Small Business Grants: AgriMarketing Market Development Stream

Small Business Grants: AgriMarketing Market Development Stream

The Market Development stream grant funding for business is focused on building and promoting Canada domestic and export markets, to perform promotional activities to differentiate Canadian products, and ensure that the industry is prepared to meet market requirements. Government Funding Financial Contribution: This funding for small business will involve non-repayable contributions to small and medium-sized…

Government Funding Perspective: How Important are Summer Jobs to Your Career?

Government Funding Perspective: How Important are Summer Jobs to Your Career?

(Originally published on Techvibes.com, contributed by Mentor Works Ltd.) Steve Jobs’ first work experience came at the age of 12 when he was offered a part time job on the assembly line of Hewlett-Packard. Bill Gates began a programming career around the same age for a defense contractor and by the time he was in high…

Research and Development Funding: Applications for WRAMI Accepted Until Feb.15th

Research and Development Funding: Applications for WRAMI Accepted Until Feb.15th

Agriculture Minister, Gerry Ritz along with the Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Ted McMeekin jointly announced a research and development funding initiative offered by the federal and provincial government called The Water Resource Adaptation and Management Initiative (WRAMI).  The Initiative is aimed to help prepare Ontario farmers for drought and adapt their…

Export Manager Program: Small Business Grants to Help SMEs Compete Globally

Export Manager Program: Small Business Grants to Help SMEs Compete Globally

Please Note: The Export Manager Program is now closed and not accepting further applications. For trade show grants and other forms of export support, please visit our page on Business and Export Expansion Funding Programs. As a part of the Global Growth Fund, the Export Manager Program helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to gain…

College Ontario Network for Industry Innovation (CONII) Small Business Grants

College Ontario Network for Industry Innovation (CONII) Small Business Grants

CONII is a small business grants program that receives research and development funding from Ontario’s Ministry of Economic Development.  CONII provides supports industry-driven applied research and commercialization through financial support of research performed in partnership with a membership college.  Full service offerings area also available from needs assessment to execution.  By working along with the…

Scotia Bank Presents a Free Canadian Government Funding Seminar

Free Canadian Government Funding Seminar: “Millions of Dollars in Government Funding Exist; Find Out How to Get Your Share!”  Join us for a free informative seminar designed to show business owners how to access government funding for business as well as the application process. Attendees will take away immediate strategies to improve business performance. Speaker: Canadian Government Funding…

Summer Company 2013: Ontario Government Funding

Summer Company 2013: Ontario Government Funding

The Ontario Government is continuing a fantastic program for entrepreneurial youth this summer, called Summer Company 2013.  If you are a student between the ages of 15-29 years old, you have the opportunity to turn one of your ideas into a real business. The Summer Company Program provides up to $3000 in government funding for…

FedDev Prosperity Initiative: $20M Canadian Government Funding for Business Expansion

FedDev Prosperity Initiative: $20M Canadian Government Funding for Business Expansion

FedDev Government Funding for Small Business Much like many of the small business grants offered by FedDev, this initiative is aimed at developing a more diversified and competitive economy in Southern Ontario.   FedDev has pledged $210 million to this program which will give businesses the tools they need to expand geographically as well as generate…

Venture-Capital Action Plan: Canadian Government Funding Small Business

On January 14, 2013, Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, announced that the federal government will be moving forward with a new Venture-capital Action Plan to improve access to funding for small business owners across Canada. The Prime Minister befittingly chose to make the announcement while on the set of the French-language version of CBC TV’s…

Eastern Ontario Development Fund 2013: Ontario Government Funding

Eastern Ontario Development Fund 2013: Ontario Government Funding

What is the Eastern Ontario Development Fund Program? The Eastern Ontario Development Fund is a four year, $80 million dollar fund aimed at helping to develop a more diversified and competitive regional economy.   The fund is designed to help businesses create jobs, and invest in new technologies and innovation, equipment or skills for training of…