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Ontario State grants for nonprofit organizations, Businesses & Municipalities: 

Ontario State grants, government funding, In-kind grants, and service contracts may be available to support or supplement your organization's education, social welfare, science, and other proposed program.

Number of Grants: 48

Grants to Ontario Aboriginal Communities to Collect and Record Traditional Knowledge

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Ontario Aboriginal communities located in areas of high development activity or mineral exploration for projects to increase the capacity of these communities to respond to information requests under the Mining Act. Funding is intended to record traditional k...

GrantWatch ID#: 174348

Grants to Ontario Aboriginal Communities to Participate in the Mining Sector

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Ontario Aboriginal communities located in areas of mineral exploration and development for projects to facilitate the participation of Aboriginal communities in the mining industry. Funding is intended to increase communities' understanding of the mining sect...

GrantWatch ID#: 174347

Grants to Ontario Artists and Artist Collectives for Visual, Craft, and Media Arts Presentat...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $2,000 to Ontario individual artists and artist collectives for public presentations of work in the visual, media, and craft arts. Funding is intended to assist with presentation costs for confirmed public exhibitions. Exhibitions may take place in inte...

GrantWatch ID#: 158438

Grants to Ontario Musicians, Composers, and Nonprofit Music Organizations to Record Albums, ...

Deadline 11/18/20

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $12,000 to Ontario musicians, composers, ad hoc groups and collectives, and nonprofit music organizations, orchestras, and choirs for the recording of full-length albums, demos, and EPs. The purpose of this program is to suppo...

GrantWatch ID#: 153157

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits, Artists, Groups, Collectives, Publishers, and First Nations in...

Deadline 11/19/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations, artists, publishers, groups, collectives, First Nations, Indigenous Education Authorities, and First Nation Schools in eligible locations for arts activities. Funding is intended to support the creation, produ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180883

Grants to Ontario Visual Arts Nonprofits, Public Arts Galleries, and Curators for Arts Prese...

Deadline 11/26/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations, nonprofit visual arts organizations, public art galleries, ad hoc groups and collectives of arts professionals or visual artists, and curators to present the work of local visual artists, provide professional ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158919

Grants to Northern Ontario Businesses to Assess New Technology Development and Commercializa...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northern Ontario businesses to identify opportunities for the development of new technology. Consideration will be given to projects that involve research development, as well as the commercialization of new technologies in emerging or existing priority econo...

GrantWatch ID#: 183520

Grants to Northern Ontario Businesses to Scale-Up and Demonstrate Innovative Technologies

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northern Ontario private companies to reduce the financial and technical risks associated with demonstrating and scaling up innovative and new technologies. This program supports businesses as they prepare for commercial production. Eligible projects involve ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183522

Grants to Northern Ontario IHEs and Research Institutes to Build Capacity for Industrial Tec...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northern Ontario colleges, universities, and research institutes to improve research capacity. Qualifying projects involve commercialization or research and development activities for new technologies in emerging or existing priority economic sectors.

GrantWatch ID#: 183523

Grants to Northern Ontario Nonprofits, IHEs, and Agencies to Develop Economic Infrastructure

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northern Ontario nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, municipalities, and First Nations for infrastructure projects that will build industry capacity and help create jobs. The purpose of this program is to help the region increase economic devel...

GrantWatch ID#: 183524

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 Ontario Dance Artists, Groups, and Nonprofits for Dance Productions and Presentati...

Deadline 10/08/20

Grants of up to $5,000, grants of up to $15,000, and grants of up to $20,000 to Ontario dance artists, groups and collectives, and nonprofit organizations for dance presentations. Funding may be requested for the production, presentation, or development of dance works ...

GrantWatch ID#: 154658

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

Grants to Northern Ontario Nonprofits, IHEs, and Agencies for Events to Promote Economic Dev...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $15,000 to Northern Ontario nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, municipalities, First Nations, and local service boards for events that will promote economic development in the region. Applicants must demonstrate that the proposed event w...

