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Funding Source Funding Name Subject Area Eligible Groups
The Justin Eves Foundation for Students with Learning Disabilities The primary goal High Schools grads in Ontario
3M Canada Community Giving This program supports education, health, and arts and culture. In education, the focus is on the areas of science, technology and business, as well as early years literacy programs. In health, the focus is on healthy, active living. And in arts and culture, the focus is on reaching the community through educational initiatives, and cultural diversity. Registered charitable organizations.
Actors' Fund of Canada Financial Assistance This fund provides emergency financial aid to assist cultural workers in recovering from an illness, injury or other circumstances causing severe economic and personal hardship. People working professionally in all aspects of the entertainment industry.
Adobe Adobe Youth Voices (AYV) Grants Program This program supports programs and organizations dedicated to engaging youth in learning experiences using digital tools to express themselves and to create with purpose. Grantees will design and implement a youth-media project. Non-profit organizations, and public educational institutions that serve low-income, disadvantaged middle and high school youth.
Adobe Software Donation Program This program supports primary and secondary schools and qualified non-profit organizations with donations of Adobe's latest software. Primary and secondary schools, and non-profit organizations.
ADRA Canada Program Funding This program strives to alleviate poverty with a focus on the following five initiatives: community services, health, youth, First Nations, and emergency management.
Agricultural Adaptation Council Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program The Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program (CAAP) is a program with the objective of facilitating the agriculture, agri-food, and agri-based products sector’s ability to seize opportunities, to respond to new and emerging issues, and to pathfind and pilot solutions to new and ongoing issues in order to help it adapt and remain competitive. National organizations, working in collaboration with provincial/territorial groups; and a minimum of two provincial or territorial councils.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Agricultural Bioproducts Innovation Program This program promotes research, development, technology transfer and commercialization activities in areas such as biofuels, other forms of bioenergy, biochemicals, biopharmaceuticals, etc. Universities and colleges, companies, and private and public sector research organizations.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Co-operative Development Initiative (CDI) This program helps people develop co-ops, and to research and test innovative ways of using the co-operative model. Individuals, co-operatives and co-operative associations and federations, community economic development groups, aboriginal communities, social development groups, and research and learning institutes.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Agri-Opportunities Program This program helps accelerate the commercialization of new agricultural products, processes or services. Funding is provided for projects that can be expected to increase market opportunities and generate demand for primary agricultural products. Aboriginal groups, academic Institutions, agri-businesses, co-operatives, corporations, foreign companies with a Canadian subsidiary, individuals, non-governmental organizations, non-profit entities, and producers.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Canadian Agricultural Skills Service This program helps farm families improve their profit through skills development and training. Established and beginning farmers.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Farm Business Assessment A business planning professional will provide you with a confidential, independent, one-on-one financial review. Established and beginning farmers with at least $10,000 gross farm sales.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Specialized Business Planning Services (SBPS) Through this program, you can access funds to help pay for the services of a consultant to develop detailed business plans for your farm operations. Established and beginning farmers with at least $10,000 gross farm sales, and partnerships, corporations, co-operatives and other farm associations with at least $10,000 in annual gross farm sales.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The Farm Improvement and Marketing Cooperatives Loans Act (FIMCLA) Program This program is designed to increase the availability of loans for improvement and development of farms and the processing, distribution or marketing of farm products by co-operative associations. Applicants actively engaged in farming in Canada, including individuals, partnerships, corporations, and co-operative associations.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Planning and Assessment for Value-Added Enterprises This program helps you cover the cost of hiring a business planning professional who will help you develop a feasibility assessment and/or business plan related to your value-added business opportunity. Established and beginning farmers with at least $10,000 gross farm sales, and partnerships, corporations, co-operatives and other farm associations with at least $10,000 in annual gross farm sales.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The Canadian Integrated Food Safety Initiative The overall goal of this program is to help in developing and implementing government recognized food safety and food quality process control systems throughout the entire food chain. National, non-profit organizations involved in producing, marketing, distributing, or preparing food, and regional, non-profit organizations that can demonstrate their ability to deliver a national initiative.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The Canadian Integrated Food Safety Initiative This program is designed to help with the implementation of on-farm food safety systems based on Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) at the farm level. Funding is given to help off-set the costs of providing workshops and on-farm support for producers. National producer organizations apply for funding on behalf of all producers of that commodity.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The Canadian Integrated Food Safety Initiative This program aims to increase the number of food processing plants moving towards Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and/or ISO 22000 food safety systems in place. Activities will be directed at the processing industry that advances food safety awareness, knowledge development and implementation of food process control systems. Ontario processors involved in processing food or drink for human consumption, that are not a federally registered establishment, and are licensed to operate in Ontario (if required).
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada AgriInvest AgriInvest accounts help producers protect their margin from small declines. Individuals, partnerships, co-operatives and corporations, estates and trusts, limited partnerships, landlords in a joint venture, and status Indians farming on reserves.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Circovirus Inoculation Program The program addresses the impact of Porcine Circovirus Associated Diseases (PCVAD2). Eligible applicants will receive financial assistance to help offset the costs of herd testing and vaccination. Hog owners, and herd managers.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Enhanced Spring Credit Advance Program This program helps producers manage the cash crunch of planting a spring crop by providing loan guarantees that help gaining access to short-term credit. Organizations of producers involved in marketing a crop, and other organizations that the Minister considers are supported by producers.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Price Pooling Program This program provides a price guarantee that protects marketing agencies and producers against unanticipated declines in the market price of their products. Program participants use the price guarantee as security in obtaining credit from lending institutions. Marketing agencies, including associations of producers, individuals engaged in the processing of agricultural products for marketing under a cooperative plan, and individuals authorized to market agricultural products under a single cooperative plan.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Private Sector Risk Management Partnerships This program supports a comprehensive business case for securing a private sector risk management solution; an interim risk management solution; or a risk assessment to identify and rank the business risks facing the producer organization. National or regional producer organizations representing producers who are directly involved in the production of agricultural products.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Canadian Agriculture and Food International Program This program supports activities that enhance and promote Canada's reputation as the world leader in supplying safe, high-quality agriculture, agri-food, beverage, and seafood products that meet the changing demands of world markets. Organizations and associations in the agriculture, agri-food, and seafood sectors, and industry associations or alliances, or technical-marketing support organizations.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Cover Crop Protection Program This program provides financial assistance to Canadian producers enrolled in production insurance who are unable to seed commercial crops due to spring flooding or excessive field moisture. Producers who are unable to plant commercial crops due to spring flooding or excessive moisture.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada ecoAgriculture Biofuels Capital Initiative (ecoABC) This program provides repayable contributions for the construction or expansion of transportation biofuel production facilities. Funding is conditional upon agricultural producer investment in the biofuel projects, and the use of agricultural feedstock to produce the biofuel. Corporations and co-operatives, individuals, and partnerships.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada National Environmental Farm Planning (EFP) Initiative This program encourages producers to develop environmental farm plans, implement beneficial management practices (BMPs) and to continuously evaluate the environmental performance of their farming operations. Legal farm entities.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Agri-Innovation Program This program provides funding assistance towards identifying key agri-innovation opportunities; undertaking applied scientific and pilot processing activities; and undertaking innovation acceleration associated with new business and market opportunity development. Organizations or entities that represent or involve agriculture (e.g. cooperatives, commodity groups, agri-businesses, municipal governments, universities or colleges).
Air Canada In The Community This program support charitable organizations that help children and youth. It also sponsors local events or activities by non-profit organizations who contribute to your community's economic growth. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Alcan Alcan Prize for Sustainability This prize recognizes organizations demonstrating a comprehensive approach to addressing, achieving and further advancing economic, environmental and/or social sustainability. Non-profit groups, civil society groups, and non-governmental organizations.
Alcan Community Investment Program This program supports projects that contribute to the economic, social, and environmental well-being of communities; educate about sustainability principles and practices; and help the exchange and development of knowledge about sustainability management systems. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Allstate Foundation Grants This program provides funding for crime prevention, road safety or home safety. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Alva Foundation Grants This program funds organizations conducting research and/or developing services that address significant risk factors in early childhood development. We are particularly interested in helping organizations that work in the areas of prevention.
American Express Foundation in Canada In The Community Program This program supports non-profit organizations that are preserving and enriching our diverse cultural heritage, or developing new leaders for tomorrow. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Animal Rescue Site Shelter Challenge This program supports animal rescue and welfare organizations. Visitors to The Animal Rescue Site can choose from a list of select animal rescue and welfare organizations and cast a vote to help pick the most-deserving ones. Animal rescue and welfare organizations.
Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation Grants This program supports playwrights who submit full-length plays, screenplays, musicals or operas. All works submitted must present the gay and lesbian lifestyle in a positive manner and be based on, or inspired by, a historic person, culture, event, or work of art. Playwrights, and production companies.
AstraZeneca Canada Community Investment This program supports work on heart health, respiratory health, gastrointestinal health, cancer, and disorders of the central nervous system including migraine and other pain-related conditions. Charitable organizations, and community groups.
AthletesCAN Team Investors Group Amateur Athletes Fund This program provides bursaries for Canada’s top amateur athletes. Active senior Canadian team athletes who are in good standing by their National Sport Federation and are committed to training and competing for Canada in the upcoming year.
AthletesCAN Dale Carnegie Speakers Training This program supports participants in developing skills in communications, listening, leadership, interpersonal and help manage stress, and develop self assurance. Active, national team athletes, and retired national athletes.
Atkinson Charitable Foundation Early Childhood Education and Development Program This program supports innovative projects that demonstrate how to improve the futures of children and youth at risk through more effective early years programming and policies. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Atkinson Charitable Foundation Economic Justice Program This program supports innovative projects (e.g. community organizing, research and educational activities) that foster community and policy capacity to reduce poverty. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Banff Centre Canadian Charities Funding This program offers partial scholarships for non-profit leaders from registered charitable organizations who wish to attend a Leadership Development Program. This funding is not applicable for organizations with a focus on the arts. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Banff Centre Fraser Milner Casgrain Scholarships This program offers scholarship assistance funding for participants from registered charities who wish to attend our leadership programs. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Banff Centre Youth or the Environment Scholarships This program offers full tuition scholarships for non-profit leaders from youth-serving and environmental charitable organizations who wish to attend one of our Leadership Development Programs. Individuals at a mid- or upper-level management position within a federally registered charity.
Bayer, Inc. Philanthropic Support This program supports health promotion; disease awareness; science education; scientific innovation; polymers and high-performance plastics; and disaster relief/outbreaks. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Bell Canada Enterprises Community Investment - Community Programs This program supports partnerships and organizations that help create a better quality of life for citizens throughout Canada. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Bell Canada Enterprises Sponsorships This program sponsors events that have to do with hockey, arts and entertainment, and activities related to the Olympics.
Birks Family Foundation Grants This program supports hospitals, health services, long term care institutions and specialized health organizations; social service agencies; and arts organizations which promote Canadian culture. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
BMO Financial Group Donations This program supports a broad range of areas, including education, health, arts and culture, community development and sports and athletics. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Bonar Inc. Corporate Grants Funding interests include arts and culture, youth, women and children, education, health and welfare, the environment, sports and recreation, social services, community development, and Aboriginal groups. NOTE: All requests for funding must be submitted in writing.
Bravo!FACT Grants This program supports the production of short films. Individuals, production companies, and arts organisations.
Breakfast for Learning - Canadian Living Foundation Nutrition Program Grants This program funds food, equipment and operation costs for groups who are operating or plan to operate breakfast, snack and lunch programs for children and youth. Schools, and community-based groups.
Bridge Street United Church Foundation Grants Funding is given to local community organizations for community outreach, and to national and international projects for world outreach. Churches, Canadian registered charities, and non-profit organizations.
Brooke Foundation Grants Funding interests include hospitals, poverty relief, arts and culture, universities, and Jewish organizations. The Brooke Foundation 50 Bartor Road Weston ON M9M 2G5 Tel: 416 745 3333 Fax: 416 745 9884
Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation Champ - A Champion Fur Kids Grant Support is given for programs that help children in the areas of health and wellness (such as childhood disease research foundations, child safety organizations, and organizations that serve children with special needs). Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation Bearemy’s Kennel Pals Grants Support is given for programs that help animals in domestic pet programs (including animal welfare organizations, pet rescue and rehabilitation organizations, therapeutic and humane education pet programs). Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) Technology Seed Investments This program supports the creation of innovative technology businesses with high-growth potential, in particular from research centers (private and corporate) as well as private new businesses. University research centres (private and corporate), and new private businesses.
Campeau Family Foundation Grants Funding interests include poverty relief; emergency shelters; United Ways; youth; health disorders; First Nations people; and religious organizations. The Robert Campeau Family Foundation P.O. Box 280, 1606 Bay Road L’Orignal ON K0B 1K0 Tel: 613 632 9978 Fax: 613 632 2400
Canada Council for the Arts Grants to Dance Professionals This program provides support to Canadian dance professionals to pursue projects involving professional development, research, and apprenticeship or mentorship. Professional artists, who have specialized training and experience.
Canada Council for the Arts Grants to Aboriginal Dance Professionals This program provides support to Canadian Aboriginal dance professionals to pursue projects involving professional development, research, and apprenticeship or mentorship. Professional artists, who have specialized training and experience.
Canada Council for the Arts Travel Grants to Dance Professionals This program assists Canadian dance professionals to travel on occasions important to the development of their artistic practice or career. Professional artists, who have specialized training and experience.
Canada Council for the Arts Production Project Grants in Dance This program provides production project support to Canadian dance professionals, collectives and non-profit companies, including Aboriginal dance professionals, collectives and companies. Professional dance artists, and dance companies.
Canada Council for the Arts Aboriginal Peoples Production Project Grants in Dance The program provides Short-Term Grants for projects that will be fully developed and presented to a paying audience within one year. It also provides Long-Term Grants for projects that require between two and four years to be fully developed and presented to a paying audience. Aboriginal dance professionals, and Aboriginal-controlled dance companies, collectives and organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts Annual Support to Aboriginal Peoples Dance Companies, Organizations and Collectives These grants contribute to the overall cost of ongoing activities, or operations. These can include research and creation of new work, remounts, company classes, master classes, choreographic labs, workshops, commissions, home market activities, and the administrative support required to sustain these activities. Aboriginal-controlled dance companies, collectives and organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts Creation/Production in Dance: Multi-Year and Annual Funding These grants contribute to the cost of overall ongoing activities, or operations, of professional dance companies. These encompass research and creation of new work, remounts, purchase of repertoire, home market activities, and the administrative support required to sustain these activities. Dance companies, collectives and organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts Support Services to the Dance Milieu: Multi-Year and Annual This program provides multi-year and annual to Canadian dance organizations, associations and professionals that are dedicated to developing professional dance in Canada by providing services and related opportunities. Professional dance artists, and incorporated dance companies.
Canada Council for the Arts Dance Touring Grants - National This program assists with travel, accommodation, per diem and freight costs incurred when a Canadian artist or dance company tours in Canada. Professional dance artists, and incorporated dance companies, collectives and groups.
Canada Council for the Arts Dance Touring Grants - International (Pilot Program) This program assists Canadian dancers, dance companies or collectives touring outside of Canada. Professional dance artists.
Canada Council for the Arts Dance Presenter Support: Festivals This program supports festivals for travel-related expenses of programmed national and international dance artists. Non-profit organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts Artists and Community Collaboration Program in Dance This program is an arts process that actively involves professional artists and members of the broader community working together in creative and collaborative relationships. Professional, individual dance artists, collectives, and non-profit dance companies.
Canada Council for the Arts Dance on Screen Production Fund (Pilot Program) This program supports the production and dissemination of Canadian professional screen-based dance work on film or video. These works must have the potential to reach broad audiences, in all regions, on the large or small screen. Dance or media artists, choreographers, independent directors or producers, and production companies.
Canada Council for the Arts The Flying Squad I: An Organizational Development Program in Dance This program assists with effective planning and capacity building to further an organization’s growth and development. It is based on the sharing of knowledge between different generations of artistic directors and general managers - from strategic planning and audience development to mentorship and group initiatives. Non-profit organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts Visiting Foreign Artists Program This program provides grants to Canadian professional arts organizations to encourage visits by individual professional foreign artists of outstanding achievement. Professional arts organizations that have received at least one grant from the Canada Council for the Arts in the last three years.
Canada Council for the Arts John Hobday Awards in Arts Management These awards allow recipients to enhance their own professional development by taking part in a recognized program, seminar, or workshop; or to pass their knowledge on to the next generation by acting as a mentor for another arts administrator outside their own organization. Established and mid-career arts managers.
Canada Council for the Arts Integrated Arts and Contemporary Circus Art Program for Organizations - Creation/Production Project Grants This program supports integrated arts activities that fall outside the framework of existing funding programs offered by the Canada Council’s Dance, Media Arts, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, or Writing and Publishing sections. Arts organizations, integrated artists or contemporary circus artists who meet the definition of an artists’ collective or incorporated group.
Canada Council for the Arts Integrated Arts and Contemporary Circus Arts Program for Organizations: Operating Grants This program supports researching and developing ideas, concepts and projects; experimenting with new materials; working with specialists to develop knowledge and skills; and pursuing other activities related to the creative development of new work. Arts organizations, collectives and groups.
Canada Council for the Arts Integrated Arts and Contemporary Circus Arts Program for Organizations - Dissemination, Support and Development Annual Programming Grants This program supports seasons or festivals of integrated arts programming. Your organization’s programming can include a mix of integrated arts and discipline-related (for example, theatre or dance) works and activities. Arts organizations, collectives and groups.
Canada Council for the Arts Integrated Arts and Contemporary Circus Arts Program: Touring Grants Grants are for a tour of integrated arts and contemporary circus arts work, within Canada but outside your home region. Individual Artists, and arts organizations, collectives and groups.
Canada Council for the Arts Integrated Arts Program for Artists This program provides project funding for research/creation, production and professional development activities for professional artists and collaborations whose artistic works and practices combine art forms, or integrate existing art forms into a new form. Professional artists.
Canada Council for the Arts Integrated Arts Program for Arts Professionals - Travel Grants This program assists integrated artists and independent critics and curators to travel on occasions important to the development of their artistic practice or career. Professional artists, critics, and curators.
