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146 Community/Economic Development Grants for Canada

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Grants to Ontario Individuals and Companies for Local Film Production

Deadline 07/07/20

Grants to Ontario individuals and companies to support the creation of locally produced films to enhance cultural and economic development activities. Funding is intended to benefit the region with job opportunities, increased investment, and other activities by local film producers and film production companies. Funding m...

GrantWatch ID#: 189202

Grants to Ontario Music-Based Companies to Develop the Local Music Market

Deadline 07/23/20

Grants to Ontario record labels and music publishers to develop the local music market. First-time applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to support efforts to expand artist rosters; invest in professional recording and production; facilitate job creation; undertake export market devel...

GrantWatch ID#: 190230

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

Deadline 07/07/20

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

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, Businesses, and Individuals t...

Deadline 07/07/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, community groups, government agencies, businesses, and individuals for initiatives or projects that have made a significant and lasting impact on communities. Funding is intended to recognize sustainable urban transformations. The Prize seeks to inspire urba...

GrantWatch ID#: 188527
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Grants to Ontario Nonprofits and Businesses to Serve French-Speaking Communities

Deadline 08/05/20 Conference Date: 07/08/20

Grants to Ontario nonprofit organizations and businesses for projects that promote culture, community, and economic development. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended to support the culture and economy of the French-speaking population, with a focus on improving...

GrantWatch ID#: 183696

Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits and Businesses to Mitigate the Impacts of the COVID-19...

Deadline 07/13/20

Grants to British Columbia nonprofit organizations and for-profit organizations to support Coronavirus (COVID-19) recovery efforts. Funding is intended to help organizations and businesses in the seafood processing sector. Focus areas include employee health and safety, plant operations, market responsiveness, and storage ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190869

Grants to British Columbia Municipalities and Regional Districts for Community Projects

Deadline 07/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to British Columbia municipalities and districts for community-based initiatives. Funding is intended for projects that advance public health and safety, strengthen regional and local economies, and protect the environment. The grant program supports a range of sustainable community projects related...

GrantWatch ID#: 182943

Grants to Saskatchewan and Manitoba Charitable and Nonprofit Organizations for Activities to...

Deadline 07/15/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to Saskatchewan and Manitoba charitable and nonprofit organizations for a wide range of initiatives to benefit eligible communities. Eligible projects will address community needs and will demonstrate cultural sensitivity and awareness. Eligible regions include Yorkton Tribal Council, cities of Mel...

GrantWatch ID#: 186100

Grants to Ontario Cultural Heritage Nonprofits for Operating and Programming Activities

Deadline 09/08/20 Conference Date: 07/16/20

Grants of up to $75,000 to Ontario cultural and nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for activities that benefit the community. Funding is intended to support operations and capacity building, as well as the development and delivery of programming and services. Cultural heritage includes activities that present th...

GrantWatch ID#: 146564

Grants to Ontario Cultural Heritage Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Project Support

Deadline 09/15/20 Conference Date: 07/16/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to Ontario nonprofit cultural heritage organizations for project support in eligible locations. Funding is intended for both collaborative and organization-specific projects. Eligible initiatives must align with the organization's objectives and be within the Kingston community.

GrantWatch ID#: 146565
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Grants and In-Kind Assistance to Nova Scotia Businesses, Nonprofits, Charities, and Social Ent...

Deadline 07/17/20

Grants of up to $5,000 and in-kind assistance to Nova Scotia businesses, social enterprises, charities, and nonprofit organizations for support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) economic crisis. Funding and advisory services are being offered to benefit organizations and businesses, including gas retailers and dental offic...

GrantWatch ID#: 190918
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Grants to USA and Canada Native Small Farmers and Food Producers to Address the Impact of th...

Deadline 07/20/20

Grants to USA and Canada Native small farmers and food producers to address the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding may also be used to address emergency situations such as sanitation and food security for local communities and food producers. Projects addressing food security may focus on:

GrantWatch ID#: 190847

Grants to Ontario Artists and Arts Organizations in Eligible Regions for Projects that Promot...

Deadline 07/24/20

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $30,000 to Ontario Indigenous artists and arts organizations in eligible regions for collaborative projects that promote Indigenous art. Funding is intended to encourage new relationships between Indigenous artists, leaders and professionals in the arts sector, and potential part...

