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Canada Economic Development Grants:  89 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 USA and Canada Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Eligible Areas for Community R...

Deadline 07/19/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and Quebec nonprofits, government agencies, and schools in eligible communities for community revitalization activities. Preference will be given to programs that benefit the residents of Coos County, New Hampshire, as well as those living in bordering communities i...

GrantWatch ID#: 180453

Grants to Guelph Area, Ontario Nonprofits for Community Development Activities

Deadline 07/20/18

Grants to Guelph area, Ontario nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of health, environment, education, community vitality, culture, and recreation. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Funding Source prior to applying. Programs must also address one or more of the 17 areas detailed in the United Nations Su...

GrantWatch ID#: 172530

Grants to Canada Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Improve Accessibility for Individu...

Deadline 07/26/18

Grants to Canada nonprofit organizations, businesses, municipalities, territorial governments, and indigenous organizations to improve accessibility in workplaces and community facilities. Funding is available for renovations, retrofit projects, and construction. Overview: The Government of Canada is currently acce...

GrantWatch ID#: 154538

Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits for Environment, Arts, Health, Education, and Communit...

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants of up to $40,000 to British Columbia nonprofits in the Victoria Capital Regional District for programs in the areas of arts, culture, and heritage; environment; community services; education; or health and recreation. Added consideration is given to programs in the areas of homelessness and food security. All a...

GrantWatch ID#: 174784

Grants to New Brunswick Nonprofits, Groups, and Agencies in the Northern Carleton Area to Imp...

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants to New Brunswick nonprofit organizations, associations, municipalities, and schools, hospitals, and other government agencies to strengthen and improve the quality of life for residents in the Northern Carleton area. Funding is intended for a wide range of programs including education, arts and culture, economic dev...

GrantWatch ID#: 170227
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Grants to Ontario Nonprofits and Individuals for Programs that Benefit the Town of Gananoque

Deadline 08/09/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations and individuals for programs and projects that benefit the Town of Gananoque. Organizations can apply for support for a specific project or event that strengthens the community or support for organizational development. Individuals may apply for assistance with new...

GrantWatch ID#: 175533

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

Deadline 08/10/18

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. The purpose of this grant is to help plan for projects that are expected to increase investment i...

GrantWatch ID#: 172521

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

Deadline 08/10/18

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 are asked to discuss eligibility with program staff prior to applying. The goal of this program is to increase ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172522

Grants to British Columbia Municipalities and Districts to Establish Local Endowments

Deadline 08/10/18

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 and Local Governments for Regiona...

Deadline 08/10/18

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 position or promote a region or community to enhance its economic vitality or diversification. Proposed marketing projects must be new initiatives that sta...

GrantWatch ID#: 173047
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Grants to Northern and Central British Columbia Nonprofits, Municipalities, and First Nation...

Deadline 08/10/18

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. This grants program supports capital investments and public multi-use facilities that drive revenue and job creation and provi...

GrantWatch ID#: 172520

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

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to Saskatchewan charitable organizations and band enterprises for economic and community development projects serving First Nations communities in eligible regions. Eligible programs are those that serve Peter Chapman Band, Prince Albert Grand Council, Chakastaypasin Band, Agency Chiefs Tribal Council, Meadow Lake T...

GrantWatch ID#: 165205
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Programs that Promote Gender and Rac...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for projects that promote racial, gender, and economic justice. Funding is intended to support programs that benefit, and are directed by, women and girls. Eligible programs focus on activism, political change, and empowerment. Small and start-up organizat...

GrantWatch ID#: 172504
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Grants to Canada Music Artists, Record Labels, and Managers for Artist Promotion and Touring...

Deadline 08/16/18

Grants to Canada music artists, independent record labels, and artist managers for marketing and promotion activities. The purpose of this fund is to help emerging Canadian music artists launch their careers. Funding may support promising artists throughout Canada. The goal of this fund is to directly impact artists and su...

GrantWatch ID#: 175217
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Investigators to Research USA Health Care Reform Out...

