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75 Community/Economic Development Grants for Ontario

Grants to encourage community economic development, support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities.

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Grants to Ontario For-Profits, Research Nonprofits, and IHEs to Advance the Wood and Forest ...

Deadline 10/26/20 LOI Date: 09/18/20

Grants to Ontario for-profits, nonprofit research organizations, IHEs, and forest associations to advance the wood and forest products industry throughout the Province. Funding is intended to support projects that improve the economy of the region, enhance innovation a...

GrantWatch ID#: 190895
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Grants to Canada Nonprofits and First Nations Bands to Help Women Achieve Greater Economic P...

Deadline 11/06/20 LOI Date: 10/02/20

Grants to Canada nonprofit organizations and First Nations Bands to help women become more financially successful. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to the full application. The Foundation seeks to engage more women by prioritizing funding to organization...

GrantWatch ID#: 187017

Grants to Ontario Record Labels and Music Publishers to Develop the Local Music Market

Deadline 09/23/20

Grants to Ontario record labels and music publishers to develop the local music market. First-time applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to support efforts to expand artist rosters, facilitate job creation, invest in professional ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190230

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Community Betterment Projects

Deadline 09/25/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for initiatives that benefit local communities. Funding is intended to support programs, activities, and services, as well as capital projects and general operations. Eligible applicants a...

GrantWatch ID#: 148668

Grants to Canada IHE Faculty Members to Partner with For-Profits for the Transfer of Technol...

Deadline 09/28/20

Grants to Canada IHE faculty members to partner with companies, researcher-owned companies, and early-stage investment groups to develop and transfer technology from colleges and universities to companies throughout the country. Funding is intended to support research ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160240

Awards to Canada Indigenous Business Leaders in Recognition of Professional and Community A...

Deadline 09/30/20

Awards to Canada business leaders from native communities to honor outstanding professional and civic achievements. Awards are intended to acknowledge distinguished careers as well as entrepreneurial and leadership skills, vision, determination, and perseverance. Nomin...

GrantWatch ID#: 182261

Award to a Canadian Entreprenuer for Leadership in Business

Deadline 09/30/20

Award of $10,000 to a Canada young entrepreneur for demonstrated initiative in the field of business. The purpose of this program is to reward a young resident of Métis, Inuit, or First Nation ancestry for a business enterprise that will inspire advancement in the eco...

GrantWatch ID#: 182263

Recoupable Advance to Ontario Companies to Support the Creation of Locally Produced Drama an...

Deadline 11/17/20 Conference Date: 09/30/20

Recoupable advance to Ontario companies to support the creation of locally produced drama and documentary films. Funding is intended to benefit the region by providing job opportunities and investment. Funding may be used to finance the final stages of production for a...

GrantWatch ID#: 189202

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits in Eligible Locations to Host Events

Deadline 10/09/20

Grants to Ontario nonprofit organizations in eligible locations to host events that will contribute to the local economy, develop sports, enhance volunteerism, and showcase community pride. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to...

GrantWatch ID#: 159233

Grants to Canada Charities, Nonprofits, Cooperatives, and For-Profits in Eligible Provinces t...

Deadline 10/09/20

Grants to Canada charities, nonprofit organizations, cooperatives, and for-profit organizations in eligible provinces to strengthen and improve capacity. Funding is intended to assist organizations as they grow, with the goal of addressing urgent social, cultural, and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187844

Grants to Ontario Registered Charities, Nonprofits, and Community Groups for COVID-19 Relief...

Deadline 10/09/20

Grants to Ontario registered charities, nonprofit organizations, or community groups in eligible communities for Coronavirus (COVID-19) relief efforts. Funding is intended to assist applicants whose charitable activities have been negatively affected by the health cris...

GrantWatch ID#: 192327

Grants to Ontario Grassroots Organizations for Innovative Programs to Promote Family Well-Be...

Deadline 01/13/21 LOI Date: 10/14/20

Grants to Ontario grassroots organizations to support families who face systemic barriers to well-being. Applicants are required to submit an expression of interest prior to applying. Funding is intended for grassroots groups made up of parents, guardians, and caregive...

GrantWatch ID#: 186998

Fellowship for USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Research on Democracy

Deadline 10/15/20

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International scholars, activists, and leaders to participate in a fellowship program in Washington, DC. Participants will research, collaborate, and develop strategies to build democracy. Applicants must be available to work in residen...

GrantWatch ID#: 159071

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Youth Education and Career Readi...

Deadline 10/15/20

Grants of up to to $50,000 to Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Ontario nonprofit organizations for programs to benefit vulnerable youth in eligible regions. Funding is intended for programs to support educational engagement and c...

GrantWatch ID#: 176244

Grants USA, Canada, and International Women Entrepreneurs for Business Development

Deadline 10/31/20

Grants ranging from $100 to $500 to USA, Canada, and International women entrepreneurs for business development. Funding is intended to allow businesses to improve, expand, increase, and strengthen. Applicants will be subject to a public consumer vote and recipients wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 186824
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Team for Sustainable and Affordable C...

Deadline 11/01/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual or team to recognize environmentally friendly chemistry innovation. Consideration will be given to discoveries that lead the way for sustainable manufacturing processes or products at a cost less than or com...

