The Canadian federal and provincial governments have teamed up to help Communitech create the Fierce Founders Uplift program, which has awarded $100K during this round of funding alone.
The Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund aims to reduce barriers Black Canadians face in accessing funding by providing support loans of up to $250,000 to eligible Black Canadian business owners and entrepreneurs for economic business growth and success.
With $101.4 billion in total spending, the new Canadian Federal Budget 2021 promises a strong recovery and growth for all Canadians by overcoming COVID-19, creating a million new jobs, and advancing cleantech innovation to combat climate change.
The Ontario provincial government is investing over $2M in small business training and financial support.
FedDev Ontario grants $370k to be distributed by ventureLAB’s Tech Undivided for the growth of women-led businesses.
Even in Canada, where feminism and the fight for equal rights have come a long way, women entrepreneurs continue to face unique challenges when starting their own businesses.
Government of Canada grants $20.1M to Futurpreneur Canada to distribute pandemic relief funds to over 3,200 small businesses led by youth entrepreneurs that were impacted by COVID-19.
One woman-led cleantech venture will receive $1M in funding from MaRS Discovery District to advance and commercialize their technology. Find out more about the finalists.
Across 2019, CanNor announced over $2.8M in funding for a variety of northern projects. Read more about the awarded initiatives.
A major component showcased in the 2018 Federal Budget announcement, the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES) is devoting nearly $2 billion to helping women grow their businesses through expertise, access to financing, and talent. This strategy is assisting the Canadian government in achieving its goal of doubling the number of majority women-owned businesses by 2025, as…