Accelerate

Mitacs

Value:
Min :7500 - Max :

Application Deadline:

Mitacs Accelerate connects companies with graduate students and postdoctoral fellows on research projects of mutual interest. The program is open to businesses and not-for-profit organizations in all sectors. Projects start at four months increments with no upper limit. Companies get cost-effective access to university researchers and resources as Mitacs matches company contributions dollar for dollar — with larger projects getting even better leveraging.

There is no application deadline and personalized service is available by contacting our in the field Business Development Team.

Sector:
  • Environment
  • Food-Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Health
  • ICT
  • Nanotechnology
  • Oil and Gas
  • Omics
  • Pipeline
  • Other

Accelerate Fund

The A100

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Accelerate Fund supports the growth of early-stage Alberta technology companies with a venture capital fund that matches angel investment. The original $10-million Accelerate Fund I is fully invested in these forward-looking businesses. We are currently seeking qualified companies for the $10-million Accelerate Fund II.

Sector:
  • Environment
  • ICT
  • Nanotechnology
  • Oil and Gas
  • Other

Accelerating Innovation into CarE Market Access(AICE)

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :250000

Application Deadline:

Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) contribute to a resilient economy and are critical for driving health innovation. Tremendous opportunity exists for SMEs to revolutionize health care delivery through provision of digital and data-enabled health innovations. For new health technologies to be successfully adopted, enough evidence must be generated to demonstrate the expected value and impact. AICE – Market Access supports health-innovation implementation projects between SMEs and Real-World Testing Sites to generate evidence for adoption and diffusion.

Sector:
  • Other

Accelerating the Advancement of Agricultural Innovation Program

Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:
31-Mar-2023

The purpose of the Accelerating the Advancement of Agricultural Innovation Program is to support activities that demonstrate the feasibility and potential for real world application of innovations that are new to Alberta or new to the agriculture sector. This program is one of two in the Science and Research theme within the Canadian Agricultural Partnership in Alberta. This grant program supports applied research with a focus on innovation for public good.

There is limited funding in the Program.  The program will continue to receive and review submissions on a continuous basis.  Please refer to the website for program status.

Sector:
  • Food-Agriculture

Adapting Innovative Solutions in Agriculture

Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:
31-Mar-2023

The purpose of the Adapting Innovative Solutions in Agriculture Program is to support activities that take innovations that have proven to work outside of Alberta or in industries other than the agriculture industry, and adapt those Innovations so that they can be used under Alberta-specific conditions and/or in a specific Alberta Agriculture sector. This program is one of two in the Science and Research theme within the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.  This grant program supports applied research with a focus on innovation for public good.

There is limited funding in the Program.  The program will continue to receive and review submissions on a continuous basis.  Please refer to the website for program status.

Sector:
  • Food-Agriculture

Advanced Methods, Education & Training in Hyperspectral Science & Technology (AMETHYST)

University of Lethbridge

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The NSERC CREATE AMETHYST Program at the University of Lethbridge is designed to expose students to the broader context of imaging science and technology, with foci on imaging spectroscopy and remote sensing. Imaging is an emergent science and technology sector that involves a wide variety of disciplines and has become one of the most highly used tools in science, technology and the arts. Imaging has grown to become the leading enabling technology for Earth observation, environmental science, medical imaging, and climate research.

Under the direction of the Alberta Terrestrial Imaging Centre (ATIC), the AMETHYST Program’s main objective is to fund exceptional trainees at all levels: Undergraduate, Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowships. Trainees accepted into the program are selected on the basis of talent, suitability for working on interdisciplinary research, educational track record and letters of recommendations from previous teachers.

Sector:

Agile HR

Platform Calgary

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:
26-Apr-2019

Agile HR is an 8-session course for startup founders, executives and people/HR leaders to take an agile and “learning by doing” approach to the People/HR function. This course takes a new perspective on people/HR and how to cultivate a culture of impact that facilitates growth for your company.

Sector:
  • Environment
  • Food-Agriculture
  • Health
  • ICT
  • Nanotechnology
  • Oil and Gas
  • Pipeline

Agriculture and Food Sustainability Assurance Initiative Program

Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:
31-Mar-2023

The Agriculture and Food Sustainability Assurance Initiatives Program will support industry associations and industry-led non-profit assurance initiatives to develop and enhance sustainability certification or assurance systems to demonstrate to the public the quality, safety and sustainability of products produced by producers and food companies.

Please refer to the website for program status.

Sector:
  • Food-Agriculture

Agriculture Financial Services Corporation Lending

Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC)

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Access loans and services to start or grow farm, agribusiness or other small business. As an Alberta producer, agribusiness or small business owner, you may be able to get loans for the development or expansion of your agriculture, agribusiness, value-added enterprise or commercial operation. Products for businesses: Commercial loans Value-Added and Agribusiness Program Products for agricultural producers: Alberta Farm Loan Revolving Loan AgriStability

Sector:

Agriculture Training Support

Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The purpose of this program is to provide support to the agricultural and horticultural businesses and services to help address the impact of COVID-19. The program will provide a grant to eligible employers to offset the costs of training and ensuring safety protocols are in place for new employees hired from the available domestic labour pool.

To be eligible your organization must produce at least $10,000 worth of agricultural or horticultural farm commodity, or processed food and beverage product, annually.

Please refer to the website for program status.

Sector:
  • Food-Agriculture

AgriRisk Initiatives: Research and Development Contribution Funding Stream

Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:
31-Mar-2023

The AgriRisk Initiatives (ARI) is a five-year program under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership that supports the development of new risk management tools. It is divided into three program components:

The AgriRisk Initiatives: Research and Development Contribution Funding Stream is now open.  Project Summaries are accepted on a continuous basis until program funds have been allocated, or until otherwise posted on the website.

Sector:
  • Food-Agriculture

AgriScience Program

Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:
31-Mar-2023

The AgriScience Program is a program under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

The program aims to accelerate the pace of innovation by providing funding and support for pre-commercial science activities and cutting-edge research that benefits the agriculture and agri-food sector and Canadians.

Aims to support specific shorter-term research activities to help industry overcome challenges and address fiscal barriers experienced by small and emerging sectors. They also seek to mitigate high risk opportunities that have the potential to yield significant returns.

Please refer to the website for program status.

Sector:
  • Food-Agriculture

Alberta Bio Future Program

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

ABF is focused on increasing sustainability and reducing our carbon footprint by promoting use of Alberta’s renewable resources.

We primarily focus on projects that add value to biomass in agriculture and forestry, and create new and improved bioindustrial products and bioindustrial technologies. Food, feed and pharma products are not included in this program.
The purpose is to increase the value derived from our province’s rich, renewable biomass resource and grow a competitive, sustainable and profitable bioproducts industry (materials, chemicals and energy).