Canada Council for the Arts The Flying Squad: Organizational Assistance Program in Visual Arts, Media Arts and Inter-Arts This program assists professional arts organizations in targeted organizational development; assists the management of organizations to develop skills, networks and support systems; and assists groups of non-profit organizations that propose innovative organizational development activities. Arts organizations, collectives and groups.
Canada Council for the Arts Grants to Film and Video Artists: Research/Creation grants, Production grants, Scriptwriting Grants This program supports research, creation, production and scriptwriting in cinema and video. Film directors, producers, screenwriters.
Canada Council for the Arts Grants to New Media and Audio Artists: Research and Production Grants This program assists artists working with new media or audio technologies as means of artistic expression. Grants cover artist’s subsistence costs as well as the direct costs of research, creative development and production of artworks created with new media or audio technologies. Professional artists.
Canada Council for the Arts Grants to New Media and Audio Artists: New Media Residencies These grants encourage creative collaboration and knowledge exchange between artists working with new information and communications technologies, and other sectors of society that are working with new or emergent technologies. Grants may be used to cover direct costs of the residency, and the direct costs of research, creative development and production of artworks undertaken during the residency. Host organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts Aboriginal Media Arts Program This program helps Aboriginal media artists to develop their careers, and produce independent media artworks. Professional Aboriginal artists.
Canada Council for the Arts Travel Grants to Media Arts Professionals Travel grants assist Canadian professional independent media artists, critics and curators to travel outside their home region for events or activities important to the development of their artistic practice or career. Professional artists, and curators.
Canada Council for the Arts Professional Choir Program - Project Funding This program is directed towards specific artistic, production and promotional costs and may not be used to support the applicant's organizational structure or overall activities. The program supports the activities of professional choirs, including community choirs, from any cultural background. Professional choirs.
Canada Council for the Arts Project Grants to Media Arts Organizations, Groups and Collectives This program offers one-time, non-recurring grants to Canadian organizations, groups and collectives that show a commitment to research and development or the creation, presentation, dissemination, distribution or acquisition of Canadian independent media artworks. Arts organizations, collectives and groups.
Canada Council for the Arts Grants to Media Arts Organizations - Multi-Year Operating This program is offered on a multi-year basis for three consecutive years to support organizations in carrying out their planned activities. It may include an amount for the acquisition of equipment. Arts organizations, collectives and groups wh meet both the general eligibility and at least one of the group eligibility criteria.
Canada Council for the Arts Grants to Media Arts Organizations - Initiatives This program is for organizations receiving assistance from the Multi-Year Operating component that wish to carry out a one-time initiative, over a welldefined period that was not initially included in the three-year activity plan. Arts organizations, collectives and groups that meet the eligibility criteria of the Multi-Year Operating component of the Grants to Media Arts Organizations program and have received a grant from the Media Arts Grant Program in the previous 2 years.
Canada Council for the Arts Grants to Media Arts Organizations - Emergency Funds This program strengthens organizations throughout Canada to ensure the conditions necessary for the vitality and advancement of independent media arts in Canada. The Emergency Fund permits the Media Arts Section to provide a one-time non‑recurring grant on an exceptional basis to organizations that find themselves in an emergency. Arts organizations, collectives and groups that meet the eligibility criteria of the Multi‑Year Operating component of the Media Arts Organizations Grants program and have received a grant from one of the Media Arts Programs in the previous 2 years.
Canada Council for the Arts Artists and Community Collaboration Program (ACCP) - Media Arts This program supports supports diverse artistic activities that bring together professional artists and the broader community, with the intention of advancing the vitality, understanding and practice of independent media arts. Arts organizations, collectives and groups.
Canada Council for the Arts Grants to Professional Musicians (Individuals) This program offers grants to professional Canadian musicians working in classical music of all world cultures. Grants provide successful applicants with the opportunity to pursue their own artistic and creative development. Professional artists.
Canada Council for the Arts Travel Grants to Professional Musicians (Individuals) This program offers Canadian music professionals an opportunity to travel on occasions important to their artistic development. Professional artists.
Canada Council for the Arts Aboriginal Peoples Music Program This program supports activities that contribute to the career and artistic development of Aboriginal musicians, and to the continued vitality of Aboriginal music. Activities funded develop skills; strengthen organizations; and restore, preserve, and invigorate Aboriginal music. Professional Aboriginal musicians, music groups, bands or ensembles, and music, arts organizations or ad hoc groups dedicated to Aboriginal music.
Canada Council for the Arts Residencies for Composers and Conductors This program assists in the professional development of Canadian composers and conductors. This program addresses the needs of both the classical contemporary/new music and non-classical music traditions. Arts organizations, collectives and groups.
Canada Council for the Arts Commissioning of Canadian Compositions This program encourages the creation of new works by Canadian composers, through commissions. Through this program, the Canada Council provides grants to commissioners, to pay composers’ fees. Arts organizations, collectives and groups, and professional artists.
Canada Council for the Arts Support Services to the Dance Milieu: Project Funding (Including Visiting foreign artists) This program provides project funding to Canadian dance organizations, associations and professionals that are dedicated to developing professional dance in Canada by providing services and related opportunities. Professional dance artists, and incorporated dance companies, including visiting foreign artists.
Canada Council for the Arts Concert Production and Rehearsal Program for Non-Classical Music and Chamber Classical Music - Project Funding The Project Funding component supports small groups that wish to self-produce or co-produce one or more concerts in their local area, or that wish to rehearse for a special event or to incorporate new Canadian compositions into their performing repertoire. The Annual Funding component supports the overall local activities of small groups that have demonstrated ongoing yearly stability, planning and artistic excellence. Professional music ensembles, bands, and groups.
Canada Council for the Arts Professional Choir Program - Annual Funding This program supports the activities of professional choirs, including community choirs, from any cultural background. The program puts particular emphasis on activities showcasing Canadian artists and on excellence in the presentation of Canadian repertoire. This program has two components: Multi-year (three years) and Annual Funding and Project Funding. Professional choirs.
Canada Council for the Arts New Music Program: Project Funding (includes Music in Alternative Spaces Grants) This program provides assistance to professional ensembles, performing groups, soloists, producers, presenters and non-profit organizations devoted to the development and presentation of new music. The music must be presented in public venues and before a live audience. Professional ensembles and performing groups, soloists, producers, and presenters, and non-profit organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts New Music Program: Multi-Year and Annual Funding This program provides two-year, annual funding to Canadian organizations devoted to the development and presentation of new music in public venues and before a live audience. Professional ensembles and performing groups, soloists, producers, and presenters, and non-profit organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts Professional Orchestra Program - Annual and Multi-Year Funding This program provides assistance to professional Canadian orchestras. Grants contribute to the development and presentation of orchestra repertoire, with particular concern for Canadian music. Professional orchestras.
Canada Council for the Arts Opera/Music Theatre Program - Annual Funding This program provides assistance to professional Canadian opera/music theatre companies. Grants contribute to the development and presentation of conventional operatic repertoire and to the creation and production of new, original Canadian works for opera and music theatre. Non-profit organizations involved in opera or music theatre.
Canada Council for the Arts Music Touring Grants These grants are for Canadian and foreign professional music artists who wish to tour within Canada. Professional musicians, ensembles, and music organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts Music Festival Travel Grants These grants help professional Canadian musicians perform at Canadian festivals at which they have not performed before and which are at least 800km from their place of residence. Professional artists, arts organizations, collectives and groups.
Canada Council for the Arts Music Project Grants: Artists and Community Collaboration Program This program supports diverse artistic activities that bring together professional artists and the broader community. Grants are intended as a contribution towards the specific costs of the development, creation or production of work and/or public presentation of work. Professional artists, arts and/or music organizations, collectives and groups.
Canada Council for the Arts The Flying Squad: An Organizational Development Program in Music This program focuses mainly on assisting with effective planning and capacity building to further an organization’s growth and development. This is achieved through crisis intervention assistance and independent consultancy services. Arts organizations, collectives and groups.
Canada Council for the Arts Grants to Theatre Artists: Creation/Residency/ Professional Development This program provides support to individual Canadian professional theatre artists of all cultures. These grants allow artists to devote a specific period of time for the individual creation of new work, for artist residencies, for playwriting residencies, and for projects of professional development. Professional theatre artists.
Canada Council for the Arts Travel Grants to Theatre Artists This program assists with travel costs for professional Canadian theatre artists and arts professionals. It assists them to travel in response to invitations to accept prizes, attend productions of their work, or participate as workshop leaders or guest speakers. Professional theatre artists.
Canada Council for the Arts Travel Assistance for Theatre Artistic Directors, Administrators and Presenters This program aims to enhance the production and dissemination of Canadian theatre artworks in Canada. It provides travel assistance to see or to discuss future productions or presentations of Canadian plays. Professional theatre artists.
Canada Council for the Arts Theatre Production Project Grants: Emerging Artists' Development/Production Grants are intended as a contribution towards the costs of a period of development geared towards future theatre production, or towards production which can include development. Professional theatre artists, and professional theatre organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts Theatre Production Project Grants: Established Artists' Development/Production These grants are intended as a contribution towards the costs of a period of development geared towards future theatre production (projects should include at least one public presentation), and production, which can include development. Professional theatre artists, and professional theatre organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts Artists and Community Collaboration Program in Theatre This program offers financial support to projects that connect professional artists with communities, in particular with youth. Grants are intended as a contribution towards production (including development/creation), or a period of research, development and/or creation workshops. Professional theatre artists, and professional theatre organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts Theatre Production Project Grants: Extended Project Support (Pilot Component) UNDER REVIEW This program aims to support professional Canadian theatre companies and collectives that wish to embark on a project over an extended period of time. This project may include both development and production of one or more pieces of theatre, as well as tour coordination costs. Theatre companies, groups or collectives.
Canada Council for the Arts Developmental Support to Aboriginal Theatre Organizations This program provides developmental support to Aboriginal theatre organizations. Developmental support means contributions towards the costs of producing theatre works and contributions towards the professional development of Aboriginal theatre artists and organizations. Theatre companies, groups or collectives.
Canada Council for the Arts Operating Grants to Professional Theatre Organizations: Annual Funding This program provides multi-year and annual funding to non-profit professional, Canadian theatre organizations. Grants contribute to the general operating expenses of the organizations. Theatre companies, groups or collectives.
Canada Council for the Arts Theatre Touring and Special Initiatives Program This program supports projects that serve and reinforce Canada's theatre touring and presenting infrastructure, and contribute to the development of increasingly appreciative and knowledgeable audiences for theatre in Canada. Professional theatre artists, and professional theatre organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts Theatre Presenting Program: Festival Co-production Assistance - UNDER REVIEW This program provides project support to Canadian theatre festivals that have a track record of enhancing the visibility of participating artists and that wish to co-produce with Canadian theatre companies and artists. Professional theatre artists, and professional theatre organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts Theatre International Program This program supports projects that reinforce collaborations between Canadian and foreign professional theatre companies and enhance the creation and visibility opportunities for Canadian companies abroad. This can also include support for translations, co-productions, and touring. Theatre festivals, and theatre organizations, including ad hoc groups.
Canada Council for the Arts Support to Theatre Service Organizations This program assists organizations whose primary focus is to develop the vitality of the professional theatre community. The activities of these service organizations provide assistance to those directly involved in the creation, production and presentation of professional theatre. Canadian non-profit groups, associations or organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts The Flying Squad: An Organizational Assistance Program in Theatre This program is focused mainly on assisting with effective planning and capacity building to further an organization’s growth and development. Consultants will allow theatre organizations to share their internal problems, challenges and opportunities openly. Theatre companies, groups or collectives.
Canada Council for the Arts Travel Grants to Professionals in the Visual Arts This program provides a range of grants to recognize and support the independent creative work of professional Canadian artists of all cultures. Travel Grants contribute toward expenses incurred to travel to an event important to the artist’s, critic’s or curator’s career. Professional artists.
Canada Council for the Arts Assistance to Visual Artists: Project Grants These grants provide support for research/creation, professional development, production, networking and career development activities for professional artists in contemporary visual arts. The project must be significant and advance the artist's career. Professional artists.
Canada Council for the Arts Assistance to Visual Artists: Long-Term Grants These grants provide support over a two-year period for research/creation, production, career and networking development. The program of work must be designed to advance the artist's career. Professional artists.
Canada Council for the Arts Assistance to Contemporary Fine Craft Artists and Curators: Project Grants These grants provide support for research, professional development, production, networking and career development activities for professional artists and curators. The project must be significant and advance the artist's or curator's career. Professional artists.
Canada Council for the Arts Assistance to Contemporary Fine Craft Artists and Curators: Long-Term Grants These grants provide support over a two-year period for research, production, career and networking development. The program of work must be designed to advance the artist's career. Professional artists.
Canada Council for the Arts Assistance to Professional Independent Critics and Curators These grants support Canadian professional independent critics and curators. Research, creative production, residencies and professional development activities are eligible. Critics and curators.
Canada Council for the Arts International Residencies Program in Visual Arts These grants contribute toward subsistence, travel, production costs, accommodation and residency fees for professional Canadian artists to participate in an international residency. Professional artists.
Canada Council for the Arts Assistance to Culturally Diverse Curators for Residencies in the Visual Arts This program supports professional development in all aspects of curatorial practice in the visual arts for culturally diverse curators at their chosen host institution. Professional artists, and host organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts Assistance to Aboriginal Curators for Residencies in the Visual Arts This program supports professional development in all aspects of curatorial practice in the visual arts for Aboriginal curators at their chosen host institution. Professional artists, and host organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts Aboriginal Traditional Visual Art Forms Program for Individuals This program supports activities that contribute to the knowledge, sharing, understanding and development of Aboriginal traditional art forms. Such activities include research, as well as preservation, creation, production and dissemination of traditional visual arts forms. Professional artists.
Canada Council for the Arts Aboriginal Traditional Visual Art Forms Program for Organizations This program supports activities that contribute to the knowledge, sharing, understanding and development of Aboriginal traditional art forms. Such activities include research, as well as preservation, creation, production and dissemination of traditional visual arts forms. Arts organizations, collectives and groups.
Canada Council for the Arts Assistance to Practitioners, Critics and Curators of Architecture These grants support projects for the public presentation of artistically significant contemporary buildings, places and gardens designed by Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. The grants help practitioners to commission texts, photographs, films, models and other forms of documentation of their built projects. The grants also support research, writing and other aspects of editorial/curatorial work. Architects, curators, and critics.
Canada Council for the Arts Assistance for the Promotion of Architecture This program aims to help the public better know, understand and appreciate artistically significant buildings, places and gardens designed by Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. The grants support special projects and help to cover the costs of producing books, films, videos, television programs, exhibitions and public events. Publishers and producers, exhibition centres, artist-run centres, public galleries, museums, and organizations that coordinate events.
Canada Council for the Arts Project Grants for Organizations in the Visual Arts These grants are available to organizations and collectives with a mandate in the contemporary visual arts and fine craft. Grants provide a contribution towards projects that advance knowledge and promote public enjoyment of the visual arts. Incorporated, non-profit Canadian visual arts and fine craft organizations, and professional artists’ collectives or curatorial collectives.
Canada Council for the Arts Artists and Community Collaboration Program in the Visual Arts This program supports projects that bring together professional artists and the broader community for the purpose of giving the visual arts a stronger presence in everyday life. Incorporated, non-profit Canadian arts organizations, and professional artists’ collectives or curatorial collectives.
Canada Council for the Arts Jean A. Chalmers Fund for the Crafts This program assists visual arts organizations to undertake projects that contribute to the advancement and understanding of the fine crafts in Canada. This includes research and policy development assistance, special project assistance and pre-publication assistance. Non-profit, Canadian visual arts organizations, and individual fine crafts professionals.
Canada Council for the Arts Assistance to Artist-Run Centres This program supports artist-run centres that provide a forum for research, production, presentation, promotion and dissemination of new works in contemporary visual arts. The program also contributes to various services offered to visual artists. Incorporated non-profit Canadian organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts Assistance to Art Museums and Public Galleries for 2010-13 This program offers financial support to art museums and public galleries for the work undertaken to advance knowledge about and promote the enjoyment of contemporary visual art. Art museums, and public galleries.
Canada Council for the Arts Aquisition Assistance for Art Museums and Public Galleries This program supports art museums and public art galleries, to purchase original works of contemporary Canadian visual art, including architecture (maquettes and drawings), fine craft and photography. Art museums, and public galleries.
Canada Council for the Arts Assistance To Professional Canadian Contemporary Art Dealers This program assists contemporary art dealers to increase public awareness of Canadian contemporary visual art nationally and internationally and encourage the purchasing of work by living Canadian artists. Canadian art dealers.
Canada Council for the Arts Support to National Visual Arts Service Organizations This program assists service organizations whose primary focus is to develop and contribute to the vitality of the professional visual arts community. Arts service organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts Grants for Professional Writers: Creative Writing This program covers subsistence, project and travel expenses. The grants gives Canadian authors time to write new literary works, including novels, short stories, poetry, children’s literature, graphic novels and literary non-fiction. Professional writers.
Canada Council for the Arts Travel Grants for Professional Writers These grants enable writers, translators, spoken word artists and storytellers to respond to invitations that are important to their artistic development and career. Professional writers.
Canada Council for the Arts Aboriginal Emerging Writers Residencies This program offers a two-week, intensive writing program at The Banff Centre, in Alberta. It will include instructional workshops, individual studio writing time, guest speakers, Internet and archival research, and a cultural component. Professional writers.
Canada Council for the Arts Grants to Aboriginal Writers, Storytellers and Publishers This program aims to encourage the artistic development of established and emerging Aboriginal writers, encourage the development of Aboriginal publishers and collectives, and increase appreciation for Aboriginal literature in Canada. Aboriginal writers.
Canada Council for the Arts Spoken Word and Storytelling Program The Creation and Production component supports literary projects that are not based on conventional book or magazine formats. The Festivals and Performance Series component supports opportunities for spoken word artists and storytellers to perform their works. Professional spoken word artists or professional storytellers, professional writers, and collectives, producers, publishers, or spoken word and storytelling hosts.