GrantWatch ID#: 188485

Grants to Alberta Qualified Donees in Eligible Locations to Address Community Needs Related ...

Deadline 07/24/20

Grants to Alberta qualified donees including registered charities and municipalities in eligible locations to address community needs related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to benefit vulnerable populations affected by the pandemic. Applicants must be located in Central Alberta. Regional b...

GrantWatch ID#: 190325

Grants to British Columbia First Nations and Tribal Councils to Support their Transition to ...

Deadline 07/27/20

Grants of $25,000 and grants of $50,000 to British Columbia First Nations and Tribal Councils to support their transition to independence and self-governance. The specific needs of each community will be taken into consideration. Funding is intended for projects related to governance capacity building.

GrantWatch ID#: 190492
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Grants to British Columbia Registered Charities for Programs that Improve Outcomes for Local...

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to British Columbia registered charities in eligible regions for programs that improve outcomes for local youth. Consideration will be given to programs that benefit youth in need and align with one of the following areas of focus: technology, education, and health. Programs should benefit residents...

GrantWatch ID#: 180946
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Grants USA, Canada, and International Women Entrepreneurs for Business Development

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants ranging from $100 to $500 to USA, Canada, and International women entrepreneurs for business development. Funding is intended to allow businesses to improve, expand, increase, and strengthen. Applicants will be subject to a public consumer vote and recipients will be expected to mentor future grantees to help them o...

GrantWatch ID#: 186824
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Grants to British Columbia Registered Charities and Faith-Based Organizations for COVID-19 Re...

Deadline 07/31/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to British Columbia business improvement associations, registered charities, nonprofit societies, community service cooperatives, and faith-based organizations to improve the quality of life of local residents and provide Coronavirus (COVID-19) relief. Projects must take place within the Downtown Ea...

GrantWatch ID#: 190266

Grants to Canada Nonprofits, Charities, and Indigenous Organizations to Engage Youth in Commu...

Deadline 09/15/20 LOI Date: 08/01/20

Grants to Canada nonprofit and indigenous organizations and registered charities for programs and projects that promote youth community and civic engagement. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. Eligible projects must be youth-led and focus on youth service, civic engagement, arts and culture, econ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183540

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

Deadline 08/04/20

Grants of up to $1,500 to New Brunswick beginning artists to launch new careers in the music profession. Funding is intended to provide tools for professional growth and increase visibility through the production of new recordings, career development, and marketing and publicity for new musicians throughout the Province.

GrantWatch ID#: 177495

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits for Economic Development Initiatives

Deadline 08/04/20

Grants to Ontario nonprofit organizations for economic development initiatives. Funding is intended for organizations to undertake intelligence initiatives to gather, disseminate, and formulate data that is relevant to the growth of sectors that create content in the province.

GrantWatch ID#: 184161

Grants to British Columbia Municipalities and Districts to Establish Local Endowments

Deadline 08/07/20

Grants of up to $50,000 in matching funds to Northern and Central British Columbia municipalities and regional district electoral to build endowments with qualifying community foundations. Every dollar raised by the grantee will be matched by the funding source up to the maximum award. A community foundation endowment ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172519
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Grants to Northern and Central British Columbia Nonprofits, Municipalities, and First Nation...

Deadline 08/07/20

Grants and loans to Northern and Central British Columbia nonprofit organizations, local governments, and First Nations bands for major infrastructure projects that will strengthen local economies. Applicants should contact funding source staff to discuss their project further. Funding is intended to support capital invest...

GrantWatch ID#: 172520
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Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits, Municipalities and First Nations for Capital Project ...

Deadline 08/07/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Northern and Central British Columbia nonprofit organizations, local governments, and First Nations bands to develop comprehensive business assessments for major infrastructure and building projects. Applicants should contact funding source staff to discuss their project further. The purpose of t...

GrantWatch ID#: 172521

Grants and Loans to Northern and Central British Columbia Nonprofits and Agencies to Develop...

Deadline 08/07/20

Grants and loans to Central and Northern British Columbia nonprofit organizations, local governments, and First Nations bands to expand, develop and improve recreational facilities and community halls. Applicants should contact funding source staff to discuss their project. The goal of this program is to increase the numbe...

GrantWatch ID#: 172522

Grants to Northern and Central British Columbia Nonprofits and Local Governments for Regiona...

