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RegionFunding ProgramFunding AmountDescriptionLinkEligibility
Canada-WideFinancial support for technology innovation through NRC IRAPUp to $10 million for larger research and development projectsIf you're a small or medium‑sized Canadian business pursuing technology‑driven innovation, you may be eligible for financial support from NRC IRAP. We provide this funding to eligible firms under our technology innovation projects and youth employment strategy programs.https://nrc.canada.ca/en/support-technology-innovation/financial-support-technology-innovation-through-nrc-irap?utm_source=bbf-orae&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=FTF&utm_term=business_benefits_finder-outil_recherche_aide_aux_entreprisesAccepting applications on an ongoing basis until funding is fully committed
Canada-WideCanada Digital Adoption ProgramGrow Your Business: microgrants to help them go digital and take advantage of e-commerce opportunities
Boost Your Business Technology: grants to help cover the costs of advisors who will help plan how to take their business to the next level with new digital solutions
In Budget 2021, the Government of Canada announced the Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) to support Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). CDAP will help SMEs boost their e-commerce presence and digitize how they run their businesses behind the scenes. The program provides funding and expertise to businesses, as well as training and work opportunities for young Canadians.https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/152.nsf/eng/home?open&utm_campaign=cdap-sm-promotion-fall-2021&utm_medium=smo&utm_source=lnkn&utm_content=engAccepting
Canada-WideAerospace Regional Recovery Initiative$250 million over three years (until March 31, 2024)The Aerospace Regional Recovery Initiative (ARRI) is a national program that will provide $250 million over three years to help the Canadian aerospace sector emerge from the pandemic and continue to compete on the global stage.https://www.canada.ca/en/atlantic-canada-opportunities/campaigns/covid19/arri.htmlAccepting applications on an ongoing basis until funding is fully committed
Canada- WideAccelerated Growth Services (Innovation Canada)No Fixed AmountOur Innovation Advisors use their extensive network of contacts to help businesses find, and take advantage of, everything that government can do for them — from financing to technical advice to foreign market expertise.https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/117.nsf/eng/homeApplications are accepted on a ongoing basis
Canada-WideCanada Small Business Financing ProgramUp to $1M for business expansion activities, including the acquisition of a building, leasehold improvements, purchasing new or used equipment, and software components.Supports business growth through business loans with competitive interest rates

Up to $1M for business expansion activities
https://www.mentorworks.ca/government-funding/business-expansion/canada-small-business-financing-program/Applications accepted year round. Must apply at a financial institution or credit union.
Canada-WideCanadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP)Up to 50%-75% of expenses to a max $1M in grantsSupports Canadian agricultural business expansion and growth

Up to 50%-75% of expenses to a max $1M in grants

Decision based on personal credit scores. May require a business plan.
https://www.mentorworks.ca/government-funding/capital-investment/canadian-agricultural-partnership/Applicants must complete proposed projects by March 31, 2023, when the program ends.
Canada-WideAgriInnovate – Canadian Agricultural PartnershipAccess up to 50% of project expenses to a maximum of $10 million per application.The AgriInnovate Program provides Canadian government funding to help agri-sector businesses demonstrate/commercialize (or adopt) innovative products, technologies, processes or services.https://www.mentorworks.ca/government-funding/capital-investment/agriinnovate/#funding-amountApplicants must complete proposed projects by March 31, 2023, when the program ends. Companies should apply for AgriInnovate funding approximately 4 months ahead of project start dates to accommodate for the review process.
Canada-WideAgriAssurance: SME Stream – Canadian Agricultural PartnershipUp to 50% to a maximum $50,000 in non-repayable government funding.The AgriAssurance: SME Stream program is a stream of funding provided through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP), a 5-year framework to support Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector. AgriAssurance is specifically designed to help businesses implement third-party assurance certification projects that address international market requirements and help expand export opportunities.https://www.mentorworks.ca/government-funding/business-expansion/agriassurance/Open; continuous intake of applications until March 31, 2023, or until funding has been fully committed.

