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Canada Economic Development Grants:  65 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, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies for Innovativ...

Deadline 12/02/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, social entrepreneurs, and for-profit enterprises for innovative solutions that address global challenges. Applications are invited from smaller or startup-phase organizations that may use funds to field and grow their projects to scale. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182465
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Grants to Toronto, Ontario Registered Charities for Economic Opportunities for Low-Income Res...

Deadline 02/04/19 LOI Date: 12/03/18

Grants to Toronto, Ontario registered charities to develop creative strategies to enhance the economic opportunities and livelihoods of low-income individuals. Applicants must submit a letter of interest prior to applying. The funding source intends to support strategies that: - Make precarious jobs better (raise th...

GrantWatch ID#: 172354

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Develop Innovative Epilepsy Therapie...

Deadline 12/14/18

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals for the development of innovative technologies, therapies, or products to treat people with epilepsy. The award will support the development and commercialization of the winner’s product. Examples of concepts eligible for awards include: -Drug or device treatment t...

GrantWatch ID#: 177383
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Grants to USA Farmers to Improve Environmental Impact, Safety, and Availability of Produce

Deadline 12/15/18

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $20,000 to USA farmers and aggregators to implement sustainability practices that will improve environmental impact and ensure the availability and safety of produce in the market. Funding is intended to help local farms upgrade operations, invest in food safety, and implement sustainable tech...

GrantWatch ID#: 160732
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Grants to Canada Researchers Affiliated with IHEs for Collaborative Social Sciences and Huma...

Deadline 12/15/18

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

Grants to Canada IHE Faculty Members to Mentor Students in Industry-Related Scientific Resea...

Deadline 12/15/18

Grants of $25,000 to Canada university faculty members for research studies conducted by students under their mentorship. Funding is intended to support projects in the areas of engineering, earth, physical, chemical, and environmental sciences which will further the interests of the petrochemical industry and the developm...

GrantWatch ID#: 184285
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 12/21/18

Grants averaging $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International nongovernmental organizations working to strengthen democratic institutions worldwide and advance democratic goals. Applications are invited from independent, local NGOs for non-partisan programs that seek to accomplish the following goals: -Promote and defend h...

GrantWatch ID#: 179280
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Grants to Shuswap Area, British Columbia Nonprofits for Arts, Heritage, Education, Health, Sa...

Deadline 01/31/19 LOI Date: 12/31/18

Grants to Shuswap area, British Columbia nonprofit organizations and charities for community benefit projects. A letter of intent is required before submitting an application. Projects must align with the following areas of focus: arts and cultural activities, education, environment, animal welfare, health and wellness, sa...

GrantWatch ID#: 145775
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Grants to Alberta Nonprofits, Schools, Indian Tribes, and Public Agencies to Host Major Spor...

Deadline 01/01/19

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
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline 01/15/19

Award to recognize a USA, Canada, or International individual Jewish leader under the age of 50 who has made a significant, tangible, and positive global impact. Individuals may be nominated for achievements in any field, including the environment, genetics, medical education, public education, humanitarian relief, human r...

GrantWatch ID#: 177586
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In-Kind Support to USA, Canada, and Mexico Regional Authorities and Agencies for Smart Techno...

Deadline 01/18/19

In-kind support and resources to USA, Canada, and Mexico government agencies and regional authorities to participate in a large-scale smart technology program to improve urban areas. Funding is intended to give cities the technological resources and support services needed to create sustainable communities that will benefi...

GrantWatch ID#: 177843
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Grants to Windsor, Ontario Nonprofits and Individuals for Arts and Cultural Projects and Act...

Deadline 02/01/19

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
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Grants to Canada IHEs for Collaborative Humanities and Social Sciences Research

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants to Canada higher education institutions for long-term, collaborative research projects in the humanities and social sciences. Institutions may need to confirm eligibility at least five business days prior to the deadline. Funding is intended to support large teams working in formal collaboration between postsecondar...

GrantWatch ID#: 178796

Grants to British Columbia Organizations for the Marketing and Promotion of Tourism Events

Deadline 04/30/19

Grants to British Columbia organizations for projects and events that will increase tourism within the Province. Funding is intended to widen the impact and reach of cultural, arts, and competitive sports events by covering the costs of marketing and promotional materials, advertisements, and broadcasting. Tourism is o...

GrantWatch ID#: 175161
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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

Grants to Nunavut Employers for Workforce Training in Small and Remote Communities

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 per trainee to Nunavut small employers, Inuit organizations, and Crown Corporations to support workforce training initiatives for individuals in small and remote communities. Eligible training expenses may include mandatory student fees; tuition fees; fees charged by the training provider; examinati...

GrantWatch ID#: 154537

Grants to Canada 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 IHEs and Companies for Joint Engineering and Natural Sciences Research and ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada universities and companies for collaborative research and development in the fields of engineering and natural sciences. Applicants must contact the appropriate officer prior to applying. The purpose of this program is to enable Canadian-based companies to access unique expertise, knowledge, and educationa...

GrantWatch ID#: 155665
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Grants to Canada 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
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Grants to Canada IHEs and Industry Partners for Science and Engineering Research and Develop...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $25,000 to Canada colleges and universities to partner with innovative companies for short-term research and development projects. Funding will support the project costs of science and engineering developments that address a company-specific problem. Objectives: Engage Grants are designed to give in...

GrantWatch ID#: 155668
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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. The professional development must be relevant to the job the employee performs and may be one-day classes or part of a certification program...

