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Canada Economic Development Grants:  122 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 Artists in Eligible Regions for Artistic Guidance and Career Development

Deadline 05/04/20

Grants of $10,000 to Ontario individual artists in eligible regions for artistic guidance in a range of disciplines. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to provide career development assistance to artists who are new to the area. The goal of the program is to support the integration...

GrantWatch ID#: 185099

Grants to Canada Nonprofits and First Nations Bands to Help Women Develop Greater Economic P...

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants to Canada nonprofit organizations and First Nations Bands to help women develop greater economic prosperity. The Foundation seeks to prioritize funding to organizations that reach women who face multiple barriers, in communities where the needs are greatest. The Foundation aims to help social purpose organizations b...

GrantWatch ID#: 187017

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Startup Companies to Relocate to Eligible Regions

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants and in-kind services to USA, Canada, and International startup companies from all industries. Companies must be willing to relocate to eligible regions for at least one year. Funding is intended to improve local economic development, as well as the entrepreneurial vibrancy of the community. Arch Grants does not have...

GrantWatch ID#: 170716

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits for Economic Development Initiatives

Deadline 04/14/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 184161

Grants and In-Kind Support to British Columbia Groups to Facilitate Events and Festivals

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants and in-kind support to British Columbia groups for new or recurring festivals and other community events in an eligible region. Funding is intended to support events that provide the region with economic benefits, foster community spirit and engagement, and enhance cultural development. Eligible festivals are held a...

GrantWatch ID#: 152362

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

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to Saskatchewan and Manitoba charitable and nonprofit organizations for a wide range of initiatives to benefit eligible communities. Eligible 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
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Grants to Manitoba Book Publishing Companies to Improve Marketing Activities

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Manitoba book publishing companies to improve marketing activities. Funding is intended to raise the profile of local book publishers and to increase sales of local books. Funding is also intended to support efforts to expand and sustain long-term marketing activities.

GrantWatch ID#: 187898

Grants to British Columbia Registered Charities and Qualified Donees for Activities that Ben...

Deadline 04/24/20

Grants of up to $4,000 to British Columbia registered charities and qualified donees to benefit children, youth, families, and seniors in eligible rural communities. To help develop thriving and resilient communities, eligible focus areas include education, health, arts and culture, environment, economic development, sport...

GrantWatch ID#: 171066

Grants to British Columbia Registered Charities for Programs that Improve Outcomes for Local...

Deadline 04/24/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 180946
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Grants to Manitoba Nonprofits, Groups, and Social Enterprises for Capacity Building Projects

Deadline 04/28/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Manitoba nonprofit organizations, associations, societies, charities, cooperatives, and social enterprises in the funding source’s service area for capacity building projects. Eligible organizations are those that support social inclusion, environmental sustainability, and community enterprise d...

GrantWatch ID#: 156673

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits to Address Financial Literacy in Underserved Communities

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $40,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations to address financial literacy and inclusion in underserved communities. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to applying. Eligible programs are those that place emphasis on initiatives that offer opportunities for replication and scale into other commun...

GrantWatch ID#: 147607

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

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants starting at $10,000 to British Columbia organizations for sports, arts, and cultural events that 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 b...

GrantWatch ID#: 175161

Grants to Saskatchewan Registered Charities, First Nations, and Municipalities for Cultural ...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to Saskatchewan registered charities, First Nations, and municipalities for cultural programs and activities for youth. Funding is intended to support programs that impart cultural knowledge and skills to young people though hands-on experience with First Nations or Métis arts and culture leaders.

GrantWatch ID#: 175452

Grants to Alberta Nonprofits and Community Organizations to Enhance Community Programming an...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to Alberta nonprofit societies and community organizations for projects that enhance community programming and benefit local residents in eligible locations. Funding is intended to strengthen the capacity of local groups. Projects must benefit the residents of Canmore.