(Canadian agricultural businesses, cooperatives, and Indigenous orgs or those supporting agriculture.)
Canada-WideAgriCompetitiveness – Canadian Agricultural PartnershipUp to 50% of eligible project expenses to a maximum $1 million per year. Maximum $5 million lifetime value from the program.Provides up to 50% of eligible project expenses up to $1M funding per year (max $5M lifetime maximum) to coordinate and build on existing capacity, enhance safety, and adapt to changing commercial and regulatory environments.
Building skills, knowledge, and best practices among industry members; Helping the sector build leadership and facilitate knowledge transfer; Increasing business management and planning capacity within the sector; Promoting farm safety; Increasing public trust.
https://www.mentorworks.ca/government-funding/business-expansion/agricompetitiveness/Open; continuous intake of applications until March 31, 2023, or until funding has been fully committed
Canada-WideCanadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program (CASPP)Up to 50% support of eligible expenses up to a maximum of $1,000,000 in non-repayable government fundingSupport the adoption of new technology, environmental sustainability, strategic planning and capacity building, emerging issueshttps://www.mentorworks.ca/government-funding/capital-investment/canadian-agricultural-strategic-priorities-program/Continuous application intake where applications are accepted year-round; projects cannot exceed five years in duration.
Canada-WideStrategic Innovation Fund (SIF)Submit a project budget of at least $20M and access up to 50% of eligible costsSupports projects that drive sustained productivity and economic benefits

Applicants should align projects to address one of the following areas: (1) Research, Development, and Commercialization, (2) Business Growth and Expansion, (3) Investment Attraction and Retention, (4) Collaborative Technology Development and Demonstration, and (5) National Ecosystems.
https://www.mentorworks.ca/government-funding/capital-investment/strategic-innovation-fund/Continuous intake for steam 1,2, and 3, call for 4, 5.
Canada-WideAtlantic Canada and Canada’s Industrial and Technological Benefits policyNo Fixed AmountThe Government of Canada’s Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) Policy requires companies that are awarded major Canadian defence procurement contracts to conduct Marine, Land or Aerospace business activities in Canada. https://www.canada.ca/en/atlantic-canada-opportunities/services/itb.htmlApplications are accepted on a ongoing basis
Canada- wideCyber Security and Critical Energy Infrastructure Program (CCEIP)Receive up to $2.42 million over 5 yearsThe Cyber Security and Critical Energy Infrastructure Program (CCEIP) received $2.42 million over 5 years to enhance the cyber security and resilience of domestic and cross-border energy infrastructure, in support of Canada’s National Cyber Security Strategy.https://www.nrcan.gc.ca/science-and-data/funding-partnerships/funding-opportunities/funding-grants-incentives/cyber-security-and-critical-energy-infrastructure-program-cceip/21762

https://www.nrcan.gc.ca/science-and-data/funding-partnerships/funding-opportunities/funding-grants-incentives/current-investments-cyber-security-and-critical-energy-infrastructure/23066
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Western CanadaJobs and Growth Fund in Western Canada$700 million nationally over 3 years, which includes up to $70 million dedicated to businesses created after January 2020 that meet eligibility criteria.The Jobs and Growth Fund provides funding to businesses and organizations to help create jobs and position local economies for long-term growth.https://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/20183.asp?utm_source=bbf-orae&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=FTF&utm_term=business_benefits_finder-outil_recherche_aide_aux_entreprisesApplications will be accepted through a continuous intake process. All projects must be completed prior to March 31, 2024, as no further funding will be available after that date.
Western CanadaWestern Canada government funding programsUnspecified.This fund can support a wide range of strategic projects, including business expansion, research and development, hiring and training, and capital investment.https://www.mentorworks.ca/government-funding/funding-regions/western/Applications will be accepted through a continuous intake process.
Southern OntarioFedDev Ontario Business Scale-up and Productivity (BSP) ProgramUp to 35% of project costs to a maximum $10 million.Helps to offset upfront project costs and helps southern Ontario businesses grow more quickly

