Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation Awards $400k to Software Startup
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Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation Awards $400k to Software Startup

The Government of Ontario has awarded over $400,000 in small business grants to TimeHero Inc. The investment will allow the company to develop an innovative scheduling app to help other businesses manage their time and become more efficient. The contribution will be provided through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC), which supports economic development…

10 Windsor Manufacturers Awarded $3M in Business Expansion Grants
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10 Windsor Manufacturers Awarded $3M in Business Expansion Grants

The Government of Ontario recently awarded over $3 million in business expansion grants to support 10 growth and development projects within the Windsor-Essex region. The investment will help 10 local manufacturers offset large-scale capital investments that will allow the companies to increase capacity, improve productivity, and boost competitiveness. The contribution be provided through the Southwestern…

Automotive Supplier Innovation Program Invests $11.5M in Manufacturing R&D
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Automotive Supplier Innovation Program Invests $11.5M in Manufacturing R&D

The Government of Canada has awarded $11.5 million in Canadian government grants to support 6 manufacturers to accelerate the development of new automotive technologies. The investment will help each Ontario automotive supplier develop innovative technologies to be used in hybrid and electric vehicles. Each project will help address climate change concerns by creating technologies that…

Small Business Development Program: Nova Scotia Government Grants
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Small Business Development Program: Nova Scotia Government Grants

The Government of Nova Scotia is committed to the growth and development of small businesses across the province. Funding programs have been established to help businesses explore export opportunities and increase their competitiveness. The Small Business Development Program (SBDP) is a provincial funding program that helps business grow their export capacity and participate in a…

Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF): Do You Qualify for Research Grants?
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Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF): Do You Qualify for Research Grants?

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)’s Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF) provides Canadian government grants to support innovative research and development projects. Canadian small business grants can be used to support industry- or non-profit-led research and development (R&D) collaborations with post-secondary institutions and research institutions. Ideal projects should focus on the development and adaptation of commercially-viable…

Celebrate Ontario 2019: Funding for Tourism Events
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Celebrate Ontario 2019: Funding for Tourism Events

Every year, festivals and events in Ontario attract thousands of visitors, contributing millions of dollars in tourism-related revenue to support the provincial economy. Tourism events are a great way of demonstrating Ontario’s diversity, culture, and heritage. In 2017, the Government of Ontario provided funding through the Celebrate Ontario program to support 304 events/festivals to help…

Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation Eligibility Criteria
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Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation Eligibility Criteria

Natural Resources Canada (NRC)’s Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC) is a federal funding program designed to help manufacturers improve their energy efficiency. The initiative awards Canadian small business grants to support projects that develop and implement industrial energy conservation practices and processes. CIPEC provides industrial manufacturers with up to 50% coverage of eligible…

Greenbelt Fund Awards Agriculture Grants to Support Local Food Initiatives
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Greenbelt Fund Awards Agriculture Grants to Support Local Food Initiatives

Collège Boréal has been awarded $10,000 in Ontario agriculture grants to carry-out a pilot project that will aim to increase students’ access to locally sourced foods on campus. In Spring 2017, 85% of post-secondary students articulated the importance of colleges supporting sustainability by serving local food options. To address this outlook, Collège Boréal will develop…

Cybersecurity Fintech Innovation Pilot Program: Financial Technology Funding
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Cybersecurity Fintech Innovation Pilot Program: Financial Technology Funding

The financial technology (fintech) sector is a growing component within Canada’s knowledge-based industries and focuses on the development of innovations and technologies for the financial services industry. By 2018, it is expected financial institutions will spend over $14 billion annually on fintech to solve internal technical challenges. Businesses like Secure Key, Phoenix, and eSentire are…

AgriInnovation to Invest up to $6.3M to Support Pasteurization Technologies
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AgriInnovation to Invest up to $6.3M to Support Pasteurization Technologies

The federal government recently announced it would invest up to $6.3 million in small business grants to help Greenhouse Juice Company purchase advanced food processing equipment. Canadian government funding will help the company expand its operations, offer new in-demand products, and create a range of employment opportunities in Mississauga, Ontario. The contribution has been provided…