This program is also designed to encourage and support collaborations and partnerships between industry, the academic community, government ministries and other funding agencies.

Sector:
  • Other

Alberta Clinical Research Consortium (ACRC)

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The Alberta Clinical Research Consortium (ACRC) works together to enhance Alberta’s competitiveness to attract outstanding clinical researchers and clinical health research investment. Owing to the ACRC partners, Alberta has aligned around a common definition of clinical research and continues to build upon its vibrant clinical research foundation. Better coordination and alignment of processes improves access to clinical research and benefits the health and socio-economic well-being of Albertans.

ACRC Partners: Alberta Health Services, Alberta Innovates, College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta, Covenant Health, University of Alberta, University of Calgary and the Alberta SPOR SUPPORT Unit.

Sector:
  • Other

Alberta Community and Social Services: Workplace Training

Government of Alberta

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

If you are planning to hire new employees, you may be able to get a reimbursement for up to 70% of workplace training costs. If you are planning to hire new employees, you could get reimbursed for up to 70% of training costs (to a maximum of $390/week) for up to 30 weeks of training. You need to be able to deliver work site training and provide ongoing employment after the training contract is over. To be eligible, you need to: >Have a position available and training opportunity in your business; Provide skills training and supervision; Comply with Alberta laws; Be a legal entity with a current business licence.

Sector:

Alberta Economic Development, Trade and Tourism: Alberta Export Expansion Program

Government of Alberta

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The Alberta Export Expansion Program provides funding support to Alberta small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), municipalities, industry associations, Indigenous communities and economic development organizations promoting Alberta exports through:
– outbound international business travel
– bringing international buyers to Alberta

Sector:

Alberta Economic Development, Trade and Tourism: College-Industry Innovation (CII)

Government of Alberta

Value:
Min :0 - Max :0

Application Deadline:

The College-Industry Innovation (CII) streams support significant research infrastructure that will add to the existing applied research and technology development capacity of a college or technical institute.

The CII streams will enhance the capacity of colleges/technical institutes to support business innovation in Alberta by providing state-of-the-art, industry-relevant research infrastructure to foster partnerships with the private sector, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises.

Sector:

Alberta Economic Development, Trade and Tourism: Cyberinfrastructure Initiative Grant (CYB)

Government of Alberta

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The Cyberinfrastructure Initiative (CYB) stream coordinates with the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)’s Cyberinfrastructure Initiative to enhance the capacity of Canadian institutions and researchers to conduct leading-edge research in areas of demonstrated strength by supporting the infrastructure needs of computationally- and data-intensive research.

The RCP will support the infrastructure needs of computationally and data-intensive research in alignment with institutional priorities and the government priorities, such as the ARIF, by investing in a limited number of research data infrastructure projects in collaboration with Compute Canada. Funded research initiatives will enable communities of researchers, along with data scientists, data analysts, software developers, and other experts to devise optimal ways of organizing and using research data resources.

Sector:

Alberta Economic Development, Trade and Tourism: Research Infrastructure Grant (RI)

Government of Alberta

Value:
Min :0 - Max :0

Application Deadline:

The Research Infrastructure stream coordinates with the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Innovation Fund to invest in transformative research infrastructure projects of strategic significance to the institutions and the province’s priorities in the context of ARIF. These projects will secure and strengthen Alberta’s competitive position in research and technology development.

Institutions are encouraged to increase their application’s competitiveness through collaboration with appropriate partners and to plan co-operatively to acquire, develop, utilize, operate, and maintain infrastructure. Institutions are encouraged to engage with end-users of the research or technology development to clearly define the potential benefits for Albertans

Sector:

Alberta Economic Development, Trade and Tourism: Small Equipment Grants (SEG)

Government of Alberta

Value:
Min :0 - Max :0

Application Deadline:

The Small Equipment Grant (SEG) stream is intended to help Alberta institutions attract and retain outstanding talent in the context of significant international competition. The SEG will support leading edge research infrastructure that will enable talented faculty to undertake innovative research programs. Applications are encouraged to align with provincial priorities in the context of the ARIF and address strategic infrastructure needs related to maintaining or enhancing the competitiveness of the proponent’s and institution’s research programs.

Sector:

Alberta International Technology Partnership Program

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :250000

Application Deadline:

These programs are designed to give Alberta SMEs the opportunity to enter into a joint project to develop and commercialize innovative technology with a SME partner from China or Mexico.

The project must address a defined market need while generating economic and social benefits in both jurisdictions and globally.
We offer three programs designed to give Alberta SMEs the opportunity to enter into a joint project to develop and commercialize innovative technology with a SME partner from China or Mexico.

The projects must address a defined market need while generating economic and social benefits in both jurisdictions and globally.

The aim of each program is to assist for-profit SMEs from the two jurisdictions in establishing global partnerships, while providing access to funding to support strategic, industry-driven commercialization projects that involve novel and innovative products and materials.

Sector:
  • Other

Alberta Jalisco Innovation & Commercialization Program

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :250000

Application Deadline:
03-May-2019

The Alberta-Jalisco Innovation and Commercialization Program has been developed with the Government of the State of Jalisco, Mexico to support technology-oriented companies in Alberta, and throughout the world, to advance their innovative technologies towards eventual market uptake. The purpose of the Program is to provide for-profit Small and Medium Enterprises (“SME”s) from the two partner jurisdictions with assistance in establishing global partnerships, as well as accessing funding to support strategic, industry-driven commercialization projects that involve novel and innovative products and materials.

Sector:
  • Other

Alberta Prion Research Institute

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The Alberta Prion Research Institute’s purpose and overarching mandate is to:

* Build and support world-class capacity for prion and protein folding research;
* Encourage the production of excellent research and its use for the advancement of knowledge and the development of industry and policy; and,
* Develop highly qualified people in these areas.

Sector:
  • Other

Alberta Small Business Innovation & Research Initiative (ASBIRI)

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:
12-Dec-2019

The intent of the ASBIRI is to enable the development of solutions to end-users through the engagement of market pull technology concepts developed by Alberta Small and Medium Enterprises (“SME”s). End-users will identify priority challenges in their operating environment, while the program provides a mechanism to enable SMEs to provide technology and innovation solutions.

Sector:
  • Other

Alberta-Europe Technology Collaboration Fund

German-Canadian Centre for Innovation and Research

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Building on the success of the Alberta-Germany Collaboration Fund for Product Development and Commercialization (established in 2012) and the Alberta-Canada-France Joint Industrial R&D Projects Program (established in 2015), the German-Canadian Centre for Innovation and Research and the Alberta Government’s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade introduced the Alberta-Europe Technology Collaboration Fund in February 2018. The overarching goal of this program is to help participants become more globally competitive by developing innovative technologies and research-based alliances with the potential to foster economic growth.

