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Grants to Ontario Nonprofits, For-Profits, and IHEs for Innovations in Energy Conservation

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants to Ontario nonprofits and for-profits, including hydro companies, tech companies, consulting firms, industry associations, educational institutions, and public sector organizations for innovative approaches in conservation. Applications will be considered for projects that develop or pilot conservation practices, re...

GrantWatch ID#: 156246

Grants to Alberta Researchers, Companies, and Industry Groups for Bioindustrial Products and...

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants to Alberta researchers, companies, and industry groups to create new and improved bioindustrial products and technologies and to add value to biomass in agriculture and forestry. Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to advance the bioindustr...

GrantWatch ID#: 162732

Grants to New Brunswick Music Artists to Showcase Work at Domestic and International Events

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants of up to $3,000 and grants of up to $5,000 to New Brunswick qualifying music artists to showcase work at recognized industry and approved non-industry events. Funding is intended to increase exposure to new and previously accessed domestic and international markets. Targeted outcomes: - To showcase artists to in...

GrantWatch ID#: 185448

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Engineering Start-Ups for Projects Related to Space ...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants up to €70,000 to USA, Canada, and International engineering start-ups for a range of scientific projects related to space technologies and bioelectronics. Funding is intended for space-based projects, such as rockets, rocket launch mechanics, satellites, space engineering, and artificial intelligence for aerospace...

GrantWatch ID#: 185533

Grants to Ontario Individual Media Artists and Directors for Innovative Projects

Deadline 04/10/19

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $40,000 to Ontario individual professional media artists or directors for innovative projects that further the applicant's development as an artist. Funding is intended for film, audio, video, new media, virtual reality, video and electronic games, and digital as independent arti...

GrantWatch ID#: 154972

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Apply...

Deadline 04/10/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, for-profit companies, agencies, and IHEs for the application of new technologies to help solve global health problems. Health priority areas include outcomes related to infectious diseases, child growth and development, pregnancy and birth, disease surveillance, and rese...

GrantWatch ID#: 185423

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Inves...

Deadline 04/10/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, for-profit companies, agencies, and IHEs to investigate, study, and research S. Typhi strains. Funding is intended for the examination of the environmental functions of S. Typhi and, among other goals, to have a better understanding of the impact of these niches on antib...

GrantWatch ID#: 185424
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Incre...

Deadline 04/10/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, for-profit companies, agencies, and IHEs to increase global demand for vaccinations. Funding is intended for innovative ideas that will help raise the number of vaccinated children worldwide. Approaches should provide practical knowledge about vaccines and vaccinations s...

GrantWatch ID#: 185425

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, and IHEs to Advance Alzhei...

Deadline 05/10/19 LOI Date: 04/12/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, universities, academic medical centers, and biotechnology companies for biomarkers research that will further the development of Alzheimer’s therapies. LOIs must be submitted before applying. New applicants are advised to allow 1-2 business days for registration in the...

GrantWatch ID#: 181960
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Grants to New Brunswick Beginning Music Artists for New Recordings, Publicity, and Career De...

Deadline 04/15/19

Grants of up to $1,500 to New Brunswick beginning artists to launch new careers in the music profession. Funding is intended to encourage the production of new recordings, career development, and marketing and publicity for new musicians throughout the Province. MID Program Objectives: - Foster the development and grow...

GrantWatch ID#: 177495

Grants to Canada Registered Charities for Programs that Promote Natural Climate Solutions

Deadline 04/16/19

Grants to Canada registered charities for programs that promote natural climate solutions nationwide. Applicants are required to contact program staff prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to support programs that address climate action in the areas of public policy research and analysis; convening and co...

GrantWatch ID#: 185229
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Fellowships to USA and Canada Social Entrepreneurs for Leadership Training and Wilderness Ex...

Deadline 04/21/19

Twelve-month fellowships to USA and Canada young social entrepreneurs to foster character building and business skill development. The fellowship includes fundraising support, mentoring, and wilderness-based programs that teach business skills and leadership while building a lifelong support network. Preference will be...

GrantWatch ID#: 163352
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Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Students for Innovative Solutions to Global and Bus...