Deadline 11/15/18 LOI Date: 08/20/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International scholars and investigators at the Ph.D. (or equivalent) level to conduct research projects to understand the various effects of the health care reforms made in the USA in 2010. A Letter of Inquiry must be submitted by August 20, 2018. Questions on the LOI process should be submitte...

GrantWatch ID#: 175593
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Grants and In-Kind Support to Whitecourt, Alberta Businesses to Establish a Retail or Commer...

Deadline 08/24/18

Grants and in-kind support to Whitecourt, Alberta commercial and retail businesses to establish a presence in the downtown sector. Grants will be provided in the form of subsidized lease rates, training, and mentoring. Funding is intended to revitalize and increase foot traffic in the downtown area. Whitecourt has deve...

GrantWatch ID#: 183802
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Science, Philosophy, Character Devel...

Deadline 01/31/19 LOI Date: 08/31/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and IHEs for charitable work and innovative projects and research. A funding inquiry is due August 31, 2018. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of science and the big questions, character virtue development, individual freedom and free markets, ex...

GrantWatch ID#: 171288
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Grants to Meaford, Ontario Nonprofits for Projects, Programs, and Events that Promote Commun...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to Meaford, Ontario nonprofit organizations for civic events, festivals, projects, and programs that enhance the local community. Eligible requests are those that align with the funding source's strategic priorities of strengthening the community by providing services and events to the residents and visitors of the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 138338
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Grants to Medicine Hat, Alberta Individuals, Organizations, Teams, and Groups for Local, Reg...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants of up to $3,000 to Medicine Hat, Alberta organizations, agencies, individuals, teams, and groups for one-time assistance to fund the attendance or hosting of competitions and events. Events may be either provincial, regional, national, or international. Funding is intended to recognize and acknowledge the effort...

GrantWatch ID#: 165813
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Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Sustainable Land Use and Excel...

Deadline 09/06/18

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. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Program areas include built environment sustainability, su...

GrantWatch ID#: 173220
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Grants to New Brunswick For-Profit Music Production Companies for Recording Projects

Deadline 09/07/18

Grants of up to $7,500 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 to: -Promote the development and growth of...

GrantWatch ID#: 177500

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Individuals to Aid Underprivileged C...

Deadline 12/17/18 LOI Date: 09/14/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits and individuals for a wide range of economic development and social empowerment projects that will aid underprivileged populations. LOIs are due September 14, 2018. A particular focus will be given to those demographics that have been overlooked and/or mar...

GrantWatch ID#: 174694

Grants to Alberta Nonprofits for Humanitarian Efforts in Developing Countries

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants of up to $25,000 to Alberta nonprofit organizations to support humanitarian projects in developing countries. Eligible projects are those that address the priorites of basic needs, small business development, women in development, and emergency disaster relief. CIP International Development funding testifies to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173804

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

Deadline 09/15/18

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, and recreational purposes. CFEP aims to foster healthy, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177499
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Grants to Canada Researchers Affiliated with IHEs for Collaborative Social Sciences and Huma...

Deadline 09/15/18

Grants ranging from $7,000 to $25,000 to Canada researchers affiliated with qualifying postsecondary institutions for collaborative social sciences and humanities research. This program provides short-term support for partnered research endeavors that will inform decision making at a single partner organization from the pu...

GrantWatch ID#: 182338
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Grants to Vancouver, British Columbia Charitable Organizations to Improve the Lives of Inner...

Deadline 11/01/18 LOI Date: 09/15/18

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 before applying. LOIs must be submitted by September 15, 2018. Funding is intended to address the areas of children and youth, community...

GrantWatch ID#: 179730

Grants to Windsor, Ontario Nonprofits and Individuals for Arts and Cultural Projects and Act...

Deadline 09/21/18

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

Deadline 09/24/18

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. Objective: The objec...

