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Canada Grants: 

GrantWatch.com's database of federal government grants for nonprofits and government agencies include government grants for social welfare, research, environment, science, health, education and Head Start.
Number of Grants: 36

Grants to Canada Research Teams for High-Risk Interdisciplinary Projects

Deadline 05/29/20

Grants to Canada teams of investigators at eligible institutions for high-risk research projects with the potential for high reward. Applicants must submit a notice of intent and a letter of intent prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research proje...

GrantWatch ID#: 186427

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 Canada Organizations, Groups, and Artists for Arts Projects

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants to Canada organizations, groups, and individual artists for arts projects. Applicants must register a minimum of 30 days prior to submitting a proposal. Funding may be used to support all aspects of the creative process. Grant funds may be used to support artistic research, creation, project development, remounts, p...

GrantWatch ID#: 186644

Grants to USA, Israel, and International Nonprofits for Programs That Support Cooperation Be...

Deadline 05/31/20

Grants to USA, Israel, and International nonprofit organizations for programs that support mutual cooperation between different cultures. Funding is intended for programs that are based on a shared interest in sustainable relationships to strengthen the capacity of civil society and promote problem solving and negotiation ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187356

Grants to Canada Native Artists, Groups, and Organizations for Professional Development in t...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $30,000 to Canada Metis, First Nations, and Inuit artists, arts professionals, artists groups, collectives, and organizations for travel related to professional development. Applicants must create an account and submit a profile prior to applying. Funding is intended to support travel costs involved in atte...

GrantWatch ID#: 177874

Grants to Canada Artists, Arts Professionals, and Organizations for Travel to Support Artist...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $30,000 to Canada artists, curators, arts professionals, and arts organizations to support travel costs for presentations, collaborative works, exhibitions, networking, and expanding market opportunities for artists. Applicants must register on the application portal prior to applying. Funding is intended t...

GrantWatch ID#: 177881

Grants to Canada Individual Artists and Groups for the Development of Creative Projects

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants of up to $25,000 per year to Canada individual artists, groups and organizations for support in the initial planning stages of creative projects. Interested applicants are required to register in the online portal a minimum of one month prior to submitting a proposal. Funding may be used for the development of art p...

GrantWatch ID#: 177873

Grants to Canada Nonprofits, Groups, Tribes, and Aboriginal Agencies to Support Heritage and...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to Canada nonprofit organizations and groups, band and tribal councils, and Aboriginal government agencies and organizations to support festivals that present heritage performers, artists, and artisans. Funding is intended for recurring festivals, including those that celebrate LGBTQ2+ communities and Indigenous cul...

GrantWatch ID#: 175189

Grants to Alberta Agricultural, Commodity, and Indigenous Groups, IHEs, Nonprofits, and Agen...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Alberta agricultural groups, commodity groups, indigenous groups, IHEs, nonprofit organizations, and municipalities for projects to benefit the agricultural industry. Funding is intended for extension delivery, data collection, applied research, and capital expenses to promote industry standards in waste reductio...

GrantWatch ID#: 184319

Grants to Canada College Researchers to Form Partnerships with Industry Partners

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $25,000 to Canada college researchers and administrators to promote college-industry partnerships in the fields of social and natural sciences, humanities, engineering, or health. Applicants must contact their regional office prior to applying. Connect Grants provide financial...

GrantWatch ID#: 155667

Grants to Canada Nonprofits, Tribes, and Agencies to Support Local Events

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to Canada nonprofit organizations, tribes, and municipal agencies for one-time local events. Funding is intended to support small capital projects accompanying activities that celebrate an important local personality or historical event. Eligible projects may include restoration of objects, community art projects, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177625

Grants to Canada Organizations and Groups for Projects to Promote the Arts Industry

Deadline 05/06/20

Grants to Canada organizations and groups for projects that impact the art industry. Interested applicants are required to register on the portal a minimum of 1 month prior to submitting a proposal. Funding is intended to support activities and initiatives that advance the cause of Canadian artists. Eligible projects inclu...

GrantWatch ID#: 177879

Grants to Canada Publishers to Promote Works of Literature by Canadian Authors

Deadline 05/06/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to Canada publishers for projects that promote works by Canadian authors. Applicants must register a minimum of 30 days prior to submitting an application. Grant funds may be used to defray the costs of publishing works of literature and magazines. Eligible applicants are publishers of creative writ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177880

Grants to Canada Individual Artists and Groups for Professional Development in any Artistic ...

Deadline 06/03/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Canada artists, curators, and artistic groups and collectives to take advantage of professional development opportunities. Applicants must register in the online application portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Eligible activities contribute to the professional development and career advanc...

GrantWatch ID#: 177872

Grants to Canada Publishers and Arts Groups, Collectives, and Organizations to Translate Loca...

Deadline 06/17/20

Grants to Canada publishers and arts groups, collectives, and organizations to translate local works. Applicants are required to create an account in the online grants portal several weeks prior to applying. Funding is intended for the translation of theater and literary works into English, French, or Aboriginal (First Nat...

GrantWatch ID#: 177884

Grants to Canada Youth to Implement Community Improvement Projects

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada youth for service-related community benefit projects. Funding is intended for youth between the ages of 15 and 30 to implement innovative community improvement ideas. Funding is also intended to provide youth with the opportunity to identify an issue, propose a solution, and implement it at the local level...

GrantWatch ID#: 184199

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs for Heal...

Deadline 05/07/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit, for-profit, and faith-based organizations, government agencies, and IHEs to support a broad range of health-related research. Funding is intended to support a specific project that will be performed by the named investigator(s) in an area representing the investigator's p...

