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Canada Economic Development Grants:  96 Economic Development Grants for Canada.

Grants to encourage economic development, support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities.

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Grants to Ontario Media Production Companies for Interactive Digital Content

Deadline 08/26/19 Conference Date: 07/18/19

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

Grants to Moncton, New Brunswick Nonprofits for Arts and Culture Projects and Operations

Deadline 07/26/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 to Moncton, New Brunswick nonprofit organizations for arts and cultural projects and programs. Funding is available for one-time project support, as well as operations support for qualifying arts organizations. Funding may be used for new initiatives, to enhance an existing initiative, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175671

Grants to City of Moncton, New Brunswick Nonprofits, Associations, and IHEs for Immigration ...

Deadline 07/26/19

Grants to City of Moncton, New Brunswick nonprofits, ethnocultural associations, and public IHEs for programs, activities, and projects that help implement key objectives of the local immigration strategy. Funding may be used for new initiatives, to enhance an existing initiative, or to maintain existing levels of services...

GrantWatch ID#: 182519

Grants to Moncton, New Brunswick Nonprofits for Economy, Culture, Environment, and Governance

Deadline 07/26/19

Grants to Moncton, New Brunswick nonprofit organizations to benefit local residents. Funding is intended to support programs and services in the areas of environment, culture, economy, community, and governance. Grants may be used to launch new initiatives, further existing initiatives, or to maintain an existing level of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185729

Grants to British Columbia Registered Charities and Qualified Donees for Health, Arts, Educa...

Deadline 07/29/19

Grants of up to $15,000 and grants ranging from $16,000 to $40,000 to British Columbia registered charities and qualified donees in the Victoria Capital Regional District for programs in one of the Funding Source's following five fields of interest: arts, culture, and heritage; environment; community services; education; a...

GrantWatch ID#: 174784

Grants to New Brunswick Charities, Agencies, and Athletic Associations in the Northern Carlet...

Deadline 07/31/19

Grants to New Brunswick registered charities, government agencies, and amateur athletic associations to enhance the quality of life for residents in the Northern Carleton area. Funding may be used for programs in the areas of education, arts and culture, economic development, health and wellness, recreation, environment, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 170227

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 Whitecourt, Alberta Businesses and Organizations for Improvements to Downtown Buil...

Deadline 08/01/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Whitecourt, Alberta businesses and organizations located in the downtown area along the Highway 43 corridor to beautify and improve the exteriors of businesses and property. Funding is intended for upgrades to faces of buildings that overlook streets and roads. A minimum of 20% of the building fa...

GrantWatch ID#: 180986

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Startups to Participate in a Brand-Building ...

Deadline 08/04/19

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International startup companies to participate in a brand-building accelerator program in Cincinnati, Ohio. Participants are required to be full-time, in residence for the duration of the program. The program provides startups with access to the expert services of mentors and consultants to...

GrantWatch ID#: 180861
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Grants to British Columbia Municipalities and Districts to Establish Local Endowments

Deadline 08/09/19

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

Grants to Northern and Central British Columbia Nonprofits, Municipalities, and First Nation...

Deadline 08/09/19

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

Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits, Municipalities and First Nations for Capital Project ...

Deadline 08/09/19

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 08/09/19

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 08/09/19

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 British Columbia Registered Charities and Qualified Donees to Increase Youth Leade...

Deadline 09/23/19 LOI Date: 08/09/19

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $50,000 to British Columbia registered charities and qualified donees to increase Indigenous, refugee, and racialized immigrant youth leadership in the nonprofit sector. Funding is intended for youth engagement in staff leadership and board governance positions. The fastest gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 185736

Grants to Niagara, Ontario Charities for Organizational Capacity Building and Community Bene...

Deadline 08/12/19

Grants of $500 to Niagara, Ontario charitable organizations for small, time-sensitive projects that address identified community needs. Applicants must contact the Foundation for consultation prior to submitting an application. Funds may also be used for professional and organizational development and training. This pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 172536
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Grants to Ontario Music Promoters, Presenters, and Agents to Promote Entrepreneurship and Dev...

Deadline 10/03/19 Conference Date: 08/14/19

Grants of up to $25,000 to Ontario music promoters, presenters, and booking agents to stimulate entrepreneurship and develop the local music industry. Funding is intended to support music-based businesses and artist entrepreneurs who have the potential to develop professionally if they have access to skills development opp...

