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Canada Economic Development Grants:  62 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 Nonprofits, Businesses, Organizations, and Agencies that Jointly Address Co...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $30,000 and grants of up to $75,000 to Ontario nonprofits, businesses, organizations, and agencies for collaborative efforts to address complex social and environmental issues. You must first register your organization before applying for a grant. The funding source supports cooperative strategy with partne...

GrantWatch ID#: 156320

Grants to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Nonprofits to Host Major Events, Festivals, and Conferences

Deadline 03/01/18

Grants to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan nonprofit organizations to host major events that enhance the city and promote visitation. Funding may be used for event-related capital expenditures and operating expenses. Eligible events could include arts and cultural events, festivals, sporting events, conferences, and tradeshows. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165117

Grants to USA Farmers to Improve Environmental Impact, Safety, and Availability of Produce

Deadline 12/15/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 to USA farmers 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 invest in food safety, upgrade operations, and implement sustainable technology. Grant...

GrantWatch ID#: 160732

Grants to Nunavut Nonprofits, For-Profits, Municipalities, and Artists for Arts and Tourism ...

Deadline 12/15/17

Grants to Nunavut nonprofits, for-profits, municipalities, artists, and artist groups to promote sustainable and diverse economic growth through the responsible development of the arts and tourism sectors. This program also supports the development of future and current artists practicing in all media to create high-qualit...

GrantWatch ID#: 170181

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

Deadline 12/15/17

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 categories are outlined as follows: 1) Projects - One time fundi...

GrantWatch ID#: 175671

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

Deadline 12/15/17

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 City of Moncton, New Brunswick Nonprofits, Groups, and Institutions for Immigratio...

Deadline 12/15/17

Grants to City of Moncton, New Brunswick nonprofit organizations, ethnocultural associations, and public post-secondary institutions for programs, activities, and projects that help implement key objectives of the Greater Moncton Immigration Strategy. The City is especially interested in funding immigration programs that i...

GrantWatch ID#: 182519

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

Deadline 12/22/17

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 Southeastern British Columbia Public Organizations, Municipalities, and Nonprofits...

Deadline 12/29/17

Grants to southeastern British Columbia registered public organizations, regional districts, indigenous organizations, municipalities, nonprofits, and eligible businesses. Funding is intended to support projects which will strengthen social well-being within the eligible region. The Trust serves the region consisting o...

GrantWatch ID#: 139760

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

Deadline 01/01/18

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 the following type of sport...

GrantWatch ID#: 175340

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

Deadline 01/02/18

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

Deadline 01/08/18

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
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Conservation, Arts...

Deadline 02/12/18 LOI Date: 01/08/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for programs focusing on conservation of the world's oceans. LOIs are due January 8, 2018. Funding is also available to Delaware, Illinois, Ohio, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. nonprofits in eligible areas for performing arts programs and to Chicago, Illinois organizatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 178256
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Fellowships and Scholarships to Canada Students Pursuing PhDs in the Humanities and Social S...

Deadline 01/09/18

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 Saskatchewan Organizations for Early Childhood and First Nations Education and Self...

Deadline 01/10/18

Grants to Saskatchewan organizations for programs and initiatives in the areas of early childhood education, First Nations educational outcomes, and self-reliance initiatives. Funding will specifically be granted to projects that serve the following communities: Esterhazy, Kerrobert, North Battleford, Prince Albert, and S...

GrantWatch ID#: 155633
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline 01/12/18

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

Deadline 01/15/18

Grants to Yukon individuals, nonprofits, and for-profits to promote the career advancement of those working in creative industries. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to applying. This program supports training opportunities that will improve the individual’s opportunities and ability to work in the creativ...

GrantWatch ID#: 169654
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Grants to Canada Nonprofits and Co-ops to Promote Employment for Disadvantaged Individuals

Deadline 01/15/18

Grants to Canada nonprofit or co-operative organizations to promote the employability of marginalized youth or individuals with mental health challenges. Applicants are advised to contact program staff to receive an invitation to apply. The Foundation supports programs that contribute to financial security for Canadians an...

GrantWatch ID#: 177691
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Grants to USA and Canada Organizations and Individuals in Eligible Regions for Fundraising Ev...

Deadline 01/15/18

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, Schools, and Agencies in Multiple States for Community ...

Deadline 01/19/18

Grants starting at $20,001 to New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and Quebec nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools for community revitalization activities. Applicants must submit a concept paper in advance of a full proposal. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact program staff prior to requesting cap...

GrantWatch ID#: 176743
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Eligible Areas for Community R...

Deadline 01/19/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 180453
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Grants to Alberta Organizations and Professional Associations to Benefit the Community and t...

Deadline 01/25/18

Grants to Alberta, Canada organizations, and real estate boards and associations for projects and initiatives that enhance the lives of local residents. Potential applicants should first contact the Funding Source at least three to four weeks in advance of the deadline to discuss their proposal and request an application. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180286
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Grants to Alberta Nonprofits and Public Entities for Arts, Culture, Environment, Education, H...