Sector:

ATB BoostR

ATB Financial

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Alberta BoostR is a rewards-based crowdfunding platform from ATB Financial designed for entrepreneurs and small businesses in Alberta. Through Alberta BoostR, businesses can raise money, test ideas, and gain exposure and market insights from the “crowd” in exchange for a reward – a product, service, or fun/unique experience. We’re taking a different approach by offering entrepreneurs not only a crowdfunding platform through BoostR but also:

A team of supportive advisors entrepreneurs can reach out to before, during and after their crowdfunding journey.
Coaching and guidance through monthly Crowdfunding 101 workshops in Calgary and Edmonton.
Opportunities for exposure through pitch events and ATB’s marketing channels.
Helpful resources for entrepreneurs (psssst! Even if you’re not crowdfunding you can tap into these!)

BoostR is ideal for businesses of all stages – from startup to well established – whether you’re looking to launch or reach the next level of growth. We believe in entrepreneurs and recognize the immense value small business provides to our province. We’re here to support your goals.

Sector:

AWE Loan Program

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs

Value:
Min : - Max :150000

Application Deadline:

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Loan Program provides financing to sound business ideas supported by the necessary skills and determination to make it happen. AWE offers loans up to $150,000 for market-ready start-ups, business expansion projects, and business purchases with flexible repayment options and terms up to five years. The competitive interest rate is TD Bank’s Prime + 3%.

Sector:

BDC Capital

Business Development Bank of Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

BDC Capital exists to help turn great ideas into great companies. And great companies into engines of jobs, growth and wealth creation. We offer innovative solutions, often with terms and conditions tailored to meet the unique needs of entrepreneurs and innovators looking to raise capital for their growth and transition projects.

Sector:
  • Other

BDC Xpansion Loan

Business Development Bank of Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The BDC Xpansion Loan is designed to help you realize projects that are key to your growth and success, without putting your cash flow at risk.

Get the money you need for projects such as:
Expanding your market (domestically or abroad)
Investing in technology
Launching a new marketing campaign
Developing new products
Applying for a patent, trademark, industrial design, or copyright to protect your intellectual property
Purchasing licences, patents, trademarks, industrial designs, or copyrights
Hiring and training additional employees
Obtaining a certification
And more

Sector:
  • Other

Bioenergy

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The program is an important part of the transition to a new carbon future and circular economy and enables the participation of Alberta’s innovation community, urban and rural communities and industries throughout the value chain. The goals of the Bioenergy program are connected with the ARIF 2030 targets:

* 50% reduction in organic waste to landfill through innovative technologies
* Reduce methane emissions by 45% by 2025
* Attract an additional $3 billion private sector investment in value-added bioindustrial sector

Sector:
  • Other

Build

TECTERRA Inc.

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

If you are an Alberta start up, small or medium sized company working on innovative geospatial technology products, you may qualify for a non-dilutive, 0% interest loan, repayable only after your product generates revenue.

The BUILD Program provides funding for projects with budgets greater than $300,000 with TECTERRA providing funding of up to 50% of your development and commercialization costs, to a maximum of $500,000 per project.

Sector:

Business Loans

Community Futures Alberta

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Community Futures provides a variety of customized, affordable loan options for small business owners and entrepreneurs in rural Alberta, ranging from $500 to $150,000. We are known for saying yes when other lenders say no and for having flexible qualification criteria. Our goal is to help you succeed so that our community becomes a better place to live and work.

To find a Community Futures Alberta office near you visit http://albertacf.com/contact

Sector:

Business loans

Business Development Bank of Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

You could get money to help you start or grow your business. Whether you are launching a business or looking to expand and grow an existing one, you could get a term loan to help you: Start or buy a business Buy, build or renovate your facilities Buy equipment Research and develop new products Develop new markets for your products Acquire information and communications technology Sell your business The loan comes with flexible terms. You may need to provide credit references and to have invested money in your business. Other conditions apply.

Sector:
  • Other

Buyer Financing

Export Development Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

EDC can help give your business a competitive advantage by providing your international buyers with flexible payment options. EDC provides financing options to your international customers as well as protecting you from the risk of non-payment. How it works: you provide EDC with your export contract and credit information on your foreign buyer. Once approved, EDC issues a loan agreement to your buyer. EDC collects payment from the buyer, administers loans and makes the payment to you.

Sector:

Campus Alberta Small Business Engagement (CASBE)

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :50000

Application Deadline:

The Campus Alberta Small Business Engagement (CASBE) program aims to help academics use their world-class knowledge, facilities and students at colleges and polytechnics within Campus Alberta to assist Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Alberta. The goal is to encourage academics and small businesses in Alberta to work together and take advantage of NSERC Engage Grants.

Sector:
  • Other

Canada Green Corps

United Nations Association in Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Canada Green Corps is an innovative youth employment programme designed to launch the careers of talented, yet un- or underemployed, Canadian youth.

Funded through Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canada Green Corps strategically fulfills government commitments to provide new employment opportunities for youth and showcase national leadership on climate action.

Sector:

Canada Media Fund – Innovation Program

Canada Media Fund

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

If you are involved in the Canadian television or digital media industries, you may be eligible for funding. You can browse through a variety of programs that can help you create and promote software applications and other creative media. There are two streams: Experimental – for digital media content and application software that is innovative and interactive; Convergent – for convergent television and rich, interactive digital media content; support is given to production in all regions of Canada, and to underrepresented genres. Conditions apply.

Sector:
  • Other

Canadian Export Challenge

Startup Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The Canadian Export Challenge offers global-oriented startups an opportunity to participate in a 1-day global accelerator, and pitch to win cash ($2,500 at the regional level and $25,000 and $100,000 in in-kind support for the grand finale). The program is in partnership between Startup Canada, UPS, Export Development Canada and Trade Commissioner Service.

Sector:
  • Environment
  • Food-Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Health
  • ICT
  • Nanotechnology
  • Oil and Gas
  • Omics
  • Pipeline

Cancer Prevention Research Opportunity (CPRO)

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:
01-Jan-1970

This Cancer Prevention Research Opportunity (CPRO) enables a group of interdisciplinary individuals, working in cancer prevention research, to use a collaborative approach in the creation of new knowledge in cancer prevention and screening as well as moving knowledge and evidence into use in the health system, in communities and workplaces and in the daily lives of Albertans.

Sector:
  • Other

Carbon Capture and Utilization

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

This program focuses on carbon capture and utilization innovation to convert carbon dioxide into useful products with significant commercial value and market demand through cost-competitive and environmentally sound technology solutions.

By investing in transformative carbon dioxide utilization technologies, we will contribute to Alberta’s greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation and economic diversification efforts.

We pursue emerging clean technology innovations in carbon capture, utilization, and hydrogen generation. (See focus areas below.)