Deadline 08/07/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to Northern and Central British Columbia nonprofit organizations, local governments, and First Nations bands for new projects and campaigns that promote a local region or community. Applicants should contact funding source staff to discuss their project. Funding is intended to promote and/or positio...

GrantWatch ID#: 173047
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Grants to Niagara Region, Ontario Charities for Capacity Building and Community Projects

Deadline 08/10/20

Grants of $500 to Niagara region, Ontario charities for projects that build organizational capacity or address community issues. Applicants must have a consultation phone call with the funding source prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended for small, time-sensitive projects that have a budget of less than $...

GrantWatch ID#: 172536
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Science, Philosophy, Character Devel...

Deadline 01/15/21 LOI Date: 08/14/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and IHEs for charitable work and innovative projects and research. An online funding inquiry is required prior to submission of a full application. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of science and deep questions facing humankind, character virtue ...

GrantWatch ID#: 171288

Grants to Saskatchewan Nonprofits and Band Enterprises for Development Projects Serving Eligi...

Deadline 08/15/20

Grants to Saskatchewan charitable organizations and band enterprises for economic and community development projects that serve First Nations communities in eligible regions. Funding is intended for programs that serve Peter Chapman Band, Prince Albert Grand Council, Chakastaypasin Band, Agency Chiefs Tribal Council, Meado...

GrantWatch ID#: 165205

Grants to Canada Music Artists, Record Labels, and Managers for Artist Promotion and Touring...

Deadline 08/20/20

Grants to Canada music artists, independent record labels, and artist managers for marketing and promotional activities. Funding is intended to help emerging and promising music artists launch their professional careers. The goal of the program is to directly impact artists and support their marketing and touring initiativ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175217

Grants to Ontario Media Production Companies for Interactive Digital Content

Deadline 08/24/20

Grants starting at $10,000 and grants starting at $25,000 to Ontario media production companies for the creation of original and high quality interactive digital media content. Newly-established companies and first-time applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to support projects and act...

GrantWatch ID#: 175125
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Grants, Loans, and In-Kind Support to Ontario Businesses, Nonprofits, and Municipalities for...

Deadline 08/28/20

Grants, loans, and in-kind support to Ontario municipalities, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and Indigenous communities for projects that foster economic development in eligible areas. Applicants should contact the funding source prior to submitting a full proposal. Grantees are also eligible to receive complementary...

GrantWatch ID#: 190907

Grants to Canada Businesses, Nonprofits, and IHEs to Maintain Jobs During the Coronavirus Cri...

Deadline 08/29/20

Grants to Canada businesses, nonprofits, private IHEs, and others to maintain their workforce during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency. Subsidies are intended to help nonprofits and for-profits keep employees on the payroll, encourage employers to re-hire workers previously laid off, and to better positions busin...

GrantWatch ID#: 190001
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Grants to Alberta Organizations, Groups, and Individuals for Community Events

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants to Alberta community entities, organizations, groups, and individuals for quality activities and events in eligible regions. Funding is intended to support projects that promote tourism and community and economic development, and positively impact the local quality of life. Programs must benefit the Municipal Distri...

GrantWatch ID#: 151894

Grants to Alberta Individuals and Nonprofits to Attend or Host Events and Competitions

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants to Alberta individuals and nonprofit organizations, agencies, and groups in eligible locations to attend or host events and competitions. Funding is intended for activities that engage community members and generate tourism, economic benefit, or positive recognition for the community of Medicine Hat.

GrantWatch ID#: 165813

Grants and In-Kind Assistance to Yukon Nonprofits and Community Organizations to Support Loc...

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants and in-kind assistance to Yukon nonprofit and community organizations to support events and celebrations in eligible regions. Funding is intended for initiatives that provide diverse and vibrant community experiences for visitors and residents alike. Events must be held in the City of Whitehorse. To be eligible, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172783

Grants to Ontario Publishers for Business Development Programs

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants to Ontario book publishers for export development programs that contribute to company growth. Funding is intended to support activities that lead to definitive business development results, such as sales, pre-sales, financing, licensing, and/or publishing deals. Plans must support the company’s content creation an...

GrantWatch ID#: 188933

Grants to Ontario Content Production Companies for Activities to Stimulate Company Growth an...

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Ontario content production companies for activities to stimulate company growth and business development. Applicants are asked to consult with the funding source prior to submitting an application. Eligible activities include international sales trips, media tours, trade missions, and attendance ...