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants to Alberta registered charities and public entities for community health and wellness activities. Priority is given to organizations in Banff, Lake Louise, Canmore, Morley, Exshaw, Kananaskis, and surrounding areas. Funding is intended for the focus areas of arts, culture, and creativity, environment and watershed p...

GrantWatch ID#: 144885
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Grants to Nova Scotia Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Provide College Students with...

Deadline 01/26/18

Grants to Nova Scotia nonprofits, social enterprises, municipalities, charitable organizations, 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. The Co-operative Educa...

GrantWatch ID#: 175370
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Grants to Medicine Hat, Alberta Individuals, Organizations, Teams, and Groups for Local, Reg...

Deadline 01/31/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 165813
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Grants to Ontario Nonprofits, Municipalities, and Tribes for New Community Benefit Initiatives

Deadline 02/21/18 LOI Date: 01/31/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $75,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations, small municipalities, and Native communities and tribes for the development of new ideas to improve community connectedness and quality of life for residents. January 31, 2018 is the deadline to register an organization to apply. Focus areas inclu...

GrantWatch ID#: 174191
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Research on Retirement Income Issues

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of $45,000 to USA, Canada, and International junior scholars who are within the first ten years of completing their Ph.D. or equivalent professional certification, and to senior scholars who are working in a new area, to conduct innovative research projects related to retirement income issues. Grant proposals mus...

GrantWatch ID#: 177626
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Rebate to Central and Northern British Columbia Municipalities, Districts, and First Nations...

Deadline 01/31/18

Rebate funding of up to $8,000 to Central and Northern British Columbia municipalities, regional districts, and First Nations to support grant-writing staff positions. The purpose of this program is to enable communities within the funding source’s service area to access more funding dollars in support of crucial economi...

GrantWatch ID#: 181856
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Rebates to Central and Northern British Columbia Local Governments to Promote Economic Devel...

Deadline 01/31/18

Rebates of up to $50,000 to Central and Northern British Columbia municipalities and regional districts to enhance economic development capacity and diversification within the funding source’s service area. A portion of the funding must be used for joint development projects carried out with another local government, tou...

GrantWatch ID#: 181867
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Environmental and Community Projects

Deadline 05/01/18 LOI Date: 02/01/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for a wide variety of environmental and community programs and projects. Letters of Inquiry are due by February 1. Funding is intended to support projects in many fields of endeavor, including but not limited to, environmental initiatives that are working t...

GrantWatch ID#: 173142
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Grants to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Benef...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants 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. Applications will b...

GrantWatch ID#: 180321

Grants to Canada Researchers at IHEs for Early-Stage Humanities and Social Sciences Research

Deadline 02/02/18

Grants ranging from $7,000 to $75,000 to Canada researchers at qualifying IHEs for early-stage research in the humanities and social sciences disciplines. Institutions that are not currently eligible must begin the eligibility process at least five business days prior to the deadline. Description of the Competition: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177609
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Award to a Canada Organization for Promoting Economic Development in Aboriginal Communities

Deadline 02/02/18

Award to a Canada Aboriginal economic development corporation to recognize courage, tenacity, and vision to support community development. Strong candidates for this award work to increase the sustainable economic development and prosperity of entire Aboriginal communities by creating wealth, fostering business development...

GrantWatch ID#: 182262
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Grants to Canada IHEs for Collaborative Humanities and Social Sciences Research

Deadline 02/15/18

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. This program supports collaborations between higher education institutions and other organizati...

GrantWatch ID#: 178796
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Grants to Saskatchewan Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Education, Arts, Sports, and Ec...

Deadline 02/27/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to Saskatchewan nonprofits, municipal agencies, educational institutions, and First Nations to benefit residents of Leask, Canwood, Shellbrook, and Marcela. Preferred categories of support are youth and education, agriculture, health and the arts, community economic development, and a...

GrantWatch ID#: 182097

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

Deadline 05/31/18

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level about important issues. The fundng 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...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits, Agencies, and Aboriginal Communities for Cultural, Environment...

Deadline 06/20/18

Grants starting at $50,000 to Ontario nonprofits, agencies, and aboriginal organizations for activities that improve the quality of life and promote vibrant communities. Applicant organizations must register with the funding source no later than May 30, 2018. Priority areas include active lifestyles, sustainable environmen...

GrantWatch ID#: 175840

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 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 Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Help People with Disabilities Obta...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, and aboriginal organizations to help individuals with disabilities obtain, maintain, or prepare for self-employment and employment opportunities. Applications are currently being accepted for local and regional activities. Participants will be requested by ...

GrantWatch ID#: 157126
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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
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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 Northwest Territories Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Public Agencies for Employee Tr...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 per employee to Northwest Territories nonprofits, for-profits, and government agencies to defray the cost of training workers for new or better jobs. Funding may be used for the training of new or incumbent employees. This program helps workers gain the skills they need to fill available jobs. This ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162703

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 Agencies in Multiple Provinces for the Improvement of Commun...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island nonprofit organizations and government agencies to rehabilitate a broad range of facilities throughout the country. Applicants must contact the appropriate staff member prior to applying. Funding may be requested for renovations and e...

GrantWatch ID#: 163428

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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