Canada Council for the Arts Grants to Literary and Art Magazines This program encourages excellence in artistic expression and fosters awareness of the contemporary arts and literature in Canada, through support for the publication of literary and art magazines. Magazine publishers.
Canada Council for the Arts International Translation Grants This program provides assistance to foreign publishers for the translation of literary works by Canadian authors, for publication abroad. The grants support the translation of works into languages other than French or English. Established publishers with an ongoing publishing program and an active backlist of at least four literary titles. Book publishing must be your company’s primary activity, not a peripheral or occasional one.
Canada Council for the Arts Grants for Literary Arts Promotion: Project Grants and Artists and Community Collaboration Program (ACCP) Grants This program provides assistance for co-operative marketing, promotional and research projects. Projects must increase public awareness of and access to Canadian literature, or enhance the ability of writers or publishers to create, produce and disseminate Canadian literature. Non-profit organizations.
Canada Council for the Arts Literary Readings and Author Residencies Program: Literary Readings This program increases knowledge and appreciation of Canadian authors and writing by providing opportunities for authors to read from their works, be in contact with an audience or public, and contribute to the quality of life of a community by their presence. Writers, hosts of residencies, and hosts of readings.
Canada Council for the Arts Book Publishing Support: Block Grants This program provides financial assistance to Canadian publishers to offset the costs of publishing Canadian trade books that make a significant contribution to the development of Canadian literature. Professional book publishers with an ongoing publishing program that includes at least 16 eligible titles (see Eligibility of Titles.)
Canada Council for the Arts Visiting Foreign Artists Program: Inter-Arts, Media Arts, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts and Writing and Publishing The program provides grants to Canadian professional arts organizations to encourage visits by individual professional foreign artists of outstanding achievement. Organizations may invite an individual artist from any foreign country. Professional Canadian arts organizations that have received at least one grant from the Canada Council for the Arts in the last three years are eligible to apply to this program. This program will not support visits already funded by another Canada Counc
Canada Council for the Arts Book Publishing Support: Author Promotion Tours This program provides support to book publishers participating in the Book Publishing Support program for a portion of the costs of author promotion tours. The tours must give greater public and media exposure to the publishers’ current publication programs. Tours by Canadian authors, illustrators or translators of titles that are eligible under the Canada Council for the Arts Book Publishing Support program. Assistance is not available for tours by writers who own, or are employed by the publishing house tha
Canada Council for the Arts Opera/Music Theatre Program - Project Funding This program provides assistance to professional Canadian opera/music theatre companies for specific projects. Grants contribute to the development and presentation of conventional operatic repertoire and to the creation and production of new, original Canadian works for opera and music theatre. Professional, non-profit, incorporated Canadian opera/music theatre companies, music organizations, theatre companies, artists’ collectives and other production companies.
Canada Council for the Arts Professional Orchestra Program: Project Funding This program provides assistance to professional Canadian orchestras for specific projects. Grants contribute to the development and presentation of orchestra repertoire, with particular concern for Canadian music. Professional Orchestras.
Canada Council for the Arts Assistance to Major International Exhibitions This program offers financial support to Canadian visual arts organizations whose primary mandate is to organize, on a recurring basis, major visual arts exhibitions of national and international importance in Canada. The project grant may be annual or multi-year depending on the nature of the project, the date when the application is submitted and the organization’s activity cycle. Canadian non-profit organizations that have held at least three recurring international exhibitions.
Canada Council for the Arts Literary Readings and Author Residencies Program: Author Residencies The Literary Readings and Author Residencies Program increases knowledge and appreciation of Canadian authors and writing by providing opportunities for authors to read from their works, be in contact with an audience or public, and contribute to the quality of life of a community by their presence. Writers, hosts of residencies, hosts of readings.
Canada Council for the Arts Book Publishing Support : Art Books This program encourages the publication of high-quality illustrated books on the contemporary Canadian visual arts. Publishers participating in the Book Publishing Support program, through either Block Grants or Emerging Publisher Grants.
Canada Council for the Arts Book Publishing Support: Translation Grants This program provides financial assistance for the first translation of literary works written by Canadian authors. Translation must be into French, English or an Aboriginal language for publication in Canada. Successful applicants may request supplements for Travel Assistance, Editing Assistance and Promotional Assistance. The application must be submitted by the publisher who will publish the translation. Translators cannot solicit a grant directly from the Canada Council. Publishers seeking assistance must currently be receiving support from the Block Grants or Emerging
Canada Council for the Arts Grants for Literary Arts Promotion: Operating Grants This program provides support to Canadian, non-profit arts organizations that increase public awareness of and access to Canadian literature. The Operating Grants component of the program provides annual and multi-year funding to established literary organizations that play a major role in fulfilling the program objectives. Professional, not-for-profit organizations with an annual program for literary activities. Applicants must have ben in operation for a minimum of 5 consecutive years and have already received a minimum of three consecutive and recent Canada Council grant
Canada Council for the Arts Book Publishing Support: Emerging Publisher Grants This program provides financial assistance to Canadian publishers to offset the costs of publishing Canadian trade books that make a significant contribution to the development of Canadian literature. Publishing houses that have published a minimum of four and a maximum of 15 eligible titles and that demonstrate the potential to play an active role in the development of Canadian literature.
Canada Foundation for Innovation Leading Edge and New Initiative Funds This program seeks innovative and transformative infrastructure projects covering the full spectrum of research and development activities and all disciplines, that will lead to breakthroughs and to advantages for Canadians. Universities and colleges, research hospitals, and not-for-profit organizations.
Canada Revenue Agency Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) program This program is a federal tax incentive program to encourage Canadian businesses to conduct research and development in Canada that will lead to new, improved, or technologically advanced products or processes. Canadian-controlled private corporations.
Canada Revenue Agency Charities Partnership and Outreach Program This program supports organizations to develop and deliver innovative education and training on compliance to registered charities. The overall objective of the program is to increase compliance by the charitable sector with relevant parts of the Income Tax Act. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity Women in Sport Encouragement (WISE) Fund This grant helps fund sport initiatives and assist members of the sport community in Canada. Applicants associated with female sports, including coaches, officials, and organizations.
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Community Funding This grant program enables community groups to pursue projects that respond to their community's unique needs. For example, a health program may be developed that takes into account cultural differences, to promote prevention. Community groups.
Canadian Dairy Commission Dairy Marketing Program - Domestic Dairy Product Innovation Support Program This program provides those who wish to produce innovative dairy products, with access to the milk they need outside of existing provincial plant supply allocations. It is important to note that butter is not an eligible dairy product for the program. Licensed processors or processors who have submitted a licensing application to the provincial authorities.
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency Participant Funding Program This program supports individuals and non-profit organizations interested in participating in environmental assessments. Individuals, and non-profit organizations.
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency Research and Development Program This program funds research projects that further the practice of environmental assessment and/or improve the level of understanding of environmental assessment issues. Educational institutions, provincial, municipal, local or Aboriginal governments and public agencies, professional associations, environmental non-governmental organisations, and for-profit organizations.
Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences Aid to Scholarly Publications Program This grant is designed to help offset costs of marketing and promoting a scholarly work. Book-length manuscripts (at least 100 pages) written by Canadian citizens or landed immigrants/permanent residents.
Canadian Film Centre TELUS Innovation Fund This fund supports content that explores new ways of approaching entertainment and storytelling. This fund supports projects that successfully employ innovative strategies in breaking new ground to reach general public audiences. Canadian-controlled private companies that own 100% of copyright in a film, television, or digital interactive media project. (Priority will be given to cultural small-to-medium enterprises.)
Canadian Friends Service Committee Individual Grant These grants support activities related to a peace and social justice issues, or that are working to meet a social need: local, national, or international. Friends and regular attenders.
Canadian Friends Service Committee Quaker Peace and Sustainable Communities Committee Canada-based Project Grant These grants support activities related to peace, economic justice, the environment, human rights, or refugees locally, regionally, or nationally. Friends and regular attenders.
Canadian Friends Service Committee Quaker Aboriginal Affairs Committee Project Grant This program supports grassroots projects (initiated by Aboriginal peoples or Quakers working with them) that contribute to the self-empowerment of Aboriginal peoples. Aboriginal people, Aboriginal organizations, and Friends and regular attenders.
Canadian Friends Service Committee Quakers Fostering Justice Project Grant These grants support activities related to jails and justice-related work. Friends and regular attenders, and non-Quaker organizations.
Canadian Heritage - Aboriginal Peoples' Program Aboriginal Friendship Centres This program supports the provision of culturally appropriate programs and services directed at improving the lives and strengthening the cultural identity of urban Aboriginal people. Aboriginal Friendship Centres.
Canadian Heritage - Aboriginal Peoples' Program National Aboriginal Women's Organizations This program supports the operations of national Aboriginal women's organizations representing Métis, First Nations, Non-Status Indian, and Inuit women to provide political representation and advocacy. Autonomous, national Aboriginal women's organizations.
Canadian Heritage - Aboriginal Peoples' Program Aboriginal Representative Organizations This program supports the operations of Aboriginal organizations representing Métis, Non-Status Indian, and Inuit peoples to provide political representation and advocacy. Non-profit organizations providing political representation, advocacy, and negotiation on behalf of Inuit, Métis, and Non-Status Indian peoples.
Canadian Heritage - Aboriginal Peoples' Program Support for Aboriginal Languages — Aboriginal Languages Initiative This program supports First Nation, Inuit, and Métis community-based language projects in order to preserve, promote, and revitalize Aboriginal languages and cultures. First Nations, Inuit, and Métis language organizations.
Canadian Heritage - Aboriginal Peoples' Program Aboriginal Women's Community Initiatives This program supports projects addressing issues affecting Aboriginal women and their families which strengthen their cultural identity and participation in Canadian society. National, regional, and community-based Aboriginal women's organizations.
Canadian Heritage - Arts and Culture Arts Presentation Canada This program gives Canadians direct access to diverse, quality artistic experiences through the financial assistance to arts presenters (such as festivals) or the organizations that support them. Canadian incorporated non-profit organizations, presenters that are provincial/territorial or municipal institutions, and First Nation Tribal or Band Councils.
Canadian Heritage - Arts and Culture Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage Program The Local Arts and Heritage Festivals component supports festivals, events and activities that give opportunities to local artists and artisans and/or celebrate local history and heritage. The Community Historical Anniversaries Programming component supports one-time commemorations that celebrate a major anniversary of a significant local person or event. Local incorporated non-profit organizations, local unincorporated non-profit groups, and band councils, local tribal councils or other local Aboriginal governments or equivalent authorities.
Canadian Heritage - Arts and Culture Canada Magazine Fund This program contributes toward the production of high-quality magazines showcasing the work of a wide cross-section of Canadian creators. The program will also support business development of small magazine publishers, industry development projects and arts and literary magazines. Canadian magazine publishers and Canadian magazines that average of 80%+ Canadian editorial content.
Canadian Heritage - Arts and Culture Canadian Arts and Heritage Sustainability Program This program aims to strengthen organizational effectiveness and build capacity of arts and heritage organizations. It is comprised of four program components: Stabilization Projects, Capacity Building, Endowment Incentives, and Networking Initiatives. Non-profit arts or heritage organizations, municipal or regional governments, and Aboriginal organizations and governing bodies.
Canadian Heritage - Arts and Culture Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit The objective of this program is to encourage Canadian programming and to develop an active domestic production sector. Canadian film and television production companies.
Canadian Heritage - Arts and Culture Canadian Independent Film and Video Fund This fund supports independent producers for the development and production of English and French language films, videos, and multimedia programs. These can be in a variety of subject areas using the formats of documentary, docu-drama, drama and animation to inform, educate, and/or instruct. Canadian producers, and Canadian-owned and -controlled production companies or non-profit production organizations.
Canadian Heritage - Arts and Culture Canadian Television Fund This program assists the creation and broadcast of high-quality and culturally significant Canadian television programs in both official languages. This can include drama, variety, children's, documentaries, and performing arts genres, and should build audiences for their programs. Canadian-controlled independent production companies, and broadcaster-affiliated production companies.
Canadian Heritage - Arts and Culture Cultural Capitals of Canada This program supports special activities that celebrate the arts and culture and integrate them into overall community planning. Canadian municipalities, and First Nations, Inuit, and Métis equivalent governments.
Canadian Heritage - Arts and Culture Cultural Spaces Canada This program seeks to improve physical conditions for artistic creativity and innovation. It is also designed to increase public access to performing arts, visual arts, media arts, and to museum collections and heritage displays. The program supports the improvement, renovation and construction of arts and heritage facilities, and the acquisition of specialized equipment as well as conducting feasibility studies. Incorporated non-profit arts and heritage organizations, municipal or regional governments, and First Nations equivalent governments or equivalent Aboriginal peoples institutions or organizations.
Canadian Heritage - Arts and Culture Film or Video Production Services Tax Credit This program is designed to enhance Canada as a location of choice for film and video productions employing Canadians, as well as to strengthen the industry and secure investment. Corporations primarily involved in film or video production or production services.
Canadian Heritage - Arts and Culture National Arts Training Contribution Program This program supports organizations that train Canadians for professional national/international artistic careers. Non-profit organizations.
Canadian Heritage - Arts and Culture National Training Program in the Film and Video Sector This program aims to foster the professional development of emerging Canadian creators and to renew the skills of professional Canadian creators. The program contributes to high-calibre training for talented Canadians from different regional, linguistic, and cultural backgrounds. Canadian non-profit training organizations in the film and video sector.
Canadian Heritage - Arts and Culture Publications Assistance Program This program aims to offset the mailing costs of Canadian content magazines and non-daily newspapers mailed and delivered within Canada. Canadian publications, including magazines and non-daily newspapers.
Canadian Heritage - Canada's Heritage Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program Through this program, the Government of Canada assumes financial liability for loss or damage to objects in an eligible travelling exhibition. Institutions that organize or host a travelling exhibition.
Canadian Heritage - Canada's Heritage "Celebrate Canada!" Program This program aims to enhance pride in Canada by encouraging the participation of its citizens in “Celebrate Canada!” activities from June 21 to July 1 (including National Aboriginal Day – on June 21, Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day – June 24, Canadian Multiculturalism Day – June 27, and Canada Day – July 1).
Canadian Heritage - Canada's Heritage Movable Cultural Property Program This program assists heritage institutions in Canada with the acquisition of nationally significant, cultural property that is threatened with export or located outside Canada. It also provides special tax incentives to encourage Canadians to donate or sell important objects.
Canadian Heritage - Canada's Heritage Museums Assistance Program This program provides financial assistance to museums and related institutions for activities that facilitate access to Canadian heritage; foster professionalism in museological activities and operations; and foster the preservation, protection, and management of representative collections of Aboriginal cultures. Incorporated, non-profit Canadian museums, incorporated non-profit heritage services organizations, and Aboriginal governing bodies and other Aboriginal organizations that preserve and support Aboriginal heritage.
Canadian Heritage - Digital Futures Virtual Museum of Canada Investment Program This program aims to: provide a branded collection of high-quality content and features to Canadians through the Virtual Museum of Canada; develop engaging digital content; and develop a collaboration between Canadian museums and CHIN in support of the Virtual Museum of Canada. Public, non-profit museums that have become members of CHIN, and organizations that have an ongoing role in representing museums or managing several institutions.
Canadian Heritage - Multiculturalism and Human Rights Human Rights Program This program supports projects that aim to increase the awareness, knowledge, and practical enjoyment of human rights in Canada. Canadian non-profit organizations, professional organizations, and universities and post-secondary institutions.
Canadian Heritage - Official Languages Community Life Component - Cooperation with the Community Sector This program aims to support the involvement of official-language community organizations; reinforce their ability to make measurable gains in long-term community development; and encourage their innovation and excellence. Non-profit organizations that reflect official-language minority community interests.
Canadian Heritage - Official Languages Community Life Component - Strategic Funds This program aims to assist official-language minority communities to encourage their citizens to participate in local community life in their own language; develop the vitality of the culture; and to integrate into their local community life through large-scale projects. Non-profit organizations, associations, and institutions.
Canadian Heritage - Official Languages Minority-Language Education Component - Cooperation with the Non-Governmental Sector This program aims to increase the production and dissemination of knowledge, methods, and tools to support minority-language education. Non-profit organizations, professional associations, and post-secondary institutions.
Canadian Heritage - Official Languages Minority-Language Education Component - Language Assistant (Odyssey) Program These programs allow post-secondary youth to work with teachers in primary, secondary, and post-secondary institutions to enrich French first language courses and to support teaching in a minority setting. Canadian individuals with English as their first language, that have completed at least one year of postsecondary studies.
Canadian Heritage - Official Languages Promotion of Linguistic Duality Component - Collaboration in Promotion This program supports the promoting of linguistic duality and the provision of services in both official languages, with a focus on long-term outcomes. Non-profit organizations whose main activities contribute to promoting linguistic duality in Canada.
Canadian Heritage - Official Languages Promotion of Linguistic Duality Component - Support for Innovation This program aims to encourage innovative projects that promote linguistic duality and the provision of services in both official languages. Non-profit organizations.
Canadian Heritage - Official Languages Promotion of Linguistic Duality Component - Support for Interpretation and Translation This program assists organizations that encourage the participation of Canadians in both official languages at public events and aims to increase the number of documents available in both official languages. Incorporated Canadian non-profit organizations.
Canadian Heritage - Official Languages Second-Language Learning Component - Cooperation with the Non-Governmental Sector This program aims to increase the production and dissemination of knowledge, methods, and tools to support teaching of a second language. Non-profit organizations, professional associations, and post-secondary institutions.
Canadian Heritage - Official Languages Second-Language Learning Component - Explore: Second Language Summer Program This program lets young Canadians improve their second official language through a five-week summer immersion course in a post-secondary institution. Canadian individuals that have completed at least grade 11, and have been a full-time student for at least one term during the current school year.
Canadian Heritage - Sports Athlete Assistance Program This program offers support for improved Canadian athlete performances at major international sporting events, enabling athletes to combine their sport and academic or working careers while training intensively in pursuit of world-class performances. Canadian athletes who are available to represent Canada at major international events.
Canadian Heritage - Sports Hosting Program This program supports sport organizations to host the Canada Games and international sport events in Canada.
