• Universities & Affiliated Colleges

    Since 2005, IO has partnered with Ontario’s Universities and their Affiliated Colleges to provide access to affordable financing for capital investments that support their position as world-class educational institutions.


    For a list of eligible Ontario Universities and Affiliated Colleges please see the program guidelines.

    Eligible Projects

    IO loans can be used for any capital investments, including:

    • Construction or renovation of facilities (labs, recreational facilities, libraries, residences etc.) 
    • Energy efficiency projects (windows, doors, lighting, etc.) 
    • Water, hydro, HVAC and communications systems 
    • Accessibility improvements Vehicles and maintenance equipment
    • Daycare projects 

    Rates and Terms  

    IO’s lending rates provide equitable access to affordable financing for all clients. Please contact your Relationship Manager for today’s rate information. Municipal clients may select repayment terms of 5 to 30 years, to match the life of the capital asset.

    For More Information  

    Contact your regional account manager, please click here.