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BioTalent Canada: Career Focus Green Jobs

Support for Canadian companies and other entities to hire post-secondary graduates within 3 years of graduation who are under the age of 30.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

BLOOM: Clean Technology Demonstration Program

Support for cleantech companies to collaborate with a sector customer in undertaking a project in Ontario that demonstrates greenhouse gas emissions reduction. Matching funds from the applicant can originate from multiple sources and can include in-kind contributions.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC): Industrial, Cean and Energy Technology (ICE) Venture Fund

A venture fund with investments in capital-efficient and scalable business enhancing resource productivity with the potential to operate across a global market. The fund looks for late seed, series A, with some select Series B firms.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI): College-Industry Innovation Fund (CIIF) – NSERC Stack

Support for Canadian colleges and companies to undertake collaborative research infrastructure projects that lead to business innovation, build upon private sector college partnerships in strategic applied research institutional priorities, and generate socioeconomic benefits. This program stream funds both research infrastructure and research costs by combining funding for infrastructure through CFI and funding for research through NSERC CCI-IE.

Application Deadline:
Opportunity duration:
60 – 60 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI): College-Industry Innovation Fund (CIIF) – Research Infrastructure

Support for Canadian colleges and companies to undertake collaborative research infrastructure projects that lead to business innovation, build upon private sector college partnerships in strategic applied research institutional priorities, and generate socioeconomic benefits. This program stream funds the acquisition or development of research infrastructure to enhance applied research and technology development capacity at a college.

Application Deadline:
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA): Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax Credit

Support for Canadian companies to hire apprentices in certain skilled trades.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA): Ontario Co-operative Education Tax Credit

Support for Ontario companies to hire co-operative education students from Ontario universities and colleges.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Canada-Israel Industrial Research & Development Foundation (CIIRDF): Canada-Israel Program – Collaborative R&D Funding

Support for Canadian companies to undertake technical and market feasibility studies and market-ready research and development project with Israeli industrial partners.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Canada-Israel Industrial Research & Development Foundation (CIIRDF): Ontario-Israel Collaboration Program (OICP)

Support for Ontario companies to undertake research projects with Israeli industrial partners focused on the commercialization of new technologies.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
24 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME)/Ontario: SMART Green Program

Support for small- and medium-sized Ontario manufacturers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve energy efficiency.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

CANARIE: Digital Accelerator for Innovation and Research (DAIR)

Provides Canadian small-sized enterprises, entrepreneurs, learning institutions, and business accelerators with free cloud-based computer and storage resources.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

City of London: London Community Grants Program

Support for London-based not-for-profit organizations to underake local activities that strengthen community, build a sustainable city, and grow the economy. The program features 3 streams: community grants, innovation grants, and capital grants.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
48 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan): Clean Tech Internship

Support for companies and other entities in Canada to hire post-secondary graduates in science, technology, engineering or mathematics who are 30 years old or under.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Opportunity duration:
6 – 12 months
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

ECO Canada: Environmental Youth Corps (EYC) Internship Program

Support for Canadian owned and Canadian subsidiary companies to hire post-secondary graduates under the age of 30.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Employment and Social Development Canada: Canada Summer Jobs

Support for Canadian companies, not-for-profit organizations, and public sector entities to hire students during the summer. Students must be full-time students ages of 15 to 30 returning to school after the summer.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Employment and Social Development Canada: Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Program – Global Talent Stream

A service that helps Canadian companies hire unique and specialized foreign nationals to scale and grow. Eligible companies have either been referred by Employment and Social Development Canada’s Designated Partners or are seeking foreign workers to fill positions on the Global Talent occupations list.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Environment and Climate Change Canada: EcoAction Community Funding Program

Supports Canadian community group projects that have measurable, positive impacts on the environment (clean air, climate change, clean water, nature).

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
36 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Environment and Climate Change Canada: Environmental Damages Fund

Support for Canadian non-profit groups Indigenous communities/organizations, universities, and provincial/territorial/municipal government to undertake projects that restore the natural environment and conserve wildlife in a region where environmental damage has occurred.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Maximum duration:
24 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Environment and Climate Change Canada: Great Lakes Sustainability Fund

Provides technical and financial support for projects that are included in Remedial Action Plans that have been developed for each of Canada’s remaining Areas of Concerns located within the Great Lakes Basin.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

FedDev Ontario: Investing in Business Growth and Productivity (IBGP) – Not-For-Profit Organizations

Support for Southern Ontario small- and medium-sized enterprises collaborate with Southern Ontario industry associations and regional economic development organizations in undertaking projects that lead to adoption or adaptation of technologies, processes, or practices to improve productivity, market diversification, and integration in global value chains. Funding and SME matching requirements  vary according to the extent of SME participation (see this opportunity’s website for more information).

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Southern Ontario

FedDev Ontario: Investing in Business Growth and Productivity (IBGP) – Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs)

Support for established Southern Ontario small- and medium-sized enterprises to undertake projects related to adapting or adopting new technologies, processes, and related skills development; business opportunity development, growth, and integration in global value chains; facilities improvement or expansion; market development and expansion; and business expansion to support greater economic diversification.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Southern Ontario

FedDev Ontario: Investing in Business Innovation (IBI) – Early-stage Businesses

Support for Southern Ontario early-stage businesses to undertake activities related to late-stage development and early-stage commercialization of innovative, unique products or processes. This funding is repayable and angel or venture capital in funded activities must be demonstrated.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Southern Ontario

FedDev Ontario: Investing in Business Innovation (IBI) – Not-for-profit Organizations

Support for Southern Ontario not-for profit (NFP) organizations to undertake activities that provide innovative entrepreneurs with business skills, education, and seed financing to prepare them for investment.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Southern Ontario

FedDev Ontario: Investing in Commercialization Partnerships (ICP)

Support for companies to collaborate with Southern Ontario post-secondary institutions and/or incorporated not-for-profit organizations (includes industry associations and research institutions) in undertaking projects that are business-led and focus on new technologies or platforms with demonstrated commercial value.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Southern Ontario

Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM): Green Municipal Fund (GMF) – Feasibility Studies

Support for Canadian communities to undertake a study that assesses the technical and financial feasibility, as well as the environmental, social, and economic impacts of an innovative solution to a municipal environmental issue that will generate new lessons and models.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM): Green Municipal Fund (GMF) – Pilot Projects

Support for Canadian communities to undertake a pilot project that evaluates the technical and financial feasibility, as well as the environmental, social, and economic performance of an innovative solution to a municipal environmental issue under expected conditions.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM): Green Municipal Fund (GMF) – Plans

Support for Canadian communities to undertake municipal plans that support sustainable community development. Eligible plans include: sustainable neighbourhood action plans, community brownfield action plans, and greenhouse gas emissions reduction plans.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM): Green Municipal Fund (GMF) – Projects

Support for Canadian communities to undertake capital projects that demonstrate an innovative solution to a municipal environmental issue and generate new lessons and models. Funding is a combination of a loan (maximum is $5 million for most projects) and a grant amount that is 15% of the loan.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM): Municipal Asset Management Program

Support for Canadian municipalities to undergo training and adopt tools that will enhance their asset management practices.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Maximum duration:
11 months
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM): Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program (MCIP) – Capital Projects

Support for Canadian municipalities to undertake capital projects that link to climate change mitigation and adaptation. Funding can be used for upgrades, replacement, expansion, or purchase and installation of fixed assets or infrastructure.

Application Deadline:
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM): Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program (MCIP) – Climate Adaptation Partner

Support for not-for-profit organizations to deliver training and support that will help municipalities adapt to the impacts of climate change.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM): Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program (MCIP) – Plans and Studies

Support for Canadian municipalities to undertake municipal studies and plans that link to climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

FedNor

Support for Northern Ontario small- and medium-sized enterprises and other entities to become more innovative, productive and competitive through the adoption, adaptation and commercialization of new technologies, fostering technology linkages between business and institutions, advancing technological research and development, and promoting community innovation initiatives. Level of support depends on applicant (see opportunity’s website for details).

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Northern Ontario

FedNor: Youth Internship

Support for companies and other entities to hire post-secondary graduates within 3 years of graduation who are under the age of 30 with preference given to Northern Ontario applicants and businesses.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Northern Ontario

Futurpreneur Canada

Support for Canadian business owners between the ages of 18 and 39. Futurpreneur provides mentoring and financing services in the form of collateral-free loans up to $15,000 at competitive interest rates with the potential for Business Development Bank of Canada to provide additional financing up to $30,000.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Global Affairs Canada: Canadian International Innovation Program (CIIP)

Support for small- and medium-sized Canadian companies to undertake collaborative industrial research and development projects with high potential for commercialization with partner countries (Brazil, China, India, Israel, and South Korea). Projects must focus on technology  adaptation, or co-development with the purpose of expanding in a foreign market. Requirements and deadlines differ by partner country.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Global Affairs Canada: Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) Initiative

Provides Canadian high-growth market-ready small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with support to gain access to global markets and provides entrepreneurship services (free office space, mentorship, support, exposure to global opportunities). SMEs will participate in a 4 to 6-month program delivered by the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service in a foreign market. SMEs must pay their own expenses.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Opportunity duration:
4 – 6 months
Funding type:
Exports
Region:
Other

Global Affairs Canada: Global Opportunities for Associations (GOA)

Support for Canadian industry associations to undertake new or expanded international  business development activities in strategic market sectors for the benefit of an entire industry.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Global Affairs Canada: Going Global-Innovation for Researchers (GGI)

Supports Canadian SMEs and/or researchers in pursuing international R&D collaborative opportunities through the development of partnerships with key players in other countries.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Global Affairs Canada: Invest Canada – Community Initiative (ICCI)

Support for communities to undertake foreign direct investment (FDI) initiatives and activities that improve their capacity to attract, retain, and expand  FDI to create jobs, support innovation, and increase exports. FDI refers to international businesses establishing or expanding operations in Canada.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Global Affairs Canada/National Research Council Canada-Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP): CanExport

Support for Canadian small- and medium-sized enterprises seeking to develop new export opportunities in high-growth markets and sectors by funding a range of export marketing activities.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Exports
Region:
Other

Government of Canada: Innovation Superclusters Initiative

Support to Canadian industry-led consortia to strengthen clusters of existing commercial strength in Canada, pulling in a range of highly innovative industries, small and medium-sized enterprises, and industry-relevant research talent, to create the conditions required to develop a supercluster that reflects Canadian excellence and world-class leadership.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Government of Dubai/Dubai Future Foundation: Dubai Future Accelerators

An accelerator program for global companies that is based in Dubai. Successful candidates are provided with airfare and accommodations, workspace, access to a prototyping lab, mentorship, and networking opportunities. The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority is looking for technologies that can transform a utility provider’s traditional business model of generating, transmitting, and distributing water and electricity.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
3 months
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Government of Ontario: Rate Drop Rebate

Ontario companies participating in this program receive a 1% reduced rate on a loan or six months interest-free line of credit in the form of a rebate for each person they hire for six months that falls into one or more of the following categories: people with disabilities, newcomers to Canada, underemployed Indigenous persons.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO): Conservation Fund

Support for companies and other entities to undertake innovative electricity conservation projects.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Maximum duration:
36 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO): Energy Partnerships Program (EPP)

Support for Ontario communities and other public sector entities to undertake renewable energy projects and diesel offset energy  projects. The program funds activities such as legal, financial, and technical due diligence in developing partnerships, environmental assessments, and site studies.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO): Feed-in Tariff (FIT) Program

Provides stable long-term contracts to alternative energy producers (> 10 kW, < 500 kW) for the energy they produce and feed into Ontario’s electricity grid. Eligible alternative energy sources include biogas, renewable biomass, landfill gas, solar photovoltaic, waterpower, and wind.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO): MicroFIT Program