Canadian Heritage - Sports Sport Support Program The program aims at developing athletes and coaches at the highest international levels; providing technically-based sport programming for all athletes; increasing the number of Canadians involved in sport; and advancing Canadian interests and values in Canada and abroad.
Canadian Heritage - Youth Canadian Studies Program This program supports the development of learning materials and activities that contribute to increasing young Canadians’ knowledge about Canada. Canadian voluntary organizations, non-governmental organizations, private-sector companies or organizations, individual Canadians, public and private schools, school boards and other educational institutions.
Canadian Heritage - Youth Exchanges Canada This program offers both two-way exchanges and forums for young Canadians. Exchanges Canada works in partnership with several delivery organizations. Each organization establishes its own selection criteria and registration deadlines.
Canadian Heritage - Youth Katimavik This program aims to contribute substantially to the personal, social, and professional development of its participants while promoting community service.
Canadian Heritage - Youth Young Canada Works This program aims to provide Canadian youth with summer work experiences and internships.
Canadian International Development Agency Industrial Cooperation Program (CIDA-INC) This program is a cost-sharing program that helps Canadian companies to start a business or provide training in developing countries or countries in transition to a market economy. Firms that have been in business in Canada at least 3 years and have had annual sales of more than $700,000 for at least 2 consecutive years.
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation Homeowner Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program — Homeowner RRAP This program assists low-income homeowners for mandatory home repairs that will preserve the quality of affordable housing. The program helps people who live in substandard dwellings and cannot afford to pay for necessary repairs to their home. Homes that are valued below a certain amount, at least 5 years old, substandard and in need of major repairs, or overcrowded.
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program for Persons with Disabilities (RRAP — Disabilities) This program funds modifications to make property more accessible to persons with disabilities. These modifications are intended to eliminate physical barriers, imminent safety risks and improve the ability to meet the demands of daily living within the home. Homeowners and landlords for properties that are occupied, or are intended to be occupied, by a low-income person with a disability.
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation Home Adaptations for Seniors' Independence (HASI) This program offers financial assistance for minor home adaptations that will help low-income seniors to perform daily activities in their home independently and safely. Homeowners and landlords with an occupant of 65 years of age or over that has difficulty with daily living activities.
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation Emergency Repair Program (ERP) This program offers financial assistance to help low-income households in rural areas, for emergency repairs required for the continued safe occupancy of their home. Homeowners or occupants in rural areas whose incomes are at or below the established ceilings for the area.
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation Rental Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program — Rental RRAP This program offers financial assistance to pay for mandatory repairs to self-contained units occupied by low-income tenants. This program is available in both rural and urban areas. Owners of an affordable housing rental unit may apply if the property is eligible.
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP) — Conversion This program provides financial assistance to convert non-residential properties into affordable, self-contained rental housing units or bed-units. Entrepreneurs, non-profit corporations and co-operatives owning and converting non-residential properties to create affordable rental accommodation.
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP) — Rooming House This program offers financial assistance to pay for mandatory repairs to rooming houses occupied by low-income tenants. This program is available in both rural and urban areas. Owners of a rooming house may apply if the property is eligible.
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation Shelter Enhancement Program (SEP) This program offers financial assistance to assist in the repair, rehabilitation and improvement of existing shelters, and to assist in the acquisition or construction of new shelters and second-stage housing for victims of family violence. Non-profit corporations or charities that house victims of family violence.
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP) — Secondary/Garden Suite This program offers financial assistance for the creation of a Secondary or Garden Suite for a low-income senior or adult with a disability - making it possible for them to live independently in their community, close to family and friends. Homeowner or entrepreneurs owning residential property that would accommodate an affordable, self-contained rental unit for a low-income tenants with a disability.
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation Aboriginal Proposal Development Funding (On-Reserve) This program provides an interest free repayable loan to assist in the development of project proposals for the Section 95 On-Reserve Non Profit Housing Program. First Nations.
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation Aboriginal Capacity Development (On-Reserve) This program helps the acquisition of skills and knowledge to design, build, inspect and manage housing on reserve such as training sessions; access to inspector training; development of Healthy Housing projects; and support for Aboriginal youth career fairs and conferences dealing with housing issues. First Nations housing providers, housing committees, technical service providers, etc.
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation On-Reserve Non-Profit Housing Program (section 95) This program assists First Nations in the construction, purchase and rehabilitation, and administration of suitable, adequate and affordable rental housing on-reserve. First Nations.
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation First Nations Market Housing Fund This fund is intended to help families and individuals when they are unable to provide appropriate security to financial institutions to obtain loans. First Nations people.
Canadian Race Relations Foundation Contract Research Program This program supports projects that make a unique contribution to current policy debates, and program approaches raising public awareness about racism; and clearly contribute to the advancement of equity. Academic researchers, and community-based organizations.
Canadian Race Relations Foundation Program for Initiatives Against Racism This program supports anti-racism conferences, panels, symposia and commemorative events, as well as anti-racism materials and campaigns. It also provides seed money for the development of large scale anti-racism activities.
Canadian Rural Partnership Rural Partnership Development Program This program aims to develop collaborative activities that enhance developmental capacity in rural communities and regions. It funds three types of rural community projects: Community Development Support (Conferences and Workshops and Partnership Development), Reinforcing Capacities and Building Knowledge. Non-profit organizations and associations, educational institutions, co-operative associations, non-governmental organizations, and local, provincial, and territorial governments.
Canadian Space Agency Youth Space Awareness Grants and Contributions Program This program aims to improve scientific and technological literacy (particular space-based) among Canadians, especially students and educators. It aims to encourage more students to pursue studies and careers in science, engineering and mathematics. It also seeks to instil a sense of national pride for the Canadian achievements in space. Non-profit organizations, including schools.
Canadian Tire The Community Initiative Program This program aims to provide financial support to those charitable organizations within their communities that fit with the mission of the Foundation for Families. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Canadian Tire Canadian Tire JumpStart This is a charitable program that helps kids in financial need aged 4 to 18 participate in organized sport and recreation activities. Children in financial need, aged 4 to 18.
Canadian Wildlife Federation Golden Gardens This program encourages seniors' groups to create and conserve wildlife habitat. Seniors' groups.
Canadian Women's Foundation Grants We support women’s organizations that are using the most effective approaches to ending violence against women, moving women out of poverty and building strong, resilient girls. We give particular priority to funding work with women and girls who face multiple challenges. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Canadian Youth Business Foundation Start-Up Financing Program This program provides start-up mentoring, financing and business resources to help individuals (age 18-34) start their own business. Individuals between 18-34 years old, that have been in business, fully operating, for less than 12 months.
CANARIE Inc. R&D Programs This program supports a variety of initiatives to develop innovative applications and technologies to advanced broadband networks. Federal labs, and other groups, including applicants from private sector research sites, from institutions, or specific research groups on institutional campuses, or from provincial or other research institutes.
Cargill Cargill Citizenship Fund The Nutrition and Health component supports programs that address long-term solutions to hunger, increase access to health education and health care in developing countries, and improve youth nutrition and wellness. The Education component supports programs that improve academic achievement, develop thinking skills, promote leadership development, or increase access to education for disadvantaged children. The Environment component supports projects that protect water resources; promote biodiversity conservation in agricultural areas; and educate children about conservation or proper sanitation. Regional, national or global non-profit or non-governmental organizations apply directly to the Cargill Citizenship Fund. Local, community organizations apply to their local Cargill facility.
Carthy Foundation Youth - Youth Development This program supports projects that aim to develop positive outcomes for youth by building their academic, cognitive, vocational, physical, emotional, civic, social and cultural competencies. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Carthy Foundation Youth - Youth Problem Prevention This program supports initiatives that aim to assist vulnerable youth and/or modify the attitudes and habits of those at high risk of developing problems. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Carthy Foundation Environment - Market-Based Mechanisms This program supports projects that investigate, develop, and promote innovative tools, strategies and policies with potential to harness market forces in achieving environmental goals. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Carthy Foundation Environment - Urban Ecology & Ecological Design This program funds projects that support optimal ecological function within urban settings. These will include projects that investigate and promote innovations in areas such as urban environmental policy, habitat and connectivity, and sustainable urban design. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Catherine Donnelly Foundation Housing Initiatives This program supports projects intended to assist low-income persons/families within affordable transitional housing settings. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Catherine Donnelly Foundation Adult Education Advancement Initiatives The program supports projects that focus on the adult education and learning needs of new Canadians and marginalized populations. It will also consider applications for Catholic religious education programmes. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Catherine Donnelly Foundation Environmental Enhancement Initiatives This program supports projects that advance inter-religious/cultural cooperation on ecological issues; promote public engagement in environmental education and advocacy; advance community-based environmental research; and advocate ecologically sustainable communities. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Change Canada Charitable Foundation Grants This program provides funding for charitable projects in four areas including public education, the environment, youth and seniors as well health/social service issues. Small and medium sized charities.
Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation Lindbergh Grants This program funds scientists whose individual initiative and work improves the quality of life through a balance between nature and technology. Projects can be in agriculture, aviation/aerospace, conservation of natural resources, education, exploration, health, and waste management. Scientists who may or may not be affiliated with an academic, non-profit or for-profit organization.
Charles H. Ivey Foundation Grants Program Officer Charles H. Ivey Foundation c/o Scotiatrust, One Financial Place 1 Adelaide St. E., 4th Floor Toronto ON M5C 2W8 Tel.: 416-361-3615 Fax: 416-361-4078
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Environment Program - Conservation of Fresh Water Ecosystems Grants support key organizations active on freshwater issues, to build their organizational capacity; and organizations that provide technical assistance and/or small grants to nonprofits active on freshwater issues. Organizations that are active on freshwater issues, and organizations that provide technical assistance and/or small grants to nonprofits active on freshwater issues.
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Environment Program - International Finance for Sustainability This program aims to promote infrastructure and energy investments that contribute to environmental sustainability and offer local economic opportunity. It also supports projects that shape regional trade and investment strategies so that they contribute to local sustainable development. Regional and global networks and organizations that monitor and analyze energy and infrastructure investments, and intermediary, regranting organizations.
Chatham Kent Community Foundation Grants This program supports projects which encourage more efficient use of community resources, test new approaches to community problems, promote volunteer and citizen participation, and are expected to strengthen internal management capabilities of agencies. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Children First: School Choice Trust Grants This program aims to help families improve their educational choices. It offers tuition assistance grants, so that parents can choose an independent elementary school for their children. Low-income families.
CIBC In Your Community Grants While this program's support is broad-based, the main focus is on helping Canada's youth prepare for the future.
Citizen's Bank of Canada Shared Interest Program This program supports projects in the fields of community and family health, the environment, human rights and international cooperation, and economic self-reliance. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Citizenship and Immigration Multiculturalism Program This program supports projects that help ethnocultural minorities participate in public decision-making; help communities and the public to engage in dialogue and action to combat racism; and to help public institutions eliminate systemic barriers. Non-profit organizations or associations, public or public-interest institutions, First Nations governments, band councils and organizations, and individuals.
CN Community Investment Program This program's four core focus areas are community safety, transportation education, community response, and the United Way. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Coaching Association of Canada National Sport Organization Grants Grants are available for projects that increase the number of women coaching or increase the certification levels of women coaching in the sport.
Coaching Association of Canada Professional Development Grants This program assists women who are interested in a career in coaching by providing an opportunity to upgrade their education and certification. A grant allows the coach to participate in coaching seminars or conferences, attend major competitions, or consult with a recognized sport expert. Coaches that are certified at Level 3 of the National Coaching Certification Program and are an approved Level 4/5 candidate.
Coaching Association of Canada GM Club Coaching Grants This program supports quality coaching by offering grants to local sport clubs for coach training and development. Club coaches and their young aspiring Canadian athletes.
Commonwealth Foundation Grants This program enable people from developing Commonwealth countries to participate in activities such as short training courses, workshops, seminars, conferences, cultural festivals, exchanges and study visits in other Commonwealth countries. Applicants for grants must have an organisational base and the activity must benefit the organisation.
Community Power Fund Grants This fund will support project development activities of community organizations pursuing local renewable energy projects. Applicants must be voting members of the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association, and can include non-profits, co-operatives, unincorporated groups, and First Nations organizations.
Co-operators Community Economic Development Fund This fund supports community projects that create local employment and promote local self-reliance. In reviewing proposals, the overall focus will be the creation of sustainable economic development initiatives for disadvantaged individuals or communities. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Corus Entertainment Inc. Made With Pay Development Fund The fund assists producers of movies and series being developed for theatrical release and/or pay television in Canada. Emerging screenwriters, and film and television producers.
Corus Entertainment Inc. Telelatino Fund This fund is a top-up licence fee for programs that appeal to Canadian Italian and Hispanic audiences and have specific support from TLN, the Telelatino network. Program categories are drama and comedy, music and dance, variety and talk show. Canadian-owned and controlled production companies with demonstrated experience in TV production.
Corus Entertainment Inc. Charitable Donations This program supports projects that support play and development of children through arts and entertainment. It also supports programs that offer training, skills development and tools that enhance the economic and personal independence of women. Registered charities that have been in existence for at least 5 years, have a Board of Directors and are audited.
Counselling Foundation of Canada Grants This program aims to promote effective delivery of counselling through existing institutions (education, religious and community); to encourage and support centres for career counselling; to work towards the professionalization of counselling; and to support programs which contribute to healthy child development. Registered charitable organization that have a permanent employee for the project, and are willing to provide an annual accounting of the funds granted.
Covenant Foundation Ignition Grants This program supports innovative education projects in Jewish schools, agencies, community organizations, and other institutional settings. Institutions, agencies, and organizations involved in transmitting Jewish heritage.
Covenant Foundation Covenant Grants This program supports innovative education projects in Jewish schools, agencies, community organizations, and other institutional settings. Institutions, agencies, and organizations involved in transmitting Jewish heritage.
Cyber Alert Grants The grant program assists the public relations and marketing programs of non-profit organizations. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Department of Fisheries and Oceans Aquaculture Collaborative Research and Development Program This program aims to increase the level of collaborative research and development activity between the aquaculture industry and the department, and in some instances with other funding partners. Aquaculture producers who are directly involved in producing an aquatic species for pre-commercial or commercial purposes.
Department of Justice Justice Partnership and Innovation Fund - Family Violence Initiative This program supports the development of strategies and tools to improve the criminal justice system's response to family violence. It also supports efforts to promote public access to family violence information. Bands and tribal councils, non-profit and voluntary organizations, non-governmental international organizations, individuals, private sector for non-profit projects that partner with federal government, societies and associations, academic institutions.
Department of Justice Justice Partnership and Innovation Fund - The Aboriginal Justice Strategy (AJS) This program supports projects that contribute to decreasing rates of crime and victimization in Aboriginal communities; assists Aboriginal communities with the local administration of justice; and reflects and includes relevant Aboriginal cultural values in Canadian justice administration. First Nations and tribal councils, community groups, urban Aboriginal coalitions, and other non-profit organizations.
Department of Justice Access to Justice in Both Official Languages Support Fund This project provides funding for French-speaking lawyers associations and their national federation; creates a mechanism for consultation with minority official language communities; and develops tools for the training of the Department of Justice's legal counsels in the area of language rights. Non-profit organizations, societies or associations, governments, and Canadian institutions/boards of education.
Department of Justice Canada’s Action Plan Against Racism This program supports projects that explore race-based issues in the justice system; and what role the Department of Justice may have in working with others to combat hate motivated crimes. Bands,tribal councils, non-profit, voluntary organizations, non-governmental international organizations, individuals, private sector for non-profit projects that partner with the federal government, societies and associations, and academic institutions.
Design Action Collective Design Work This program provides professional design services to progressive organizations within budget. They bill on a sliding scale and do a substantial amount of work on a volunteer and reduced rate basis. Community organizations.
Dewdney Family Charitable Foundation Grants Funding interests include social services, youth and physically disabled children. The Dewdney Family Charitable Foundation C/O McClurkin Ahier & Company 57 Queen Street South Mississauga ON L5M 1K5
Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company Corporate Donations Funding preferences include arts and culture, health care, education, children's programs, substance abuse, food banks, the disabled, the homeless, the environment, youth organizations, public parks, service clubs, community centres, social services, and crime prevention.
Donald F. Hunter Charitable Foundation Foundation Grants Interests include social services, family planning, substance abuse, seniors, relief of poverty, women, mentally disabled, learning disabled, Big Brothers and Sisters, education, arts and culture, health, mental health, religious organizations, sports and recreation, conservation and wildlife.
Donner Canadian Foundation Grants This program supports organizations undertaking public policy research and education; international affairs and development projects; land and wildlife conservation; organizations delivering social services; and medical research and other projects. NOTE: This program does not respond to unsolicited requests for funding. However, charitable organizations may send the Executive Director a two- to three-page description of their goals and programs for research.
DoSomething.org Animal Action Grants This program supports projects that raise awareness about animal welfare or that tackle cruelty. Applicants must be 25 or under.
DoSomething.org Green Grants These grants are used to support eco-action. Applicants must be 25 or under.
DoSomething.org Plum Grants This program supports sustainable community action projects, programs or organizations. Applicants must be 25 or under.
Dr. Geoffrey R. Conway Memorial Foundation Grants The Foundation accepts Letters of Inquiry for grants. If the proposal falls within the Foundation’s guidelines and interests, the grant seeker will be asked to provide a full, written proposal. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Dr. Scholl Foundation Grants This program supports private education, programs for children, developmentally disabled, senior citizens, civic and cultural institutions, social service agencies, hospitals and health care, environmental organizations and religious institutions. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations. (NOTE: Non-US. applicants without a 501(C) 3 must complete a notarized affidavit.)
