QP Briefing. Infrastructure and broadband top of mind for rural communities

By Jack Hauen Rural Ontario is about to descend on Toronto. The Rural Ontario Municpal Association’s (ROMA) annual conference, set to run in downtown Toronto from Jan. 19–21, is a chance for small municipalities to make their voices heard, and potentially to catch the ear of a cabinet minister like Rural Affairs Minister Ernie Hardeman — or[…]

BC Funding for ORV Trails

The Government of British Columbia is making funding available under the Off-road Vehicle (ORV) Trail Fund to outdoor groups seeking to improve off-road riding conditions and safety. Quick Facts. The funding aims to improve the sustainability and quality of outdoor motorized vehicle opportunities. The total available funding in 2020 is $200k, with 25% of the[…]

What Funders Consider Before Approving Your Business

Ever wondered what is important to government funders before they approve your business for a grant? Here are their top five considerations that you should keep in mind before submitting your next application. #1. Eligibility Every funding program has eligibility requirements as to the type of organization that can apply. Some programs are only open[…]

Top New Grants in the USA This Week

The U.S. government published 95 new grant programs this week, including funding for genomics, community fire assistance, and commercial motor vehicle operator safety training. Keep reading to get an overview of three new top grants announced this week. Program #1. Mendelian Genomics Data Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Department. Health and Human Services Max.[…]

Who Got Grants This Week

Funding for the week of Jan. 6 under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs reached $16.2M, down from $160.9M during the previous week. Top Sector…The Academic & Research sector ranked first, attracting $7.5M, or 46% of national disbursements. Top Region…BC is the top province this week, securing $5.1M and accounting for 31%[…]

Indigenous and Northern Initiatives Grant Program Now Available in Manitoba

The Government of Manitoba is now accepting applications to its Indigenous and Northern Initiatives grant program. Quick Facts. This program provides funding for projects and initiatives led by Indigenous and non-Indigenous organizations and communities. First Nations communities, Northern Affairs communities, organizations, and businesses are encouraged to form partnerships and apply. Priority will be given to[…]

Nova Scotia Opens Funding for Dorian Damage

The Government of Nova Scotia has made funding available for those affected by Hurricane Dorian through its disaster financial assistance program. Quick Facts. Eligible applicants include individuals, small businesses, and nonprofits that have uninsurable claims, as well as municipalities with uninsured losses. Individuals, small businesses, and nonprofits can receive up to $200k. There is no[…]

QP Briefing. Government takes credit for job gains, avoiding ‘carbon tax recession’

By David Hains It’s the carbon tax recession that never was. One year after Premier Doug Ford made solemn warnings that the federal carbon backstop would usher in a “carbon tax recession” and would be “job-killing,” the Ontario government celebrated a strong year of employment growth. Ontario saw 25,100 net new jobs in December, according to preliminary[…]

Northwest Territories Launch Healthy Choices Fund

The Government of the Northwest Territories has announced it is now accepting applications under the Healthy Choices Fund. Quick Facts. The fund has an annual budget of $400k. Applicants can receive between $10k and $75k per fiscal year. The fund’s objectives are to: Support the vision of healthy, educated individuals, families and communities; Increase awareness of healthy[…]

Fundingportal Partners with ThinkData

Partnership to provide information on $200B in government grants and subsidies through Data Marketplace   TORONTO, ON – January 8, 2020 — ThinkData Works, Inc. (ThinkData), the Toronto company behind the enterprise data management platform, Namara, has brokered a new data partnership with Fundingportal. Through this partnership, data on active and awarded government grants and subsidies will[…]