Provides stable long-term contracts to alternative energy producers (< 10 kW) for the energy they produce and feed into Ontario’s electricity grid. Eligible alternative energy sources include biogas, renewable biomass, landfill gas, solar photovoltaic, waterpower, and wind.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada: Capital Facilities and Maintenance Program

Support for Indigenous communities to undertake operations and maintenance, minor capital projects (under $1,500,000), and major capital projects (over $1,500,000) on reserve. There is no formal application process. Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) bases the selection of funded projects on regional five-year capital plans as well as other community requests throughout the year.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada: First Nation Infrastructure Fund

Support for Indigenous communities and other Indigenous entities to undertake infrastructure projects on reserve, Crown land, or land set aside for the use and benefit of First Nations. Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) selects and funds projects on an annual basis. There is no formal application process. Only projects identified by INAC regional offices or outlined in a community’s First Nation Infrastructure Investment Plan are reviewed and selected for funding.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada: Lands and Economics Development Services Program (LEDSP) – Targeted Funding

Support for  First Nations and Inuit communities to undertake initiatives related to community economic development and reserve land/environmental management. There is no formal application process. Allocations are provided annually and linked to levels of responsiblity for land management assumed under the Indian Act  or the First Nations Land Management Act.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises: Lazaridis Scale-up Program

A  year-long program for high-potential early-stage Canadian companies that focuses on mentorship, company scaling, and venture readiness.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

MaRS: Business Acceleration Program (BAP)

Through a host of BAP programs, MaRS helps Ontario innovation entrepreneurs develop skills and opportunities required to move successfully into the global marketplace. Programs include: Regional Innovation Centre support, market intelligence, entrepreneur skills training, and start-up funding.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

MaRS: Embark Funding

Support for Ontario-based technology companies to hire a young professional between the ages of 22 and 29.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

MaRS: Embedded Executive Funding Program

Support for Ontario-based technology companies to hire a C-level or another senior level executive for a 6-month period to support the achievement of a growth milestone.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
6 months
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

MaRS: Investment Accelerator Fund – General (IAF)

Seed investment for Ontario-headquartered early-stage companies, close to commercialization, that have the potential to be global leaders in their field and provide sustainable economic benefits to Ontario.

 

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Mitacs: Accelerate

Support for Canadian companies and not-for profits to hire graduate students or post-doctoral fellows while undertaking projects with a Canadian university.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Mitacs: Converge

Support for Canadian small- and medium-sized enterprises to connect with academics and multinationals and to undertake research, development and commercialization projects.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Mitacs: Elevate

Support for Canadian companies, not-for-profit corporations, and crown corporations to hire post-doctoral fellows as part of a research project with an academic researcher. Fellows receive a minimum annual stipend of $50,000 per year and special training.

Application Deadline:
Opportunity duration:
24 – 24 months
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Mitacs: Globalink Partnership Award

Support for international companies (United States not included) to undertake research projects with graduate students at Canadian universities. A total of $15,000 is provided to the Canadian partner institution of which $10,000 must be allocated as a student stipend and $2, 500 allocated to student travel costs.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Opportunity duration:
3 – 5 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

National Research Council Canada (NRC) – Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)

Support for Canadian small- and medium-sized  enterprises with technology innovation projects. The Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) provides a range of business services. Visit this opportunity’s website to determine how to connect with an IRAP Industrial Technology Advisor (ITA).

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

National Research Council Canada-Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP): Business Innovation Access Program (BIAP)

Support for Canadian small- and medium-sized enterprises to access short-term business services or technical assistance at Canadian public research institutions to bring innovations to market more quickly.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

National Research Council Canada-Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP): EUREKA

IRAP provides support for Canadian small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to participate in EUREKA programs. EUREKA is an international network for market-driven industrial research and development that includes European Union countries, Israel, and South Korea. The program brings together SMEs, large companies, research centres, universities, and other innovators from EUREKA countries to work together on market-driven industrial research and development. There are three EUREKA streams: individual, cluster, and Eurostar.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

National Research Council Canada-Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP): EUREKA – Eurostars Program

Support for small- and medium- sized companies to undertake research and development projects with international partners that are part of the EUREKA network. Projects must develop rapidly marketable innovative products and services that help improve the daily lives of people around the world. See here for calls for projects.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

National Research Council Canada-Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP): Technology Innovation Projects

Support for Canadian small- and medium-sized enterprises to undertake technology innovation.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

National Research Council Canada-Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP): Youth Employment Program

Support for Canadian small- and medium-sized enterprises to hire post-secondary graduates who are 30 years old or under.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Opportunity duration:
6 – 12 months
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Natural Resources Canada: Energy Innovation Program

Support for companies with Canadian-based operations, academic researchers, and other entities to undertake research and development projects focusing on cleaner oil and gas technologies.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Natural Resources Canada: The Energy Innovation Program – Oil and Gas Clean Tech Program

Support for companies with Canadian-based operations, academic researchers, and other entities to undertake research and development projects focusing on energy innovation using clean technology.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): Chairs in Design Engineering

Support for companies and other entities to jointly fund the salary of Chair in Design Engineering at a Canadian university, who must be an Associate/Full Professor and eligible for P. Eng. designation. During their five-year term (renewable once), Chairs undertake activities that improve the level and quality of design engineering activity within Canadian universities.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): Collaborative Research and Development (CRD) Grant

Support for companies with operations in Canada to undertake applied research and development projects in partnership with researchers at Canadian universities. The company must provide a 100% match to granted funds with at least 50% cash and the remainder in-kind.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Opportunity duration:
12 – 60 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program – Industrial Stream

Support for Canadian post-secondary institutions to develop and execute training programs that include internship-based training of highly qualified students and postdoctoral fellows at companies with operations in Canada.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
6 months
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): College and Community Innovation (CCI) Program – Applied Research and Development (ARD) Grants

Support for companies with operations in Canada to undertake applied research and development projects in partnership with researchers at Canadian colleges. Company matching requirements for cash and in-kind vary with funding amounts. See this opportunity’s website for more details.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Opportunity duration:
12 – 36 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): College and Community Innovation (CCI) Program – Applied Research Tools and Instruments (ARTI) Grant