DuPont Community Investing and Outreach Program This program supports education, science and technology, social innovation, and sustainability. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Earthwatch Institute Research Program This program supports field research that explores environmental impacts, biodiversity, human ecology, and conservation management. Doctoral and post-doctoral researchers, and researchers with equivalent scholarship or commensurate life experience.
ecoACTION ecoENERGY for Renewable Heat Incentives are offered to the industrial/commercial/institutional sector to install active energy-efficient solar air and/or water heating systems. Canadian businesses, and public institutions (schools, hospitals, municipalities, and non-profit organizations).
ecoACTION ecoENERGY for Renewable Power This program aims to increase Canada's supply of clean electricity from renewable sources such as wind, biomass, low-impact hydro, geothermal, solar photovoltaic and ocean energy. Businesses, municipalities, institutions and organizations.
ecoACTION ecoENERGY Retrofit – Small and Medium Organizations - Commercial and Institutional Buildings This program provides financial support to homeowners, small and medium-sized businesses, public institutions and industrial facilities to help them implement energy saving projects that reduce energy-related greenhouse gases and air pollution. Organizations that own, manage or lease commercial and institutional buildings, provincial, territorial and municipal buildings, or multi-unit residential buildings or mixed-use commercial/residential buildings.
ecoACTION ecoENERGY Retrofit – Small and Medium Organizations - Industrial Facilities This program provides financial support to homeowners, small and medium-sized businesses, public institutions and industrial facilities to help them implement energy saving projects that reduce energy-related greenhouse gases and air pollution. Industrial facilities with fewer than 500 employees, and are not in a sector subject to emissions regulations under the Clean Air Act.
ecoACTION ecoENERGY Retrofit – Homes This program provides home and property owners with grants to offset the cost of making energy-efficiency improvements. These grants apply to a host of measures that reduce energy consumption and provide for a cleaner environment, from increasing insulation to upgrading a furnace. Detached homes, row housing, duplexes, triplexes and mobile homes on permanent foundations and some small apartment buildings of three storeys or less.
EcoCanada Wage Subsidies This program offers employers the opportunity to hire young professionals with the aid of a wage subsidy.
EJLB Foundation Environment Grants This program supports the protection of the environment through: the acquisition and preservation of natural areas; research; legal challenges; and a variety of other concrete environmental endeavours.
Eli Lilly Canada Grants/Donations This program supports projects that promote excellence in patient care, deliver valuable information to the medical community, and provides philanthropic support for local communities. Healthcare professional and consumer health education initiatives, and registered charities, such as social welfare organizations, health institutions, civic and cultural/arts organizations.
EnCana Environmental Innovation Fund This fund supports the development and demonstration of new clean energy technology. Particularly in the reduction of air emissions, operational waste and our physical footprint; conservation and recycling of water, energy and materials; protection and reclamation of groundwater, land and habitat; and development of new, renewable energy technologies.
Environment Canada EcoAction Community Funding Program This program supports projects that have an action focus, and/or a community capacity building focus. Projects should protect, rehabilitate or enhance the natural environment, and build the capacity of communities to sustain these activities into the future. Non-profit groups , and other groups that partner with non-profit organizations.
Environment Canada Environmental Damages Fund This program supports projects which restore natural resources. It also supports research and development on environmental damage assessment and restoration, as well as education on pollution prevention and the restoration of natural resources. Non-governmental organizations (such as community based environmental groups), universities, and Aboriginal groups.
Environment Canada Great Lakes Sustainability Fund (GLSF) This program supports projects that implement remedial actions in three key priority areas: fish and wildlife habitat; contaminated sediment assessment and remediation; and innovative approaches to improve municipal wastewater effluent quality.
Environment Canada Invasive Alien Species Partnership Program (IASPP) This program supports projects that address the threat of aquatic invasive species, terrestrial invasive alien plants and plant pests, and invasive alien animals. Non-profit organizations, Aboriginal organizations, wildlife management boards, educational institutions, local organizations, individuals and private companies.
Evergreen Common Grounds Funding This program provides grants to community groups doing environmental stewardship work across Canada. Public agencies, institutional landowners and community organizations undertaking volunteer-driven tree planting projects.
Evergreen The Home Depot/Evergreen Rebuilding Nature Grant This program will provide community groups with grants to cover the costs of tools and building projects, native plants and trees, and other expenses. Community groups.
Evergreen Unilever/Evergreen Aquatic Stewardship and Conservation Grant This program supports a range of small-scale, community-driven, education and restoration projects. These projects will increase public awareness of sustainable water use and the importance of aquatic features, while providing meaningful opportunities for community action. Community groups.
Evergreen Wal-Mart & Evergreen Green Grants This program provides funds to local groups working on urban naturalization projects that use native plants to restore and steward woodlands, meadows, wetlands and ravines. This grant program also supports community gardening projects that involve native plants and food gardening. Local groups.
Evergreen Learning Grounds Funding This program provides financial support to publicly-funded Canadian schools and non-profit daycares who want to undertake greening and food garden projects. Publicly-funded schools, and non-profit daycares.
F. K. Morrow Foundation Grants Funding interests include arts and culture, community services, education, environment, film and video, First Nations, health, libraries, religious organizations, sciences, social services, special education, special needs, sports and recreation, universities, and youth.
Fairmont Foundation Grants This program supports projects that offer opportunities with a brand-wide scope and that fall under our key areas of giving (Responsible Tourism and Hospitality Education). Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Farm Credit Canada Agrispirit This fund provides capital funding for community improvement projects such as emergency services equipment, playgrounds, food banks, recreation centres and care homes. Registered charities, agricultural societies, and groups partnered with a municipal government.
FedEx Corporate Contributions Program This program supports non-profit organizations that request: 5% or less of a total project budget; contingency grants; or seed monies with the thought that other sources will contribute matching amounts. Organizations that show evidence of competent management, and a non-discriminatory program benefiting broad segments of the community.
Finning (Canada) Community Investment This program supports projects in arts and culture, community, education, and health. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
FishAmerica Foundation Marine and Anadromous Fish Habitat Restoration Grants This program awards grants to restore habitat for marine and anadromous fish species. Successful proposals have community-based restoration efforts with outreach to the local communities. Local communities, and government agencies.
FishAmerica Foundation Conservation Grants This program offers grants for stock enhancement, freshwater fisheries habitat restoration, non-habitat marine and estuarine enhancements, and family fishing waters improvement projects. Non-profit organizations, such as sporting clubs, civic associations, and conservation groups.
Fleming Foundation Foundation Grants Interests include arts and culture, Christian organizations, education, environment, food banks, hospitals, seniors, and youth. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada Community Investment Support Program This program supports Canadian community efforts to create jobs through attracting and retaining Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Canadian communities, and non-profit, locally-based organizations.
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada Going Global Science and Technology Fund This program supports projects that build relationships between Canadian researchers and key players in other countries, allowing them to proceed with the formal discussions required to begin collaboration on future research and development initiatives. Canadian researchers from private companies, universities and non-government research centres.
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada Global Opportunities for Associations (formerly PEMD-A) Assistance is provided for international business development activities that benefit a particular industry sector. The association's proposed activities must relate to export promotion, the improvement of market access or the development of market information/intelligence. Trade or industry association (with a national perspective), registered as a partner-client with the Virtual Trade Commissioner.
Forzani Group Foundation Grants This program supports organizations whose activities involve the promotion of physical fitness, health and wellness, the prevention and relief of sickness and disability, or the participation and education in sports across Canada. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations, such as amateur athletic associations.
Foster Foundation Grants Primary emphasis is on programs and projects for people with intellectual disabilities. Other areas of interest include Alzheimer's' disease and community organizations assisting the disadvantaged. Charitable organizations.
Foster's Community Grants Programs need to fit one of three funding themes: wellness, culture, or the environment. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) Collective Initiatives Program This program supports educational and professional information sessions or seminars, as well as regional and national initiatives that promote various sectors of the Canadian music industry. Non-profit organizations, and for-profit organizations.
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) Demo Program This program assists with the production of songs on a high quality demo recording, as well as basic press kit expenses. New artists, professional songwriters, and publishers.
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) Direct Board Approval Program This program funds the sound recording, music DVD, and marketing and promotion. Canadian-owned and controlled record labels.
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) Domestic & International Business Development Program This program provides funding for participation in domestic and international music industry conferences or trade fairs and domestic and international marketing. Canadian-owned and operated record companies, management companies, music distributors, and music publishers.
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) Emerging Artist Program - Production Component This program supports grassroots artists whose careers are emerging at the national and international levels. It will fund the sound recording, marketing and promotion. Canadian artists.
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) Emerging Artist Program - Marketing & Promotion Component This program supports grassroots artists whose careers are emerging at the national and international levels. It will fund the sound recording, marketing and promotion. Canadian artists.
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) FACTOR Loan Program This program assists Canadian owned and controlled labels and Canadian artists by partially financing the production costs of sound recordings or music DVDs for commercial release. Canadian-owned and controlled labels, and Canadian artists.
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) Label, Manager & Distributor Business Development Program Funding supports projects that will strengthen the company, including memberships to relevant organizations, development of databases, subscriptions to trade publications, and the marketing and promotion of the company. Canadian labels, artist management companies, and music distributors.
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) Marketing & Promotion for FACTOR Supported Sound Recordings This program offers funding to assist with the marketing and promotion of a FACTOR supported sound recording. Applicants must have received a previous sound recording loan from FACTOR.
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) Marketing & Promotion for Non-FACTOR Supported Sound Recordings This program offers funding to assist with the marketing and promotion of a sound recording not supported by FACTOR. Canadian artists.
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) Showcase Support Program - Domestic Showcases This program supports Canadian artists with a strong potential for results at professional music industry organized showcases and contributes to the development of the Canadian music industry both domestically and internationally. Canadian artists.
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) Showcase Support Program - International Showcases This program supports Canadian artists with a strong potential for results at professional music industry organized showcases and contributes to the development of the Canadian music industry both domestically and internationally. Canadian artists.
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) Songwriter's Educational Workshop & Seminar Support Program This program offers financial assistance for a professional songwriter to attend workshops and seminars. Professional songwriters.
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) Tour Support Program This program supports domestic and foreign touring activities by Canadian artists. Canadian artists.
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) Video Program This program assists with the financing of music videos to support currently released albums by Canadian artists. Canadian-owned and controlled labels or record production companies, and Canadian artists.
Frameline Film & VideoCompletion Fund This fund provides grants to emerging and established lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender filmmakers. Individuals with creative and financial control of the project.
Freshwater Future/Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat Fund Project Grants This program provides grant awards to be used for specific project expenses for river, lake, and wetland protection. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations (but can also be used as a sponsor).
Freshwater Future/Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat Fund Special Opportunity (Emergency) Grants This program supports urgent environmental projects or those that present a special opportunity. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations (but can also be used as a sponsor).
Gainey Foundation Grants This program supports charitable organizations that offer environmental and arts education programs for youth. Registered charities, amateur athletic associations, and housing corporations constituted exclusively to provide low-cost housing for the aged.
General Mills General Mills - Life Made Delicious At General Mills REgistered Charities
Geoconnections Geoconnections Funding This program promotes the on-line use of location-based information, and the growth and evolution of the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure. Non-government organizations, the private sector, Aboriginal groups, and academia.
Geoffrey H. Wood Foundation Grants This program provides for one year funding of non-hospital healthcare projects. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Georgina Foundation Grants Funding interests include social services; physically disabled people; mentally disabled people; youth; and housing and shelter. The Georgina Foundation 22 Willowbank Blvd. Toronto ON M4R 1B6 Tel: 416 488 0087
GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Grants This program supports projects primarily in the areas of health care and health promotion, science education, hospice palliative care, and patient advocacy. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Global Fund for Women Grants This fund supports women's groups that advance the human rights of women and girls. Groups of women, organizations with a commitment to women’s equality and women’s human rights, and organizations that are governed and directed by women.
Goodlife Kids Foundation Goodlife Kids Foundation GoodLife Kids Fo Registered Charities
Goodyear Canada Corporate Donations This program contributes to organizations that support health and human services, education, arts and culture, and civic and community initiatives. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Google Google Grants This program supports organizations sharing our philosophy of community service, in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment, youth advocacy, and the arts. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Gordon Foundation Fresh Water Resources Protection Programme This program supports sustainable watershed governance, groundwater conservation, and transboundary water security. Registered charities, and First Nations.
Gordon Foundation Global Citizenship Programme This program supports youth engagement, and projects involving diaspora and transnational communities. Registered charities, and First Nations.
Gore Mutual Foundation Gore Mutual Foundation Grants This program supports social services, education, health, cultural and environmental activities as may be in the best interest of the community. Registered Canadian charities, amateur athletic associations, and certain non-profit housing corporations.
Grassroots.org Web Services This program provides non-profit organizations with free valuable technologies and resources to increase their efficiency and productivity. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Great Lakes Fishery Trust Fishing Access Grants This program funds capital improvement projects that improve or create new tribal and/or shore-based recreational access to fish for Great Lakes species. Educational institutions, tribal organizations, and registered non-profit institutions.
Great Lakes Fishery Trust Research Grants The goal of this program is to develop knowledge and management capability that will restore and maintain the biological integrity of the Lake Michigan fish community. Educational institutions, tribal organizations, and registered non-profit institutions.
Great Lakes Fishery Trust Special Projects Grants To be considered a special project, the activities must fall outside the scope of either an existing or pending program established by the Trust. The exception is if the board determines that a delay in funding could result in unacceptable consequences. Educational institutions, tribal organizations, and registered non-profit institutions.
Great Lakes Protection Fund Project Grants The ultimate criterion used to select projects is the anticipated benefit to the health of the Great Lakes ecosystem. Projects must identify a significant, tangible ecological outcome and a pragmatic plan to achieve it. Non-profit organizations, for-profit businesses, and individuals.
Hbc Foundation Grants This program supports projects aimed at building healthy families, creating strong communities, and inspiring Canadians. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Hbc Foundation Local History Grant Program This program is designed to assist applicants involved in history and heritage commemoration. Applicants involved in history and heritage commemoration.
Health Canada Grant and Contribution Program This program supports programs provided in lieu of health services the government would deliver; that address major national health priorities; for health promotion; and for research projects.
Helen McCrea Peacock Foundation Grants This program supports environmental organizations whose work and initiatives have a positive impact on the environment with a focus on remediation. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
HIVA Environmental Fund Grants This program supports action-oriented projects that focus on habitat and species preservation. Projects funded include, but are not limited to, habitat restoration, migratory bird conservation, cleanup of watercourses and wetlands, wildlife rehabilitation and helping to purchase wilderness. Provincial and regional environmental organizations, particularly smaller groups.
Home Depot Foundation Affordable Housing Built Responsibly Grant Program This program invests in the planting and restoration of trees along streets, in parks and in schoolyards; the building and refurbishment of community play spaces; and the revitalization of school facilities. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Home Energy Ontario Ontario Home Energy Audit Program This program helps fund a home energy audit. Owners of low-rise residential properties.
Honda Canada Foundation Honda Canada Foundation Grants This program supports projects involved in education, the environment, and engineering. Educational institutions, charitable non-profits, education-research organizations, and other tax exempt national institutions in the fields of education, environment, and engineering.
Honor the Earth Fund Grants This program supports the following program areas: environmental and energy justice; sustainable communities; and youth. Organizations that are led and managed by Native peoples (priority is given to grassroots, community-based organizations).
HP Canada HP Technology for Teaching Grant Initiative This program is designed to support the innovative use of mobile technology in K-16 education, and to help identify educational institutions that HP might support with future grants. K-12 public schools, colleges and universities.
HSBC Sponsorships This program sponsors events and organizations that offer HSBC opportunities for brand building, client acquisition and retention, and media coverage. For-profit projects.
HSBC Charitable Donations Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Human Resources and Social Development Canada Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG) This is a taxable cash grant of $1,000/year for registered apprentices once they have successfully completed their first or second year/level (or equivalent) of an apprenticeship program in one of the Red Seal trades. Canadian individuals that are registered apprentices in a Red Seal trade program.
Human Resources and Social Development Canada Enabling Accessibility Fund - Small Projects This fund supports community-based projects that improve accessibility and enable Canadians, regardless of physical ability, to participate in and contribute to their communities and the economy. Non-governmental organizations, such as community-based groups and non-profit organizations, small private-sector organizations, and Aboriginal governments and organizations.
Human Resources and Social Development Canada Enabling Accessibility Fund - Major Projects This fund supports community-based projects that improve accessibility and enable Canadians, regardless of physical ability, to participate in and contribute to their communities and the economy. Non-governmental organizations, such as community-based groups and non-profit organizations, small private-sector organizations, and Aboriginal governments and organizations.
Human Resources and Social Development Canada New Horizons for Seniors - Capital Assistance Funding This program helps non-profit organizations that need to upgrade their facilities or equipment used for existing seniors’ programs and activities. This enables seniors to continue to participate and lead active lives through programs in their communities. Non-profit organizations that have been delivering community programs and activities for seniors for the last 2 years.
Human Resources and Social Development Canada Social Development Partnerships Program This program provides funding to organizations working to meet the social development needs of: persons with disabilities, children and their families, or other vulnerable or excluded populations in Canada. Eligible groups are determined by the specific Call for Proposals. Check the website for details.
Human Resources and Social Development Canada Opportunities Fund This program is designed to help people with disabilities prepare for and obtain employment or self-employment. It also assists people to develop the skills they need to keep a new job. People with disabilities, and sponsor organizations and employers that help people with disabilities.
Human Resources and Social Development Canada Regional Homelessness Fund This program helps small communities establish the support services necessary to prevent at-risk individuals and families from becoming homeless and help stabilize their living conditions. Small communities.
Human Resources and Social Development Canada Surplus Federal Real Property for Homelessness Initiative This program takes federal surplus properties and transfers them at a nominal cost to community organizations, the not-for-profit sector and other orders of government for projects to help alleviate and prevent homelessness. Community organizations, non-profit sector, and other orders of government.
Hunter Charitable Foundation Grants Funding interests include but are not restricted to social services; family planning; alcohol and drug abuse; seniors’ residences; seniors; poverty relief; abused women; offenders and ex-offenders; mentally disabled people; mentally disabled children; and education. Donald F. Hunter Charitable Foundation Suite 2060 130 Adelaide Street West Toronto ON M5H 2P5 Tel: 416 865 9300 Fax: 416 865 1153
Hydro One Community Citizenship Program This program supports projects involved in safety and injury prevention, energy education, and United Way campaigns. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Hydro One Sponsorships This program supports local community events that attract a broad audience; they should be one of the major events on the community calendar. Community-based events.
