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Grants to Canada Organizations that Represent Artists for Promotional Travel Activities

Deadline 01/23/19

Grants of up to $30,000 to Canada incorporated or registered organizations that represent artists to develop and promote new markets for works by Canadian artists. Applicants must register at least 30 days before submitting an application. Eligible activities include travel in order to build a national presence for the art...

GrantWatch ID#: 177882

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Arts Organizations to Promote Canadian Artists Inte...

Deadline 01/23/19

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International arts organizations to support travel related to the international promotion of Canadian artistic works and artists. Applicants must be registered in the application portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Grants are available for registered or incorporated C...

GrantWatch ID#: 177980

Grants to Manitoba Artists, Managers, and Labels to Produce High Quality Music Recordings

Deadline 01/24/19

Grants and loans to Manitoba artists, managers, and record labels to record commercially viable and culturally relevant music recordings. First-time applicants must contact the funding source before applying. All genres and styles of music are supported. Applicants may apply under one of three different program levels:...

GrantWatch ID#: 163259

Grants to Canada Artists and Songwriters for Promotional Costs and Professional Development A...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants of up to $2,000 to Canada artists and songwriters for a range of professional development activities. Funding may be used for touring and showcasing, marketing and promotion, sound recording, and video production. A new, professional sound recording must be produced by the end of the grant period. The funding ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 170211

Grants to Canada Music Artists and Record Labels to Record and Market Original Full-Length A...

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants to Canada music artists to cover the costs of producing, acquiring, and marketing an original full-length music album. First-time applicants must submit artist and applicant profiles. Grantees can receive further funding for the marketing and promotion of the sound recording under the Marketing, Radio Marketing, Tou...

GrantWatch ID#: 174788

Grants to Southern Ontario, Canada Technology-Based Businesses for Seed Funding and Skills T...

Deadline 02/19/19 LOI Date: 02/01/19

Grants of up to $30,000 to Southern Ontario, Canada start-up companies for support and seed funding for technology-based businesses. To start the application process, applicants must first complete the eligibility questionnaire. The program provides support for entrepreneurship skills training, professional advisory servic...

GrantWatch ID#: 158764

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Research Organizations and Agencies for Patient-Cen...

Deadline 02/01/19

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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Opportunities for USA, Canada, and International Startups to Participate in Entrepreneurship...

Deadline 02/05/19

Opportunities for USA, Canada, and International startups to participate in an accelerator program in Boston, Massachusetts; Rhode Island; Texas; Israel; Mexico; and Switzerland. Application to the competition is open only to early-stage startups, but they may be from any industry. Selected startups will take part in four-...

GrantWatch ID#: 179723

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Start-Ups to Participate in an Accelerator Pr...

Deadline 02/10/19

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 Whitehorse, Yukon Schools, Registered Societies, and Businesses for Environmental ...

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants of up to $1,000 and grants starting at $1,000 to Whitehorse, Yukon schools, registered societies, and local businesses for environmental projects and initiatives that benefit local residents. Preference will be given to projects that demonstrate some or all of the following elements: (1) The project or event is ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181537

Grants to Canada Publishers and Literary Magazines to Promote Works by Canadian Authors

Deadline 03/10/19

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $30,000 to Canada creative writing magazine and literary book publishers for projects that promote works by Canadian authors. Applicants must register online at least 30 days prior to the deadline. First-time applicants are encouraged to speak with a program officer before submitt...

GrantWatch ID#: 177880
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Investigators for Innovative Research on Inflammato...

Deadline 05/31/19 LOI Date: 03/15/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International investigators affiliated with nonprofit and for-profit research institutions, medical centers, and universities to support high-risk research on inflammatory bowel disease. LOIs must be submitted to start the application process. This program challenges investigators to push boundar...

GrantWatch ID#: 182892
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Grants to Canada Aboriginal Artists, Nonprofits, and For-Profits for Artistic Creation, Even...

Deadline 03/21/19

Grants to Canada Inuit, Metis, and First Nations artists, arts professionals, groups, nonprofits, and for-profit organizations for artistic projects and activities across a broad range of disciplines. Applicants must register online at least 30 days prior to the deadline. Activities must be led by eligible First Nation...