Support for researchers at Canadian colleges to purchase and install research equipment that fosters the capacity to undertake applied research, innovation, and training in collaboration with local Canadian company with a focus on small- and medium-sized enterprises. The total cost of equipment purchased through this grant must be more than $7,000 and cannot exceed $250,000.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): College and Community Innovation (CCI) Program – College-University Idea to Innovation (CU-I2I) Grants

Support for Canadian college-university collaborations that undertake projects with companies operating in Canada. The project must accelerate the commercialization of  existing technologies, processes, or services.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
36 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): College and Community Innovation (CCI) Program – Innovation Enhancement (IE) Grants

Support for Canadian colleges and Canadian small-and medium-sized enterprises local to the college to undertake collaborative applied research projects that facilitate commercialization, technology transfer, and adaptation and adoption of new technologies. Collaborations should build on college strengths, benefit the local economy, and meet local or regional needs.  Participating companies must provide in-kind support, the extent of which is determined with the academic partner before applying. Grant options vary in duration and funding amount. See this opportunity’s website for more information.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): College and Community Innovation (CCI) Program – Technology Access Centres (TAC) Grants

Support for core operations of Canadian college-established centres that address the applied research and innovation needs of local companies. Technology Access Centres are expected to work with and secure in-kind and/or cash support from local and/or regional organizations.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
60 months
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): Connect Grants – Level 1

Support for Canadian colleges or universities to develop a new partnership with a company operating in Canada. Level 1 funds Canadian travel, accommodation, and meeting costs for researchers.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Maximum duration:
3 months
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): Connect Grants – Level 2

Support for Canadian colleges or universities to develop a new partnership with a company operating in Canada. Level 2 funds regional Canadian activities or events aimed at developing or promoting these new academic-industry partnerships and student-industry training opportunities.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): Connect Grants – Level 3

Support for Canadian colleges or universities to develop a new partnership with a company operating in Canada. Level 3 funds national research workshops aimed at building these new academic-industry partnerships and partnerships with other entities (e.g., government, not-for-profits).

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): Engage

Support for Canadian colleges or universities to undertake a project in six months or less with a new industry partner. Participating companies must have operations in Canada and, at minimum, must provide in-kind support, the extent of which is determined with the academic partner before applying. It may be possible to extend the Engage Grant for an additional six months through the Engage Plus Program (see this opportunity’s website for details).

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Maximum duration:
6 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): Experience Award

Support for Canadian companies, utilities, hydro companies, or for-profit/cost-recovery government-owned organizations to hire undergraduate university/college students in natural sciences or engineering.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): Industrial Research Chairs for Colleges and Grants

Support for Canadian companies, multinationals with Canadian operations, and/or fee-for-service public utilities to partially fund the salary of an Industrial Research Chair at a Canadian college. Chairs can be college faculty/staff members or qualified external individuals. During their five-year term (renewable once), Chairs undertake activities that develop business-focused applied research programs at Canadian colleges.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): Industrial Research Chairs Grant

Support for Canadian companies, multinationals with Canadian operations, and/or fee-for-service public utilities to partially fund the salary of an Industrial Research Chair at a Canadian university. Chairs can be an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor or an outstanding research and development professional. During their five-year term (renewable once for researchers), Chairs undertake activities that focus on the needs of particular industrial partners (research, critical mass, student training).

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): Strategic Partnership Grant for Networks (SPG-N)

Support for Canadian universities to undertake early-stage project research in targeted areas in collaboration with Canadian-based companies or government organizations. Targeted areas include: Advanced Manufacturing, Environment and Agriculture, Information and Communication Technologies, Natural Resources and Energy. Funded projects are expected to contribute to Canada’s economy, society, and/or environment.  The required matching contribution for companies is not specified, but some form of in-kind and/or cash contribution is expected.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
3 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): Strategic Partnership Grant for Projects (SPG-P)

Support for Canadian universities to undertake large-scale multi-disciplinary research, training, and knowledge transfer projects in targeted areas in collaboration with Canadian-based companies or government organizations. Targeted areas include: Advanced Manufacturing, Environment and Agriculture, Information and Communication Technologies, Natural Resources and Energy. Funded projects must lead to the development of a national or regional network and are expected to contribute to Canada’s economy, society, and/or environment.  The required matching contribution can include funding from collaborating government organizations.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
60 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC): Applied Research & Technology Development Projects

Support for Northern Ontario companies to undertake applied research or pre-commercialization activities required to further develop their new technologies and move them to market. Preference is given to projects involving Northern Ontario academic or research institutions.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Northern Ontario

Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC): Northern Business Opportunity Program – Business Expansion Projects

Support for Northern Ontario companies to undertake expansion and enhancement activities to improve competitiveness, grow revenues, and create jobs.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Northern Ontario

Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC): Northern Business Opportunity Program – New Investment Projects

Support for non-Ontario companies to expand operations to Northern Ontario with demonstrated ability to create jobs and act as a new anchor for investment and/or support regional cluster development.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Northern Ontario

Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC): Northern Business Opportunity Program – Small Business Startup Projects

Support for new businesses in Northern Ontario to improve leaseholds, purchase equipment, undertake third-party training, invest in information and communications technology, and undertake marketing.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Northern Ontario

Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC): Northern Community Capacity-Building Program – Community Capacity-Building Intiatives

Support for Northern Ontario communities to develop the capacity to promote, attract, and support economic growth. Eligible applicants include individual communities, local service boards, and not-for-profits, as well as partnerships and alliances of municipalities, industry, industry organizations, the federal government, and other government-related agencies. Project categories include: community-based projects, partnership-based projects, and regional training projects.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Northern Ontario

Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC): Northern Innovation Program – Opportunity Assessment Projects

Support for Northern Ontario companies to hire a not-for-profit service provider that will prepare an Opportunity Assessment Report. The report must identify opportunities and study feasibility of new technology development projects.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Northern Ontario

Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC): Northern Innovation Program – Pilot Demonstration & Commercialization Projects

Support for Northern Ontario companies to undertake research and development or commercialization activities for new technologies. Preference is given to projects involving Northern Ontario academic or research institutions.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Northern Ontario

Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC): Strategic Economic Infrastructure Program

Support for Northern Ontario communities and other entities to undertake infrastructure projects that help create jobs and build capacity in the region.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Northern Ontario

Ontario Capital Growth Corporation (OCGC): Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund

The fund invests in Canada-based venture capital and growth equity funds and co-invests in innovative, high-growth companies. The fund was established by major Canadian institutional investors, high net worth and family office investors, and the Governments of Canada and Ontario.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE): Colleges Ontario Network for Industry Innovation (CONII)

CONII member colleges provide Ontario companies with technical and business services. Interested companies must contact their local CONII member college or an OCE business manager.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE): GlobalStart Voucher Program

Support for youth-led Ontario start-up companies that are targeting emerging markets outside of the United States and Canada. Only companies engaged with Campus-Linked Accelerators, On-Campus Entrepreneurship Activities, and Regional Innovation Centres are eligible for this program. Funding is for companies to spend time with a host incubator/accelerator in the selected global market for three to six months. Matching company funds must come from a non-Ontario government source.

Application Deadline:
Opportunity duration:
3 – 6 months
Funding type:
Exports
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE): Market Readiness Company Building (MRCB) Program

Support for  Ontario companies in the Company Building Stage to undertake activities that satisfy early customer demand, scale the business to drive demand, and/or attract a larger, follow-on investment. Companies must be spin-offs resulting from intellectual property developed at an Ontario-based college or university or they must be based at an OCE-supported Campus-Linked Accelerator or On-Campus Entrepreneurship Activities. Funding must be 100% matched by arm’s length, third-party accredited investors.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE): Market Readiness Customer Creation (MRCC) Program

Support for  Ontario companies in the Company Creation Stage to develop and demonstrate a repeatable sales process for their validated technology. Companies must be spin-offs resulting from intellectual property developed at an Ontario-based college or university or they must be based at an OCE-supported Campus-Linked Accelerator or On-Campus Entrepreneurship Activities. Funding must be 100% matched by cash, which can originate from any non-Ontario government source.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE): Ontario Social Impact Voucher (OSIV) Program

Supports Ontario-based social enterprises by funding services from specific delivery organizations. Services support the following activities: building a customer base, raising capital, expanding to new markets, and using tools to measure economic and social impact.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE): TalentEdge Fellowship Program

Support for Ontario companies to hire post-doctoral fellows and PhD graduates (within 5 years of graduation) to work on industry-driven research and development projects. Some not-for-profit organizations are eligible for this opportunity.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Opportunity duration:
12 – 24 months
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE): TalentEdge Internship Program

Support for Ontario companies to hire current Ontario college and university students (Masters, PhD, final year undergraduates) and recent Masters graduates (within 3 years of graduation) to work in industry-driven research and development projects. Some not-for-profit organizations are eligible for this opportunity. There is a special stream for Data Analytics Internships, which applies to current Masters students and recent Masters graduates.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Opportunity duration:
4 – 24 months
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE): TargetGHG Solutions 2030 Challenge

Support for companies to develop next generation clean technologies to help large industry lower greenhouse gas emissions at their Ontario facilities. This challenge is global and employs a staged call approach. Applicants do not have to be from Ontario or Canada. Phase 1 (Concept) is currently active and is open to teams with a proven technology and large-scale implementation plan for their product.

Application Deadline:
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE): Voucher for E-Business (VEB) Program

Support for Ontario colleges to undertake research and development that is linked to the work a college student team undertakes with a specific company with a presence in Ontario to scale up the development, adoption, and implementation of the company’s online tools and technologies to drive innovation. The college is awarded a $2,500 voucher for each company client to a maximum of 10 vouchers. Company clients must provide a cash and/or in-kind contribution that matches this voucher value.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE): Voucher for Innovation and Productivity II (VIP II)

Support for established Ontario companies to undertake industry-academic projects with Ontario college or university researchers that develop, implement, and commercialize the company’s technical innovations. Funding must be 100% matched by companies, consisting of at least 50% cash and the remainder in-kind.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Opportunity duration:
12 – 24 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures (AI-TF): Alberta-Ontario Innovation Program (AOP)

Support for Alberta-Ontario industry-academic research and development collaborations that address industry challenges to benefit both provinces.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Maximum duration:
24 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/BDC/NSERC/NRC-IRAP: Voucher for Innovation and Productivity I (VIP I)

Support for Ontario companies to undertake industry-academic projects with Ontario college or university researchers that develop, implement, and commercialize the company’s technical innovations. Funding can be leveraged with NSERC Engage, and/or IRAP funding. Funding can also be supplemented with a loan from Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). Funding must be 100% matched by companies, consisting of at least 50% cash and the remainder in-kind.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/China Canada Angels Alliance (CCAA): China Angels Mentorship Program (CAMP)

This opportunity provides early-stage Canadian companies with investment and mentorship to shape their business model to fit the Chinese market, enter the marketplace, and begin to scale their businesses. Preference is given to companies in the following markets: information technology (ICT), healthcare IT, medical devices, clean technology, mobile, and virtual reality.

Application Deadline:
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Exports
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/Colleges of Ontario: Colleges Applied Research & Development Fund (CARDF) – College Strategic Sector/Cluster/Technology Platform Program (CSSCTP)

Support for Ontario colleges to build capacity, help companies leverage outcomes of applied research and development, support the development of a world-class knowledge transfer systems, and provide hands-on training for the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs. Funded activities build a portfolio of industry-college projects within a sector, cluster or technology platform area by means of partnerships with other Ontario colleges, industry associations, and industry consortia/groups of companies. For a given project, the industry partner(s) must match 100% of granted funds, with at least 25% consisting of a cash contribution.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
24 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/Colleges of Ontario: Colleges Applied Research & Development Fund (CARDF) – College Voucher for Innovation and Productivity I (VIP I)

Support for Ontario companies to undertake industry-academic projects with Ontario college or university researchers that develop, implement, and commercialize the company’s technical innovations. Funding can be leveraged with NSERC Engage, and/or IRAP funding. Funding can also be supplemented with a loan from Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). Funding must be 100% matched by companies, consisting of at least 50% cash and the remainder in-kind.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/Colleges of Ontario: Colleges Applied Research & Development Fund (CARDF) – College Voucher for Technology Adoption (CVTA)

Support for Ontario colleges to enable Ontario college faculty and students to engage with companies to identify their business and innovation challenges. The program will typically run in association with existing college courses and student teams will work on projects that may include technology development and testing/validation activities to support innovation and technology adoption. The college is awarded a $10,000 voucher for each company client to a maximum of 10 vouchers, with funds allocated to research and development costs at the college. Company clients must provide a cash and/or in-kind contribution that matches this voucher value.