Hydro One PowerPlay This program aims to support and enhance children’s sports and recreation facilities in Ontario communities served by Hydro One. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Imperial Oil Community Investment Grants The program's emphasis is on math and science education, the environment, and civic and community projects. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations, and Canadian public education institutions.
Imperial Tobacco Canada Foundation New Creation in the Arts Supports new stage works and new creations in the visual and plastic arts. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Imperial Tobacco Canada Foundation Arts Achievement Award This program supports professional arts organizations in Canada whose contribution to its artform, to the cultural life of Canada, to the public, and to artistic originality and innovation is found to be exemplary. Organizations do not apply for an Arts Achievement Award. If your organization is nominated, you will be contacted to ensure that all necessary information is available to enable the selection committee to study each nomination on an equal basis.
Imperial Tobacco Canada Foundation Human Services Program This program is focused on the fields of public health and public welfare. In the public health field, care for the aged is emphasized. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Independent Production Fund Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund - Development Program This program provides funding for new media content development and planning. Independent producers, and broadcaster-affiliated production companies.
Independent Production Fund Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund - Production Program This program encourages and funds the creation of excellent Canadian digital media; promotes partnerships; engages in research and sharing knowledge; and enhances the national and international profiles of industry stakeholders. Independent producers, and broadcaster-affiliated production companies.
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada Aboriginal Business Canada - Young Entrepreneurs This program helps Aboriginals establish, acquire or expand a business; market a business or expand into new markets; develop management skills; and obtain other sources of financing. Aboriginal individuals between 18 and 36.
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada Aboriginal Business Canada - New Businesses This program supports first-time entrepreneurs planning to start or purchase a business, or existing business owners proposing to carry out a commercial activity for the first time. Aboriginal individuals older than 36.
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada Aboriginal Business Canada - Existing Businesses This program supports entrepreneurs with an existing business. It can support projects involving innovation, or expansion into other markets. Aboriginal individuals older than 36.
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada Aboriginal Business Canada - Aboriginal Organizations This program supports research and advocacy activities designed to promote Aboriginal business development. Organizations conducting research or advocacy activities to improve the business climate for Aboriginal enterprise.
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada Community Economic DevelopmentProgram (CEDP) The financial support is intended for community economic development planning and capacity development projects. First Nations councils and governments, and organizations which the foregoing have designated to carry out economic development activities.
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada Community Economic Opportunities Program (CEOP) This program supports projects for First Nations for public services in economic development. The projects are expected to lead to community economic benefits including more employment, greater use of land and resources, enhanced economic infrastructure, more and larger businesses, and a better climate and environment for community economic development. Band and tribal councils, First Nations governments, economic development groups, and other corporations, associations, co-operatives and institutions.
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada The Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business This program helps Aboriginal firms do more contracting with all federal government departments and agencies and assists Aboriginal businesses gain access to the overall procurement process. All Aboriginal businesses, incorporated or not.
Indigo Indigo Love of Reading Foundation Grant This program supports schools for special projects they believe will promote literacy: after-school activity groups; visits by special guest speakers and artists; et cetera. They also receive a credit redeemable for new books and learning materials at Indigo, Chapters and Coles book stores. Schools are those that are challenged by socio-economic factors that put their children at higher risk.
Industrial Alliance Corporate Giving This program provides direct financial support to a number of aid and development organizations and associations. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Industry Canada Canada Small Business Financing Program This program seeks to increase the availability of loans for establishing, expanding, modernizing and improving small businesses. For-profit organizations.
Industry Canada Computers for Schools This program refurbishes computers and related equipment. These computers are then distributed across Canada to schools, libraries and registered not-for-profit learning organizations. Public schools, libraries, and non-profit organizations.
ING Foundation ING in the Community This program funds programs that empower Canada's next generation of aspiring leaders and citizens; or that enhance communities. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Ingersoll-Rand Canada Inc. Corporate Donations This program funds projects in education, national health and welfare, local health and welfare, United Way, environment, civic causes, arts and culture, and hospitals.
Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Internship Program in Agricultural Science and Agricultural Research This internship allows professionals the opportunity to become acquainted with the physical, cultural and intellectual environment of Latin America. This will contribute to the elaboration of joint projects which encourage the sustainable development of the region's agriculture and economy. Professionals and students registered in master or doctorate degree programs.
International Reading Association Ronald W. Mitchell Convention Travel Grant This program provides funding for teachers of children in grades 1 through 6 to attend an IRA annual convention. Teachers from grades 1-6.
Investors Group Grant Program This program supports grassroots projects that benefit local communities directly and with immediacy. Recipient organizations fall within one of these general categories: arts and culture, civic causes, education and youth, environment, health, social services, amateur sport and recreation. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Investors Group Sponsorship Program Funding is available for community sponsorship events. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Irwin Andrew Porter Foundation Grants This program offers support to projects in the following areas: arts, education, environment, and social programs. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Ivey Foundation Conserving Canada's Forests This program supports projects that increase the amount of protected forest ecosystem, or help expand the adoption of sustainable forest practices. Charitable environmental organizations.
J.W. McConnell Family Foundation Grants The program's objective is to encourage active citizenship and to create resilient communities. Preference is given to projects that have the potential for country-wide impact. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Jackman Foundation Grants This program's scope ranges from major Canadian institutions to small grassroots organizations, and its concerns vary from theatre to medicine, from the environment to day care. P.O. Box 166 TD Bank Tower 66 Wellington Street Toronto ON M5K 1H6 Tel: 416 366 8567 Fax: 416 367 2339
James L. Baillie Memorial Fund Small Grants This program funds amateur ornithological research, as well as projects that increase understanding, appreciation and conservation of Canadian birds in their natural environment. Individuals and organizations.
James L. Baillie Memorial Fund Regular Grants This program funds amateur ornithological research, as well as projects that increase understanding, appreciation and conservation of Canadian birds in their natural environment. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
John & Pat McCutcheon Charitable Foundation Grants This program supports projects that will help by protecting or reclaiming wildlife and its habitat. It also supports projects that develop the skills and capacities of individuals, groups and organizations so that they can become economically self-sufficient. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Joyce Foundation Environment Grants This program supports projects involved in energy from clean coal; healthy rivers and healthy lakes; and Great Lakes restoration. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Keg Spirit Foundation Grants This program supports projects that relate to children or youth in some way, and that have relevancy to the past and future of the community. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
KidSport Sport Grants This program gives grants to athletes to help them pay for registration fees and/or equipment. Athletes between the ages of 6 and 17.
Kin Canada Grants The local Kin Club determines whether a grant will be made, and for what purposes.
King Family Foundation Grants Funding interests include hospitals; health disorders; social services; and youth. The A & A King Family Foundation 433 The Kingsway Islington, ON M9A 3W1 Tel: 416 367 6880 Fax: 416 367 6890
Kinnear Foundation Grants Funding interests include but not limited to: family services; poverty relief; and child development. The Henry White Kinnear Foundation Suite 4700 TD Bank Tower TD Centre Toronto ON M5K 1E6 Tel: 416 601 7500 Fax: 416 601 8247
Kiwanis International Foundation Grants This program provides financial support for the benefit of young children.
Koerner Foundation Grants Program Interests include art galleries, environment, hospitals, libraries, mental health, museums, music, and universities.
KPMG Foundation Education Grants Grants are made to post-secondary education institutions in support of various projects. Post-secondary education institutions (including community colleges).
KPMG Foundation Non-Education Grants The Foundation focuses their support on activities relating to healthcare, children and youth needs, communities, and the environment, although grants for other fields are also made. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Krembil Foundation Grants The program's primary focus is world-class medical research. It is also dedicated to the development of children through education. It also supports social projects like addiction counselling/rehabilitation, financial advocacy and planning, mental health issues and social awareness. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Kresge Foundation Challenge Grant Program This program funds projects that are working to address society’s pressing issues in six fields of interest: health, the environment, arts and culture, education, human services, and community development. Registered charities, religious organizations, colleges and universities, elementary and secondary schools that predominately serve students with physical and/or developmental disabilities, and hospitals.
Laidlaw Foundation Youth Organizing - Catalyst Grants This program supports youth organizing in the arts, environment and community. These grants provide small ‘seed’ grants to develop partnerships, collaborations and consultations; to do research; to pilot a strategy and/or to respond to a time sensitive situation. Groups of young people aged 14–25 with charitable status, or partnering with a charitable organization.
Laidlaw Foundation Youth Organizing - Project Grants This program supports youth organizing in the arts, environment and community. These grants support projects where young people have identified something they want to take action on, and have articulated some clear strategies for moving forward. Groups of young people aged 14–25 with charitable status, or partnering with a charitable organization.
Law Foundation of Ontario Grants This program funds a wide variety of projects related to its statutory objects: legal education and legal research; legal aid; and the establishment, maintenance and operation of law libraries. 1) organizations with not-for-profit ventures
Lee Tak Wai Foundation Grants Funding interests include: health disorders, hospitals, Chinese culture, universities, and poverty relief. Lee Tak Wai Foundation 17 Barnwood Crt. Don Mills ON M3A 3G2 Tel: 416 321 9959 Fax: 416 321 6535
Lions Club International Standard Grants Typical grant projects include mobile health units, hospices, nursing homes, medical units, street children's homes, blind and disabled centers, eye clinics, research centers and schools in developing countries.
Lions Club International Core 4 Grants This program funds large-scale projects relating to these areas: preserving sight, combating disability, promoting health and serving youth.
Lions Club International International Assistance Grants (IAG) This program helps Lions clubs in developed countries partner with Lions clubs in lesser-developed regions on humanitarian projects. The program will fund basic health care; education and literacy; clean water and sanitation; rural development and self-sufficiency programs; services for the blind and otherwise disabled; and environmental protection. Projects that involve Lions clubs in at least two countries: a "sponsor" Lions district that is responsible for raising the majority of matching funds and other support and a "host" Lions district responsible for helping oversee the project.
Lloyd Carr-Harris Foundation Grants This program funds in the areas of education, music and medical research.
Loblaw Companies Limited Corporate Donations This program supports projects aimed at healthy, active kids; local food banks; local environmental initiatives; and projects celebrating our nation. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Loblaw Companies Limited Local Store Donations & Sponsorship This program supports projects aimed at healthy, active kids; local food banks; local environmental initiatives; and projects celebrating our nation. Local projects, programs and organizations.
London Life / Great-West Life / Canada Life Key to Giving Program This program funds in the following areas: arts and culture; health and wellness; education; social services; and civic activities and projects. Non-profit, charitable or community-based organizations.
Lower Thames Valley Conservation Area Emerald Ash Borer Response Program This program provides grants to landowners for tree planting activities. funding to assist in dealing with the Emerald Ash Borer. Landowners residing in and west of the Ash Free Zone (all of the Essex Region and the extreme west part of Chatham-Kent) are eligible for this grant program.
Lower Thames Valley Conservation Area Environmental Farm Plan This Canada wide offers funding for windbreaks, shelter belts and many other environmental upgrades to your property. If you have taken the course you are eligible for funding. Please contact the LTVCA.
Lower Thames Valley Conservation Area Habitat Stewardship Program This federally and provincially funded program is for landowners in the Rondeau Bay Watershed area. It funds many different types of habitat improvements. Landowners in the Rondeau Bay Watershed area. Contact LTVCA.
Lupina Foundation Grants This program supports projects concerned with the social determinants of health - the institutional, social, economic and cultural factors that impact health and access to health services. There is a particular interest in how this may affect women. Educational organizations, and other registered charitable organizations.
M. A. Motz Foundation Grant Program This program assists in the establishment, maintenance and operation of charities working in the areas of the environment, peace initiatives, human rights, health and social welfare. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Mackenzie Financial Charitable Foundation Grants This program supports social well-being and welfare in Canada, particularly for the benefit of underprivileged, challenged, and sick children; educational projects; and health services and health research. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Manchee Foundation Grants Funding interests include: private schools; hospitals; health care; churches; poverty relief; and women. The Manchee Foundation 13383 Kennedy Road Stouffville ON L4A 7X5 Tel: 905 888 1510 Fax: 905 888 9226
Manulife Financial Grants Funding if focused on four main areas: health care; education; community service; and local volunteering. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Maple Leaf Foods Community Involvement This program focuses on three sectors: health research and services; community and social services programs; and education, particularly food nutrition research. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
March of Dimes Assistive Devices Program This program assists in the purchase and maintenance of assistive devices (such as wheelchairs, bath aids, canes, crutches and walkers, et cetera). Ontario individuals, 19 years of age and over, with an ongoing physical limitation.
Max Bell Foundation Project Grants This program supports projects in health and wellness; education and technology; and the environment. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Maytree Foundation Assisting Local Leaders with Immigrant Employment Strategies (ALLIES) Grants are provided to communities who are developing employment solutions for skilled immigrants. Charitable organizations.
Maytree Foundation Refugee & Immigrant Grants This program supports projects that: test new ways of addressing the needs of immigrants and refugees; enable immigrants and refugees to have more of a voice; or contribute to the research and development of progressive immigration policy. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
McKessonFoundation Grants Programs must be aimed at children and youth and promote health and/or education. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
McLean Foundation Grants This program has a particular emphasis on projects showing promise of general social benefit but which may initially lack broad public appeal. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Mennonite Foundation of Canada MFC Grant Fund This program funds projects of a charitable, religious, or educational nature within participating conferences and congregations. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Metcalf Foundation Performing Arts Program - Professional Development - Internships This program supports the creation of internship opportunities for administrators, choreographers, composers, conductors, designers, directors, playwrights, and production staff. Professional theatre, dance, music, and opera organizations, which have operated for at least 3 years.
Metcalf Foundation Performing Arts Program - Professional Development - Senior Artists and Administrators This program supports dynamic leadership by acknowledging, developing, and strengthening leaders who are contributing to the vibrancy of the performing arts in Ontario. Professional theatre, dance, music, and opera organizations, which have operated for at least 3 years.
Metcalf Foundation Community Program - Leadership in Action We seek to foster a strong, reflective, diverse community-based non-profit sector by supporting people who work in it at various stages of their careers, including innovators, middle managers, and seasoned senior leaders.
Metcalf Foundation Environment Program - Healthy Lands This program supports organizations that take innovative approaches to tackling land-use problems; and that inspire people and communities to contribute to positive change. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Metcalf Foundation Environment Program - Leaders in the Field This program offers senior leaders working on land-use issues, the flexibility to pursue professional development opportunities not available under regular workplace demands. The program will also cultivate new leaders through structured internships. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Microsoft Canada I CAN Software Donation Program This program provides access to Microsoft software. Microsoft Canada donates the software at no cost to the organization, and the non-profit or charity is charged just a minimal fee by TechSoup to cover administrative costs. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Mike Weir Foundation Grants This program supports programs that directly benefit the physical, emotional and educational welfare of children. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Million Dollar Roundtable Foundation Grant Grants support organizations that provide services to help people in need. Examples include volunteer emergency services, shelter groups, services to disabled persons, and programs for youth and senior citizens. Grants may also be made to support business and economic research. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs Aboriginal Community Capital Grants Program This program invests in the development of facilities that provide Aboriginal community services and encourage business activity. These facilities foster healthy lifestyles and skills development, especially among children and youth. First Nations, Aboriginal non-profit incorporated groups, and Métis Nation of Ontario Charter Communities.
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Rural Economic Development Program This program assists partnerships that aim to breathe new life into rural communities, make more opportunities to develop skills, and improve access to health care. Strategic alliances between individuals, businesses, community organizations (including non-profit) and municipalities.
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Rural Summer Jobs Service This program is part of the Ontario government's Ontario Summer Jobs Strategy to assist students across Ontario.
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Ontario Biogas Systems Financial Assistance Program This program helps farmers and agri-food businesses develop and build generating systems that produce clean energy, reduce electricity costs and contribute to local economies. Individuals, partnerships, and business corporations.
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Sector Initiatives Fund (SIF) This is a funding program designed to help industry sectors and organizations to develop training programs, materials and standards for their workforces. Trade and professional associations, representative employer groups, and unions.
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Meat Plant Assistance Program (MPAP) This program provides financial assistance for provincial meat plants to help them comply with the new meat regulation, Ontario Regulation 31/05. Meat plants that are, or will be, subject to the requirements of the meat regulation, Ontario Regulation 31/05.
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs New Directions Research Program This program invests in innovative and high quality agri-food research, in partnership with industry, rural communities/organizations, other levels of government and research institutions. Universities, research institutes, industry, organizations, and partnership networks.
Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration Ontario's Community Builders Program This program's priorities are raising awareness of Ontario’s diversity, building community capacity, and enhancing community engagement. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration The Newcomer Settlement Program - Settlement Program Grants This program provides funding to organizations to facilitate the settlement and integration of newcomers to Ontario. Incorporated non-profit organizations with at least 2 years’ relevant experience.
Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration The Newcomer Settlement Program - Capital Grants This program provides funding to organizations to facilitate the settlement and integration of newcomers to Ontario. Incorporated non-profit organizations with at least 2 years’ relevant experience.
Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration The Newcomer Settlement Program - Sector Development Grants This program provides funding to organizations to facilitate the settlement and integration of newcomers to Ontario. Incorporated non-profit organizations with at least 2 years’ relevant experience.
Ministry of Community & Social Services EnAbling Change Partnership Program This program provides funding for partnership projects that will make a significant impact on improving accessibility for persons with disabilities. The impact should be broad enough to be felt throughout an industry or sector, or across several sectors. Non-profit trade or service organizations; with public sector organizations, for-profit organizations and individuals as possible secondary partners.
Ministry of Community and Social Services / March of Dimes Home and Vehicle Modification Program This program provides home or vehicle modifications to eligible individuals and families. Ontario residents that have an ongoing or recurring impairment that results in substantial restrictions in activities of daily living.
Ministry of Culture Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund This program aims to increase cultural tourism by assisting arts, cultural and heritage organizations to capitalize on the potential of new and expanded events and activities, including exhibitions, festivals and performances. Non-profit arts, heritage or cultural organizations; with consortiums, municipalities, Business Improvement Associations, Economic Development Committees or similar organizations as eligible partners.
Ministry of Culture Entertainment and Creative Cluster Partnership Fund This fund aims to help Ontario companies, trade associations and their partners work together to stand out in the global marketplace. Media content producers, their trade associations, academic institutions, creator organizations, and industry events.