Our objectives are connected with the Alberta Research and Innovation Framework 2030 targets, which include:

A 50 percent reduction in greenhouse gas intensity;
A 30 percent increase of electricity being supplied by renewable energies by 2030; and
A 25 percent increase Alberta’s clean tech sector.

Sector:
  • Other

Career Connect

Mitacs

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Mitacs Career Connect provides meaningful work experience for young graduates while helping companies find the talent they need to grow their business.

Sector:
  • Environment
  • Food-Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Health
  • ICT
  • Nanotechnology
  • Oil and Gas
  • Omics
  • Pipeline
  • Other

Clean Energy: InnovativeHydrocarbon Products

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Our Innovative Hydrocarbon Products program focuses on three sub-programs designed to diversify Alberta’s economy and add value to hydrocarbon resources that will enable Alberta to achieve prosperity in a low carbon, global economy.
1. Bitumen Partial Upgrading
2. Natural Gas Value-Add
3. Bitumen Beyond Combustion

Sector:
  • Other

Clean Leadership Full-Time Internship

Clean Foundation

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Be a Clean Leadership Host

When it comes to clean technology, Canada – and, we believe, Atlantic Canada in particular — has the opportunity to be a leader in creating good, well-paying local jobs.

To ensure we have a workforce ready to drive the clean economy, Atlantic Canada needs to inject young people with energy and enthusiasm for clean ways of doing business, early enough to profoundly influence their career path.

Hire an intern for 6 to 12 months for an environmental STEM job and receive a subsidy of up to 50% of their salary (maximum $15,000).

Sector:

Clean Tech Interships

Career-Launcher Internships

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Employers can hire an intern for 6-12 months in a full-time position related to the use or development of clean tech, and CICan will contribute up to 70% of the intern’s salary, to a maximum of $15,000.

Clean tech refers to technologies that help create a cleaner environment, such as technologies that support sustainable development, green industrial or agricultural processes, alternative energy and efficiencies, recycling, composting or waste reduction, protection and restoration of ecosystems, and industries or businesses working on innovations to improve the environment.

Sector:

Cleaner Hydrocarbon Production

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Our Cleaner Hydrocarbon Production program is designed to enhance the economic and GHG competitiveness of Alberta’s oil and gas industry.
1. Recovery Technologies : Solvent Leadership Series
2. Methane Emissions Reduction
3. Digital Oilfield
The Cleaner Hydrocarbon Production program is open to academic researchers, innovators, small and medium sized enterprises, large companies and consortia who are seeking funding, expertise and/or sector leadership to advance technology for commercialization.

Sector:
  • Other

Climate Change Innovation and Technology Framework (CCITF)

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The Climate Change Innovation and Technology Framework (CCITF) is a strategic initiative of the Government of Alberta as part of its Climate Leadership Plan.

We are working with our partners from Economic Development and Trade and Emissions Reductions Alberta to administer a suite of programs under this framework.
The CCITF Program funds applied research, development and commercialization projects and networks that lead to greenhouse gas emissions reductions, economic growth, and other environmental and social benefits.

Program Objectives
The goal of the climate adaption program is to develop knowledge and innovation that will help Alberta’s communities, industries and ecosystems become more resilient to the effects of climate change that we cannot prevent. Specific objectives for this new Alberta Innovates – Clean Energy program area are being developed in coordination with key Government of Alberta Ministries (Environment and Parks, Agriculture and Forestry, Health, Municipal Affairs, etc.) to broadly support emerging climate adaptation policy needs and development and application of new best practices.

Sector:
  • Other

Commercial real estate financing

Business Development Bank of Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Do you need to increase production capacity, make room for new employees or upgrade your facilities? Our commercial real estate loan can help accommodate your future growth by financing:

Purchase of land and buildings
Construction of new premises
Expansion or renovation of existing premises
Replenishment of working capital depleted by real estate costs

Sector:
  • Other

Community Investment Program

Canadian Internet Registration Authority

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The Community Investment Program gives back by funding innovative community projects to build a stronger, safer and more accessible internet for all Canadians. The program has built new infrastructure, helped grow Canada’s capacity in media literacy, enabled non-profits to deliver online services and academic researchers to address emerging digital issues.

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Creative Distruction Lab Seed-Stage Program

Creative Destruction Labs – Rockies

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

CDL-Rockies brings together many of the region’s most experienced entrepreneurs, investors, and scientists from diverse fields including energy, healthcare, software and hardware, industrial and clean technology. CDL startups work with these mentors to sharpen objectives, prioritize time and resources, raise capital, and engage with experts working on the frontiers of research.

Sector:
  • Environment
  • ICT
  • Oil and Gas
  • Pipeline
  • Other

Dairy Innovation Program

Canadian Dairy Commission

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

You may be able to get a milk quota to develop and produce new and innovative dairy products. You could get a milk quota to develop and produce innovative dairy products. You need to create a product that: Is wholly or essentially made with milk; Contains no imported dairy ingredients; Is new to the Canadian market. Other conditions apply.

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Digital Tech Internships

Career-Launcher Internships

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Hire a digital technology intern for 6-12 months in a full-time position, and CICan will contribute up to 50% of the intern’s salary, to a maximum of $15,000. Additionally, up to $3,000 of the subsidy can be used for intern training during the internship.

Don’t wait! A recent grad will bring new talent to your team, and you will allow them to gain meaningful work experience and the digital skills needed for the jobs of the future.

Funded by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.
All subsidies from our current funding cycle for our Digital Tech Internships have been fully allocated. We hope to renew the program in the spring 2020

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Direct Lending

Export Development Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Get financing to sell into markets outside of Canada. You may apply for a secured loan for your international expansion plans or for your foreign affiliate. A direct loan can support: Financing of equipment or facilities; Establishment or expansion of a foreign affiliate. EDC lending support is priced based on the level of risk and the market involved. Other conditions apply.

Sector:

Economic Development Aliiance- Grants & Funding services

Economic Development Alliance of Southeast Alberta

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Our business team has access to various grants and funding opportunities. To help understand which ones might be relevant to the needs of your business we ask that you fill out the following survey. Once completed a representative from our organization will contact you to further discuss what resources are available.

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Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Ecosystem services and biodiversity are the benefits we receive from nature. They include climate regulation; flood control and water purification; habitat for wildlife; food, fibre and fuel; and the spiritual and recreational benefits of nature.

Alberta Innovates is part of the Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity initiative, a collection of innovative projects and investments designed to build the capacity to implement ecosystem service and biodiversity markets in Alberta.

Sector:
  • Other

Elevate

Mitacs

Value:
Min :30000 - Max :60000

Application Deadline:

Mitacs Elevate supports two-year collaborative research projects between top-ranked postdoctoral fellows and partner organizations. Companies benefit from fellows’ expertise and increase their in-house R&D management capacity, and projects encourage knowledge transfer between universities and organizations. Mitacs supplements partner contributions and provides customized professional skills training to fellows. The program is open to businesses and not-for-profit organizations in all sectors.

