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Canada Economic Development Grants:  79 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 Northern Canada Teams of Organizations and Individuals to Address Community Needs

Deadline 10/15/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 174884

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 Alberta and Saskatchewan Charities for Education and Health Projects in Eligible C...

Deadline 09/28/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Alberta and Saskatchewan charitable organizations for education and healthcare projects that will benefit eligible communities. Funding is intended to improve the lives of the residents in the following communities: Marengo, Gaudin, Viking, Stoughton, Willingdon, and Crossfield. Funds will onl...

GrantWatch ID#: 161374

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, an...

Deadline 09/30/18

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level. The funding source places particular emphasis on topics relating to the most critical and current issues that include, but are not limited to, war and conflict; social justice and human righ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

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 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 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 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

Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 10/01/18

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

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

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

Deadline 10/31/18

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 British Columbia Organizations for the Marketing and Promotion of Tourism Events

Deadline 10/31/18

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 Manitoba Organizations for Environmental and Social Sustainability Projects

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Manitoba organizations for projects and programs in the areas of community enterprise, environment, and social inclusion. Funding is intended to support activities related to strategic planning, professional training, the purchase of equipment, and public relations materials. The A...

GrantWatch ID#: 156673
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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
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Fellowships and Scholarships to Canada Students Pursuing PhDs in the Humanities and Social S...

Deadline 11/06/18

Fellowships of $20,000 per year and scholarships of $35,000 per year to Canada students pursuing doctoral degrees in the social sciences and humanities disciplines. This purpose of this program is to help PhD students develop research skills and to support the training of highly-qualified personnel. This program assists st...

GrantWatch ID#: 175208
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Grants to Toronto, Ontario Nonprofits for Joint Projects Related to Environment, Performing A...

Deadline 11/06/18

Grants of up to $16,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations for collaborative initiatives to work on a shared area of interest or challenge within the City of Toronto. Funding is intended to align with one of the following three areas of focus: environment, performing arts, or economic development for low-income populations...

GrantWatch ID#: 182343
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Grants to Toronto Ontario Nonprofits for Professional Development Training of Nonprofit Seni...

Deadline 11/06/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 182344
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Grants to Winnipeg, Manitoba Nonprofits for Organizational Efficiency and Capacity Building P...

Deadline 11/09/18

Grants to Winnipeg, Manitoba nonprofit agencies for programs that support organizational efficiency and capacity. Priority areas of funding include human resources, financial management, strategy and business planning, and governance and leadership. For the Foundation, capacity building for organizational effectiveness...

GrantWatch ID#: 166400
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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

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

Deadline 11/15/18

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 Canada Music Artists, Record Labels, and Managers for Artist Promotion and Touring...

Deadline 11/15/18

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 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 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 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
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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 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

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
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Grants to Northwest Territories and Ontario Nonprofits for Education, Training Development, a...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northwest Territories and Ontario nonprofits for education, business and training development, and conservation programs that benefit the communities in which the funding source does business. Funding is intended to provide donations, sponsorships, and business development seed money to qualified organizations. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158226

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
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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
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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
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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

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
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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

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