Fountain - Muskoka Newswatch
Norsemen Walker Lake
Northern Comfort Insulation
Northern Edge Algonquin
North Muskoka Tourism
North Restaurant and Catering
Northridge Inn & Resort
Peak Human Resources Consulting
Pete's Heat
Peter deGraaf
Peter's Players
Petra's Pottery
Perfect Settings
Pleasant Cove
Price Advertising
Port Cunnington Lodge
PowWowPoint Lodge
Pure Green Magazine
Ragan Zilic Lovegrove
Ravenwood Canoe & Boatworks
Rennie Custom Building
Renovations Muskoka
Rob Stimpson Photography
Ron Edelkoort Contracting
Rosseau Farmer's Market
Rosseau Lake College
Sacred Breath Yoga

Sandhill Nursery
Santa's Village
Savour Muskoka
Sears Huntsville Hometown Store
Season 2 Season
Seeds to Greens
Sharon Ledwith
Sherry Rondeau
Shifting Earth Studio Gallery
Silent Seduction
Simply Cottage
Sims Lake Muskoka Estates
Smellies Copy & Print Shop
Snowmobile Central Ontario
Solterra Co-Housing
South Muskoka Hospital Foundation
Southeastern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce
Sprucedale Quality Meats
Starshine Video Productions
Stoneridge Iron Works
Sunnylea Resort
Trent Topping Contracting
Tebby Air
The Artsy Pear Studio
The Bike Shop
The Chancery Lane Co.
The Cottage Waterfront Bar & Grill
The Contractors Depot
The Great Vine
The Kee to Bala
The Muskoka Touring Company
The Perfect Spice
The Shutterbug
The Silver Daisy
The Smithy
The Spill Experts
The Sportlab
The Springhill Freshwater Company
Theo Veenstra
Thoms and Currie
Tobin Building Systems
Town of Huntsville
Two Guys Auto
TPG International
Wick's Construction
Wilshire Works
Windermere Garden Centre
Winning Techniques
Wood Creations of Muskoka
Wood's End Studio
YWCA Muskoka