GrantWatch ID#: 155107

Grants to USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico Nonprofit Psychology Internship Programs to Increase A...

Deadline 11/01/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico nonprofit psychology internship programs to increase the number of available internship positions. Grant funds may be used for direct administrative costs, such as stipends and benefits, which are related to the i...

GrantWatch ID#: 184586
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Grants to Ontario Organizations for Activities that Benefit the Community

Deadline 11/02/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Ontario organizations in eligible locations for events, services, and programs that benefit the local community. Focus areas include health and wellness, recreation, and civic and social services. Grant funds may be used for activities that b...

GrantWatch ID#: 190978

Grants to Ontario Trade and Event Nonprofits for Business Development and to Increase Organi...

Deadline 11/05/20

Grants of up to $60,000 to Ontario nonprofit trade and event organizations for business development and to increase organizational capacity. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting an application. Funding is available for projects that will encou...

GrantWatch ID#: 175127

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits for Community Events

Deadline 11/05/20

Grants to Ontario nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for community events. The purpose of the program is to encourage community development by partnering with community groups. Funding is intended to allow groups to hold events and complete projects that ben...

GrantWatch ID#: 192157

Grants to Ontario Companies and Organizations for Festivals and Events that Promote Visitor S...

Deadline 11/06/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Ontario event organizers for events, festivals, and sports events that attract visitors and promote tourism in eligible locations. Interested applicants must contact staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to encourage overnight stays and...

GrantWatch ID#: 148579
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Grants to Northern Ontario Production Companies for High-Quality Television and Film Projects

Deadline 11/06/20

Grants to Northern Ontario production companies for production and post-production costs of high-quality television and film projects. Eligible projects include made-for-television movies and drama series, and theatrical feature films. The purpose of this program is to...

GrantWatch ID#: 183504

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits for Collaborative Projects to Address Community Issues

Deadline 11/10/20

Grants of up to $16,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for collaborative initiatives to work on a shared area of interest or challenge. Eligible applicants must be leaders of charitable organizations in one of the following three areas: the envi...

GrantWatch ID#: 182343
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Grants to Ontario Nonprofits for Professional Development Training for Nonprofit Senior Mana...

Deadline 11/10/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations in eligible areas to support professional development leadership training opportunities for nonprofit leaders at a recognized leadership institution. Applicants must be leaders of charitable organizations in on...

GrantWatch ID#: 182344
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Grants to Canada Music Artists, Record Labels, and Managers for Artist Promotion and Touring...

Deadline 11/12/20

Grants to Canada music artists, independent record labels, and artist managers for marketing and promotional activities. Funding is intended to help emerging and promising music artists to launch their professional careers. The goal of the program is to directly impact...

GrantWatch ID#: 175217

Grants to Canada Individuals at IHEs for Collaborative Humanities and Social Sciences Projec...

Deadline 11/15/20

Grants to Canada individuals affiliated with a qualifying IHE for collaborative research in the humanities and social sciences. Some applicants or related institutions may be required to contact the funding source prior to submitting a proposal. Proposals may involve a...

GrantWatch ID#: 175842

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits for Economic Development Initiatives

Deadline 11/17/20

Grants to Ontario nonprofit organizations to support economic development initiatives. Funding is intended to increase businesses' effectiveness, capacity, and sustainability. The goal of the program is for organizations to undertake initiatives to gather, formulate, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 184161

Grants, Loans, and In-Kind Support to Ontario Businesses, Nonprofits, and Municipalities for...

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants, loans, and in-kind support to Ontario municipalities, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and Indigenous communities for projects that foster economic development in eligible areas. Applicants should contact the funding source prior to submitting a full propos...

GrantWatch ID#: 190907
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Grants to Ontario Nonprofits to Rebuild and Recover From the Impact of the Coronavirus

Deadline 12/02/20

Grants to Ontario nonprofit organizations to rebuild and recover from the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended to help applicants manage new and emerging needs by building programs and services and by expanding organizational capacity. The...

GrantWatch ID#: 191647
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Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Youth to Present Solutions to Global Challenges to H...

Deadline 02/15/21 LOI Date: 12/14/20

Prizes of up to $1,500 to USA, Canada, and International youth or teams youth, ages 13-24, to present solutions to global challenges, as identified by the United Nations. Applicants must submit the first round of applications before moving up to the second round. Group...

GrantWatch ID#: 165282

Grants to Canada Researchers Affiliated with IHEs for Collaborative Social Sciences and Huma...

Deadline 12/15/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to Canada researchers affiliated with qualifying post-secondary institutions for collaborative social sciences and humanities research. Funding is intended for short-term support for partnered research endeavors that will inform decision making ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182338

Grants and Loans to Ontario Commercial Building and Property Owners and Commercial Tenants f...

Deadline 12/31/20

Grants and loans of up to $30,000 to Ontario commercial building and property owners and commercial tenants in eligible locations for economic development. Funding is intended to enhance, build, and remediate commercial properties in the qualified downtown area. Applic...

