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Manitoba Bridge Grant - Home Based Businesses


The intake window for the Manitoba Bridge Grant Program for Home Based Businesses (Stream B) is now closed. The Manitoba government continues to review and process the applications it received.

Please visit the Support Programs for Individuals and Businesses page for the latest information: www.manitoba.ca/covid19/programs/index.html


Program Description


  • The Manitoba Bridge Grant - Stream B provided up to a maximum of $15,000 to eligible full-time Manitoba home-based businesses.
  • The grant provided financial assistance to eligible Manitoba home-based businesses that were impacted by Manitoba COVID-19 Prevention Orders in effect as of November 12, 2020 or any revisions to those Orders.
  • The program launched on January 13, 2021.
  • The deadline for applications was March 31, 2021. The intake period is now closed.
  • Qualifying applicants received a grant equal to 10 per cent of their 2019 gross income multiplied x three, to a maximum of $15,000.
  • For businesses that completed a partial year in 2019, the 2019 income was annualized.
  • For businesses that launched in 2020, the income generated from January 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020 was annualized.

Frequently Asked Questions


No. The deadline for applications was March 31, 2021. The intake period is now closed.


Yes. The grant is taxable and businesses will need to declare it as taxable income. Please note there will be no T4A slips issued.


No, as long as you meet all the eligibility criteria, you will not have to pay back the grant funds.


If you would like to opt out of the program, repay the funds, or if a payment has been made to you in error, please contact the program administration office at BGPhome@gov.mb.ca to make repayment arrangements.



Program Description


Call: 204-945-3744 or 1-866-626-4862 (Toll-Free)
Email: mgi@gov.mb.ca