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade New Exporters to Border States (NEBS) Program This program offers a practical, hands-on introduction to the basics of exporting to the United States. The two-day workshop will provide firms with a solid understanding of exporting to the United States. Companies with a manufacturing or service base in Ontario.
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade Youth Entrepreneurship Partnerships Grants for Non-Profit Organizations This program provides funding to organizations that facilitate the development of an enterprising culture amongst Ontario's youth. This is carried out by providing them with educational, experiential, and entrepreneurial opportunities and programs. Non-profit organizations.
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade Summer Company Program This program is designed to help enterprising young people start up and run their own summer business. Students between 15 and 29 years old as of April 30th.
Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure Ontario Solar Thermal Heating Incentive Program This program aims to encourage entities in the industrial, commercial and institutional sectors to install solar thermal heating equipment. Businesses, industries, and institutions.
Ministry of Health Promotion Ontario International Amateur Sport Hosting Policy This program supports and promotes Ontario bids for International Olympic Committee connected international sport hosting events.
Ministry of Health Promotion Communities in Action Fund This fund helps local, regional and provincial non-profit organizations provide and enhance opportunities for physical activity through community sport and recreation. Incorporated non-profit organizations, First Nation or other Aboriginal organizations, colleges and universities, public health units, and conservation authorities.
Ministry of Natural Resources Community Fisheries and Wildlife Involvement Program This program provided financial help, expertise, equipment and materials for volunteer projects that aid fish and wildlife, and improve opportunities for outdoor recreation. Landowners, sportsmen's groups, naturalists' groups, cottagers' associations, school groups, farm organizations, trail clubs, trappers' councils, seniors, youth groups and others.
Ministry of Research and Innovation The Health Technology Exchange This program helps Ontario's scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs commercialize their ideas into innovative medical and assistive technology products.
Ministry of Research and Innovation Innovation Demonstration Fun (IDF) Program This program supports developing and commercializing innovative new technologies. Preference will be given to bio-based, environmental and alternative energy technologies. Companies undertaking eligible projects in Ontario, and where the project will result in full scale commercialization in Ontario.
Ministry of Research and Innovation International Strategic Opportunities Program This program provides funding for collaborations between Ontario research institutions and the global research community. Universities, affiliated research and teaching hospitals, colleges, and non-profit research institutions.
Ministry of Research and Innovation Next Generation of Jobs Fund - Biopharmaceutical Investment Program (BIP) This program is aimed at attracting new or enhanced biopharmaceutical investments in Ontario. Companies whose primary source of business comes from patented drug products that have received marketing approval.
Ministry of Research and Innovation Collaborative Research Initiative This program is designed to promote and harness innovative research partnerships between industry and Ontario universities, colleges or research hospitals. Projects that include both private sector and academic partners; public sector partners may also participate.
Ministry of Research and Innovation Market Readiness Program This program is designed to support the development of commercial applications for technology created within Ontario's universities, colleges and research hospitals.
Ministry of Research and Innovation First Job Initiative This program moves talented people from academia to industry. It makes it possible for companies to improve their ability to innovate by recruiting talented young researchers with significant academic experience.
Ministry of Research and Innovation Ontario Fuel Cell Innovation Program (OFCIP) This program supports projects that involve the commercialization, manufacturing or pilot demonstration of fuel cells and fuel cell-related technologies, such as "balance of plant" technologies (parts and systems suppliers to the fuel cell industry). Individual corporations, and groups or consortiums of legal entities.
Ministry of Revenue Ontario Current Cost Adjustment (OCCA): Pollution Control Equipment This program allows accelerated deductions for investments in specific assets such as pollution control equipment.
Ministry of the Environment The Community Go Green Fund This program provides funding for local projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Ministry of Tourism Tourism Development Program This fund supports the creation or revitalization of tourist attractions; the enhancement of tourism services, businesses and practices through training; and helping communities with investment readiness, investor relations, investment attraction and communications. Corporations, municipalities, and band councils.
MLB Baseball Tomorrow Fund This program supports projects that increase the number of youth participating in baseball and softball; improve the quality of youth baseball and softball; or which address opportunities for minorities and women. Tax-exempt organizations (e.g. municipalities, school districts), and registered non-profit organizations involved in youth baseball and/or softball.
Molson Molson Donations Fund This program focuses on the development of vibrant communities for young adult Canadians. It specifically focuses on active lifestyles, healthy communities, and skills improvement. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Monsanto Company Monsanto Fund This program supports projects in four primary areas: nutritional improvement through agriculture; healthy environment; science education; and community work. Public charities, private schools, private hospitals, and medical research organizations.
Morrow Foundation Grants Funding interests include: arts and culture; First Nations culture; film and video; libraries; education; special education; universities; health; hospitals; Christian organizations; religious organizations; science; environment; social services; community services; special needs groups; sports and recreation; and youth. F.K. Morrow Foundation 3377 Bayview Avenue North York, ON M2M 3S4 Tel: 416 229 2009
Motz Foundation Grants Funding interests include but not restricted to: mental health; public health; social services; abused women; alcohol and drug abuse; children; community development and improvement; crime prevention; employment; family services; housing and shelter; immigrants; race relations; refugees; social development; and social issues. M.A. Motz Foundation Unit 40 - 210 Highland Cres. Kitchener, ON N2M 5H9
Mountain Equipment Co-op Grassroots Donations of MEC Product This program is interest in projects that support environmental conservation and initiatives that enable and inspire outdoor adventure. Grassroots conservation and access groups.
Mountain Equipment Co-op Land Acquisition Grants This program supports land acquisition for land that has ecological and/or recreational significance. Organizations with a successful track record in land acquisition.
Mountain Equipment Co-op Capacity Building Grants This program supports projects that develop the capacity of an organization involved in environmental conservation. This can include investment in technology or training and human resources development projects. Organizations that have established a strong record in environmental conservation.
Mountain Equipment Co-op Research Grants This program supports projects involved in environmental research (particularly land-use issues). Projects initiated or undertaken in collaboration with an environmental and/or recreation community organization.
Mountain Equipment Co-op Advocacy and Education Grants This program supports projects that involve advocacy and education on environmental issues related to ecosystems, plants, or animals. The project should address the systemic causes of, and solutions to, the problem(s). Organizations with a successful track record in other campaigns.
Mountain Equipment Co-op Access Grants This program supports projects that seek to improve access to environmentally or recreationally significant areas. Non-profit organizations (registered charitable status is not required).
Mountain Equipment Co-op Expedition Support This program supports selected expeditions that are exploratory in nature, unique in approach (i.e., first alpine ascent, first river descent, or completely self-propelled from door to door), geographically remote, and/or technically difficult. Active members of Mountain Equipment Co-op (i.e. they have purchased or rented from MEC in the last two years).
Municipality of Chatham-Kent Community Partnership Fund - Mainstream This program supports projects that improve public sports and recreation opportunities; preserve the environment; preserve our heritage; increase appreciation of the arts; promote healthy communities; enhance social services; encourage community education; focus on youth or senior development programs; or that improve access to facilities for persons with disabilities. Non-profit community groups and organizations.
Municipality of Chatham-Kent Community Partnership Fund - Festivals and Events This program supports groups that organize festivals or events in: arts and culture; community celebrations; annual festivals; multicultural events; or new community festivals. Non-profit community groups and organizations.
Municipality of Chatham-Kent Brownfield and Bluefield Incentive Programs - Feasibility Study Grant Brownfield properties are abandoned, vacant, derelict, or under-utilized properties with an active potential for redevelopment. Bluefield properties are institutional or community facilities that are no longer in use. This program reduces the costs of rehabilitation and development projects on brownfield or bluefield sites. Landowners, prospective purchasers, and other non-owners (with the owner's consent).
Municipality of Chatham-Kent Brownfield and Bluefield Incentive Programs - Environmental Study Grant Brownfield properties are abandoned, vacant, derelict, or under-utilized properties with an active potential for redevelopment. Bluefield properties are institutional or community facilities that are no longer in use. This program reduces the costs of rehabilitation and development projects on brownfield or bluefield sites. Landowners, prospective purchasers, and other non-owners (with the owner's consent).
Municipality of Chatham-Kent Brownfield and Bluefield Incentive Programs - Tax Assistance Brownfield properties are abandoned, vacant, derelict, or under-utilized properties with an active potential for redevelopment. Bluefield properties are institutional or community facilities that are no longer in use. This program reduces the costs of rehabilitation and development projects on brownfield or bluefield sites. Landowners.
Municipality of Chatham-Kent Brownfield and Bluefield Incentive Programs - Rehabilitation Tax Increment Based (TIB) Grant Brownfield properties are abandoned, vacant, derelict, or under-utilized properties with an active potential for redevelopment. Bluefield properties are institutional or community facilities that are no longer in use. This program reduces the costs of rehabilitation and development projects on brownfield or bluefield sites. Landowners.
National Bank of Canada Donations This program supports organizations that work in the areas of health, education, the arts and culture, and the community. Occasionally, consideration is given to requests from other areas of activity, such as environmental causes. Non-profit groups registered as a charitable organization.
National Bank of Canada Sponsorships This program tends to sponsor cultural activities and sporting events.
National Film Board Filmmaker Assistance Program (FAP) This program is designed to help developing independent filmmakers complete their films/videos by providing technical services and support. Individuals making documentaries and short dramas. Film students are not eligible, nor are those who have made more than 3 films.
National Film Board Programs and Initiatives Various programs are available to assist filmmakers with their projects. See the website for the latest initiatives. Canadian citizens.
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Keystone Initiative Grants This program aims to achieve measurable outcomes in the conservation of fish, wildlife, plants and the habitats on which they depend. Federal, tribal, provincial, and local governments, educational institutions, and non-profit conservation organizations.
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Special Grants Program These programs have specific guidelines and timelines. Prospective applicants should review the list of Special Grant Programs to determine which may be appropriate for your needs. Federal, tribal, provincial, and local governments, educational institutions, and non-profit conservation organizations.
National Research Council of Canada NRC Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) This program gives funding to projects using technology to commercialize services, products and processes. It also invests in research and in pre-competitive development technical projects. Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises with under 500 employees, and industrial associations desiring to enhance their technological capability.
National Research Council of Canada Internship Program with Innovative Small and Medium-sized Enterprises This program provides financial assistance to innovative small and medium-sized enterprises towards the employment of post-secondary graduates. Small or medium-sized enterprises with less than 500 employees, that wish to enhance their innovation capability.
National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Collaborative Research and Development (CRD) Grants This program helps Canadian companies access the unique knowledge, expertise, and educational resources available at Canadian postsecondary institutions and to train students in essential technical skills required by industry. Partnerships amongst established companies, start-ups, industry associations, and government departments.
National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Special Research Opportunity (SRO) Program This program supports unique, emerging research opportunities that are timely, urgent, high-risk or have a strong potential for breakthrough that will benefit Canada. The program also supports pre-research activities. University and college faculty members.
National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Idea to Innovation (I2I) Program This program aims to accelerate the pre-competitive development of promising technology and promote its transfer to Canadian companies. College or university researchers (or research groups).
National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Discovery Grants (DG) Program This program supports ongoing programs of research with long-term goals. University and college faculty members.
National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Discovery Accelerator Supplements (DAS) Program This program provides substantial and timely resources to accelerate progress and maximize the impact of outstanding research programs. University and college faculty members.
National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada College and Community Innovation Program This program helps colleges to increase their capacity to work with local companies. It will support applied research and collaborations that facilitate commercialization, as well as technology transfer, adaptation and adoption of new technologies. Colleges.
National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Department of National Defence (DND)/NSERC Research Partnership Program This program supports research projects that generate new knowledge and technical capabilities in areas of interest to DND and NSERC.
National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Strategic Network Grants This program funds large-scale, multi-disciplinary research projects in targeted research areas that involve collaboration between academic researchers and Canadian-based organizations.
National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Strategic Project Grants This program aims to increase research and training in areas that could strongly enhance Canada’s economy, society and/or environment within the next 10 years.
National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Strategic Workshops Program (SWP) This program funds workshops for building new collaborations between Canadian academic researchers, industry and government.
National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Tri-Agency Partnership on Knowledge Syntheses on the Environment This program will support multi-disciplinary research initiatives designed to address important scientific and scholarly opportunities and problems related to the environment.
National Search and Rescue Secretariat (NSS) Search and Rescue New Initiatives Fund (SAR) This program funds projects that will improve the National Search and Rescue Program. These projects must address either multi-jurisdictional exercises, technology and innovation, interoperability, data and information, or volunteers. Volunteer organizations, academia, non-profit organizations, and the private sector.
Natural Resources Canada ecoENERGY for Biofuels Program This program provides an operating incentive to facilities that produce renewable alternatives to gasoline and diesel in Canada. For-profit legal entities.
Natural Resources Canada ecoENERGY Retrofit Incentive for Industry This program is designed to help industrial facilities overcome financial barriers to improving the energy efficiency of their operations. Industrial facilities that have fewer than 500 employees, and are registered with Natural Resources Canada's leadership network of CIPEC Leaders.
Natural Resources Canada Accelerated Capital Cost Allowance for Efficient and Renewable Energy Generation Equipment This incentive allows businesses to write-off the capital cost of renewable energy assets at a rate faster than would be the case if the costs were written-off over the useful life of the assets.
Nature Canada Parks and People Program This program provides opportunities to urban youth to experience nature with seasoned and passionate local naturalists. The program helps local naturalist groups, schools and conservation associations to bring Canadians into intimate contact with nature, guided by nature experts. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Nestlé Canada Good Food, Good Life Community Program The program's support is directed toward programs and organizations that support healthy active living, with specific emphasis on encouraging physical activity in children, youth and their families. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Nokia Canada Sponsorships This program sponsors projects that engage people and touch their lives in real and important ways.
North American Wetlands Conservation Council Grants Funds must be used for wetlands conservation projects - essentially the securement, restoration, enhancement and/or management of wetland ecosystems. Joint ventures and partnerships of public agencies and private organizations.
Oak Foundation Grants This program funds projects in these areas: climate change, marine conservation, child abuse, human rights, issues affecting women, housing and homelessness, and learning differences. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Office of Francophone Affairs (OFA) Violence Against Women Prevention Public Education Program This program supports the development of public education activities that make Ontario's francophone population aware of the issue of violence against women, and the development of measures to prevent it. Incorporated non-profit Francophone organizations that work to prevent violence against women.
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) Contributions Program The program aims to use existing research capacity to generate new knowledge, and to support the development of expertise in selected areas of privacy and data protection. The program also aims to increase awareness among Canadians of their privacy rights and obligations. Non-profit organizations (including education institutions, industry and trade associations, consumer, voluntary and advocacy organizations).
OMNI Television / Rogers Documentary and Drama Fund This program helps to fund the independent production of ethnic, third-language documentary and drama programs.
OMNI Television / Rogers Public Service Announcement Fund This program helps the production of 15 and 30 second Public Service Announcements for the advancement, awareness and general communication of issues, events or achievements of various ethnocultural groups in Canada.
Ontario Arts Council Aboriginal Arts Education Projects:• Learning the Arts• Aboriginal Languages and Arts Education• Aboriginal Culture and Arts Education This program is open to art projects involving working with learners, educators, communities, youth, children, adults and inmates. Aboriginal artists, Elders, ad hoc groups, collectives, non-profit organizations, non-arts organizations, and schools.
Ontario Arts Council Aboriginal Arts Projects:• Research and Development• New Works• Publications, Presentations, Exhibitions and Festivals• Connections and Partnerships This program aims to develop opportunities for Aboriginal artists to engage with Aboriginal communities and to strengthen the relationship of Aboriginal organizations and communities with the arts and Aboriginal artists. Professional Aboriginal artists, artists’ collectives, and non-profit Aboriginal organizations, centres and councils.
Ontario Arts Council Access and Career Development This program funds professional development and skill-building opportunities that advance the applicants’ artistic work and careers. Individual Aboriginal arts professionals, and arts professionals of colour.
Ontario Arts Council Aide à la diffusion artistique Le programme Aide à la diffusion artistique offre des subventions de projet aux organismes artistiques professionnels sans but lucratif établis en Ontario pour les aider à présenter des oeuvres, des artistes et des services artistiques afin de favoriser la vitalité du milieu des arts franco-ontariens.
Ontario Arts Council Artists in Education This program provides grants to allow professional artists from all artistic expressions and cultures to provide in-depth learning experiences for educators and learners. Professional artists from all artistic expressions and cultures interested in working with Ontario educators and learners.
Ontario Arts Council Artists in the Community/Workplace This program supports projects that encourages artists and arts organizations from all arts disciplines to work with communities and/or trade unions through a collaborative creative process. Individual professional artists, groups of artists, community organizations, arts organizations, and trade unions.
Ontario Arts Council Arts Education Organizations This program provides operating support to not-for-profit, professional arts education organizations in Ontario to assist them to produce and present art and arts services to the public and to sustain a healthy arts community. Non-profit arts education organizations.
Ontario Arts Council Arts Education Projects This program supports the creation and production of new work aimed at young people, and projects that link artists and learners of all ages and provide artistic opportunities. It funds professional development events for groups of artists and educators as well. Individual professional artists, artist collectives, registered non-profit arts organizations, and non-arts community organizations involved in arts education.
Ontario Arts Council Arts Service Organizations This program supports arts service organizations that provide services and programs to support their members’ professional, career or organizational development and promote an awareness of the arts in Ontario. The program provides operating and project support. Non-profit arts education organizations.
Ontario Arts Council Avance médias Le programme Avance médias vise à aider les artistes francophones indépendants qui utilisent les arts médiatiques comme moyen d'expression créatrice. Il accorde aux particuliers des subventions de projet pour le développement ou la production de nouvelles oeuvres cinématographiques, vidéographiques ou de nouveaux médias ayant un contenu de langue française.
Ontario Arts Council Chalmers Arts Fellowships The program provides support to artists so they may have the opportunity to dedicate themselves to individual creative pursuits and professional development. Individual artists that have creative and administrative control for the direction of their project.