Deadline 04/24/19

Prizes ranging from $300 to $1,500 to USA, Canada, and International groups of two to three students ages 13-24 to come up with innovative solutions to business challenges and global issues, as identified by the United Nations. Groups must brainstorm and write a one-minute commercial storyboard and script describing their ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165282
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Donation of a Solar Water Purifier to a USA, Canada, or International Nonprofit, For-Profit,...

Deadline 04/26/19

Donation of an off-grid solar water purifier to a USA, Canada, or International nonprofit organization, public agency, private company, social enterprise, or activist group. Qualifying applicants will conduct a high impact community project requiring water purification and solar electricity, with the project focused on an ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185568
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Research Organizations and Agencies for Patient-Cen...

Deadline 05/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International research organizations and government agencies to promote patient-centered healthcare outcomes research and clinical effectiveness research. Funding is intended to provide research support rather than grants for specific research, and may be awarded to nonprofit, for-profit, private...

GrantWatch ID#: 180287
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Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Start-Ups to Participate in an Accelerator Pr...

Deadline 05/12/19

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International start-up companies to participate in an intensive 12-week accelerator program. Participating companies will benefit from cash investments, access to staff interns, software deals and perks, mentor support, and follow-up capital support. Participants are required to be full-tim...

GrantWatch ID#: 185022
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and For-Profits for Research on Gambling ...

Deadline 09/03/19 LOI Date: 06/03/19

Grants of up to $75,000 per year to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits and businesses for high-quality research related to gambling disorder which will directly impact gambling policy. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to applying. Proposals based on topics other than policy are also welcome. The NC...

GrantWatch ID#: 183933
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Grants to New Brunswick Music Artists and Groups of Artists to Support Live Domestic and Int...

Deadline 06/14/19

Grants of $5,000 and grants of $7,500 to New Brunswick qualifying music artists and groups of artists for live domestic and international performances and tours. Funding is intended to increase the presence of New Brunswick artists outside the province and to offer exposure to previously accessed and new domestic and inte...

GrantWatch ID#: 185427
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International IHEs, Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies for Ear...

Deadline 06/16/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International IHEs, nonprofits, for-profits, state and local governments, school districts, and faith-based organizations for conceptual and early stage support of behavioral, biomedical, and clinical research projects. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Applications are a...

GrantWatch ID#: 185325
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers to Translate C...

Deadline 06/19/19

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International theater organizations and book publishers for the translation of Canadian dramatic or literary works for international publication or presentation. Applicants must be registered in the online portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Eligible Activities: - Tr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981

Grants to Ontario Aboriginal Artists and Nonprofits to Create and Experience Original Art

Deadline 08/29/19

Grants of up to $15,000 and grants of up to $17,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations, First Nation schools, and Aboriginal artists. Funding is intended to bring artists to work with individuals or groups of people from a community to create, experience, or present artistic work. The program supports projects that bri...

GrantWatch ID#: 153147

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Promote Environmental Sustainability ...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for environmental sustainability initiatives to improve ocean health. Funding is intended to support innovative projects that meet challenges faced by the marine and sailing industries. Eligible projects will promote the adoption of clean ...

GrantWatch ID#: 142067

Grants to Manitoba Artists, Arts Groups, and Organizations for Public Presentations in all Ar...

Deadline 09/10/19

Grants of up to $15,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to Manitoba individual artists, arts organizations, and arts groups for public presentations or publications in any artistic field. Funding is intended to support direct expenses related to the awarded projects. Grant types include short-term and multi-year. Short-ter...

GrantWatch ID#: 184633
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Sponsorships to Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, British Columbia Organizations for Co...

Deadline Ongoing

Sponsorships starting at $1,000 to Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, British Columbia organizations for initiatives that provide community benefit as well as business opportunities to local citizens. The initiatives should be re-occurring, annual or ongoing. Funding is intended for the Foundation's key focus areas of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 147609
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Companies to Produce Film and Television Series in ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International film production companies to produce major fiction film and television series that are filmed in Jerusalem's municipal area. Jerusalem must be the plot focus of the TV series or film. Funding is intended to revitalize Jerusalem's film industry. Background: In accordance with ...

