Government Funding Programs by Industry

Find Grant and Loan Programs for Your Industry

The Canadian government grants available to your business depends on your industry, region, and the projects that you’re looking to carry out. Industrial and technology-based firms have the most robust selection of funding programs, while government grants and loans for service-based and retail industry companies are often limited. Canadian government grants are widely available for the following sectors:

*Click on one of the following categories to view active funding programs.

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Eligibility Criteria for Most Canadian Government Funding Programs

In order to be eligible for most small business funding programs, Canadian firms must meet basic eligibility criteria. Although specific eligibility requirements vary from program to program, most require applicants to:

  • Be incorporated for at least 3 years;
  • Have 15 or more payroll employees;
  • Have at least $500,000 in annual revenues;
  • Add value to the supply chain via internal manufacturing or research and development activities; and
  • Not be an exclusive retailer or distributor.

These are general eligibility factors and businesses should consult specific Canadian government funding programs for specific eligibility criteria. To discuss your eligibility for business funding programs, please contact Mentor Works.

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Canadian government funding programs can support small businesses, large corporations, non-profits and post-secondary research institutions. However, the key to accessing these programs are knowing which ones provide the best fit for your organization and upcoming projects.

Find Canadian Government grants, loans, subsidies, and stimulus packages for:

  • Hiring and Training
  • Business Expansion & Exporting
  • Capital and Technology Adoption
  • Research & Innovation
  • Active COVID-19 Funding Programs

Register for an upcoming Canadian government funding event to learn more about how funding works, how to navigate the government funding process, and support services to help develop a successful application.

Mentor Works hosts frequent webinars and live events to help business owners and executives further learn about their funding potential. Register for a session to continue exploring business and export expansion funding.

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You can utilize our grant writing services if your Canadian business is:

  • Incorporated For 3+ Years
  • 15+ Payroll Employees
  • Positive Net Income