GrantWatch ID#: 160240

Grants to Grande Prairie, Alberta Nonprofits for Local Arts and Cultural Festivals

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants of up to $14,000 to Grande Prairie, Alberta nonprofit organizations to support arts and cultural festivals benefitting the local community. Funding may be requested for both new and existing festivals. Festivals will be evaluated on the basis of entertainment value, artistic and cultural benefit to the community, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 146107

Grants to Alberta Nonprofits, Schools, Indian Tribes, and Public Agencies to Host Major Spor...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to Alberta nonprofits, educational institutions, municipalities, and First Nations to host sports events throughout the province. Funding is also available for the development and bid preparation of major national and international sports events. Priority will be given to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175340

Grants to Hinton, Alberta Nonprofits, First Nations Groups, and Universities to Benefit the ...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants ranging between $1,000 and $10,000 to Hinton, Alberta nonprofits, First Nations and Metis groups, and institutions of higher education for programs that will enhance the local community. Funding may be used towards public events that attract visitors, significantly contribute to the local economy, and promote volun...

GrantWatch ID#: 159573

Grants to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Benef...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants starting at $2,500 to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. Eligible USA communities are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180321
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Grants to New Brunswick Nonprofits, Municipalities, First Nations, and Associations for Art...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants to New Brunswick nonprofits, municipalities, multi-cultural associations, and First Nations to support arts and cultural activities and performing arts festivals. First-time applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. The purpose of this program is to strengthen communities throughout the province. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175666
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Grants to Thunder Bay, Ontario Nonprofits to Host Sports Events, Festivals, and Championships

Deadline 10/05/18

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. Applications are invited from local organizers seeking assistance for bidding and startup costs associated with hosting sport events, inaugural...

GrantWatch ID#: 159233
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Grants to Vancouver, British Columbia Nonprofits to Host Sports Events

Deadline 10/12/18

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 USA and Canada Organizations and Individuals in Eligible Regions for Fundraising Ev...

Deadline 10/15/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, North Dakota, and Montana charities, nonprofits, ad hoc organizations, committees, and individuals to cover the costs of fundraising events for social causes in rural communities and agricultural regions. Funding is intended to help eligible commun...

GrantWatch ID#: 179699
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Youth Education and Career Develo...

Deadline 10/17/18

Grants ranging from $30,000 to $50,000 to Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario nonprofits for projects that promote educational and career success for vulnerable youth in communities where the funding source operates. Funding is intended to promote educational opportunities in the areas of K-...

GrantWatch ID#: 176244

Grants to Ontario Nonprofit Trade and Event Organizations to Grow the Cultural Media Industry

Deadline 11/01/18

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. Introduction: The Industry Development...

GrantWatch ID#: 175127

Grants to Northern Ontario Production Companies for High-Quality Media Projects

Deadline 11/09/18

Grants to Northern Ontario production companies to support high-quality television and film productions. The purpose of this program is to increase media industry jobs and investments in the region. This program seeks to promote the establishment of media industry infrastructure in Northern Ontario. Applications will b...

GrantWatch ID#: 183504

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Deadline Ongoing

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GrantWatch ID#: 173609

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 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 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

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 Canada Science and Engineering Researchers to Form Partnerships with Industry Part...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $25,000 to Canada researchers and administrators based at IHEs, nonprofit organizations, and NGOs to promote academic-industry partnerships in the fields of science and engineering. Applicants must contact their regional office prior to applying. Objectives: Connect Grants...

GrantWatch ID#: 155667

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

Grants to Canada Nonprofits and First Nations Governments for Environment, Social Justice, a...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 to Canada nonprofits, labor unions, indigenous organizations, and First Nation governments for programs that have measurable results in the areas of environmental sustainability, co-operative principles and practices, and social justice and financial inclusion. More details on the program areas a...

GrantWatch ID#: 162388

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Education, Environment, Community, and Safety

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations to promote vibrant and strong communities where the funding source has a business presence. Program areas include education and training, environment, community, and safety. The funding source supports activities, initiatives, and events that generate community engagement, m...

GrantWatch ID#: 167553

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

Grants to Newfoundland and Labrador Nonprofit and For-Profit Employers for Job Training

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Newfoundland and Labrador nonprofit organizations, private sector employers, employer consortia, unions, industry associations, and Aboriginal organizations and governments for employee training. Funding will defray the cost of training either future employees or current employees. Eligible Training: Elig...

GrantWatch ID#: 166148