GrantWatch ID#: 184158

Grants to Medicine Hat, Alberta Nonprofits, Individuals, and Agencies for Local, Regional, Na...

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants of up to $3,000 to Medicine Hat, Alberta individuals, and nonprofit groups, organizations, and agencies for one-time assistance to fund the attendance or hosting of special recreational, sports, or leisure events and competitions. Events may be either provincial, regional, national, or international. Priority consid...

GrantWatch ID#: 165813
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Grants and In-Kind Assistance to Whitehorse, Yukon Nonprofits and Community Organizations to...

Deadline 09/03/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 172783
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Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Sustainable Land Use and Excel...

Deadline 09/05/19

Grants to British Columbia nonprofit organizations, IHEs, government agencies, First Nations, and professional associations for projects that promote sustainable land use and enhance the real estate industry. Funding is intended for projects supporting sustainable practices in land use, built environments, fresh water, foo...

GrantWatch ID#: 173220
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Grants to USA and Canada Physician Investigators to Support Efforts Related to Lymphoma Trea...

Deadline 09/05/19

Grants to USA and Canada early career investigators to support efforts related to lymphoma treatment and research. Funding is intended to support advanced-fellow and junior-faculty physician researchers who are involved in developing new lymphoma therapies and diagnostic tools. The goal of the program is to prepare physici...

GrantWatch ID#: 186434
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In-Kind Grants of Training and Mentorship Related to Lymphoma Research to USA and Canada Fel...

Deadline 09/05/19

In-kind grants of mentoring, training, and medical education to USA and Canada hematology and oncology fellows and junior faculty members for research related to lymphoma. Grants are intended for participation in a two-year program that provides education related to clinical research and career development, as well as care...

GrantWatch ID#: 186436

Grants to New Brunswick For-Profit Music Production Companies for Recording Projects

Deadline 09/06/19

Grants of up to $6,000 to New Brunswick music artists and production companies to support the recording of full-length albums, mini albums and EPs, and market-ready singles. Funding may be used for both pre-production and production expenses. The objectives of this program are as follows: Mid Program Objectives: - Fos...

GrantWatch ID#: 177500

Grants to Northern Canada Teams of Organizations and Individuals to Address Community Needs

Deadline 10/15/19 LOI Date: 09/09/19

Grants to Northern Canada diverse teams of organizations and individuals for programs and projects that address community needs and challenges. Nominated teams should address the root causes, rather than the symptoms of priority issue areas in the Canadian Arctic. Geographically, the impacts of the proposed project must t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174884

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

Deadline 09/11/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit and for-profit organizations, IHEs, governmental organizations, and international and multilateral organizations to pilot and test creative international development strategies. Funding is intended to support ideas that can dramatically improve or save the lives of impover...

GrantWatch ID#: 181034

Grants to Canada IHE Faculty Members to Partner with For-Profits for the Transfer of Technol...

Deadline 09/13/19

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

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants to Yukon individuals, nonprofits, and for-profits to promote the career advancement of those working in creative industries. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to applying. The program supports training opportunities that will improve skills and help artists find jobs that enable their work to reach th...

GrantWatch ID#: 169654

Grants to North Vancouver, British Columbia Nonprofits for Initiatives to Assist the Disadvan...

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants to North Vancouver, British Columbia nonprofit organizations for operational support and for programs and projects 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. The current fu...

GrantWatch ID#: 170944

Grants to Alberta Nonprofits, IHEs, and Native Settlements to Acquire, Build, and Improve Pu...

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants to Alberta nonprofits, libraries, higher education institutions, First Nations, and Metis settlements for the construction, acquisition, upgrade, renovation, or expansion of public community facilities. Eligible facilities may be used for cultural, sports, recreational, and other public-use purposes. The goal of the...

GrantWatch ID#: 177499
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Grants to Vancouver, British Columbia Charitable Organizations to Improve the Lives of Inner...

Deadline 11/01/19 LOI Date: 09/15/19

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 before applying. Funding is intended to address the areas of children and youth, community transformation, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 179730
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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 Windsor, Ontario Nonprofits and Individuals for Arts and Cultural Projects and Act...

Deadline 09/20/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to Windsor, Ontario nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and individuals to enhance arts and cultural opportunities for local residents. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to applying. The purpose of this program is to invest in the community’s creative economy. Mission for t...