GrantWatch ID#: 155787

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
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Grants to Saskatchewan Metis Business Owners to Start Up or Expand Small Businesses

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Sasketchewan Metis business owners to start up or expand small businesses and community businesses. Funding is intended to help eligible business owners strengthen their businesses, to support local economic development, and to lever financial assistance from other sources. Eligibility criteria: - The project...

GrantWatch ID#: 158776
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Internships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Volunteer in Israel

Deadline Ongoing

Internships to USA, Canada, and International individuals to travel to Israel and gain experience (usually volunteering) in a field of the applicant's choice. Interns will spend 25 to 40 hours per week in their placement, with the rest of the time free for personal exploration. This program enables interns to live and obse...

GrantWatch ID#: 162018

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, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Education, Social Service, Economic D...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for charitable programs and projects that focus on the areas of education, social services, community and economic development, and the environment. The funding source considers requests for operating, program, capital, or endowm...

GrantWatch ID#: 162542

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
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Education, Economic Empowerment, and ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $75,000 USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to identify and develop innovative solutions to socioeconomic challenges in underserved communities. Funding areas include education, economic empowerment, and basic human needs. Evaluation criteria include: - Addresses a Significant Socia...

GrantWatch ID#: 162819
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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

Grants to Qikiqtani Region, Nunavut Tourism Businesses for Marketing and Equipment Purchases

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 to Qikiqtani Region, Nunavut tourism-related businesses for marketing and business expansion projects. Projects may include marketing initiatives or the purchase of new equipment, including safety gear. Eligible businesses operate in the communities of Resolute Bay, Grise Fiord, Arctic Bay, Qikiqtar...

GrantWatch ID#: 164259

Grants to Northern Ontario Nonprofits, Municipalities, and Businesses to Promote Economic Gr...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northern Ontario nonprofit organizations, IHEs, municipalities, and corporations to support economic growth. Funding in intended to strengthen local business and increase competition and productivity through community partnerships. The Funding Source encourages communities and businesses to become more innovative...

GrantWatch ID#: 164435

Grants to Canada Businesses, Colleges, and Research Institutions in Multiple Provinces to Dev...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada businesses, universities, colleges, and research institutions in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador to develop technology-based services, products, or processes with commercial potential. Eligible projects are those in the areas of natural and applied sciences, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165390
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Grants to New Brunswick Municipalities, Nonprofits, and First Nations Groups for Arts and Cu...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to New Brunswick nonprofit organizations, municipalities, First Nations groups, and cultural industries to promote professionalism, growth, and sustainable contributions to the province’s cultural sector. This program seeks to promote cultural development as well as strategic growth. Objectives: -To encourag...

GrantWatch ID#: 165657

Financial Assistance to Canada Businesses and Nonprofits in Multiple Provinces to Improve Op...

Deadline Ongoing

Financial assistance to New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island businesses and nonprofit organizations seeking to expand or improve their operations. Applicants must contact their local program office prior to submitting an application. The Business Development Program (BDP) can...

GrantWatch ID#: 165658
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Grants to East Hants, Nova Scotia Organizations, Businesses, and Individuals to Promote Tour...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to East Hants, Nova Scotia local organizations, individuals, and businesses to promote tourism in the local area. This program seeks to promote the growth of competitive, high-quality tourism destinations and visitor experiences that are significant to the local area. Projects should encourage travel and align with ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165683

Grants to Northwest Territories Companies and Entrepreneurs for Economic and Business Develo...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northwest Territories businesses and entrepreneurs to support economic and business development activities. The purpose of this program is to foster the development of a sustainable and diversified economy. Financial support will enable qualified applicants to launch businesses, improve their skills or capacity, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166058
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Grants and In-Kind Support to Nunavut New Entrepreneurs for Business Development Support

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $5,000 and In-kind support to Nunavut new entrepreneurs to assist in developing businesses. In addition to the financial support, eligible recipients will receive business start-up support and career counseling from the funding source. Applicants must first develop a business plan with the funding source. Clie...

GrantWatch ID#: 166147
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Grants to Canada Charitable Organizations for Diabetes Prevention and Care, Arts and Culture...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada charitable organizations for programs related to the prevention and care of diabetes and access to arts and culture. Additional support is being offered for financial education programs in Quebec. Funding is intended to improve the lives of families and individuals in the communities where the funding sour...

GrantWatch ID#: 167087
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Grants to Quebec Nonprofits for Programs to Foster Financial Self-Sufficiency

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Quebec nonprofits for financial literacy and home economics programs. Funding is intended to help Quebec residents attain self-sufficiency and develop resilience to daily financial challenges. This program addresses topics reflecting the various aspects of financial life, like health and money, which also includ...

GrantWatch ID#: 167088
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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
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Grants to Northwest Territories Aboriginal Companies for Market Development and Business Exp...

Deadline Ongoing

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

GrantWatch ID#: 167663

Grants to Nunavut For-Profits for New Business Ventures, Start-ups, and Expansions

Deadline Ongoing

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

GrantWatch ID#: 170179

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

Deadline Ongoing

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

GrantWatch ID#: 173609

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Groups for Social Justice, Environm...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and community groups for a broad range of programs and projects. Funding will be provided for programs that address the areas of economic empowerment, animal rights and welfare, the environment and sustainability, health and wellness, youth, schools and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173825
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Grants and In-Kind Support to USA, Canada, and England Immigrants to Israel to Facilitate Re...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and England immigrants to Israel who are interested in moving to Israel’s Southern communities. These grants provide special financial assistance and additional support services to Olim making Aliyah to Southern Israel. Grants are based on financial need as well as the Oleh’s Aliyah plan. These ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173924

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

Deadline Ongoing

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

GrantWatch ID#: 174388