GrantWatch ID#: 138338
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Grants and Loans to Ontario Industrial, Commercial, and Agricultural Property Owners and Ten...

Deadline 12/31/20

Grants of up to $7,500 and loans of up to $50,000 to Ontario industrial, commercial, agricultural operation property owners and tenants in eligible locations to improve long-term economic sustainability. Funding is intended to promote private development or redevelopme...

GrantWatch ID#: 191452

Grants to USA, Canada, and International NGOs to Promote Democratic Values

Deadline 01/11/21

Grants to USA, Canada, and International non-governmental organizations, including independent media and civic organizations and associations working to further democratic goals worldwide. Funding is intended to promote human rights, support freedom of information, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 179280

Grants to Canada Registered Charities to Relieve Poverty in Eligible Regions in Canada and L...

Deadline 03/19/21

Grants of up to $7,000 to Canada registered charitable organizations for projects to relieve poverty in multiple locations. Funding is intended to support economic equity and social justice projects in the regions. Priority is given to projects that emphasize sustainab...

GrantWatch ID#: 178283

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHEs to Impr...

Deadline 03/31/21

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit and for-profit organizations, individuals, IHEs, faith-based governmental, international, and multilateral organizations for initiatives to improve the lives of people living in poverty. Required registrations must be ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181034

Grants to Ontario Registered Charities for Community Programs and Small Capital Projects

Deadline 04/15/21

Grants to Ontario registered charities for programs and projects that benefit local communities in eligible counties. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting an application. Priority is given to programs and projects that support disadvantaged ch...

GrantWatch ID#: 180262

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits to Hold Events on Public Streets

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Ontario nonprofit organizations to hold events on public city streets in eligible regions. Funding is intended for sporting competitions that demonstrate the potential to attract tourists and participants from out of town. Funding is also intended for events ...

GrantWatch ID#: 139756
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Grants to Canada Nonprofits for Programs that Protect the Economic and Social Rights of Resi...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada nonprofits for programs that address poverty through policy development, leadership development, and by strengthening connections between civic communities. The Foundation's mission is to create a country in which the economic and social rights of all ...

GrantWatch ID#: 155595

Grants to Canada College Researchers to Form Partnerships with Industry Partners

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $25,000 to Canada college researchers and administrators to promote college-industry partnerships in the fields of social and natural sciences, humanities, engineering, or health. Applicants must contact their regional office ...

GrantWatch ID#: 155667
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Grants to Canada IHEs and Industry Partners for Science and Engineering Research and Develop...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to eligible Canada IHEs for innovative short-term projects that investigate problems in a wide range of fields. The purpose of the program is to partner companies with institutions in order to foster studies that address current issues facing their industry.

GrantWatch ID#: 155668

Grants to Northern Ontario Businesses for Startup Activities and Job Creation in Priority Se...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northern Ontario new businesses to support operations in emerging and existing priority sectors of the economy. Funding may be used for project costs related to the startup of a business that will result in new jobs in the region.

GrantWatch ID#: 158766

Grants to Northern Ontario Established Businesses to Expand Operations and Create Jobs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northern Ontario existing businesses that intend to retain or expand their operations within the region to increase productivity, improve competitiveness, grow revenues, export, and create jobs. Applications are invited from businesses operating in a broad ra...

GrantWatch ID#: 158767

Internships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Volunteer in Israel

Deadline Ongoing

Internships to USA, Canada, and International individuals to travel to Israel and gain experience (usually volunteering) in a field of the applicant's choice. Interns will spend 25 to 40 hours per week in their placement, with the rest of the time free for personal exp...

GrantWatch ID#: 162018

Grants to Canada Businesses for Technologies to Promote Environmental Sustainability

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada small and mid-sized commercial enterprises to develop technologies that promote environmental sustainability while yielding positive economic benefits. Applications are invited for pre-commercial projects that address at least one of the following area...

GrantWatch ID#: 162738

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Education, Economic Empowerment, and ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $75,000 USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to identify and develop innovative solutions to socioeconomic challenges in underserved communities. Funding areas include education, economic empowerment, and basic human needs. Evaluati...

GrantWatch ID#: 162819

Grants to Ontario Businesses for Workforce Training to Meet Changing Industry Needs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Ontario businesses to support workforce training activities that will address the needs of the province’s rapidly changing economy. Funding is intended to defray the cost of training conducted by a qualifying, third-party provider. Training must take place ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163062

Grants to Canada Charitable Organizations for Diabetes Prevention and Care, Arts and Culture...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada charitable organizations for programs related to the prevention and care of diabetes and access to arts and culture. Additional support is being offered for financial education programs in Quebec. Funding is intended to improve the lives of families an...

GrantWatch ID#: 167087

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Education, Environment, Community, and Safety

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations to promote vibrant and strong communities where the funding source has a business presence. Program areas include education and training, environment, community, and safety. The funding source supports activities, initia...

GrantWatch ID#: 167553

Grants to Ontario Aboriginal Communities and Organizations for Mine Development Projects

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $15,000 to Ontario Aboriginal communities and organizations for advanced exploration and mine development projects. Applicants should contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to support the involvement of Aboriginal organizations and...

GrantWatch ID#: 169281