 

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/FedDev Ontario: SmartStart Seed Fund

Support in the form of seed financing for Ontario start-up companies to undertake entrepreneurship skills training to help grow their businesses and make them customer- and investor-ready. The program provides seed funding in the amount of $30,000 (youth streams can be awarded up to $60,000 – one or more founders age 18 to 29). For non-youth streams, funding must be 100% matched by arm’s length, third-party investment and/or customer sales. Funding is also provided for entrepreneurship skills training and professional advisory ($7,500) and to attend OCE’s Founder’s Forum event ($2,500). Companies must be endorsed by a Campus Linked Accelerator, Regional Innovation Centre, or On-Campus Entrepreneurship Activities Accelerator.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/IBM/Ontario/SOSCIP: IBM Innovation Incubator Project – I3 Customer Demonstration Program

Support for Ontario-based small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to undertake Smart Computing projects with Ontario market leaders to pilot early market engagement and demonstrate innovative products and services in a setting relevant to the sector. Participating SMEs must have a validated innovation product or service ready to demonstrate to a larger company.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/IBM/Ontario/SOSCIP: IBM Innovation Incubator Project – IBM Innovation Hubs

IBM Canada Ltd. innovation hubs in Ontario where Ontario-based small- and medium-sized enterprises can obtain support services to help them scale up, identify new markets, and access cognitive and IBM cloud computing through advanced technology platforms, including IBM Bluemix, IBM Softlayer, and IBM Watson.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/IBM/Ontario/SOSCIP: IBM Innovation Incubator Project – SOSCIP TalentEdge Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program

Support for Ontario companies to hire post-doctoral fellows and PhD graduates (within 5 years of graduation) to work on industry-driven research and development projects that implement Smart Computing technology with an academic partner.

Application Deadline:
Opportunity duration:
12 – 24 months
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/MRIS/JSTD: Ontario-Jiangsu Industrial Research and Development Program (OJIRDP)

Support for Ontario entities (companies, universities, colleges, research institutions) to undertake joint industrial research and development projects with Jiangsu industry partners focusing on the development of products or processes that may lead to commercialization in global markets. The program is jointly offered by OCE, the Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science, (MRIS) and China’s Jiangsu Science and Technology Department (JSTD). The program will contribute up to 50% of eligible Ontario expenditures. The remaining 50% must come from cash or in-kind contributions made by any non-government of Ontario source.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
36 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/MRIS/MOECC: TargetGHG Industrial Demonstration Program

Support for Ontario companies to undertake projects with Ontario-based industrial emitters that demonstrate greenhouse gas emission reductions. The program is co-supported by the Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science (MRIS) and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC).

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
36 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/MRIS/MOST: Ontario-China Research and Innovation Fund (OCRIF)

Support for scientific and technological collaboration between Ontario and China that promotes scientific, technological and industrial research and commercialization cooperation. Applicants can be Ontario-based technology companies, universities and colleges, and not-for-profit research institutions. Ontario applicants must have a Chinese research partner. The program is jointly offered by OCE, the Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science, (MRIS) and China’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). The program will contribute up to 50% of eligible Ontario expenditures. The remaining 50% must come from cash or in-kind contributions. The research theme of the most recent call for proposals is Biomaterials.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
36 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): TargetGHG Collaborative R&D Program

Support for Ontario-based companies to undertake projects with Ontario academic researchers that lead to the development of technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The company must provide a 100% match to granted funds with at least 50% cash and the remainder in-kind. Additional funding can be obtained through NSERC CRD or NSERC ARD.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
36 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/SOSCIP/NSERC: Voucher for Industry Association R&D Challenge (VIA) – Smart Computing R&D Challenge

Allows companies with Ontario-based operations to gain access to advanced computing tools and infrastructure (Blue Gene/Q, Cloud, Agile, and Large Memory System computing environments) while undertaking industry-academic projects with Ontario colleges or universities. This opportunity includes funding from OCE, which can be leveraged with NSERC CRD or NSERC ARD funding. OCE Funding must be 200% matched by companies, consisting of at least half cash and the remainder in-kind.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
24 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP): High Performance Computing

The Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP) provides Ontario companies with access to advanced computing resources. Resources include a Blue Gene/Q supercomputer, cloud and agile computing infrastructure, a large shared memory data analytics platform, and technical support personnel.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)/Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC): TargetGHG Collaborative Technology Development Program

Support for Ontario-based small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to undertake innovative development and demonstration projects for greenhouse gas reduction technologies. SMEs must develop consortium partnerships.

Application Deadline:
Opportunity duration:
12 – 36 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC): Early Stage Exporters (ESE) Fund

Support for Ontario small- and medium-sized companies to develop and grow their export markets, obtain new sources of capitalization/funding, and increase export sales of Ontario goods and services. Funding is provided for attending trade missions, exhibiting goods and services, developing promotional materials, and to cover some expenses associated with bidding on foreign projects. Company requirements: 5 to 500 full-time employees, registered for 2 years or more, annual sales of $500,000 or more.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Exports
Region:
Other

Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC): Export Market Access

Support for Ontario small- and medium-sized companies to access and expand into international markets. Funding is provided for attending trade missions, exhibiting goods and services, developing promotional materials, and to cover some expenses associated with bidding on foreign projects. Company requirements: 3 or more full-time employees, incorporated for 2 years or more, annual sales between $300,000 and $500,000.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Exports
Region:
Other

Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC): Ontario Exporters Fund

Support for Ontario small- and medium-sized companies to become export-ready and help them gain and increase access to international export markets. The funding partially covers the cost of hiring an export manager. Company requirements: 5 to 500 full-time employees, registered for 2 years or more, annual sales between $3 million and $20 million – 10% to 50% exports.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
2 months
Funding type:
Exports
Region:
Other

Ontario Genomics: Pre-commercialization Business Development Fund (PBDF)

The fund invests in early-stage companies to undertake projects that develop promising ‘omics’ and ‘omics’-related technologies within Ontario. The program also provides mentorship and guidance. The company must provide some matching investment (cash or in-kind).