Sector:
  • Environment
  • Food-Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Health
  • ICT
  • Nanotechnology
  • Oil and Gas
  • Omics
  • Pipeline
  • Other

Entrepreneur Success Fund

Startup Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Startup Canada and Trushield Insurance have partnered together to launch the Entrepreneur Success Fund to invest in projects, programs, and initiatives that support entrepreneur success across Canada. The fund supports existing tools, technologies, programs, and initiatives that support entrepreneur access to information, training, mentorship, capital and connectivity, and have the potential to benefit from scaling through the Startup Canada Network. Follow us to learn new annual timelines.

Sector:
  • Environment
  • Food-Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Health
  • ICT
  • Nanotechnology
  • Oil and Gas
  • Omics
  • Pipeline

Environmental Stewardship and Climate Change – Group

Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:
31-Mar-2023

The purpose of the Environmental Stewardship and Climate Change – Group program is to support extension delivery, carry out applied research, and strategically manage data (through producer groups and agricultural organizations) that improve producer understanding of key environmental practices that, when implemented, can increase market access for the producer.

This program aims to benefit Alberta’s agriculture industry by funding organizations, associations, and other groups to deliver extension, carry out applied research, and strategically manage data.

Please check website for program status.

Sector:
  • Food-Agriculture

Environmental Youth Corps internship program

Environmental Careers Organization (ECO) Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Thinking of hiring a graduate for a position related to the environment? A wage subsidy may be available. If your business is in the science, technology, engineering or mathematics fields, you may be eligible to hire a young professional for a full-time environmental position. The program offers: A wage subsidy up to $15,000 Pre-approved, skilled graduates Your business must be Canadian-owned or a Canadian subsidiary to be eligible. Other conditions apply.

Sector:

EO Global Student Entrepeneur Awards

Entrepeneurs’ Organization (EO)

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is the premier global competition for students who own and operate a business while attending college or university. Nominees compete against their peers from around the world in a series of local and/or national competitions in hopes to qualify for GSEA Finals. Founded in 1998 by Saint Louis University, GSEA is now an Entrepreneurs’ Organization program.

Sector:
  • Other

ERA Oil Sands Innovation Challenge

Emissions Reduction Alberta

Value:
Min :0 - Max :10000000

Application Deadline:
07-Sep-2017

The $50 million ERA Oil Sands Innovation Challenge is seeking out technologies that reduce GHG emissions and increase the global competitiveness of Alberta’s oil sands industry.

Sector:
  • Other

Export Guarantee Program

Export Development Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Learn about your bonding and guarantee options when exporting your goods. Posting bonds and guarantees is a necessary part of exporting that can tie up your cash flow. Export Development Canada EDC has a range of bonding and guarantee solutions, offered in partnership with financial institutions, which can help you to free up the working capital you need. Account Performance Security Guarantee Foreign Exchange Facility Guarantee Surety Bond Insurance Performance Security Insurance

Sector:

Export Readiness Micro-Voucher Program

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :10000

Application Deadline:
31-Jan-2019

The Export Readiness Micro-Voucher Program is a 2 year program initiated in April 2017 in collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Development & Trade to provide funding to Alberta SMEs that are interested in expansion into international markets. The purpose of the Program is to offset the cost of developing an international market assessment/business plan, and to evaluate the risks and benefits of exporting prior to entering new global markets.

Sector:
  • Other

Farm Credit Canada

Farm Credit Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

You could access flexible financing options for your farming, agri-food or agribusiness operation. Do you need financing to start, run, grow, or transfer an agri-food or agribusiness operation? Farm Credit Canada offers a large range of loans with unique terms that can help you: Purchase or improve land, buildings or equipment; Buy crop inputs or livestock; Make environmental improvements; Transfer your business to a new operators; Eligible producers or business owners are Canadian citizens of legal age.

Sector:

Financing + Mentoring

Futurpreneur Canada

Value:
Min :5000 - Max :60000

Application Deadline:

From business plan to business success. We offer financing, mentoring and expertise to get your start-up off the ground. If you’re 18 – 39 and ready to launch a business, we’re here to help you.

Sector:

Financing to buy a business

Business Development Bank of Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Find out how you could get financing to buy an existing business. Would you like to buy an existing business? Do you need a consultant to help you determine its strengths? You could get a loan to: Buy an existing business Acquire a competitor’s or supplier’s business Purchase the business that you already manage Pay for a consultant to help evaluate the business and integrate its processes The type of loan you could get will depend on whether or not you already own land, shares in a business, or other assets.

Sector:
  • Other

Foreign Exchange Facility Guarantee

Export Development Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

You could increase your working capital by encouraging your financial institution to forego demands for collateral on foreign exchange contracts. With this guarantee in place, you could free up some of your working capital and avoid having to provide collateral when purchasing foreign exchange contracts. Your financial institution is protected against currency risks, leaving you with access to more cash.

Sector:

Foresight Challenge

Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Foresight’s Challenge programs are used by Canada’s leading organizations to solve critical business problems and drive innovation in cleantech. They not only help you find and assess potential solutions (solutions you may not even have known existed), they’ll also help you de-risk the investment, shorten the time to commercialization and implementation, and get everyone on board and excited about the possibilities.

From waste heat recovery in the oil and gas industry to nutrient recovery on the farm, our Challenge programs have provided valuable answers and solved real world environmental problems – while reducing risks and improving time-to-market.

Sector:

Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP)

Genome Alberta

Value:
Min :300000 - Max :6000000

Application Deadline:
01-Jul-2016

The Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) provides funding for downstream research & development projects that focus on applying genomics-derived solutions to challenges or opportunities defined by end-users. For the purposes of this program, end-users include stakeholders that are interested in using the results of the genomics research from academia and implementing innovations into the market for commercialization or public-good purposes. This could include industry companies, industry consortia, government departments, or other not-for-profit organizations.

Sector:

Global Bridge Canada – India

Canadian Digital Media Network

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Global Bridge: Canada-India helps high-growth Canadian tech scale-ups do business in India. The program is designed to demystify the local business culture, support product localization, validate business models and gain in-market networking opportunities that help companies successfully enter the Indian market.

Selected companies will receive two and a half months of virtual coaching and access to resources, followed by 3 weeks in market and up to $4,000 CAD to help offset travel and accommodation costs to be reimbursed by CDMN.

Sector:
  • Food-Agriculture
  • Other

Graduate Student Scholarships

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Alberta Innovates funds scholarships for graduate students engaged in full-time research at Alberta’s universities in the platform areas of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Nanotechnology, and Omics. Our Health sector also offers graduate student scholarships more specific to health — see link to the left on this webpage. Please note that only one scholarship from Alberta Innovates is available to successful applicants at any one time.