GrantWatch ID#: 177876

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

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
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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
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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 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
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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
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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
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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

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

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
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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
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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
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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

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
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Grants to Northwest Territories Aboriginal Companies for Market Development and Business Exp...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northwest territories Aboriginal-owned companies to support market development and business expansion activities. Eligible costs include capital costs, marketing costs, lot development, improvements of leased sites, and business, feasibility, and marketing plans. Contribution assistance must generally be used...

GrantWatch ID#: 167663
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Grants to Nunavut For-Profits for New Business Ventures, Start-ups, and Expansions

Deadline Ongoing

Grants starting at $25,000 to Nunavut for-profit businesses to support ventures and initiatives that will help grow the territory’s economy. Funding is intended to help businesses complete a financing package required for a start-up or major expansion. This program helps complete financing packages to support Nunavut bus...

GrantWatch ID#: 170179

Grants and Sponsorships to Canada Nonprofits and Businesses for Environment, Education, and ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants and sponsorships to Canada nonprofit and for-profit organizations that are working in the areas of education, entrepreneurship, or the environment. Funding is available for grants to support programs that strengthen local communities or for sponsorships of events. More details on the program areas are as follows:...

GrantWatch ID#: 173462

Raise Money on YouHelp.com for Nonprofits, Small Businesses, Start-ups, Inventions, Veterans, ...

Deadline Ongoing

YouHelp is used to raise money while applying for grants. The 30-days ( 6 weeks) of free tips and templates provided for your crowdfunding strategy will empower you to utilize your "crowd", social media and email contacts to ask for contributions, and to ask contributors to forward your campaign to their "crowd". https://...

GrantWatch ID#: 173609

Grants to Nova Scotia Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Social Enterprises to Improve Arts and De...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Nova Scotia registered cultural businesses, not-for-profits and social enterprises to promote the market competitiveness and export potential of arts, crafts, and design products. Applicants must discuss the proposed project with program staff prior to applying. The Creative Industries Fund invests in Nova Sc...

GrantWatch ID#: 174388
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Grants to Nunavut Businesses Owned By Inuits for Business Development and Establishment

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $25,000 to Nunavut businesses, with Inuit owners, to assist with the growth or the installation of the corporation. Funding will be awarded for projects in business development, which may include both loans and grant contributions. Additional support may be available to help train grantees to run their busi...

GrantWatch ID#: 176356

Grants to Canada Aboriginal Artists, Nonprofits, and For-Profits for Artistic Career Develop...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $3,000 to Canada Inuit, Metis, and First Nation artists, for-profits, and nonprofit organizations for career-advancing artistic activities. First-time applicants are strongly encouraged to contact a program officer before applying. Funding may be used for production materials, career and artistic developmen...

GrantWatch ID#: 177875

Grants to USA and Canada Women Entrepreneurs to Start a Business or Grow an Existing Business

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $1,000 to USA and Canada women entrepreneurs to start a business or develop an existing business. One grant will be awarded each month. One of the 12 monthly winners will be awarded a $10,000 grant at the end of 2018. Funding is intended to help women achieve their entrepreneurial dreams.

GrantWatch ID#: 180647

Rebates to Central and Northern British Columbia For-Profits and Nonprofits for Business Con...

Deadline Ongoing

Rebates of up to $30,000 to Central and Northern British Columbia small-and medium-sized businesses, as well as nonprofits focused on economic development and job creation, to recover the cost of outsourced consulting services. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to applying. This program is open to businesses...

GrantWatch ID#: 181868

Grants to Nunavut Nonprofits, Inuit Organizations, and Businesses for Summer Work Opportunit...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Nunavut nonprofits, Inuit organizations, and businesses to provide summer-term work opportunities for Inuit high school and college students between the ages of 15 and 30. The purpose of this program is to provide youth with the skills and experience they need to successfully enter the workforce. Background: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182075

Grants to Northern Ontario Nonprofits, Agencies, and Educational Institutions to Promote Eco...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northern Ontario nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, First Nations, municipalities, and local service boards to grow community capacity to attract, support, and promote economic growth. Projects may focus on emerging or existing priority economic sectors. Northern Community Capacity Building Pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 182633

Grants to Canada Businesses to Expand their Operations to the Northern Ontario Region

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada businesses to expand their operations to the Northern Ontario region in order to stimulate economic growth and create jobs. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to submitting an application. Eligible projects are those that do not unreasonably impact existing Northern Ontario businesses and res...

GrantWatch ID#: 182868