Manitoba Building Sustainable Communities Program Now Open

The Government of Manitoba is accepting applications under its Building Sustainable Communities Program. Quick Facts. The new $7.9M Building Sustainable Communities Program replaces seven legacy grant programs that each had significant administration, rigid requirements and operated in silos. The new program was designed to respond to local neighbourhood, municipal and regional priorities with a focus[…]

New Nova Scotia Export Pilot Program

Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) has launched the Pitch Prep program for businesses looking to attract investment for the purpose of growth and increasing export sales. Quick Facts. The program will offset the costs of a consultant or accessing professional services to help companies seeking to grow through outside investment. It will fund up to[…]

Manitoba Launches New Fund for Veterans

The Government of Manitoba is providing funding under its new Military Memorial Conservation grant program to ensure the long-term viability of legions. Quick Facts. The new Military Memorial Conservation grant program is supported by the $2M Military Memorial Conservation Fund announced in May. Veterans’ organizations, municipalities and private groups can apply. Projects should focus on preserving[…]

Who Got Government Grants This Week

Funding for the week of Nov. 4 under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs reached $118.9M, down from $242.2M during the previous week. Top Sector…The Academic sector ranked first, attracting $73.1M, or 61% of national disbursements. Top Region…BC is the top province this week, securing $80.9M and accounting for 68% of total[…]

QP Briefing. FES 2019: A sector-by-sector look at the impact of the Fall Economic Statement

By David Hains and Sneh Duggal The Fall Economic Statement contains bits and pieces of information that can affect diverse Ontario stakeholders in myriad ways. Our team of reporters went through the 200-page document to summarize how the document affectionately known as the FES will have an impact on different sectors and stakeholders, including energy,[…]

$50M for Quebec’s Forestry Sector

The Government of Quebec is investing an additional $50M in its Programme Innovation Bois (Wood Innovation Program). Quick Facts. This brings the program’s total budget to $120M until March 31, 2024. This additional funding will help support partnerships between forestry applicants and partners outside the sector to encourage R&D. Get expert grant writing assistance >

FCM Funding for Innovative Municipal Projects

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) offers funding to help municipalities implement transformative projects that reduce GHG emissions and protect the environment. Quick Facts. Signature initiative funding is available for both cutting-edge technology and non-technical innovations from the feasibility study phase through to the capital project phase. Grants of up to $175k (50% of eligible[…]

BC Funding for Clean Energy in First Nation Communities

Remote First Nation communities in BC can apply for funding to transition from diesel to clean energy. Quick Facts. The Renewable Energy for Remote Communities (RERC) program has a budget of $16.5M. It will support projects that help remote communities shift to renewable energy, moving away from polluting diesel generators to cleaner energy sources. RERC[…]

French-language Services Funding in BC

The Government of British Columbia is accepting applications from nonprofits under the Provincial Funding for French Language Services program. Quick Facts. The program has a one-time $250k budget. Funding will help implement initiatives that enhance services in French and promote the linguistic vitality of the French-speaking community. The funding is managed by the B.C. Francophone[…]

Environmental Quality Grants Available in BC

Communities and First Nations in British Columbia can now apply for funding under the Environmental Quality stream of the joint federal-provincial Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. Quick Facts. $150M in funding is available. The money will help communities to deliver water and wastewater services. Federal and provincial funding covers up to 73.33% of eligible project[…]