Community-Nominated Priority Places for Species at Risk Program Now Open

Environment and Climate Change Canada has launched a new fund to protect species at risk: the Community-Nominated Priority Places for Species at Risk program. Quick Facts. The grant is open to communities across Canada. It has a budget of $15.6M over four years. It will support projects in communities that are bringing people together to protect[…]

NL Community Transportation Grant Program Open

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has announced that applications are now being accepted for the new Newfoundland and Labrador Community Transportation Program. Quick Facts. The purpose of the new program is to make funding available for a wider range of community transportation needs, following the recent evaluation of the Age-Friendly Transportation Pilot. This program[…]

NS Funding for Farmers

The Government of Nova Scotia is making $16.7M in funding available through the Frost Loss Program to farmers who suffered financial losses from severe frost last June. Quick Facts. The funding will help farmers recover and prepare for the upcoming harvest season. The most impacted crops were wine grapes, wild blueberries, apples, and Christmas trees. Through the[…]

Who Got Government Grants This Week

Funding for the week of Feb. 18 under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs reached $508.4M, down from $1.09B during the previous week. Top Sector. The municipal and nonprofit sector ranked first, attracting $147.1M, 29% of total incentives. Top Region. Newfoundland and Labrador is the top province this week, securing $136.8M and[…]

QP Briefing. ‘These tariffs are hurting Americans, they’re hurting Canadians, they’re destructive, and they’re unnecessary’: Canadian ambassador

By Sneh Duggal WASHINGTON, D.C.—Premier Doug Ford touched down in the United States capital Thursday with the message that steel and aluminum tariffs between Canada and the U.S. are hurting both countries. Meanwhile Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. David MacNaughton offered a glimmer of hope to those opposed to the tariffs by saying that he thinks the tariffs will[…]

Alberta Culture Days Grants

The Government of Alberta is inviting communities and organizations to apply for funding to host Alberta Culture Days events to showcase arts, heritage, diversity, and community spirit. Quick Facts. Alberta Culture Days will be held Sept. 27–29. Grants are open to cultural organizations, nonprofits, venues and facilities, school and community groups, First Nation and Métis[…]

Applications to soon open for ON agri-food sector

The Governments of Canada and Ontario have announced that beginning in March, farmers and other businesses can again apply for support under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership for projects to boost innovation, economic development, environmental stewardship, and food safety. Quick Facts. The intake will take place between March 22 and May 6. More information will be available on[…]

Don’t miss Canada’s 5th Annual Fintech and Funding Conference and Expo #FFCON19

The National Crowdfunding and Fintech Association (NCFA) of Canada’s 5th Annual Fintech and Funding Conference and Expo (#FFCON19) is back in Toronto this April 3-4, 2019. #FFCON19 remains one of the most engaging platforms in Canada for high growth and emerging startups and professionals in fintech, capital markets, blockchain, alternative investment, AI and more to launch,[…]

NU Quality of Life Secretariat Call for Funding Proposals

The Government of Nunavut’s Quality of Life Secretariat is accepting funding proposals for suicide prevention initiatives for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Quick Facts. Nonprofits and community governments are encouraged to submit funding proposals for community-led projects focused on suicide prevention, intervention, and post-intervention. Activities eligible for funding include, but are not limited to: strategic planning; research[…]