Access repayable funding for up to 35% of project costs to a maximum $10M
https://www.mentorworks.ca/government-funding/business-expansion/business-scaleup-productivity-ontario/Applications are accepted on a ongoing basis with no submission deadlines
Alberta Digital Service Squad GrantsUndefined Grant The Digital Service Squad focuses on creating local Service Squads to provide one-on-one assistance to eligible small businesses across Alberta with their adoption of technologyhttps://businesslink.ca/digital-economy-program-dss-grant-application/October 29, 2021
New BrunswickDigital Transformation Grant 3.0one-time $3,000 grant Transformation Grant (DTG) program will provide funding for training, advisory support, and grants to brick-and-mortar small businesses looking increase their capacity through digital transformation.
Ingredient and waste monitoring and improvement;

Productivity improvements (technology, production tools, etc.);

Projects focused on new product development, testing, and marketing costs;

Implementation of a business or marketing plan to expand or maintain domestic/international markets; and

Development of business assessments, audits, or plans by a third party.
https://digitalmainstreet.ca/nb-grant/Undefined
New BrunswickDigital Boost 2.0Digital Boost 2.0 will reimburse 75% of $26,600
to a maximum of $20,000 per company. If the project doesn’t
cost $26,600, leftover funding can go towards
implementing your first project from your roadmap.
Digital Boost 2.0 is a program that helps
New Brunswick companies in a wide range of
sectors start their digital journey. The program will
give funding to work with a qualified technology
provider to create a digital strategy.
https://www.techimpact.it/digitalboost2Applications for businesses and technology providers open on April 22nd
New BrunswickTechImpact launches Digital Boost 2.0$3.7 millionDominic LeBlanc announces an investment of more than $3.7 million to TechImpact. TechImpact will use the funds to launch Digital Boost 2.0 and help businesses accelerate the adoption of digital technologies to remain resilient and competitive.https://www.canada.ca/en/atlantic-canada-opportunities/news/2021/04/techimpact-launches-digital-boost-20-to-drive-tech-adoption-in-new-brunswick.htmlApplications for businesses and technology providers open on April 22nd
QuebecMoney to Support business growth in Quebec.Minimum: $15,000
Maximum: $10,000,000
Your organization could get a financial contribution to assist you in scaling up and becoming more globally competitive. Investments will focus on enhancing business support networks for under-represented groups — including women, Indigenous peoples and young entrepreneurs — and supporting regional strategic clusters, accelerators and incubators, and projects that attract foreign investments.This program will cover a maximum of 50% of eligible costs.

https://ced.canada.ca/eng/programs/regi/innovation/index.html
Accepting clients
OntarioDigital Transformation Grant 3.0One-time $2,500 grantThe program is focused on providing qualifying brick-and-mortar small businesses with a digital assessmenthttps://digitalmainstreet.ca/digital-transformation-grant-3-0/October, 31, 2021
OntarioCanadian Agricultural Partnership OntarioProcessors: Up to 25-50% eligible expenses to a max $20k-$250k in grants per project. (2) Producers: Up to 30-50% eligible expenses to a max $100k in grant funding per project. (3) Organizations: Up to 50%-75% of eligible project expenses to a maximum $1M.Projects requesting funding through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership Ontario’s Processors program are generally deemed eligible if they fit into one of the program’s main funding support areas. These include (but are not limited to):
ERP implementation;

Ingredient and waste monitoring and improvement;

Productivity improvements (technology, production tools, etc.);

Projects focused on new product development, testing, and marketing costs;

Implementation of a business or marketing plan to expand or maintain domestic/international markets; and

Development of business assessments, audits, or plans by a third party.
https://www.mentorworks.ca/government-funding/business-expansion/cap-ontario/All streams are of CAP Ontario operate under an intake period structure. Each stream has substreams with unique intake periods announced throughout the year.
Quebec city and OttawaClean Mining Technology Project$730,096Canada’s mining and minerals industry is important to communities across the country. Developing Canada's natural resources in more sustainable and responsible ways drives our economy, reduces our environmental impactshttps://www.canada.ca/en/natural-resources-canada/news/2021/04/canada-invests-in-clean-mining-technology.html

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