Opportunities

 

Indigenous Business Development Services with Community Futures Manitoba – Call For Proposals

Designed to allow organizations serving Indigenous entrepreneurs to access up to $5,000 to implement projects that will encourage, support and/or assist Indigenous entrepreneurs in Manitoba. Applications will be accepted from individual organizations, but preference will be given to applications demonstrating partnerships among service providers/partners.
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Student Work Placement Program with BioTalent Canada

An initiative to increase the job-readiness of students registered in STEM, healthcare, business and all other programs at Canadian post-secondary institutions. The program’s wage subsidies help knock down the cost barrier, by covering the cost of a student’s salary by 75% up to a maximum of $7,500.
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Canadian Emergency Business Account

CEBA is intended to support businesses by providing financing for their expenses that cannot be avoided or deferred as they take steps to safely navigate a period of shutdown, thereby helping to position businesses for successful relaunch when the economy reopens. This $55 billion program provides interest-free loans of up to $40,000 to small businesses and not-for-profits.
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Quickfire Challenge with Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Multiple funding and mentorship opportunities for consumer health-focused products.
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MyEDC Account – Expert Advice, Market Insights & Digital Services

Get access to over 50 expert webinars, 150 reports/articles/blogs, get comprehensive answers on the EDC expert help hub, find potential partners, and discover quality service providers.
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Work Integrated Learning – Wage Subsidies for Students

Up to 75% of all wages paid to a maximum of $7500 for providing students meaningful work-integrated learning opportunities that develop foundational and entrepreneurship/business skills.
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Canada United Small Business Relief Fund – Funding
COVID-19 Recovery

Accepting grant applications from small businesses across Canada for PPE, to renovate physical spaces to adhere to COVID regulations, and develop e-commerce capabilities for your business.
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NRC IRAP funding to hire young graduates – Funding
Hiring

Bring new ways of thinking to your business with the Youth Employment Program, designed to offers financial assistance to offset the cost of hiring young talent to work on projects with R&D, engineering, multimedia or market analysis components or to help develop a new product or process.
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Financial support for technology innovation through NRC IRAP – Funding

Small or medium‑sized Canadian businesses pursuing technology‑driven innovation may be eligible for financial support from NRC IRAP to help expand and grow their enterprises. This opportunity is designed to achieve transformative growth within 5 years of the business completing their project and, in so doing, significantly benefit Canada’s economy.
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CDL Recovery by Creative Destruction Lab – Funding
COVID-19 Recovery

Creative Destruction Lab’s (CDL) mission is to transform projects into massively scalable products and services that benefit humankind. This program is focused on the full stack information-based solutions to accelerate the world’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.
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CTA Cleantech with the Government of Canada – Funding
Sustainable Technology

The Trade Commissioner Service is recruiting Canada’s most innovative cleantech companies for the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) Cleantech Program. CTA Cleantech delivers extensive market intelligence as well as curated access to potential investors, customers and strategic partners, sector experts and innovation ecosystems within the four most vibrant U.S. cleantech markets (New York, San Francisco, Boston and Denver).
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DMZ Accelerator by Ryerson University – Funding

This growth accelerator is an intensive 3.5 month sales execution program designed for high-potential tech startups looking to grow and scale their business. It features access to world-class mentors, result-driven programming and designated workspace in Toronto–one of the world’s top startup ecosystems. Your only focus throughout the program? Build a revenue-driven growth playbook and become a true sales-focused organization.
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