Ontario Job Creation Partnerships (JCP) – Hire An Intern

The Job Creation (JCP) program is a unique Ontario small business funding mechanism. JCP support unemployed workers by providing them with EI benefits as they complete an internship program, while looking for full-time work. The fund allows businesses to hire a contract worker to fill a temporary position at a discounted wage rate. What the…

Hamilton LEED Grant Program

Canadian small businesses looking to do business in Hamilton, Ontario should consider the Hamilton LEED Grant Program. This program was created to encourage companies to expand within Hamilton by building energy efficient buildings within the city. The small business grant will help support the tax increases related to the renovations needed to LEED certify your…

Ontario’s Alternative Renewable Fuels ‘Plus’ Research and Development Fund

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is supporting Ontario companies in their efforts to produce new biofuel technologies through this new small business grant. The focus of this fund is to: Support the enhancement of the alternative renewable fuels industry and their products and processes; Encourage agricultural value-added opportunities in industries…

Bernadeen McLeod Speaking at Company of Women Event in Kitchener

Owner and Principle of Mentor Works, Bernadeen McLeod, will be speaking at an upcoming Company of Women event in Kitchener, Ontario in late October. Bernadeen will cover relevant government funding mechanisms and resources for small businesses in the following areas: Business Expansion Capital Investment Human Resources & Training Research & Development There are a variety…

FedDev Graduate Enterprise Internship for Southern Ontario Businesses

FedDev Graduate Enterprise Internship for Southern Ontario Businesses

Ryerson University has just recently been approved to administer the FedDev program called Graduate Enterprise Internship.  To support Southern Ontario business funding, the details have been summarized for this new hiring program as the Graduate Enterprise Internship. iSTEM Program This is intrapreneurship for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math graduates and has gained the term of…

SDTC Cleantech Receives $53M for Funding New Projects

We have highlighted the SDTC Cleantech Fund in the past, an R&D funding program that covers one third of expenses related to the development of new clean technologies and energy conservation innovations. It has been announced that Sustainable Development Technology Canada Cleantech has been awarded $53M in funding allocation to support new projects. Applying for…

The Health Technology Exchange

HTX supports new and established Ontario-based companies so they can develop, produce and commercialize enhanced Medical and Assistive Technologies (MATs). Market area’s of particular interest include: medical devices, diagnostic & medical imaging, healthcare IT and wireless health (smart devices) and lastly, assistive devices & home healthcare. The Health Technology Exchange funds projects that promote partnerships…

SR&ED Software – Presicion SR&ED

Many of our clients participate in SR&ED as as source of funding, however it is notorious for its complicated, demanding application process. Meet Precision SR&ED, a dedicated SR&ED software suite that provides Canadian business owners with the extensive project management and data collection features that are essential when tracking your business activity for SR&ED. Key…

Export Manager Program Updated to Support More Companies

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. The Export Manager Program is a two-streamed government fund operated by the Ministry of Economic Development & Trade. The Fund…