GrantWatch ID#: 189199
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Grants to Canada Individuals, Organizations, and Consortiums to Respond to the Effects of CO...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants to Canada individuals, organizations, and consortiums to respond to the effect of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the economy and the job market. Funding is intended for research, pilots, and network development to address industry needs and update and improve skills training. Priority will be given to propos...

GrantWatch ID#: 190354
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Grants to Saskatchewan Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit First Nation Communities and Resi...

Deadline 09/02/20

Grants to Saskatchewan nonprofit and charitable organizations for programs that benefit First Nation communities and residents in eligible areas. Funding is intended to promote and build healthy communities. Programs should align with the Funding Source's core values of good governance, improving quality of life, sharing, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 140039
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Grants to Alberta Nonprofits for Activities that Promote the Social Well-Being of Families a...

Deadline 09/04/20

Grants to Alberta nonprofit and charitable organizations in eligible locations to promote the social well-being of families and individuals. Funding is intended to support specific preventative and responsive programs for children, elderly, and vulnerable populations. Eligible applicants must serve the City of St. Albert.

GrantWatch ID#: 185055
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Grants to Canada Teams of Organizations and Individuals in Multiple Provinces to Address Com...

Deadline 10/14/20 LOI Date: 09/08/20

Grants to Canada diverse teams of organizations and individuals in multiple provinces for programs and projects that address community needs and challenges in eligible regions. Nominated teams should address the root causes, rather than the symptoms of priority issue areas in the Canadian Arctic. Geographically, the impact...

GrantWatch ID#: 174884

Grants to Ontario Cultural Heritage Nonprofits for General Organizational Operations

Deadline 09/08/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Ontario cultural heritage nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for general organizational operations. Funding is intended to support organizations that provide cultural programming to local communities. The purpose of the funding is to support general operations and strengthen capacity, t...

GrantWatch ID#: 186323
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Grants to British Columbia Agencies to Improve Infrastructure Management

Deadline 09/11/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to British Columbia regional districts and municipalities for capacity building projects. Funding is intended to increase the sustainability of services by improving asset management practices. New projects and new project components are eligible for funding. The focus of the program is capacity bui...

GrantWatch ID#: 163288

Grants to Yukon Individuals, Nonprofits, and For-Profits for Professional Development in the...

Deadline 09/15/20

Grants to Yukon individuals, nonprofit organizations, and for-profits to promote the career advancement of those working in creative industries. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to support training opportunities that will improve skills and help artists find jobs that enable...

GrantWatch ID#: 169654

Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Operations, and Programming th...

Deadline 09/15/20

Grants to British Columbia nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for operational support and for programs that will improve the quality of life for residents. Funding is intended for initiatives that address the needs of individuals who are socially, economically, or physically disadvantaged. These grants support non...

GrantWatch ID#: 170944
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Grants to British Columbia Charitable Organizations to Improve the Lives of Inner City Resid...

Deadline 11/01/20 LOI Date: 09/15/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to British Columbia charitable organizations to improve the lives of needy residents of the inner city of Vancouver. Applicants must contact the funding source and submit a letter of inquiry prior to applying. Funding is intended to address the areas of children and youth, community transformation, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179730

Grants to Ontario Registered Charities for Community Programs and Small Capital Projects

Deadline 09/15/20

Grants to Ontario registered charities for programs and projects that benefit local communities in eligible counties. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting an application. Priority is given to programs and projects that support disadvantaged children and families. Projects must benefit residents of...

GrantWatch ID#: 180262
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Grants to Canada Researchers Affiliated with IHEs for Collaborative Social Sciences and Huma...

Deadline 09/15/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to Canada researchers affiliated with qualifying post-secondary institutions for collaborative social sciences and humanities research. Funding is intended for short-term support for partnered research endeavors that will inform decision making at a single-partner organization from the public, priva...

GrantWatch ID#: 182338
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Grants to Nova Scotia Nonprofits, Private Sector Organizations, and Agencies to Provide Coll...

Deadline 09/16/20

Grants to Nova Scotia nonprofits and charities, social enterprises, municipalities, and private sector organizations to provide post-secondary students with paid work experience related to their chosen career paths. This program offers a financial incentive to defray the hourly pay of qualifying co-op students.

GrantWatch ID#: 175370