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Canada Economic Development Grants:  69 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 Canada Registered Charities, Municipalities, and Athletic Associations in Eligible...

Deadline 05/24/19

Grants to Canada registered charities, municipalities, and amateur athletic organizations in eligible areas for programs that offer solutions to mental health and oral health issues. Eligible communities include Hamilton, Calgary, Windsor-Essex, Victoria/Vancouver, Northern Ontario, and the Atlantic region. Funding is inte...

GrantWatch ID#: 185740

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

Deadline 05/30/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 166719

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

Deadline 05/31/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 155668
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Grants to Toronto, Ontario Registered Charities for Economic Opportunities for Low-Income Res...

Deadline 07/29/19 LOI Date: 06/06/19

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

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

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

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

GrantWatch ID#: 184157

Grants to Canada Researchers Affiliated with IHEs for Collaborative Social Sciences and Huma...

Deadline 06/15/19

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 USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 06/21/19

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

Deadline 06/22/19

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 06/22/19

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 06/22/19

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

Deadline 06/25/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 160240
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Environmental and Community Projects

Deadline 10/01/19 LOI Date: 07/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for a wide variety of environmental and community programs and projects. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support projects in many fields of endeavor, including but not limited to, envir...

GrantWatch ID#: 173142
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Grants to Ontario Nonprofit Trade and Event Organizations to Promote the Local Cultural Medi...

Deadline 07/11/19

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
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Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Island Communities

Deadline 07/15/19

Grants starting at $1,000 to British Columbia nonprofit organizations serving the funding source's service area for initiatives that benefit island communities. Preference will be given to programs in the areas of the environment, financial literacy, economic development, youth, and children. Presently this trade area...

GrantWatch ID#: 147608
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Grants and In-Kind Support to USA and Canada Organizations and Individuals in Eligible Regio...

Deadline 07/15/19

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 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
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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 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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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
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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 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

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

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

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 Southern Ontario Manufacturing Companies for Employee Training to Advance Innovati...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Southern Ontario manufacturing companies to train employees for the purpose of advancing innovation within the manufacturing industry. A preliminary proposal is required before being approved to submit a full proposal. Funding is intended for initiatives that will lead to new global export opportunities or create...

GrantWatch ID#: 158762

Grants to Northern Ontario Businesses for Startup Activities and Job Creation in Priority Se...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northern Ontario new businesses to support operations in emerging and existing priority sectors of the economy. Funding may be used for project costs related to the startup of a business that will result in new jobs in the region. Eligible costs include but are not limited to: -Leasehold improvements -New or...

GrantWatch ID#: 158766

Grants to Northern Ontario Established Businesses to Expand Operations and Create Jobs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northern Ontario existing businesses that intend to retain or expand their operations within the region to increase productivity, improve competitiveness, grow revenues, export, and create jobs. Applications are invited from businesses operating in a broad range of sectors. Eligible project costs may include but ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158767

Grants to 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
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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

Grants to Canada Nonprofits and Businesses to Collaborate with a University on a Research Pr...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada nonprofit and for-profit organizations to collaborate with universities for research projects in any sector. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to applying. The purpose of this program is to solve research challenges by engaging academic expertise. This program supports proposals from partner...

GrantWatch ID#: 162825

Grants to Ontario Employers for Workforce Training to Meet Changing Industry Needs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Ontario employers to support workforce training activities that will meet the needs of the province’s rapidly changing economy. This grant will defray the cost of training provided by a qualifying, third-party provider. Training must take place in Ontario and be provided to employees residing in Ontario. As...

GrantWatch ID#: 163062
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Grants to Qikiqtani Region, Nunavut Inuk Craftspeople for the Purchase of Tools and Sewing M...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 and grants of up to $2,500 to Qikiqtani Region, Nunavut Inuk craftspeople for the purchase of carving tools or sewing machines. Funding is intended to create and support successful Inuit businesses, and t0 provide employment opportunities within local communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 164258
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Grants to Qikiqtani Region, Nunavut Tourism Businesses for Marketing and Equipment Purchases

Deadline Ongoing

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

GrantWatch ID#: 164259

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

Deadline Ongoing

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

GrantWatch ID#: 165390

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