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development: Apprenticeship Completion Employer Bonus

Support for Ontario companies to hire apprentices and train them to completion.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development: Canada-Ontario Job Grant

Support for Ontario companies and not-for-profit organizations to purchase training for their employees.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs : Rural Economic Development (RED) Program

Support for Ontario rural communities, Indigenous communities and organizations, and not-for-profit organizations to undertake planning activities; sector development and economic diversification activities; marketing, promotional, and branding activities; and workforce attraction, retention, and development activities.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs: Growing Forward 2

Support for Ontario producers, processors, and not-for profit organizations/collaborations to undertake projects that encourage innovation, competitiveness, and market development in Canada’s agri-food and agri-products sector. Funding is available for resources, tools, and cost-share funding assistance to grow profits, expand markets, and manage shared risks. Funding varies according to applicant and project.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth: Social Enterprise Demonstration Fund

Support for Ontario not-for-profit (NFP) organizations with expertise in assisting Ontario social enterprises to provide mentorship/coaching and funding to social enterprises. The NFP must provide a 50% match to granted funds, which can be in-kind (with restrictions). Applications streams include: financial sustainability, scale-up, and social finance.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth: Starter Company Plus

Support for Ontario entrepreneurs to start or expand their business. Support is in the form of mentorship, workshops, events, and funding. The company must provide a 25% match to granted funds, which can be in-kind or cash. The program is run by Small Business Enterprise Centres Across Ontario.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth/Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science: Scale-Up Vouchers Program

Provides high-growth Ontario companies with immediate access to specific resources they need at pivotal moments in their development. The program will provide growth coaching and vouchers. Vouchers can be used by companies to fund activities in the areas of talent recruiting, product/intellectual property development financing, and international expansion. Voucher values range from $150,000 to $250,000 depending on company revenues. Matching requirements also depend on revenues. Eligible companies must meet the following requirements: $1,000,000 to $50,000,000 in annual revenues in the most recent financial year; 20% annual growth in revenue, sales, or employment; private investment of $2,000,000 or more in the previous two years.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services: Green Focus on Innovation and Technology (GreenFIT)

Provides Ontario companies with opportunities to apply their innovative technologies to address Government of Ontario needs and showcase their technologies.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Ontario Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation: Aboriginal Economic Development Fund (AEDF) – Business and Community Fund

Support for Ontario Indigenous communities, early-stage companies, and organizations to undertake economic capacity-building projects, pay for business support services delivered by Indigenous Financial Institutions, and finance promising community projects and Indigenous-owned businesses.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation: Aboriginal Economic Development Fund (AEDF) – Economic Diversification Grants

Support for Ontario provincial and territorial organizations and Indigenous communities, Tribal Councils, and organizations to undertake projects that contribute to economic diversification, as well as employment, training, and business opportunities.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation: Aboriginal Economic Development Fund (AEDF) – Regional Partnership Grants

Support for Ontario provincial and territorial organizations, Indigenous communities and organizations, Aboriginal Financial Institutions, and Indigenous organizations to undertake regional or province-wide projects that provide jobs, training and/or business opportunities to Indigenous people.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation: New Relationship Fund – Enhanced Capacity Building

Support for Ontario First Nations, Métis communities, and Aboriginal organizations to build capacity, create jobs, develop business partnerships, and improve economic opportunities.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs: Places to Grow Implementation Fund

Support for academic institutions, industry organizations, non-governmental organizations, not-for-profit organizations, municipalities, or administrative organizations to undertake research, data collection, and pilot/demonstration projects related to growth planning in Ontario and for raising public awareness of the importance of growth planning in Ontario.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science: Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence (ORF-RE)

Support for Ontario research institutions to cover the operational costs of large-scale transformative research of strategic value to the province. Part of the funding is expected to be matched by a combination of private sector and institutional contributions.

Application Deadline:
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Ontario Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science: Ontario Research Fund – Research Infrastructure (ORF-RI)

Support for Ontario research institutions to cover the costs of research infrastructure. The funding can be for large infrastructure (e.g., building and equipping a facility), small infrastructure (e.g., specimens and computer software), and college-industry innovation. Funding is provided by the Ministry and the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). See opportunity website for deadline details.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change: Great Lakes Community Guardian Fund

Support for not-for-profits and Métis/Indigenous communities and organizations to undertake projects within Ontario that protect and restore the Great Lakes.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario Trillium Foundation

Support for small Ontario communities, charitable organizations, and not-for-profits to undertake projects that enhance wellbeing with a focus on active lifestyles, inclusive and engaged communities, healthy and sustainable environments, arts/culture/heritage, children/youth, and economic wellbeing. Funding and application deadlines vary according to application streams, which include: seed grants, grow grants, capital grants, and collective impact grants.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario: Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit

Support for Ontario companies to hire and train apprentices in certain skilled trades. Qualifying businesses can claim 25% of eligible expenditures (30% for small businesses).

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Hiring/Training
Region:
Other

Ontario: Eastern Ontario Development Fund – Business Stream

Support for Eastern Ontario companies and some organizations to undertake investment in economic development in the region.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Eastern Ontario

Ontario: Eastern Ontario Development Fund – Regional Stream

Support for Eastern Ontario not-for-profit entities and/or communities to undertake economic development projects in Eastern Ontario.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Eastern Ontario

Ontario: Jobs and Prosperity Fund – Food and Beverage Growth Fund

Support for companies and other entities to undertake food, beverage, and bioproduct projects that help create and retain jobs, strengthen supply chains, enhance innovation and productivity, increase market access in Ontario.