GrantWatch ID#: 151464

Grants to Canada Professional Songwriters to Attend Seminars and Workshops for Professional ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $750 to Canada professional songwriters to cover the cost of attending international or domestic songwriting seminars and workshops. The purpose of this program is to help songwriters who are in the business of writing songs for other people to perform. It is not intended for songwriters who are writing son...

GrantWatch ID#: 154176

Grants to Nunavut Employers for Workforce Training in Small and Remote Communities

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 per trainee to Nunavut small employers, Inuit organizations, and Crown Corporations to support workforce training initiatives for individuals in small and remote communities. Eligible training expenses may include mandatory student fees; tuition fees; fees charged by the training provider; examinati...

GrantWatch ID#: 154537

Grants to Canada IHEs and Companies for Joint Engineering and Natural Sciences Research and ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada universities and companies for collaborative research and development in the fields of engineering and natural sciences. Applicants must contact the appropriate officer prior to applying. The purpose of this program is to enable Canadian-based companies to access unique expertise, knowledge, and educationa...

GrantWatch ID#: 155665

Grants to Canada IHEs and Industry Partners for Science and Engineering Research and Develop...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $25,000 to Canada colleges and universities to partner with innovative companies for short-term research and development projects. Funding will support the project costs of science and engineering developments that address a company-specific problem. Objectives: Engage Grants are designed to give in...

GrantWatch ID#: 155668

Grants to Southern Ontario Manufacturing Companies for Employee Training to Advance Innovati...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Southern Ontario manufacturing companies to train employees for the purpose of advancing innovation within the manufacturing industry. A preliminary proposal is required before being approved to submit a full proposal. Funding is intended for initiatives that will lead to new global export opportunities or create...

GrantWatch ID#: 158762

Grants to Northern Ontario Businesses for Startup Activities and Job Creation in Priority Se...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northern Ontario new businesses to support operations in emerging and existing priority sectors of the economy. Funding may be used for project costs related to the startup of a business that will result in new jobs in the region. Eligible costs include but are not limited to: -Leasehold improvements -New or...

GrantWatch ID#: 158766

Grants to Northern Ontario Established Businesses to Expand Operations and Create Jobs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northern Ontario existing businesses that intend to retain or expand their operations within the region to increase productivity, improve competitiveness, grow revenues, export, and create jobs. Applications are invited from businesses operating in a broad range of sectors. Eligible project costs may include but ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158767

Grants to Alberta Métis, Inuit, and Status or Non-Status Entrepreneurs for a Start-Up or Sm...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $99,999 to Alberta Inuit, Métis, and Status or Non-Status entrepreneurs for expanding a small business or funding a start-up. For Métis or Non-Status applicants, additional business loans are also available for up to 60% of the total project costs. The entrepreneur is required to have a minimum of 10% of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158771

Grants to Saskatchewan Metis Business Owners to Start Up or Expand Small Businesses

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Sasketchewan Metis business owners to start up or expand small businesses and community businesses. Funding is intended to help eligible business owners strengthen their businesses, to support local economic development, and to lever financial assistance from other sources. Eligibility criteria: - The project...

GrantWatch ID#: 158776

Grants to Canada Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Honor Military Veterans

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,200 and grants of up to $2,500 to Canada nonprofits, for-profits, and government agencies to honor veterans of the Canadian military. Funding will support commemorative events as well as the development of commemorative learning materials. All projects must address the sacrifices and achievements of indi...

GrantWatch ID#: 160400

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and For-Profits for Social Change Projects

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International social change organizations (including nonprofits and for-profits) that are in the early stages of their development for programs and projects that address important social issues at the national or global level. Funding is intended to support efforts that aim to improve the lives o...

GrantWatch ID#: 161348

Grants to Canada Businesses for Technologies to Promote Environmental Sustainability

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada small and mid-sized commercial enterprises to develop technologies that promote environmental sustainability while yielding positive economic benefits. Applications are invited for pre-commercial projects that address at least one of the following areas: clean water, clean soil, clean air, and climate chan...

GrantWatch ID#: 162738
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Grants to Canada Nonprofits and Businesses to Collaborate with a University on a Research Pr...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada nonprofit and for-profit organizations to collaborate with universities for research projects in any sector. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to applying. The purpose of this program is to solve research challenges by engaging academic expertise. This program supports proposals from partner...