GrantWatch ID#: 183525

Grants to Ontario Aboriginal Communities and Organizations for Early Mineral Exploration and ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $20,000 to Aboriginal communities and organizations in Ontario experiencing high mineral exploration and/or development activity, for funding to respond to early exploration projects. Funding is intended for project-based activities, and will be limite...

GrantWatch ID#: 169283

Grants to Northern Ontario Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Provide Internship Posit...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northern Ontario nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and private sector companies to provide internship positions to recent graduates. The purpose of this program is to build the region’s economic capacity by retaining graduates and offering them full...

GrantWatch ID#: 183526

Grants to Ontario Music Industry Trade Associations and Music Service Organizations to Devel...

Deadline 10/29/20

Grants to Ontario associations and service organizations to enhance and develop the local music industry. First-time applicants are required to contact the funding source prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to allow applicants to offer initiatives, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184160

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

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 Ontario Individual Media Artists and Directors for Innovative Projects

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $40,000 to Ontario individual professional media artists or directors for innovative projects that further the applicant's development as an artist. Funding is intended for film, audio, video, new media, virtual reality, vide...

GrantWatch ID#: 154972

Grants to Ontario Music Management Businesses to Benefit the Local Music Industry

Deadline 10/06/20

Grants to Ontario music management businesses to benefit the local music industry. First-time applicants are required to contact the funding source prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended for travel and marketing activities that are part of a comprehens...

GrantWatch ID#: 190760

Grants to Ontario Professional Artists Who are Deaf or Have a Disability to Purchase Materia...

Deadline 10/09/20

Grants of up to $500 to Ontario professional artists in the craft or visual art disciplines who are deaf or have a disability. Funding may be used to purchase tools, materials, software and delivery costs. Applications are welcome from artists working in practices such...

GrantWatch ID#: 164733

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

Grants to Northern Ontario Nonprofits, Agencies, and Educational Institutions to Promote Eco...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northern Ontario nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, First Nations, municipalities, and local service boards to grow community capacity to attract, support, and promote economic growth. Projects may focus on emerging or existing priority econom...

GrantWatch ID#: 182633

Grants to Ontario Aboriginal Organizations for Resources to Help Them Participate in Mining A...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Aboriginal communities and organizations in Ontario to support participation in mining activities. Funding is intended for a consultant who would advise eligible communities about how to more effectively participate in processes that result from the Mining Ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 169284

Grants to Ontario Artists, Groups, and Nonprofits to Support Multidisciplinary Art Forms

Deadline 10/14/20

Grants to Ontario professional artists, collectives, groups, and nonprofit organizations to create, produce, and present multidisciplinary works of art. Funding may also be used to support professional development activities that promote multidisciplinary art. Eligible...

GrantWatch ID#: 175548

Grants to Ontario Artists, Arts Professionals, and Nonprofits for Works by Artists Who are De...

Deadline 10/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Ontario professional artists and arts professionals who are deaf or have a disability, nonprofit arts organizations, and ad-hoc groups and collectives to support artistic works and initiatives. Funding is intended for professional development...

GrantWatch ID#: 165448

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits, Municipalities, Associations, and Corporations to Develop Tour...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Ontario nonprofits, municipalities, businesses, tourism associations, and corporations to develop the tourism industry. Special emphasis will be placed on creative projects to help the tourism industry survive and thrive during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) cris...

GrantWatch ID#: 175794

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 Artists, Curators, Groups, and Nonprofits for Research, Programming, and A...

Deadline 10/14/20

Grants to Ontario artists, curators, ad hoc groups and collectives, craft guilds, and nonprofit organizations for craft-related activities. Funding is intended for craft-based research, creation, production, and development, as well as for projects that connect Ontario...

GrantWatch ID#: 153166

Grants to Ontario Artists and Organizations to Produce Musical Works in Any Genre

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants to Ontario artists, groups, and nonprofit organizations to promote the field of music throughout the province. Funding is intended to support activities that are accessible to the general community and that engage local residents. Eligible areas include, but are...

GrantWatch ID#: 154661

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars, IHE Teachers, and Graduate Students ...

