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Ontario Grants: 

State grants, state government funding and/or fee for service contracts may be available to support or supplement your organization's education, social welfare, science and other proposed program.

Number of Grants: 26

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

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Ontario employers to support workforce training activities that will meet the needs of the province’s rapidly changing economy. This grant will defray the cost of training provided by a qualifying, third-party provider. Training must take place in Ontario and be provided to employees residing in Ontario. As...

GrantWatch ID#: 163062

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. Eligible costs include but are not limited to: -Leasehold improvements -New or...

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 range of sectors. Eligible project costs may include but ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158767

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 economic sectors. Northern Community Capacity Building Pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 182633

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 economic sectors. Preference is given to projects fallin...

GrantWatch ID#: 183520

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 in the identified targeted sectors. Preference is ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183521

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 research and development or commercialization activitie...

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. Preference is given to projects falling under the followin...

GrantWatch ID#: 183523

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 will facilitate job creation, job retention, tourism, in...

GrantWatch ID#: 183525

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

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $31,500 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-time employment and training opportu...

GrantWatch ID#: 183526

Grants to Ontario Aboriginal Artists and Nonprofits to Create and Experience Original Art

Deadline 08/29/18

Grants of up to $15,000 and grants of up to $17,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations, First Nation schools, and Aboriginal artists. Funding is intended to bring artists to work with individuals or groups of people from a community to create, experience, or present artistic work. The program supports projects that bri...

GrantWatch ID#: 153147

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

Deadline 11/15/18

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 support music works by Ontario-based songwriters and compose...

GrantWatch ID#: 153157

Grants to Ontario Indigenous Nonprofits, Groups, and Artists for Artistic Projects and Activ...

Deadline 09/19/18

Grants of up to $30,000 to Ontario nonprofit organizations, artistic groups, and collectives, and grants of up to $15,000 to individual Indigenous artists to support artistic projects. This program supports First Nations, Inuit, and Metis artists in researching, developing, and creating new work and community engagement. T...

GrantWatch ID#: 153148

Grants to Ontario Artists, Curators, Groups, and Nonprofits for Artistic Crafts Development ...

Deadline 10/17/18

Grants to Ontario artists, curators, ad hoc groups and collectives, craft guilds, and nonprofit organizations to support craft-based artistic practices. Funding is available for craft-related research, development, and creation, as well as projects that will connect the grantees with wider audiences through workshops, exhi...

GrantWatch ID#: 153166

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

Deadline 10/04/18

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 by professional dance artists residing within the Provi...

GrantWatch ID#: 154658

Grants to Ontario Individual Indigenous and Minority Artists for Professional Development an...

Deadline 10/17/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Ontario professional indigenous artists and artists of color for professional development and skill-building opportunities that will advance the applicant’s work and career. Funding may also be requested by artists collectives and ad hoc groups. Projects can include: study and training, mentors...

GrantWatch ID#: 158914

Grants to Ontario Composers for the Creation of New Musical Works

Deadline 09/13/18

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $29,000 to Ontario professional music creators and composers for the creation of original musical works. Funding may be requested for either commissioned or self-directed works. Applications will be considered from both emerging and established artists in all artistic styles. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 153165

Grants to Canada Businesses to Expand their Operations to the Northern Ontario Region

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Canada businesses to expand their operations to the Northern Ontario region in order to stimulate economic growth and create jobs. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to submitting an application. Eligible projects are those that do not unreasonably impact existing Northern Ontario businesses and res...

GrantWatch ID#: 182868

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 development opportunities and invest in strategic infrastruc...

GrantWatch ID#: 183524

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits and Groups to Promote the Work and Development of Media Artists

Deadline 09/13/18

Grants of up to $10,000 for Ontario nonprofit organizations and ad hoc groups/collectives that document, present, or publish the work of Ontario media artists, or that provide them with opportunities for professional development. Grants are available in three categories, presentation, professional development, and publicat...

GrantWatch ID#: 173214

Grants to Ontario Professional Artists Who are Deaf or Have a Disability for Crafts and Visu...

Deadline 10/11/18

Grants of up to $500 to Ontario professional artists who are Deaf or have a disability to support work in craft or visual art disciplines. Funding may be used to purchase materials. Applications are welcome from artists working in practices such as carving, beading, basketry, drawing, digital media, glass, jewelry, leather...

GrantWatch ID#: 164733

Grants to Ontario Nonprofits, Groups, and Artists for Touring Arts Programming

Deadline 10/16/18

Grants to Ontario nonprofit arts organizations, ad hoc groups and collectives, and professional artists to support touring exhibitions, arts events, and performances both within Ontario and outside the province. Some applicants will be require to contact the Funding Source to determine eligibility. For projects taking plac...

GrantWatch ID#: 153151

Grants to Ontario Nonprofit Orchestras, Opera Companies, and Other Music Presenters for Gene...

Deadline 10/17/18

Grants to Ontario nonprofit orchestras, opera companies, choral organizations, and other music presenter and producer organizations to support general operations. New applicants are required to contact program staff prior to submitting an application. Priority will be given to: -Activities that engage Ontario and Canad...

GrantWatch ID#: 153163

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

Deadline 10/17/18

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 works of art are those that involve two or more of the...

GrantWatch ID#: 175548

Grants to Ontario Nonprofit Trade and Event Organizations to Grow the Cultural Media Industry

Deadline 11/01/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $60,000 to Ontario nonprofit trade and event organizations for events, activities, and other initiatives that foster growth in the cultural media industry. Funding is available for business development, as well as organizational capacity building. Introduction: The Industry Development...

GrantWatch ID#: 175127

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

Deadline 10/11/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Ontario professional artists and arts professionals who are Deaf or have a disability, as well as nonprofit disability arts organizations and ad hoc groups and collectives, to support artistic works and initiatives. Funding is available for artistic production, creation, and professional developm...

GrantWatch ID#: 165448