This funding combines with other programs to create the vibrant and progressive environment Alberta needs to achieve its goals in the areas of environment, energy, food and fibre and health research. As an outcome of these efforts, Alberta is assured the availability of the high-quality graduate student and post-doctoral fellow talent required for Campus Alberta institutions and the multi-disciplinary research teams comprising the Alberta Innovates Centres for Research and Innovation.

Sector:
  • Other

Health Training and Early Career Development Streams

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Alberta Innovates is providing opportunities to foster the development of future health research and innovation leaders and prepare them to be drivers of change in diverse settings and environments. The Training and Early Career Development opportunities focus on AHRIS priorities, develop skills, provide mentorship, recognize diversity and integrate knowledge translation.

Sector:
  • Other

Hire

TECTERRA Inc.

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

If you are an Alberta start up or small company needing to hire highly-qualified business or technical personnel, you may qualify for a non-repayable grant equivalent to 50% of the position salary for the first year of employment, up to $50,000.

Sector:

Impact Canada Challenges

Impact Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The Government of Canada wants innovative solutions to economic, environmental, and social problems.

Sector:
  • Environment
  • Food-Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Health
  • ICT
  • Nanotechnology
  • Oil and Gas
  • Omics
  • Pipeline
  • Other

Indigenous Entrepreneur Loan

Business Development Bank of Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

As an Indigenous entrepreneur, you want to deal with a bank that has in-depth insight into your unique business opportunities and challenges.

Get up to $250,000 to start or grow your business, whether you operate on or off reserve.

Flexible repayment terms to protect your cash flow
Flexible financing to get your business off the ground or grow your company.

A loan that gives back to charity
BDC will give back part of the interest paid on the loan to a registered charity of your choice.

Limited personal risk
Your personal assets are not taken as collateral for the loan.

Sector:
  • Other

Industry Commercialization Associates Program

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min :0 - Max :224000

Application Deadline:

The Industry Commercialization Associates Program is designed to increase business management and marketing expertise in Alberta’s technology-based SMEs by enabling them to recruit skilled business professionals. The purpose of the Program is to stimulate the commercialization of novel technological and/or business solutions, while generating material risk-weighted returns on investment to the Province of Alberta based on economic, social and/or environmental metrics.

Sector:
  • Other

Industry r&D Associates Program

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min :0 - Max :149000

Application Deadline:

The Industry r&D Associates Program is designed to provide Alberta’s technology-based SMEs with research expertise in order to accelerate business ideas impacting defined industry challenges in Alberta, and to support the expansion of highly trained personnel in research and industry settings in Alberta. The purpose of the Program is to stimulate the development and commercialization of novel technological and/or business solutions, while generating material risk-weighted returns on investment to the Province of Alberta based on economic, social and/or environmental metrics.

Sector:
  • Other

Innovative Student Project Fund

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The Innovative Student Project Fund (ISPF) supports student-industry applied-research partnerships and projects. Many programs require students to complete a Capstone Project to apply their skills and knowledge in a real-world context. ISPF is in place to help students access the financial support their research budget requires in order for the project to go ahead. An industry partner with an applied research need is one of the ISPF eligibility requirements.

Sector:

Land and Biodiversity

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The goal of the Land and Biodiversity program is to ensure that natural resource development operations and practices are sustainable. The program is positioned to support achievement of both Alberta Innovates’ and ARIF Targets for 2030:

That the rate of land reclamation is equal to or better than the rate of land disturbance; and
That biodiversity in Alberta is maintained or enhanced.
The Land and Biodiversity program includes subprograms related to Environmental Monitoring, Oil Sands Tailings remediation and restoration, climate adaptation and a new initiative on abandoned well reclamation.

Sector:
  • Other

Leap

TECTERRA Inc.

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

TECTERRA defines a transformational technology as one that significantly changes a market or industry landscape. It is a technology that disregards current trends; in effect, leaping beyond iterative advancements and altering the trajectory of that industry or market.

If you are an Alberta small or medium sized company working on geospatial technology products, you may qualify for a non-dilutive, 0% interest loan, repayable only after your product generates revenue. The LEAP Program provides funding for projects with budgets greater than $1,000,000 with TECTERRA providing funding of up to 50% of your development and commercialization costs, to a maximum of $1,000,000 per project.

Sector:

Matching Investment Fund

Canadian Dairy Commission

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

If you produce milk products or manufacture processed goods made with milk, you could get funding to create new or improved products. You could get up to $150,000 to create new or improved products made from milk. Up to $25,000 can be used for consultation services, while remaining funds must be applied towards product development. To qualify, you need to: Make foods, drinks or other products using milk; Provide 50% of the costs; Create a product that increases the use of milk. Small businesses (fewer than 25 employees) are eligible for a reimbursement of up to 100% of eligible costs for the first $10,000 spent on a project. Other conditions apply.

Sector:

Metis Employment Services

Rupertsland Institute

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Thinking of hiring? If so, your business may qualify for wage subsidies of up to 50%. If you are looking to hire, you may qualify for a subsidy of up to 50% of the employee’s wages. Available programs: Metis Targeted Wage Subsidies Metis Youth Career Internship Program Metis Youth Summer Employment Program For information on how to access these and other programs, contact your nearest Metis Employment Services centre by calling toll free 1-888-48 Metis (1-888-486-3847).

Sector:
  • Environment
  • Other

Métis Entrepreneurs’ Assistance Program (MEAP) & Status Entrepreneurs’ Assistance Program (SEAP)

Apeetogosan (Metis) Development Inc.

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

This program provides equity assistance for the start-up or the expansion of small businesses. The grant is for Métis, Inuit, Non-Status or Status individuals, who are Alberta residents with an Alberta based business
Please visit our website for a full list of eligibility requirements.

Sector:

Micro-Voucher Program

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :10000

Application Deadline:

The Micro-Voucher Program is designed to support technologies in the early developmental stages with a quick and flexible financial solution to fund Alberta SMEs to retain one Service or Product Provider to assist with early start up development activities.

Sector:
  • Other

Mitacs Entrepreneur International

Mitacs

Value:
Min : - Max :5000

Application Deadline:

Mitacs Entrepreneur International assists with travel costs — up to $5,000 — to help you explore new business opportunities abroad.

Mitacs Entrepreneur International offers TRAVEL GRANTS to CANADIAN START-UPS housed in UNIVERSITY-LINKED INCUBATORS. The matching grant enables start-ups to connect with international incubators allowing you to explore new business development opportunities in global markets.

Sector:
  • Environment
  • Food-Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Health
  • ICT
  • Nanotechnology
  • Oil and Gas
  • Omics
  • Pipeline
  • Other

Mitacs Globalink

Mitacs

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Mitacs supports bilateral research collaborations between interns, universities, and industry partners, both in Canada and around the world. Interns at Canadian universities can undertake projects in any country. Globalink offers travel funding between Canada and several international partners.