Deadline 10/01/20

Fellowships of up to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International independent scholars, college and university teachers, and graduate students for historical research. Funding is intended to alleviate costs incurred during a residency while exploring Kentucky's historical ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178950

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 Professional Writers to Create New Works of Written Composition

Deadline 01/15/21

Grants of up to $5,000 to Ontario published professional writers to begin or continue written compositions in the following genres: fiction, nonfiction literature, young adult literature, poetry, comics and graphic novels, and illustrated writing for children. Funding ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164735

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Businesses to Support Relocation to Kansas Due to t...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International businesses to encourage suppliers and companies to relocate jobs to Kansas due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to combat supply chain uncertainties by helping businesses and suppliers that are in...

GrantWatch ID#: 191823

Grants to Ontario Arts Nonprofits and Minority Arts Curators for Exhibitions and Curatorial ...

Deadline 10/08/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to Ontario nonprofit arts organizations and Indigenous or minority arts curators for exhibitions and other curatorial projects. Funding is intended to enhance the ability of the Province's artist-run centers, public galleries, and other organiza...

GrantWatch ID#: 153154

Grants to Ontario Literary Artists to Create Works for Online or Print Publication

Deadline 10/22/20

Grants of $12,000 to Ontario individuals to support the creation of original literary works. Eligible uses of funds include artist fees, research expenses, and editorial expenses. Funding can support literary artists, including northern writers, in genres including fic...

GrantWatch ID#: 186820

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

Grants to Ontario Indigenous Communities to Support Mediation Over Land Claims

Deadline 10/31/20

Grants to Ontario Indigenous organizations and communities to provide support for territorial disputes with the provincial government. Funding is intended to assist with administrative, legal, travel, and other costs associated with the negotiations surrounding land cl...

GrantWatch ID#: 159701

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-Profits, and Municipalities to Bid On or Host Large-Scale ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Ontario nonprofit and for-profit organizations and municipalities to bid on or host large-scale events. Funding is intended for one-time, highly acclaimed events, such as the Pan Am games. Eligible events are those that positively impact Ontario's reputation ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174352

Grants to Ontario Literary Artists and Performers to Create and Record Original Literary Wor...

Deadline 10/29/20

Grants to Ontario literary artists and performers to create and record original literary works. Funding is intended to support the completion of artists' new work that will be performed for the general public. Grants will also support the recording of a performer's rep...

GrantWatch ID#: 175547

Grants to Ontario Arts Nonprofits, Individual Artists, Artist Groups, and Eligible Schools f...

Deadline 11/04/20

Grants to Ontario nonprofit arts organizations, individual artists, artist groups and collectives, school boards, and First Nation or Indigenous schools to support arts projects that engage the local community. Funding is intended to promote the collaboration between l...

GrantWatch ID#: 153155

Grants to Ontario Theater Artists, Groups, and Collectives to Develop New Creative Work

Deadline 01/15/21

Grants of up to $5,000 to Ontario theater artists, groups, and collectives to develop new creative work. The purpose of the program is to fund any type of artistic theater activity by eligible applicants. Funding decisions will be made by third-party theater companies....

GrantWatch ID#: 164789

Grants to Canada Businesses to Expand Operations and Create New Jobs

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada businesses to stimulate economic growth in eligible locations. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended for businesses to expand their operations and create new jobs. The proposed project should...

GrantWatch ID#: 182868

Grants to Northern Ontario Businesses for Research and Pre-Commercialization Activities for ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Northern Ontario businesses to support pre-commercialization activities and applied research to further develop new technologies and move them to market. Qualifying projects involve commercialization or research and development activities for new technologies...

GrantWatch ID#: 183521

Grants to Ontario Artists for New or Continuing Works in the Visual Arts

Deadline 11/05/20

Grants of $5,000, $7,500, and $15,000 to Ontario individual visual artists at any stage in their career for the creation or continuation of artistic works. The intention of this program is to support the broad range of visual arts practices, and to foster regional acti...

GrantWatch ID#: 180882

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