Funding Programs and Agencies

Finding and applying for funding can be stressful and frustrating. We understand. Now you can decode funding speak, navigate the grant world, and improve your chances of winning through our unique grantwriting approach and decades of hard-won experience.

Funding can help make your idea a reality. With >$1 billion in proposal experience, our team has seen a lot of funding programs and agencies over the years! Here is a sample list including some of the more popular funding programs and agencies we are familiar with:

Funding Programs

  • Accelerate
  • Alliance Grant
  • Applied Research and Development Grants for Colleges
  • BDC Loans
  • Business Growth and Competitiveness Program
  • Business-led Networks of Centres of Excellence 
  • Canada First Research Excellence Fund
  • Canada Summer Jobs
  • Centres of Excellence for Commercialization & Research 
  • Clean Growth Program
  • Collaborative Research and Development Grant
  • Community and College Social Innovation Fund
  • COVID-19 Federal Relief Programs
  • Discover Abitibi 
  • Energy Innovation Program
  • Engage for Colleges
  • Going Global
  • Idea to Innovation
  • Industrial Postgraduate Scholarships
  • Industrial Research Chair Program
  • Infrastructure and Community Development Fund
  • Innovation Building Program 
  • Innovation Supercluster Initiative
  • Job Creation Partnership Program
  • John R. Evans Leaders Fund
  • MITACS 
  • Northern Innovation Program
  • NSERC Alliance
  • OCE VIP
  • Ontario Research and Development Challenge Fund
  • Ontario Research Fund 
  • Strategic Grant (NSERC)
  • Summer Experience Program
  • Sustainable Development Technology Canada
  • Targeted Wage Subsidy
  • Undergraduate Student Research Assistantship
  • Youth Internship Program

Funding Agencies

  • Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
  • Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME)
  • Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFAIT)
  • EcoAction
  • Employment and Social Development Canada
  • Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) 
  • Federal Economic Development Initiative in Northern Ontario (FedNor) 
  • Futurepreneur
  • Government of Ontario (MoL, MoF, MTCU, MoH, MTCU)
  • Greater Sudbury Development Corporation 
  • Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)
  • Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
  • Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
  • Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC)
  • Ontario Centres of Excellence
  • Ontario Chamber of Commerce 
  • Ontario Creates
  • Ontario Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)
  • PRECARN
  • Sudbury Vocational Resource Centre (SVRC)
  • WSIB 

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