GrantWatch ID#: 181065
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Grants USA, Canada, and International Women Entrepreneurs for Business Development

Deadline 04/30/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 186824

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Increase Female Participation in Addr...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $40,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to address climate change. Funding is intended to train and involve females in addressing environmental issues, increase the representation of women, and create job opportunities for women that elevate them as leaders in environmental solutio...

GrantWatch ID#: 187814

Grants to Canada Registered Charities to Improve the Quality of Life for Residents

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to Canada registered charities for projects that improve the quality of life for residents in eligible regions. Applicants should demonstrate how their projects will positively impact the community. Programs must benefit residents of the designated area, which is from Blue River to McLure. Grants will be awarded for...

GrantWatch ID#: 169718

Grants to Prince Edward Island Registered Charities for Activities to Benefit Local Communit...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to Prince Edward Island registered charities for activities that strengthen local communities. Funding is intended to support community needs, engage citizens, and enhance the quality of life in the region. The funding source offers private scholarships in addition to Community Grants that support various causes thr...

GrantWatch ID#: 171738
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Grants to Alberta Businesses and Organizations for Improvements to Building Exteriors

Deadline 05/04/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Alberta businesses and organizations in eligible neighborhoods for improvements to building exteriors. The purpose of the funding is to enhance the aesthetic appeal and the quality of life of the community. Funding is intended to to match the newly adopted architectural wood/stone theme. All proj...

GrantWatch ID#: 180986
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Grants to Ontario Nonprofits for Collaborative Projects to Address Community Issues

Deadline 05/05/20

Grants of up to $16,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for collaborative initiatives to work on a shared area of interest or challenge. Eligible applicants must be leaders of charitable organizations in one of the following three areas: the environment, performing arts, and economic development for ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182343
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Grants to Ontario Nonprofits for Professional Development Training for Nonprofit Senior Mana...

Deadline 05/05/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations in eligible areas to support professional development leadership training opportunities for nonprofit leaders at a recognized leadership institution. Applicants must be leaders of charitable organizations in one of the following three areas: environment, performing...

GrantWatch ID#: 182344
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, Businesses, and Individuals t...

Deadline 05/07/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 188527

Grants to British Columbia Municipalities and Districts to Establish Local Endowments

Deadline 05/08/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 172519

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

Deadline 05/08/20

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

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

Deadline 05/08/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 172521

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

Deadline 05/08/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 172522
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Grants to Northern and Central British Columbia Nonprofits and Local Governments for Regiona...

Deadline 05/08/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 173047

Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits to Host Sports Events in Eligible Regions

Deadline 05/08/20

Grants to British Columbia nonprofit organizations to host sporting events that benefit eligible regions. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is available for new events, regional and local tournaments, and annual events taking place in the City of Vancouver. The purpose of funding is to suppor...

GrantWatch ID#: 180525
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Accelerator Program for USA, Canada, and International Start-Ups in the Field of Financial T...

Deadline 05/10/20

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International start-up companies to participate in a business accelerator program in a select city in the United States. Applications will be accepted from technology start-ups that demonstrate creativity and innovation in the field of financial services. The Accelerator program takes place...

GrantWatch ID#: 181491
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Grants to Canada Music Artists, Record Labels, and Managers for Artist Promotion and Touring...

Deadline 05/14/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 175217
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Grants to Ontario Artists and Arts Organizations in Eligible Regions for Projects that Promot...

Deadline 05/14/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 188485

Grants to British Columbia Registered Charities, Municipalities, and Schools for Community B...

Deadline 06/15/20 LOI Date: 05/15/20

Grants to British Columbia registered charities, municipalities, and schools in eligible regions to improve the quality of life for local residents. An expression of interest must be submitted prior to applying. Organizations must provide programs and services within the boundaries of the Shuswap area of the Columbia Shusw...

GrantWatch ID#: 145775
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Grants to Saskatchewan Nonprofits and Band Enterprises for Development Projects Serving Eligi...