Sector:
  • Environment
  • Food-Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Health
  • ICT
  • Nanotechnology
  • Oil and Gas
  • Omics
  • Pipeline
  • Other

Mitacs Globalink Research Award

Mitacs

Value:
Min :6000 - Max :6000

Application Deadline:

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows in Canada to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities overseas.

The program supports travel and research from Canada to universities in the several countries and regions, please visit our website for the complete list.

Due to high demand for this program, we’re limiting access to the program at this time. We apologize for this inconvenience and invite you to contact us at GRA@mitacs.ca for updates and more information, and to see if we can accommodate your proposal.

If you would like to be notified once applications are available, please go to our website to ‘how to apply’

Sector:
  • Environment
  • Food-Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Health
  • ICT
  • Nanotechnology
  • Oil and Gas
  • Omics
  • Pipeline
  • Other

Natural Gas Innovation Fund

Canada Gas Association

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:
06-Jan-2020

The Natural Gas Innovation Fund™ (NGIF) was created by the Canadian Gas Association (CGA) to support the funding of cleantech innovation in the natural gas value chain. It seeks to fill a technology development gap in the sector and invest in innovation enabling natural gas solutions for current and emerging challenges facing Canada’s energy system.

Sector:

Natural Resources Interships

Career-Launcher Internships

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Employers can hire an intern for 6-12 months in a green full-time job within a natural resource sector, and Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) will contribute up to 50% of the intern’s salary, to a maximum of $15,000.

Natural resource sectors – such as the mining, materials, energy and forestry sectors – pertain to the management and production of renewable and non-renewable natural resources.

Sector:

New Canadian Entrepreneur Loan

Business Development Bank of Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Access up to $50,000* to start your company now

With your new life in Canada, starting a business that you can call your own is an exciting prospect. But as a newcomer here with little or no credit history, where do you find the money to get your company off the ground? With a minimal personal investment in your business, BDC can provide the financing you need to launch your company and create your own success story.

Sector:
  • Other

Post-Production, Visual Effects and Digital Animation Grant

Alberta Media Fund

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The PPG provides funding to help cover labour expenses for Alberta organizations involved in the development and delivery of post-production services in Alberta, including visual effects and digital animation.

This funding, under the Alberta Media Fund (AMF), supports the growth and sustainability of Alberta’s post-production sector by helping eligible companies employ Alberta talent.

Sector:
  • Environment
  • Food-Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Health
  • ICT
  • Nanotechnology
  • Oil and Gas
  • Other

PRIHS: Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System (PRIHS) is a partnership between Alberta Innovates (AI) and Alberta Health Services (AHS) focused on supporting health research and innovation projects that will adopt and implement evidence to maintain or improve quality of patient care and services while substantially reducing costs in the healthcare system. This partnered funding opportunity targets the implementation of high quality, evidence informed solutions to address performance gaps in the healthcare system that prevent optimal patient care, resource use, delivery, and access to affordable and sustainable health services.

Sector:
  • Other

Prion Funding

Alberta Prion Research Institute

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The Prion Institute, part of Alberta Innovates, focuses on the following areas of research excellence: protein folding and misfolding; pathobiology of TSEs; surveillance and control; and TSEs and society. Prion-related funding may be available.

Sector:
  • Environment
  • Food-Agriculture
  • Oil and Gas
  • Other

Product Demonstration Program

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min :100001 - Max :300000

Application Deadline:

The Product Demonstration Program (PDP) is designed to support technologies in the more advanced stages of development. The PDP is intended to fund the SME to work in collaboration with up to three (3) Project Partners for the purpose of showcasing the performance, method and features of a prototype in the general marketplace or alternately, showcasing the complete technology product to a strategic customer in an operational environment and validating its economic and technical feasibility.

Sector:
  • Other

Programming

District Ventures Accelerator

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Twice a year we invest $150k with 10 Canadian food/beverage and health/wellness entrepreneurs in exchange for a minority equity stake of their company. The founders take part in a 5-month accelerator program designed to rapidly increase valuation through sales, distribution, and marketing support. The accelerator also provides members with access to blue chip service sponsors, like BDO Canada, to deliver workshops on tax and accounting management.

Sector:

Public Agriculture Literacy Program

Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:
31-Mar-2023

This program supports initiatives that build industry communication capacity to increase public and consumers’ awareness and understanding of agriculture and the food production system.

The following activities related to public agriculture literacy may be eligible for funding:

  • planning, organizing and hosting agriculture literacy awareness summits, workshops and conferences;
  • recruitment and training of agriculture industry spokesperson;
  • development of resources such as videos, website, educational materials, displays, publication and other awareness and educational resources;
  • development and implementation of strategic communication campaigns; and
  • benchmarking studies or needs assessments.

Please refer to website for program status.

Sector:
  • Food-Agriculture

Raise Capital

FrontFundr

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Raise money efficiently and let us deal with the paperwork.
Bring together all investor types to help you achieve your dreams.

Sector:

Regional Innovation Ecosystems

Western Economic Diversification Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Funding to support business growth in Western Canada – Your not-for-profit could get a financial contribution to assist businesses at all stages of development in scaling up and becoming more globally competitive. Investments focus on enhancing business support networks for under-represented groups — including Indigenous peoples, women and youth.

Sector:

Renewable and Alternative Energy

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The Renewable and Alternative Energy Program supports invests in renewable and low-carbon electricity while maintaining a reliable and affordable grid system.

The program includes three sub-programs designed to ensure Alberta’s future electricity system is safe, reliable, affordable and sustainable.

Grid Modernization
Grid Modernization includes the Alberta Smart Grid Consortium initiatives and energy storage opportunities.

Low Carbon Electricity
Low Carbon Electricity focuses on innovative clean technologies to support the transition to and use of renewables in Alberta.

Low-Emitting Alternative Generation
Low-Emitting Alternative Generation focuses on new types of generation and decentralized opportunities to diversify Alberta’s electricity system.

Sector:
  • Other

Settlement Investment Corporation

Settlement Investment Corporation

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

As a Metis business owner, you could get support with direct business loans and services such as business plan development and training. As an Indigenous entrepreneur on a Metis settlement, you may qualify for loans of up to $250,000 for commercial enterprises. You may also access services like business plan development. You need to: Be a resident Metis settler, or in a partnership or corporation in which at least 51% is owned by a resident Metis settler, Have your head office in Alberta (business activities may take place both on and off the settlement, and need not be limited to Alberta). Other conditions apply.

Sector:

Small Business Loan and Business Advisory

Apeetogosan (Metis) Development Inc.