 

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario: Jobs and Prosperity Fund – New Economy Stream

Support for Ontario companies, industry associations, and entrepreneurs to undertake projects that build innovation capacity; improve productivity, performance, and competitiveness; expand export and trade opportunities; and increase job creation capacity. Projects must be at least $10,000,000 in value and up to 40% of projects costs can be covered by a combination of a grant (up to 20%) and a loan.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Ontario: Jobs and Prosperity Fund – Strategic Partnerships Stream

Support for Ontario companies, industry associations, and entrepreneurs to engage in open innovation technology partnerships to develop productivity-enhancing technologies for priority sectors. Partnerships must drive innovation, enhance productivity, accelerate access to global markets, build a skilled workforce, and stimulate collaboration. To qualify for funding, partnerships must include an anchor firm, a partnership coordinator, multiple post-secondary institutions, members of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs, and a combination of large and small firms.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Maximum duration:
60 months
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Ontario: Southwestern Ontario Development Fund – Business Stream

Support for Southwestern Ontario companies and some organizations to undertake investment in economic development in the region.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Southwestern Ontario

Ontario: Southwestern Ontario Development Fund – Regional Stream

Support for Southwestern Ontario not-for-profit entities and/or communities to undertake economic development projects in Southwestern Ontario.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Southwestern Ontario

Ontario: Summer Company

Supports students ages 15-29 in starting a business in the summer – funding and mentorship. Applicants must be Ontario residents.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Open Data Exchange (ODX): Concierge Service

Helps companies obtain government datasets by working with government partners to release data that is not yet open.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Public Works and Government Services Canada: Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP)

Supports Canadian companies by procuring and testing late-stage innovative goods and services within the federal government before going to market.  Companies with pre-commercialized technologies can answer BCIP Calls for Proposals to participate.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Region of Waterloo: Water Efficient Technology Program (WET)

Supports commercial, industrial, and institutional water reduction activities (fixture replacement, toilet/washing machine rebates, project funding, assessment and consulting) in the Region of Waterloo.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

ScaleUP Ventures

Supports high-potential Ontario start-up companies with investment and mentorship opportunities to expand their business by scaling up to the global market.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology: Environment Project Management & Work Placement

This program allows companies to work with highly skilled and motivated Environmental Project Management students from Seneca to initiate, plan, and execute a company project. There is an unpaid internship component to this program. If you are interested in this program, please contact Dr. Mahipal Jadeja (Program Coordinator) at mahipal.jadeja@senecacollege.ca or Mary McDermott (professor) at mary.mcdermott@senecacollege.ca.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
2 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC): Advancing Water Technologies (AWT) Program

Support for Southern Ontario small- and medium-sized enterprises to work with Southern Ontario Water Consortium academic institutions to develop and demonstrate water technologies for successful introduction to the market.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
18 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Southern Ontario

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC): SD Tech Fund

Support for Canadian companies and/or non-profit organizations to undertake cleantech projects that address climate change, air quality, clean water and clean soil. Applicants must form a consortium comprised of at least two partners.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
Opportunity duration:
1 – 5 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

TD Bank: Friends of the Environment Foundation

Support for Canadian charities, educational institutions, municipalities, and Indigenous groups to undertake environmental projects across Canada with a focus on environmental education, urban greening, enhancing biodiversity, and energy conservation.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

The Water Council: Business Research Entrepreneurship in Wisconsin (BREW) – Corporate

BREW-Corporate is a training program for startup water technology companies. The training takes place at The Water Council in Wisconsin and companies benefit from investment, space, mentorship, and other program features. This round of BREW is sponsored by A.O. Smith with training taking place from September 2017 to March 2018. Applicants are being sought in the areas of water treatment, water heating, sensors, and IoT.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Other
Region:
(N/A)

Toronto Atmospheric Fund (TAF)

Support for municipalities, community groups, charities and not-for-profits to undertake projects that have the potential to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. Funding is also available for research, capacity-building, multi-sector collaboration, social ventures, policy advocacy, and pilot testing.

Application Deadline:
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

United States Department of Defense (SERDP): Core Solicitation

Support for companies, universities, and federal organizations to undertake basic and applied research and advanced technology development related to the improving the environmental performance of the Department of Defense. Applicants do not have to be from the US.

Application Deadline:
No duration information provided
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

United States Department of Self-Defense (SERDP): Exploratory Development (SEED) Program

Support for companies, universities, and federal organizations to investigate of innovative projects that are technically risky or require supporting data to provide proof of concept. Project must focus on US Department of Defense environmental issues that require technological or environmental science advances to solve. Applicants do not have to be from the US.

Application Deadline:
Maximum duration:
12 months
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

United States Department of the Interior – Bureau of Reclamation: Arsenic Challenge – Stage 1

Seeks to identify new or improved sensors, devices, or test kits to test for arsenic in water within natural or engineered systems. Any company can submit; only American companies/citizens can win.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

United States Department of the Interior – Bureau of Reclamation: More Water; Less Concentrate – Stage 1

Seeks to identify solutions that further maximize fresh water production from existing inland desalination systems. Any company can submit; only American companies/citizens can win.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other

United States Environmental Protection Agency: Urban Waters Small Grants

Support for local United States residents and organizations in underserved communities to restore urban waters to benefit the community, including its economy, with a specific focus on urban runoff pollution.

Application Deadline:
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Projects
Region:
Other

Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF)/Water Environment Federation (WEF): Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT)

LIFT encourages and supports innovation in water by matching user needs with innovative water technology solutions. Through a network of users and experts, LIFT evaluates technologies, makes them known to end-users, and supports adoption (testing, training, tours). Companies can apply to have their technologies scanned by LIFT.

Application Deadline:
(N/A)
See opportunity website for duration information
Funding type:
Other
Region:
Other