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Grants to Halifax, Nova Scotia Nonprofits and For-Profits for Events to Promote Tourism and ...

Deadline 05/30/19

Grants to Halifax, Nova Scotia nonprofit and for-profits organizations for events that promote and develop the tourism industry and local economy. Applicants requesting funds for major events must contact program staff prior to applying. Grants are intended to support events that increase room nights and economic developme...

GrantWatch ID#: 166719

Grants to Ottawa Region, Ontario Arts Nonprofits, Artists, and Collectives for Presentations...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants to Ottawa Region, Ontario nonprofit arts organizations, arts collectives, and individual artists to present projects of any discipline in a local arts center. This program is intended to support local arts organizations and artists in exhibiting and presenting their work through two project grant categories. Priorit...

GrantWatch ID#: 142691

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

Deadline 05/31/19

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

Deadline 05/31/19

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

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit and For-Profit Entrepreneurs to End Pover...

Deadline 06/02/19

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International entrepreneurs representing any business model, including both nonprofits and for-profits, for creative interventions to end poverty on a mass scale. The funding will be used to launch a pilot of the proposed program in any region of the world where extreme poverty e...

GrantWatch ID#: 160904
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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

Grants to Manitoba Artists and Nonprofits for Arts Education Enrichment in K-12 Schools

Deadline 06/05/19

Grants to Manitoba artists, art groups, and arts organizations to enhance arts education in K-12 schools. Applicants must have a confirmed partnership with a registered Manitoba school. Funding is intended to support enriched core curriculum arts programs in K-12 schools by bringing Manitoba artists to work with students i...

GrantWatch ID#: 181020

Grants to Ontario Film Producers and Production Companies for the Development and Production ...

Deadline 07/04/19 Conference Date: 06/06/19

Grants to Ontario film producers and production companies for the development and production of film projects. Funding is intended to support a variety of projects across a range of genres, which offer cultural and industrial benefits. Review criteria are based mainly on the benefits the proposed project offers to the prov...

GrantWatch ID#: 184157

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

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
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Opportunity for USA and Canada Entrepreneurial Women to Participate in a Business Development...

Deadline 06/21/19

Opportunity for USA and Canada entrepreneurial women to participate in a comprehensive program for business growth and leadership development. The program includes ongoing events, media exposure, educational programs, and networking opportunities which provide the women with the resources, guidance, tools, and contacts to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 155114
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Grants to Canada Nonprofits, For-Profits, Research and Health Organizations, Agencies, and IH...

Deadline 06/21/19

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $25,000 to Canada nonprofit, for-profit and Indigenous organizations, agencies, research organizations, institutions, and IHEs for peer-led or designed projects to improve the quality of life for senior citizens. Funding is intended to support projects designed by and for seniors ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158250

Grants to Canada Aboriginal Artists, Nonprofits, and For-Profits for Artistic Works and Pres...

Deadline 06/21/19

Grants to Canada First Nations, Metis, and Inuit artists, arts professionals, nonprofits, for-profits, and groups to support work in any artistic discipline. Applicants must be registered in the online application portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Funding will support any combination of eligible creating, knowing,...

GrantWatch ID#: 177877
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Grants to Canada IHE Faculty Members to Partner with For-Profits for the Transfer of Technol...

Deadline 06/25/19

Grants to Canada IHE faculty members to partner with companies, researcher-owned companies, and early-stage investment groups to support the transfer of technology originating from IHEs. This program seeks to support research and development projects demonstrating technology transfer potential. The objective of the Ide...

GrantWatch ID#: 160240

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

Deadline 07/10/19

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International arts organizations for travel expenses aimed at promoting Canadian artistic works and artists internationally. Applicants must be registered in the application portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Funding is intended to support costs such as transportation, ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 177980
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, and IHEs to Advance Alzhei...

Deadline 08/09/19 LOI Date: 07/12/19

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

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

Deadline 07/15/19

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
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and For-Profits for Research on Gambling...

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit and for-profit organizations for research projects addressing gambling behaviors and disorders. Applicants from a wide range of disciplines are invited to apply, including: economics, public health, cultural anthropology, neuroscience, psychology, psychiat...

GrantWatch ID#: 172861

Grants to New Brunswick Beginning Music Artists for New Recordings, Publicity, and Career De...

Deadline 08/01/19

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 Ontario Nonprofits, Artists, and Ensembles for Theater Productions and Presentatio...

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants to Ontario nonprofit organizations, professional theater artists, and artist ensembles and collectives for the production, creation, exploration, and presentation of theater. Priority will be given to works by Canadians. Funding is intended to support a broad range of projects regardless of theatrical tradition, as ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180701
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Fellowships to Canada and International Individuals for Nonprofit Leadership Training in the...

Deadline 08/15/19

Fellowships to Canada and International individuals in nonprofit, for-profit, governmental, and other sectors, for leadership training in the USA. The fellowship is intended for a period that typically lasts 12 to 18 months and consists of a full-time professional development program at the host organization in the United ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166232

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
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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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Award to Canadian Aboriginal for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Deadline 09/19/19

Award of $10,000 to a Canadian individual of Aboriginal descent for demonstrated initiative in the field of business. Funding is intended to reward a young resident of Métis, Inuit or First Nation ancestry for a business enterprise that will inspire advancement in the national economy. The National Youth Entrepreneursh...

GrantWatch ID#: 182263

Grants to Ontario Individual Media Artists and Directors for Innovative Projects

Deadline 10/01/19

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

Deadline 10/17/19

Grants of up to $2,000 to Canada artists and songwriters for a range of professional development activities. Funding is intended for touring and showcasing, marketing, sound recording, and video production. A new, professional sound recording must be produced by the end of the grant period. Artists do not have to use t...

GrantWatch ID#: 170211

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits for Business Initiatives to Expand the Cultural Media Sector

Deadline 10/22/19

Grants to Ontario nonprofit organizations for economic development initiatives in the cultural media sector. Funding is intended to support innovative data analysis, information gathering, and marketing strategies that promote the expansion of the magazine and book publishing, film and television, and interactive digital m...

GrantWatch ID#: 184161

Grants to Canada Organizations and Professional Associations to Promote the National Book In...

Deadline 10/31/19

Grants to Canada organizations and professional associations to promote the book industry throughout the country. Funding is intended to support projects in professional development, technology, internship, and marketing. The goal of the program is to facilitate access to books by Canadian authors through promotional activ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181038
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Grants to Saskatchewan Companies, Nonprofit CBOs, and Professional Artists for Collaborative...

Deadline 11/01/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Saskatchewan for-profit companies, nonprofit CBOs, and artists for collaborative projects led by a professional artist or arts professional. Funding is intended for projects that allow eligible applicants to engage in the arts through exhibitions, performances, or workshops and/or to work with an...

GrantWatch ID#: 148245

Award to a Canada First Nation, Inuit, or Metis Woman for Outstanding Community Leadership

Deadline 12/05/19

Award to a Canada First Nation, Inuit, or Metis woman to recognize outstanding leadership through political, business, and community engagement. This award recognizes a women whose work has positively impacted the lives of people, both in their community and on a national scale. The role of Indigenous women in traditio...

GrantWatch ID#: 182259

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 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 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
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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
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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 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
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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