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Are you an established or budding entrepreneur seeking financing and business support services? If so, learn about direct business financing, equity investments, and business services. As an established or budding entrepreneur seeking financing and business support, you may qualify for funding, as well as business advisory services, to help you start or buy a business, or to grow the one you already have. To apply, you need to: Be Metis, Inuit, Status or Non-Status Indian; Be a resident of Alberta for at least six months; Be at least 18 years of age; Have a minimum 10% cash equity of the total cost of the project.

Sector:

Start-up financing

Business Development Bank of Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Benefit from a complete solution and BDC’s extensive experience in start-up financing.
One of the biggest challenges for small businesses is getting adequate financing. That’s why BDC’s start-up financing is designed to provide a complete solution to help entrepreneurs achieve their goals.

For a new business in the start-up phase or first 12 months of sales, we can provide funds to invest in:

Working capital to supplement an existing line of credit
Fixed assets
Fund marketing and start-up fees
A franchise purchase
Advisory services

Sector:
  • Other

Startup Financing

Business Development Bank of Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Benefit from a complete solution and BDC’s extensive experience in start-up financing.
One of the biggest challenges for small businesses is getting adequate financing. That’s why BDC’s start-up financing is designed to provide a complete solution to help entrepreneurs achieve their goals.

For a new business in the start-up phase or first 12 months of sales, we can provide funds to invest in:

Working capital to supplement an existing line of credit
Fixed assets
Fund marketing and start-up fees
A franchise purchase
Advisory services

Sector:
  • Other

Strategic Networking and Development Grants

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Conferences, workshops and competitions help advance research and development goals and are an important part of building upon ideas.

Alberta Innovates values and supports such events as a means of building awareness of our programs and for attracting and recruiting graduate students and researchers.

The Strategic Networking and Development Award makes funding available to Alberta-based universities and research institutions for these purposes.

Sector:
  • Other

Talent Programs

Information and Communications Technology Council

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

ICTC is a leader in developing workforce solutions and delivering talent programs to enable Canadian businesses to access the right talent with the right skills needed to drive innovation and productivity in an increasingly competitive environment. To ensure Canada is able to meet the growing demand for ICT and digitally skilled talent, we must consider all labour market sources and complementary pathways and build welcoming, diverse workplaces. Our programs provide unique and targeted solutions for recruiting, retaining and integrating women, Indigenous persons, youth and internationally educated professionals (IEPs) into ICT workforce.

Sector:

Technology challenge funding calls

Emissions Reduction Alberta

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

As groundbreakers, we know there’s no reward without risk.

ERA is investing in a diverse portfolio of transformative, sustainable technologies that reduce GHG emissions and position Alberta for success in a lower-carbon economy.

Projects submitted for funding consideration are evaluated through a rigorous process to ensure that ERA’s funds are invested prudently.

ERA uses a Call for the Proposals process that is divided into two stages, the Expression of Interest (EOI) stage and the Full Project Proposal (FPP) stage. This is then followed by Contracting and Project Execution. The following description outlines the process that ERA follows for its Call for Proposals funding initiatives. While this procedure is used in each case, some adaptations are made to achieve the greatest outcomes for each initiative. ERA typically finalizes its funding decisions approximately six months after receiving the original Expressions of Interest.

Sector:
  • Other

The DMZ

The DMZ at Ryerson University

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The DMZ is a world leading accelerator for tech startups in Canada. We help startups build great businesses by connecting them with customers, capital, experts and a community of entrepreneurs and influencers. For us, this means creating an environment where you can focus on scaling your business. We help with the rest.

Sector:
  • Environment
  • Health
  • ICT
  • Nanotechnology
  • Oil and Gas
  • Omics
  • Pipeline

Transition Financing

Business Development Bank of Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

If you are retiring or selling your business, you could get a loan to help with the costs of the transition. Are you retiring or ready to sell your business? Whether you are transferring your business to a family member or moving on to other ventures, you could get a loan to help with the costs of the transition. Financing may be available to: Transfer your business to family members Sell your business to your managers or employees Sell your business to an outside buyer Other conditions apply.

Sector:
  • Other

Voucher Program

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min :10001 - Max :100000

Application Deadline:

The Voucher is designed to support technologies in the mid-to-late developmental stages but may include some early developmental stages. The Voucher is intended to fund Alberta SMEs to work in collaboration with up to three (3) Service or Product Providers to advance the technology closer to commercialization.

Sector:
  • Other

Water Innovation

Alberta Innovates

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

We expect Alberta’s population to double by 2050. Even with the progress made, Albertans’ demand for water will continue to increase. As such, our priority is to ensure Alberta has the quality and quantity of water, when and where it is needed.
We support water innovation that will:
1. Help to create a cleantech industry in water treatment;
2. Improve water use, conservation, efficiency, and productivity by 30 percent by 2030; and/or,
3. Provide safe, secure, and reliable water resources while maintaining healthy aquatic ecosystems.

Sector:
  • Other

Wholesale financing

Business Development Bank of Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Helping financial intermediaries get more funding for their customers
As a complementary lender, we work with other lenders and financial intermediaries to fill market gaps and increase the availability of capital for Canadian entrepreneurs.

Sector:
  • Other

Women Founders Fund

Startup Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Startup Canada has partnered with Evolocity Financial Group to invest in women-led companies in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) through the Startup Canada Women Founders Fund, providing micro-grants to women entrepreneurs and women-led companies in Canada to help them start and grow their businesses while accelerating gender parity and further unleash the economic potential of women. Follow us to learn new annual timelines.

Sector:
  • Environment
  • Food-Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Health
  • ICT
  • Nanotechnology
  • Oil and Gas
  • Omics
  • Pipeline

Women in Technology Venture Fund

Business Development Bank of Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

The BDC Capital Women in Technology (WIT) Fund is one of the world’s largest venture capital funds dedicated to investing in women-led technology companies. Women are under-represented and under-funded in technology and investment companies. BDC wants to change that. We will invest $200 million over the next five years to help bridge this gap.

Sector:
  • Other

Working capital term loan

Business Development Bank of Canada

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:

Access the extra funds you need

When you don’t want to jeopardize cash flow, a working capital loan can be just the solution you need when you want to:

Boost inventory to meet demand
Take advantage of suppliers’ discounts
Complement your line of credit

Sector:
  • Other

Youth Agriculture Education Program

Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Value:
Min : - Max :

Application Deadline:
31-Mar-2023

The program stream supports the development and delivery of effective agriculture education programs that are science-based, topic-driven, curricular-linked and help students use critical thinking to engage in meaningful and informed conversations about issues that affect public trust in agriculture.

Supports the development of new agriculture education programs, or the expansion or adaptation of existing agriculture education programs aimed at kindergarten to grade 12 students.

Open call applications.  Please refer to website for program status.

Sector:
  • Food-Agriculture