GrantWatch ID#: 162825
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Grants to Ontario Employers for Workforce Training to Meet Changing Industry Needs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Ontario employers to support workforce training activities that will meet the needs of the province’s rapidly changing economy. This grant will defray the cost of training provided by a qualifying, third-party provider. Training must take place in Ontario and be provided to employees residing in Ontario. As...

GrantWatch ID#: 163062

Grants to Qikiqtani Region, Nunavut Inuk Craftspeople for the Purchase of Tools and Sewing M...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 and grants of up to $2,500 to Qikiqtani Region, Nunavut Inuk craftspeople for the purchase of carving tools or sewing machines. Funding is intended to create and support successful Inuit businesses, and t0 provide employment opportunities within local communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 164258

Grants to Qikiqtani Region, Nunavut Tourism Businesses for Marketing and Equipment Purchases

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 to Qikiqtani Region, Nunavut tourism-related businesses for marketing and business expansion projects. Projects may include marketing initiatives or the purchase of new equipment, including safety gear. Eligible businesses operate in the communities of Resolute Bay, Grise Fiord, Arctic Bay, Qikiqtar...

GrantWatch ID#: 164259

Grants to Northern Ontario Nonprofits, Municipalities, and Businesses to Promote Economic Gr...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northern Ontario nonprofit organizations, IHEs, municipalities, and corporations to support economic growth. Funding in intended to strengthen local business and increase competition and productivity through community partnerships. The Funding Source encourages communities and businesses to become more innovative...

GrantWatch ID#: 164435

Grants to Canada Businesses, Colleges, and Research Institutions in Multiple Provinces to Dev...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada businesses, universities, colleges, and research institutions in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador to develop technology-based services, products, or processes with commercial potential. Eligible projects are those in the areas of natural and applied sciences, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165390

Grants to Manitoba Young Entrepreneurs for Start-Up Business Ventures

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $4,000 to Manitoba young entrepreneurs to help support business start-up costs. Applicants must attend a business workshop prior to applying. This program encourages young adults between the ages of 18 to 29 to launch full-time viable businesses within the province and pursue self-employment as a career cho...

GrantWatch ID#: 165402

Grants to Nunavut Production Companies to Reimburse Costs Associated with Media Distribution ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Nunavut production companies to reimburse eligible costs for production-related goods and services purchased and consumed in Nunavut. Applications will be accepted throughout the year and disbursed on a first-come, first-served basis. The Nunavut Spend Incentive Program is an initiative that awards production...

GrantWatch ID#: 165465

Grants to Nunavut Production Companies to Develop Film, Television, and Digital Media Content

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $7,500 to Nunavut production companies to support the development of creative content for television, film, and digital media. Funding is intended to encourage cultural representation on screen. Priority will be given to proposals for projects that will be produced in Nunavut. This program has been esta...

GrantWatch ID#: 165526

Financial Assistance to Canada Businesses and Nonprofits in Multiple Provinces to Improve Op...

Deadline Ongoing

Financial assistance to New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island businesses and nonprofit organizations seeking to expand or improve their operations. Applicants must contact their local program office prior to submitting an application. The Business Development Program (BDP) can...

GrantWatch ID#: 165658

Grants to East Hants, Nova Scotia Organizations, Businesses, and Individuals to Promote Tour...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to East Hants, Nova Scotia local organizations, individuals, and businesses to promote tourism in the local area. This program seeks to promote the growth of competitive, high-quality tourism destinations and visitor experiences that are significant to the local area. Projects should encourage travel and align with ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165683

Grants to Northwest Territories Companies and Entrepreneurs for Economic and Business Develo...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northwest Territories businesses and entrepreneurs to support economic and business development activities. The purpose of this program is to foster the development of a sustainable and diversified economy. Financial support will enable qualified applicants to launch businesses, improve their skills or capacity, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166058
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Grants and In-Kind Support to Nunavut New Entrepreneurs for Business Development Support

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $5,000 and In-kind support to Nunavut new entrepreneurs to assist in developing businesses. In addition to the financial support, eligible recipients will receive business start-up support and career counseling from the funding source. Applicants must first develop a business plan with the funding source. Clie...

GrantWatch ID#: 166147