government grants for small businesses
GrantCanada.com is an online list of grants, loans and assistance programs for Canadian individuals and businesses. We will save you many hours, even weeks or months of searching. Get money for a job or for starting/expanding a business. Finding sources of funding is often the single biggest challenge for someone wanting to start or expand their business. Billions of dollars are given out annually by government agencies and foundations in Canada but most Canadians don’t even know these agencies and foundations exist, or how to contact them. You could order the program(s) and we will send you the information.
General Business Programs:
Start up and expansion capital for the purchase of equipment, supplies, real estate premises, machinery, technical knowledge, vehicles, computers, website development, office lease, office renovation, and office furnishings. Finance ranges start from $1000 to a maximum of $10 million.
Employee Assistance Programs:
Programs for hiring, training or retraining employees.
Specific financing programs for women in Canada to assist the start or expansion of a business. Financing up to $100,000.00 available.
Operating Capital Programs:
Programs to provide operating lines and expansion potential.
Product Development Programs:
Programs for initial discovery, prototype rendering, product and market assessment, production methodology, and market penetration.
Business Planning Programs:
Expert technical and financial business planning and company assessment in relation to domestic and international competitors.
Crown Asset Selling Programs:
Excess Federal and Provincial assets are sold at a deep discount to wholesale market prices. Assets available include computers, machinery, vehicles, equipment, furniture, among others.
Research and Development Programs:
Programs to develop ideas in the knowledge industries.
Non-Profit Organizations Programs:
Programs to assist organizations and charities to address timely and continuing social issues.
Import And Export Programs:
Programs to transact business across borders for new or currently existing importers and exporters. Financing for expert market penetration studies, trade show participation, trade representation, transaction financing and insurance protection.
Community Development Programs:
Programs to assist downtown improvement, community organization development, facility construction and redevelopment, and specific community group programs.
Government Procurement Programs:
Federal and Provincial governments provide opportunities for your company to supply goods and services for government purchase.
Market Improvement Programs:
Programs to increase market share within or outside Canadian borders.
Programs to increase visits for small to large tourist industry operators.
Youth Business Programs:
All persons aged 15 – 30 are eligible for financial and consultative programs specific to youths.
Programs are available to various businesses including, but not limited to: retail, immigrants, Aboriginal persons, manufacturing, municipalities, environmental, agri-business, oil and gas exploration and services, forestry, daycare, arts and culture, sports clubs and facilities, health industry and mining.