GrantWatch ID#: 158058

Grants to Canada Arts Professionals and Administrators Working in Eligible Areas to Enhance C...

Deadline 06/03/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Canada arts administrators, connectors, and other individuals working in eligible areas to enhance career growth. Applicants must register in the online application system at least 30 days prior to submitting a proposal. Funding is intended to provide assistance for activities that foster the pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 177878

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

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to eligible Canada IHEs for innovative short-term projects that investigate problems in a wide range of fields. The purpose of the program is to partner companies with institutions in order to foster studies that address current issues facing their industry.

GrantWatch ID#: 155668

Grants to Canada Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Honor Military Veterans

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to Canada nonprofits, for-profits, and government agencies to honor veterans of the Canadian military. Funding will support commemorative events as well as the development of commemorative learning materials. All projects must address the sacrifices and achievements of ind...

GrantWatch ID#: 160400

Grants to Canada Individuals for Financial Support During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $2,000 to Canada individuals for temporary financial support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Funding is intended to assist individuals who are experiencing unemployment due to the pandemic, including illness, quarantine, a reduction in hours, or being dismissed.

GrantWatch ID#: 188869

Grants to Canada Organizations and Professional Associations to Benefit the National Book In...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to Canada organizations and professional associations to benefit the book industry throughout the country. Funding is intended to support projects designed to benefit the structure and efficiency of the industry. Eligible projects areas include professional development, technology, internship, and marketing. Funding...

GrantWatch ID#: 181038

Grants to Canada IHEs, Nonprofits, and Individuals for Humanities and Social Sciences Resear...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $25,000 and grants of up to $50,000 to Canada nonprofit organizations, post-secondary institutions, and qualifying individuals for outreach activities and events that engage audiences in the social sciences and humanities research. Funding is intended to support targeted, short-term knowledge mobilization e...

GrantWatch ID#: 180893

Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Research Projects

Deadline 07/15/20

Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International scholars with an advanced degree to conduct research. Fellowships are intended for researchers with an interest in social science and humanities projects. The Funding Source has a special interest in those projects that demonstrate relevance to contemporary challenges. Interdi...

GrantWatch ID#: 139604

Grants to Alberta Agricultural Producers and Eligible Agribusinesses to Improve the Environm...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Alberta individual and corporate agricultural producers and eligible agribusinesses for a range of programs to improve the environment and increase sustainability. Funding is intended to decrease negative environmental impact, manage climate change, promote sustainable production, and raise agriculture profitabil...

GrantWatch ID#: 184318

Grants to Alberta IHEs, Municipalities, Industry Organizations, and Agri-Processors to Improv...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to Alberta IHEs, municipalities, industry organizations, agri-processors, research associations, and indigenous groups to improve early detection of diseases that pose threats to animal health, food safety, and plant health. Interested applicants should contact staff prior to submitting a proposal. Funding is intend...

GrantWatch ID#: 185088

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

Grants to Canada Private and Public Organizations in Northern Territories for Economic Devel...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon private and public organizations, including businesses, social enterprises, government agencies, and non-federal entities, to expand operations in order to strengthen the northern economy. Special considerations will given to requests for equal access to funding for underr...

GrantWatch ID#: 166166

Grants to Canada Nonprofits and Agencies for Construction and Improvements of Arts and Herit...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada nonprofits, agencies, and Aboriginal people's organizations to improve arts and heritage facilities. Interested applicants are required to first contact a program officer. Funding is intended to support the renovation, improvement, and construction of facilities, as well as the acquisition of specialized e...

GrantWatch ID#: 173822

Grants to Canada Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Artists for Career Development

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $3,000 to Canada nonprofit and for-profit organizations and eligible artists for professional and career development activities. Applicants must register a minimum of 30 days prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding may be used for production materials, career and artistic development activities, and tr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177875

Grants to USA, Canada, International Nonprofits, For-Profits, Individuals, and Agencies for ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, individuals, and government agencies to support a broad range of research, outreach, and education in the fields of oceanic and atmospheric research and environmental protection. Applicants are advised that registrations required to apply may take up t...

GrantWatch ID#: 182597

Grants to Canada Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies for History Commemoration and C...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada nonprofits, for-profits, educational institutions, and government agencies for projects that celebrate and commemorate historical sites, figures, accomplishments, and events of national significance. Funding will support activities that enhance historical knowledge, engage citizens in commemorative activit...

GrantWatch ID#: 183538

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, IHEs, and Agencies to Deve...

Deadline 08/14/20 LOI Date: 07/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, for-profits, IHEs, and government agencies to develop new drugs for animals that may be used in minor species or for minor uses in major species. Applicants are advised that the required registrations may take up to six weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 172152

Grants to Canada Organizations and IHEs to Engage Citizens in History, Policy, and Civics

Deadline 09/30/20

Grants to Canada organizations and post-secondary institutions to engage citizens in learning about the nation’s history, public policy, and civics. Applicants should contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to promote the production of educational materials, as well as the maintenance or creation of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183569

Grants to Canada For-Profits, IHEs, and Research Institutions in Eligible Provinces to Foste...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada for-profit organizations, co-operatives, IHEs, and research institutions in eligible provinces to increase economic growth and commercial success. Funding is intended to support the development and marketing of innovative services and products. Eligible projects must involve an R&D component with a strong ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165390

Grants to Canada Public Elementary and Secondary Schools for Artist-Led Cultural Programs in ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $1,500 per year to Quebec public elementary and secondary schools for artist-facilitated cultural programs in minority communities. Funding is intended for artist-led programs that develop the creative capacity of students, teachers, and the community, and lead to improved learning, well-being, and socio-economic...

GrantWatch ID#: 186514