GrantWatch ID#: 173486

Grants to Vancouver, British Columbia Nonprofits to Host Sports Events

Deadline 09/20/19

Grants to Vancouver, British Columbia nonprofit organizations to host sporting events that are likely to bring social, health, economic, and community benefits to the city. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is available for new sport events, local or regional sport tournaments, and annual spo...

GrantWatch ID#: 180525

Grants to Alberta Municipalities, First Nations, and Metis Settlements for Infrastructure Pr...

Deadline 09/30/19

Grants to Alberta municipalities, First Nations, Metis Settlements, improvement districts, and special areas for projects that protect critical infrastructure, promote long-term community viability, and mitigate safety hazards. Funding is intended to develop long-term resilience to flood and drought events. The delivery...

GrantWatch ID#: 162084
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Research and Strategies That Pr...

Deadline 10/01/19

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International scholars and professionals at a private foundation in Washington, DC to improve strategies for developing democracy throughout the world, or to conduct related research for publication. The fellowship program will take place at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). The pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 159071

Grants to Thunder Bay, Ontario Nonprofits to Host Sports Events, Festivals, and Championships

Deadline 10/04/19

Grants to Thunder Bay, Ontario nonprofit organizations to host events that will contribute to the local economy, develop sports, enhance volunteerism, and showcase community pride. Applicants should contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to support local organizers seeking help with start-up costs ass...

GrantWatch ID#: 159233

Grants to Southwestern Alberta Nonprofits, School Districts, and Municipalities for Environme...

Deadline 10/15/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to southwestern Alberta nonprofits, municipalities, and school districts for programs that benefit local residents. Applicants must submit a pre-proposal prior to applying. Funding is intended for programs that focus on environment, culture, healthy communities, community connections, living standar...

GrantWatch ID#: 178208

Grants and In-Kind Support to USA and Canada Organizations and Individuals in Eligible Regio...

Deadline 10/15/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 and in-kind support to Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, North Dakota, and Montana charities, nonprofits, ad hoc organizations, committees, and individuals to cover the costs of fundraising events that support social causes in rural communities and agricultural regions. Funding is intend...

GrantWatch ID#: 179699

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

Deadline 10/15/19

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 regions include Yorkton Tribal Council, cities of Melville and Yorkton, and secondary areas (located 100 kilometers or within a 60 mile radius of Yorkton). ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186100

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

Deadline 10/30/19

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 Ontario Nonprofit Trade and Event Organizations to Promote the Local Cultural Medi...

Deadline 11/07/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $60,000 to Ontario nonprofit trade and event organizations for events, activities, and other initiatives that foster growth in the cultural media industry. Funding is available for business development, as well as organizational capacity building. The Industry Development Program will prov...

GrantWatch ID#: 175127

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
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Grants to Thunder Bay, Ontario Nonprofits to Hold Race Events on Public Streets

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Thunder Bay, Ontario nonprofit organizations to hold races on public city streets. Applications will be considered for sporting competitions that demonstrate the potential to attract tourists and participants from out of town. This program supports events that require significant policing and notification to the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 139756

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 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
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Grants to Manitoba Nonprofit Sports Organizations and Individuals for Training and Developme...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $500 and grants of up to $1,500 to Manitoba nonprofit sports organizations and individuals for training and development programs that will help to further advance the skills of athletes, coaches, and officials in the community. Applicants should contact regional program staff prior to applying. Funding is i...

GrantWatch ID#: 155508

Grants to Canada Nonprofits for Programs that Protect the Economic and Social Rights of Resi...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada nonprofits for programs that address poverty through policy development, leadership development, and by strengthening connections between civic communities. The Foundation's mission is to create a country in which the economic and social rights of all residents are safeguarded. Maytree seeks proposals t...

GrantWatch ID#: 155595
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Grants to Canada College Researchers to Form Partnerships with Industry Partners

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $25,000 to Canada college researchers and administrators to promote college-industry partnerships in the fields of social and natural sciences, humanities, engineering, or health. Applicants must contact their regional office prior to applying. Connect Grants provide financial...

GrantWatch ID#: 155667

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits in Multiple States for Professional Development for Empl...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA and Canada nonprofits, schools, and agencies in areas where the funding source operates for classes and courses that will improve employees' performance. Funding is intended for professional development programs in community-based organizations for employees to attend classes/courses that will...

GrantWatch ID#: 155787