Northern Energy – NOHFC Ontario Government Funding

The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation’s (NOHFC) Northern Energy program is designed to help eligible northern organizations and businesses pursue clean renewable energy generation capacity that will reduce their demand on external energy sources. Additionally, this Canadian government funding program will motivate clients to invest in renewable energy generation projects in Northern Ontario. This program will…

OCE Embedded Executive Program: Business Funding Grants for Hiring Industry Experts

The Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) are offering additional services and grant funding for small business solutions to executive and managerial challenges. The Embedded Executive Program provides financial support to those businesses looking to acquire the services and knowledge of an experienced entrepreneur or business executive for a limited period of time. Participating organizations will…

Enterprises North Job Creation – NOHFC Funding

Enterprises North Job Creation – NOHFC Funding

This Canadian government funding program provides financial assistance to the private sector. Their goal is to help bring new jobs and economic prosperity to the North. The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) do this by supporting projects aimed at creating jobs and help position small and medium-sized businesses for success. The maximum financial assistance…

ecoAgriculture Biofuels Capital Initiative 2012 Deadline Extended

The deadline for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s business funding grants towards the construction or expansion of biofuels facilities, has been extended to September 30th, 2012. ecoAgriculture Biofuels Capital Initiative (ecoABC) now has an extended deadline to allow eligible projects to secure the necessary financing and complete construction. Government Funding For Business in Agriculture Industry This…

AgriProcessing Initiative

The AgriProcessing Initiative (API), mentioned in May’s blog has since been oversubscribed and is now closed for the year. This Canadian Government funding initiative provided support to existing processing companies that wished to adopt new technologies and processes necessary to sustaining today’s global marketplace. Though this funding for small business is now closed, there is…

National AURP Canada Conference 2012

The 2012 National AURP Conference enables Canadian University Research Parks to come together and speak about the commercialization of university research. The conference will focus on facilitating discovery, angel investing, federal funding and collaboration. Speaker: Bernadeen McLeod, Canadian Government Funding Expert The 2012 National AURP Canada Conference will host discussion panels and highly engaging keynote…

Canadian Government Loans for Small Business and Start Ups

Canadian Government Loans for Small Business and Start Ups

Over the past decade, a large number of successful software development and technology firms have originated in the Southwestern Ontario Region. These success stories have sparked the imaginations and interests of hundreds of young and talented entrepreneurs within the region. These individuals have identified a problem along with an innovative solution; they now require the…

AgriProcessing Initiative: Canadian Government Funding

There is a wealth of agricultural government funding for business , one being the AgriProcessing Initiative (API) of the Agricultural Flexibility Fund. By providing support to existing processing companies that have established new technologies and processes necessary to sustaining today’s global marketplace. This in turn will increase the competitiveness of the agri-processing sector in Canada. API motivates…

Low Interest Agri-Business Financing Up to $250K

The Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDC) is a non-profit group that supports innovative entrepreneurs and small businesses by providing low interest loans for their expansion projects. CFDC receives Canadian Government grants from FedDev to support to SMEs in rural Ontario. They focus their funds to specific rural areas by creating programs to improve and diversify…

Agri-Innovation Program – No Interest Business Loan Up to $10M for Commercialization

Agri-Innovation Program – No Interest Business Loan Up to $10M for Commercialization

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) is accepting applications for their Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP). The program is offered through two streams depending on the project’s stage of development; (1) Industry-Led Research and Development and (2) the Commercialization Stream. Businesses may submit more than one proposal as long as projects are not related to one another….