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Growing Forward 2 Ontario Processors Project Implementation –FAQ’s

Growing Forward 2 Ontario Processors Project Implementation –FAQ’s

The Project Implementation stream of Growing Forward 2 is designed to help Processors who have completed one or more capacity building activities, move forward and solve a risk or issue that was discovered in the Capacity Building Stage. Although it is not mandatory, it is highly recommended to complete a Capacity Building project before applying…

Growing Forward 2 Small Business Grants Ontario for Project Implementation

Growing Forward 2 Small Business Grants Ontario for Project Implementation

Growing Forward 2 Ontario is offering Ontario small business grants. These are for Processors who have completed Capacity Building activities and are ready for the Project Implementation stage. Projects for this stream of Ontario small business grants funding should address a risk or issue identified in the Capacity Building stage. Project Implementation Ontario business grants are available…

The Smart Grid Fund Ontario Small Business Grants

The Smart Grid Fund Ontario Small Business Grants

The Ontario Government has re-opened calls for applications for the Smart Grid Fund as of July 2013.  The fund was originally introduced in 2009.  $50 million had originally been slated to allocate to successful applicants through the Ontario business grants program, however to date less than a third of the fund’s total amount have been…

Business Grants Ontario:  IESO Conservation Fund Overview

Business Grants Ontario: IESO Conservation Fund Overview

The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) is responsible for coordinating province-wide conservation efforts, planning the electricity system for the long term, and contracting for clean electricity resources. Their goal is to transform Ontario’s electricity system by helping to reduce energy use, maintain reliability, and establish a clean, modern and cost-effective power grid for a sustainable future.   As…

Canadian Government Funding Update:  CME Still Available for a Limited Time

Canadian Government Funding Update: CME Still Available for a Limited Time

CME SMART Prosperity Now, administered by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and funded by Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), has announced that there are 50 spots still available for consideration for Canadian government funding, for a limited time. CME SMART Prosperity Now is about fostering the long-term growth for small to…

Agri-Innovation Program Industry-led Research and Development Funding

Agri-Innovation Program Industry-led Research and Development Funding

The Agri-Innovation Program‘s (AIP) Industry-led Research and Development Stream provides Canadian government funding for research and innovation projects in the agriculture, agri-food and agri-product sectors.   As a part of the Growing Forward 2 Policy Framework, the $698M Agri-Innovation program is designed to accelerate the pace of innovation by supporting research and development activities in agri-innovations….

Canadian Government Funding Update:  IDF Release of Funds

Canadian Government Funding Update: IDF Release of Funds

The Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation (OMRI) is receiving applications for the Innovation Demonstration Fund.   This government funding for research and development initiative focuses on emerging technology and prefers environmental, alternative energy, bio-products, hydrogen and other significant global technologies.  IDF has been created to help support Pilot demonstrations leading to the commercialization of processes…

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…

Small Business Funding Grants: Sustainable Development Technology Canada for Proving Technology

CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Sept. 12, 2012) : The Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is a not-for profit organization that supports the development and demonstration of clean technologies. It helps bridge the financial gap in the innovation chain and allows for the development of new products and services to provide solutions to climate change, water quality…

Invest Canada Community Initiatives (ICCI): Attract Foreign Direct Investment

The Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT) is providing Canadian Government funding to increase employment opportunities within Canadian communities. The Invest Canada Community Initiative (ICCI) provides financial support to Canadian communities that are looking to develop a Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) strategy or a business retention and expansion program. ICCI Ontario Government…