Deadline 05/15/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 165205

Grants to Winnipeg, Manitoba Nonprofits for Organizational Efficiency and Capacity Building P...

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Winnipeg, Manitoba nonprofit agencies for programs that support organizational efficiency and capacity. Funding is intended for programs in the focus areas of research, human resources, financial management, strategy and business planning, strategic partnerships, and governance and leadership.

GrantWatch ID#: 166400

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

Deadline 05/15/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 169654

Grants to Nova Scotia Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Provide College Students with...

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to Nova Scotia nonprofit and charitable organizations, social enterprises, municipalities, and private sector businesses to provide post-secondary students with career-related work experiences. This program offers a financial incentive to defray the hourly wages of qualifying co-op students.

GrantWatch ID#: 175370
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Grants to Canada Early-Career Scholars Affiliated with an Eligible Institution for Research R...

Deadline 06/23/20 LOI Date: 05/20/20

Grants to Canada early-career researchers affiliated with an eligible institution for research studies related to disease. Applicants must register abstracts prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support the investigator's salary, as well as creative research studies related to arthritis, including...

GrantWatch ID#: 188369

Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits and Social Enterprises for Community Projects Benefiti...

Deadline 05/29/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to British Columbia nonprofit organizations and social enterprises in eligible locations for community projects that improve the quality of life for local residents, especially for those from disadvantaged communities. Funding is intended to support projects that enhance facilities, premises, and eq...

GrantWatch ID#: 184651
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Grants to Nova Scotia Nonprofits in Eligible Cities to Develop the Tourist Trade and Promote...

Deadline 05/30/20

Grants to Nova Scotia nonprofit organizations in eligible cities to develop the tourist trade and advance local businesses. Some applicants are required to contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to support operating, programming, promotional, and marketing expenses. Grants will be awarded for hosting ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166719

Grants to Alberta Organizations, Groups, and Individuals for Community Events

Deadline 05/31/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 151894

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

Deadline 05/31/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 165813

Grants to Saskatchewan Nonprofits in Eligible Regions to Host Large Events

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to Saskatchewan registered nonprofit groups and organizations in eligible regions to host large events. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended for a broad range of events that benefit the City of Saskatoon.

GrantWatch ID#: 165117
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Grants to British Columbia Individuals, Groups, and Arts and Culture Nonprofits To Benefit t...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants of up to $2,000 and grants of up to $5,000 to British Columbia individuals, groups, and nonprofit arts and culture organizations in eligible regions to benefit the local community. Funding is intended for organizations that serve local residents and for arts and culture events that showcase local artists. Proposals ...

GrantWatch ID#: 167530
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Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits for Programs that Positively Impact the Future for You...

Deadline 07/26/20 LOI Date: 06/15/20

Grants to British Columbia nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs that give vulnerable youth foundational, educational, employment, and financial literacy support. Applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Programs must serve youth between the ages of 13 and 29 in th...

GrantWatch ID#: 177142
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 06/19/20

Grants averaging $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International nongovernment 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:

GrantWatch ID#: 179280

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

Deadline 06/22/20

Grants to Canada IHE faculty members to partner with companies, researcher-owned companies, and early-stage investment groups to develop and transfer technology from colleges and universities to companies throughout the country. Funding is intended to support research and development projects that demonstrate technology tr...

GrantWatch ID#: 160240

Grants to Northern Ontario Production Companies for High-Quality Television and Film Projects

Deadline 06/26/20

Grants to Northern Ontario production companies for production and post-production costs of high-quality television and film projects. Eligible projects include made-for-television movies and drama series, and theatrical feature films. The purpose of this program is to increase film and television industry jobs and investm...

GrantWatch ID#: 183504

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

Deadline 06/30/20

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 06/30/20

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 Canada Businesses to Expand Their Operations to the Northern Ontario Region

Deadline 06/30/20

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