Ontario Arts Council Chalmers Professional Development Grants These grants support projects for personal development at a critical time in the careers of artists or arts professionals who give indication of exceptional or unusual talent for pursuing professional careers in the arts.
Ontario Arts Council Chanson et musique Aider les paroliers, compositeurs et auteurs-compositeurs franco-ontariens à se consacrer à la création ou à la production de leurs œuvres (bande-maîtresse, bande de démonstration ou vidéoclip) ou d’un nouveau spectacle.
Ontario Arts Council Choirs and Vocal Groups This program provides operating support to choral organizations as well as project support to choirs and vocal groups to assist them to produce and present art and arts services to the public and to sustain a healthy arts community. Non-profit choral organizations.
Ontario Arts Council Classical Music Recording This program provides project grants to support the career development of professional Ontario musicians. Grants assist musicians with their recording projects. Professional musicians, ensembles, and music organizations.
Ontario Arts Council Community and Multidisciplinary Arts Organizations This program provides operating and programming support to non-profit, professional community and multidisciplinary arts organizations to assist them to produce and present art and arts services to the public and to sustain a healthy arts community. Non-profit community and multidisciplinary art organizations.
Ontario Arts Council Compass This program aims to assist arts organizations increase their self-reliance, capacity-building and sustainability by covering some or all of the costs of appropriate specialists and mentors to help them increase their effectiveness. The program funds activities that contribute to arts education, public participation and community involvement in the arts in Ontario. Non-profit arts organizations, book or magazine publishers, groups or consortiums, and colleges, universities and municipalities.
Ontario Arts Council Craft Projects: Collectives and Organizations This program provides grants to assist organizations, craft artists’ collectives or groups to undertake projects that present, document or disseminate the work of professional contemporary Ontario craft artists, or provide them with professional development opportunities. Non-profit craft organizations, and collectives of craft artists.
Ontario Arts Council Craft Projects: Individuals This program provides grants to craft artists towards creative development or professional development projects. Professional craft artists.
Ontario Arts Council Création littéraire Accorder des subventions de projet pour permettre aux écrivains professionnels d’entreprendre ou de terminer des projets d’écriture dans les genres suivants : roman, nouvelle, poésie, écriture dramatique, article sur les arts et essai littéraire.
Ontario Arts Council Dance Initiatives This program supports opportunities in which dance can be created, presented and enjoyed. It also supports projects that are designed to benefit the larger professional dance community. Choreographers, members of a collective or a dance company, and dance series/festivals.
Ontario Arts Council Dance Organizations This program provides operating support to not-for-profit, professional arts organizations in Ontario to assist them to produce and present dance and dance services to the public in order to sustain a healthy dance community. Dance organizations that have operated for at least 3 years.
Ontario Arts Council Édition Appuyer les maisons d’édition franco-ontariennes qui se consacrent à la publication de livres dans les genres suivants : roman, nouvelle, poésie, théâtre, essais sur les arts, histoire, biographie et littérature jeunesse. Le programme appuie également la publication de périodiques de langue française dans les genres suivants : littérature, théâtre, arts visuels et activités interdisciplinaires.
Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance The program provides grants to assist individual artists with costs related to presenting their work for an exhibition. Individual visual artists, craft artists, and media artists.
Ontario Arts Council Integrated Arts This program provides project grants to support integrated arts practice and inter-disciplinary work, through the research, development, creation, production and presentation of original work. Integrated arts utilize two or more disciplines to create a performance or activity. Professional artists, collectives and teams of artists, and non-profit organizations engaged in integrated arts development, production and presentation.
Ontario Arts Council Jets de théâtre Le programme Jets de théâtre accorde des subventions de projet aux particuliers, collectifs et organismes qui visent à favoriser le développement de la pratique du théâtre de langue française en Ontario et à appuyer l’excellence dans l’exploration, la production et la présentation d’œuvres dramatiques d’artistes franco-ontariens.
Ontario Arts Council Literary Festivals and Organizations This program provides support to not-for-profit, professional literary organizations in Ontario to assist them to present Canadian literature to the public in order to sustain a healthy literary community. Non-profit literary festivals and organizations.
Ontario Arts Council Media Artists: Emerging This program provides grants to artists working with film, video and digital media as independent artist-controlled art forms. Ontario-based emerging media artists.
Ontario Arts Council Media Artists: Mid-Career and Established This program provides production grants to artists working with film, video and digital media as independent artist-controlled art forms. Ontario-based professional media artists who have completed at least two independent works.
Ontario Arts Council Media Arts Festivals Projects This program supports projects to undertake the presentation of media arts festivals of film, video, audio/sound art and new media (and related outreach or education activities). Non-profit, Ontario-based organizations, and collectives of media artists.
Ontario Arts Council Media Arts Festivals This program provides operating and programming support to non-profit, professional media arts festivals (including artist-run festivals) to assist them to produce and present art and arts services to the public and to sustain a healthy arts community. Non-profit media arts festivals.
Ontario Arts Council Multi-Arts Projects This program supports projects to undertake a wide range of multi-arts activities such as the creation, production and presentation of new artistic work, as well as professional initiatives to assist in the development of artists. Support is also available to present professional, multi-arts festivals. Professional artists, groups of artists, and non-profit arts organizations and non-arts organizations.
Ontario Arts Council Music Commissioning This program supports the creation of contemporary classical works by Ontario-based composers and/or librettists. Commissioners (including musical performing ensembles, organizations or performing artists), and composers and/or librettists.
Ontario Arts Council National and International Touring and Residencies Pilot Program This program provides support to broaden the distribution networks for artists and arts organizations and to support research and development for artists in environments outside of the province. It supports participating artists in developing new networks for touring and exhibition and in fostering exchange and collaboration between artists and abroad. Individual artists, collectives, non-profit arts organizations, and book and magazine publishers.
Ontario Arts Council Ontario-Quebec Artist Residencies The program provides artists with an opportunity for creation and professional development residencies in Quebec. Participating artists will be free to determine the residency’s objectives and how they will be achieved. Professional Canadian artists.
Ontario Arts Council Opera/Music Theatre This program provides operating support to opera companies and music theatre organizations to assist them to produce and present art and arts services to the public and to sustain a healthy arts community. It also aims to provide project support for productions and new work development workshops. Non-profit opera companies and music theatre organizations.
Ontario Arts Council Orchestras This program provides operating and project support to orchestras to assist them to produce and present art and arts services to the public and to sustain a healthy arts community. Non-profit orchestras.
Ontario Arts Council Organismes franco-ontariens de service aux arts Le programme Organismes franco-ontariens de service aux arts du CAO vise à soutenir un éventail complet de services artistiques de qualité qui aident les artistes professionnels et les organismes artistiques à contribuer à la vitalité du milieu des arts en Ontario. Le programme propose des subventions de fonctionnement et de projet.
Ontario Arts Council Periodicals This program provides operating support to Ontario-based, Canadian-owned periodicals to assist them to publish literature and arts and cultural commentary. Canadian-owned periodicals (including free-circulation and online magazines).
Ontario Arts Council Playwright Residency This program provides project grants to encourage Ontario-based professional playwrights to work in a residence setting with an Ontario theatre. Professional Ontario-based playwrights.
Ontario Arts Council Theatre Creators’ Reserve This program aims to assist theatre creators to develop new work. Ontario-based professional theatre creators, and informal collectives of creators.
Ontario Arts Council Theatre Organizations This program provides operating support to non-profit, professional theatre organizations. Non-profit theatre organizations.
Ontario Arts Council Theatre Projects This program aims to encourage the advancement and development of the art of theatre practice and to support excellence in theatre exploration, production and presentation regardless of language or theatrical tradition. Ontario-based professional theatre artists, and non-profit professional theatre organizations.
Ontario Arts Council Touring and Collaborations This program aims to assist touring, distribution and exhibition of art and artists in the literary, media, performing and visual arts; to encourage collaborations; and to support arts education, public participation and community involvement in the arts in Ontario. Individual artists, non-profit arts organizations, and artists collectives.
Ontario Arts Council Visual and Media Arts – Artist-Run Centres and Organizations This program provides operating and programming support to visual and media arts organizations to assist them to produce and present art and arts services to the public and to sustain a healthy arts community. Non-profit artist-run centres and organizations.
Ontario Arts Council Visual and Media Arts Projects This program provides grants to assist organizations, artists’ collectives or groups to undertake visual and media arts projects that present, document or disseminate the work of professional contemporary Ontario artists, or provide them with professional development opportunities. Non-profit Ontario-based organizations, collectives of visual or media arts professionals, and individual curators/programmers.
Ontario Arts Council Visual Artists This program assists artists to create and develop new work and to continue work in progress. Artists with at least 3 years of professional practice.
Ontario Arts Council Word of Mouth This program aims to assist literary and storytelling artists to create new work for public performance or to record or tour their own repertoire. Ontario-based professional artists, ad hoc groups, and collectives who have a history of public performance in these arts.
Ontario Arts Council Writers’ Reserve This program aims to assist professional writers in the creation of new work. Published Ontario-based professional writers.
Ontario Arts Council Writers’ Works in Progress This program aims to assist professional writers to complete book-length works of literary merit. Ontario-based professional writers.
Ontario Arts Council Popular Music This program provides project grants to support songwriters/composers in the creation and recording of their original music in popular music genres. Ontario-based professional songwriters and composers.
Ontario Arts Council Théâtre Accorder aux théâtres professionnels sans but lucratif de l’Ontario des subventions de fonctionnement qui les aideront à produire et à présenter au public des œuvres et des services artistiques tout en favorisant le dynamisme du milieu des arts.
Ontario Arts Council Presenter/Producer This program provides operating and project support to non-profit, professional presenting and/or producing music organizations to assist them to produce and present art and arts services to the public and to sustain a healthy arts community. Non-profit, presenter/producer organizations.
Ontario Arts Council Public Art Galleries Projects This program provides project support to public art galleries to assist them to produce and present art and arts services to the public and to sustain a healthy arts community. Non-profit public art galleries.
Ontario Arts Council Public Art Galleries This program provides operating support to public art galleries to assist them to produce and present art and arts services to the public and to sustain a healthy arts community. Non-profit public art galleries.
Ontario Arts Foundation The Arts Endowment Fund (AEF) Program This program aims to build a foundation for the arts in Ontario. Non-profit, professional arts organization that are registered charities.
Ontario BioAuto Council Ontario BioAuto Council Investment Fund This program seeks applications that support biomaterials commercialization and market development. Ontario-based, for-profit ventures.
Ontario Cattlemen's Association Market Development Partnership Program This program aims to support Ontario beef producers and processors with a regional/local marketing process that will assist them in developing their gate to plate, value chain strategy, and provide them with options in the marketing of their products. Ontario beef producers and processors.
Ontario Cattlemen's Association OCA Industry Development Fund This program supports initiatives taken between ruminant meat producers and Ontario abattoir/processor operators and/or other value chain partners to capitalize on regional or local markets, and to help increase demand and create a competitive market for Ontario ruminants and ruminant meat products. Ruminant meat producers, Ontario abattoir/processor operators, and/or other value chain partners.
Ontario Chamber of Commerce Export Market Access This program is designed to assist small to medium-size organizations access and expand their growth in new foreign markets that are beyond the U.S. Companies with 5 or more employees and annual sales of $500,000 or more.
Ontario Credit Union Charitable Foundation Grants This program is particularly looking for projects that support the environment and youth. Charities.
Ontario Neuotrama Foundation Injury Prevention Program This program's prevention initiatives focus on injuries that occur throughout the life course. Focus is on understanding the relationship between risk and protective factors and the systematic use of evidence being employed in the implementation of best practices.
Ontario Power Authority Load Management - Demand Response Programs This program is an effective way of lowering the wholesale cost of power and reducing the need to build additional capacity. In some cases, it’s even possible for the program to become a source of new revenue for participating organizations. Businesses.
Ontario Power Authority Technology Development Fund This fund assists innovative energy technologies that will improve the supply and conservation of electricity; are in the pre-commercial stage; and require funding for development, demonstration or verification. Organizations that propose to study, develop and/or demonstrate an emerging energy technology or application.
Ontario Power Authority Community Activities This program supports: investment in youth and education (particularly in engineering, science, robotics, business and the environment); safer communities; and the environment. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Ontario Power Authority Conservation Fund This program provides funding for action-oriented, sector-specific electricity conservation pilot projects. The goals are to build marketplace capability for the design, delivery, marketing and uptake of conservation programs; and to test new or unique conservation program elements. Business corporations, non-profit corporations, foundations, co-operative corporations, and other incorporated organizations.
Ontario Power Authority Electricity Retrofit Incentive Program This program provides incentives for purchasing electricity efficient equipment. It focuses on the areas of lighting, motors, heating ventilation and air conditioning and overall electricity systems. Businesses.
Ontario Public Service Employees' Union Live and Let Live Fund This fund supports organizations that are actively involved in combating HIV/AIDS.
Ontario Public Service Employees' Union Social Justice Fund This fund supports exchanges, direct funding to development projects in education, health, water and combating poverty and emergency and humanitarian aid to those most vulnerable in Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America and Asia. Unions, grassroots community organizations, and non-governmental organizations.
Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association OSCIA Regional Nutrient Management Outreach Grant This program supports the communication activities of regional Soil and Crop Improvement Associations that promote the adoption of Nutrient Management BMPs. Regional soil and crop improvement associations.
Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association Canada-Ontario Farm Stewardship Program (COFSP) This program encourages producers to improve management of agricultural land through the adoption of Beneficial Management Practices to reduce risk to water and air quality, improve soil productivity and enhance wildlife habitat. Legal farm entities.
Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association Canada-Ontario Water Supply Expansion Program (COWSEP) This program aims to improve the capacity of agricultural producers to deal with drought situations through expanded water supplies. Legal farm entities.
Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association Greencover Program This program aims to help producers improve land management practices, promote sustainable land use, protect water quality, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, enhance biodiversity and wildlife habitat, and expand the land base covered with perennial forage and trees. Legal farm entities.
Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation Industry Partner Program This program works with groups in the tourism industry to develop and implement innovative and co-operative marketing projects. Groups or consortiums of tourism businesses, tourism marketing associations, destination marketing organizations, visitors and convention bureaus, and municipal tourism organizations.
Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation Tourism Event Marketing Program This program assists with the promotion of selected tourism events and festivals across the province. Ontario based public tourism events.
Ontario Trillium Foundation Small Capital Grants This program supports community-based initiatives that strengthen the capacity of organizations in the arts and culture, environment, human and social services, and sports and recreation sectors. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations, First Nations, Métis or other Aboriginal communities, and collaborations with at least one eligible member.
Ontario Trillium Foundation Standard Grants This program supports community-based initiatives that strengthen the capacity of organizations in the arts and culture, environment, human and social services, and sports and recreation sectors. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations, First Nations, Métis or other Aboriginal communities, and collaborations with at least one eligible member.
Ontario Women's Directorate Training Projects (Innovations Fund) This program supports projects that prevent and address violence against women, focus on province-wide training for professionals and service providers, or provide effective supports.
Ontario Women's Directorate Investing in Women’s Futures This program supports women’s centres to provide programs and services to prevent violence against women and promote women’s economic independence. Women's centres.
Ontario Women's Directorate Information Technology Training for Women This program enables women to secure employment, further training and certification in the IT sector. The program offers career awareness, recruitment and retention of women in a sector where skill shortages currently exist. Training agencies.
Ontario Women's Directorate Women in Skilled Trades This program provides funding for pre-apprenticeship training designed exclusively for women. These programs include in-school theoretical training followed by a work placement at an employer’s work site. Accredited schools, and training facilities.
Partnerships of Housing Associations Affordability and Choice Today (ACT) Program These grants are available to help uptake of existing regulatory solutions that contribute to housing affordability, or that increase housing options. Organizations, businesses, and associations.
Patagonia Environmental Grants This program supports organizations that identify and work on the root causes of environmental problems and that have a commitment to long-term change.
Paul J. Getty Trust Research Grants - Scholars This program provides residential research grants for scholars at the Getty Center and Villa. Established scholars, artists, or writers who have attained distinction in their fields.
Paul J. Getty Trust Conservation Grants - Education and Training Grants Conservation training programs, museums, and other non-profit organizations may apply for various types of support that contribute to the professional development of conservators. Conservation training programs, museums, and other non-profit organizations.
Petro-Canada Community Support This program supports projects involving education (labour supply initiatives); the environment (water and water ecosystems); and local community support (infrastructure, youth initiatives, health with a cancer theme, and arts and culture). Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
PetSmart Charities Grants Program This program typically supports projects that reduce the homeless population of animals through methods other than euthanasia. Some examples include emergency relief for animals affected by disasters, adoption programs; and training programs that help make pets more adoptable. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Pioneer Community Investment This program supports projects and organizations that make a difference in its primary focus areas: agriculture, farm safety and science education. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Powell Foundation C. B. Charitable Giving Interests include education, health, arts and culture, religion, colleges, conservation and preservation, environment, and social services.
Precarn Incorporated Precarn R&D and Commercialization Funding Programs This program supports Canadian companies looking to commercialize their new ideas for global markets. The program funds and coordinates collaborative research conducted by industry, university and government researchers, and promotes the importance of intelligent systems and robotics throughout the Canadian economy. Canadian-based companies.
President’s Choice Children’s Charity Grants This program helps children who are physically or developmentally challenged. Our aim is to remove some of the obstacles that make everyday living extremely difficult. Children with a physical or developmental disability, that are under 18 years of age.
PSAC Social Justice Fund Anti-Poverty Initiatives in Canada This program will support anti-poverty initiatives in Canada that promote social justice through actions aimed at social, human and economic development; and raise awareness of the root causes of poverty and social injustice.
Public Health Agency of Canada Population Health Fund This program aims to increase community capacity for action on the determinants of health. Current priorities are announced during project solicitation processes, found on the website.
Public Health Agency of Canada Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Contribution Program This program supports projects that help to reduce barriers and increase access to convenient, safe, affordable, and attractive opportunities to bring physical activity and healthy eating into daily living. Voluntary non-profit organizations that wish to undertake national initiatives, and national organizations or organizations.
Public Health Agency of Canada Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) This program provides long-term funding to community groups to develop or enhance programs for vulnerable pregnant women. The program aims to reduce the incidence of unhealthy birth weights, improve the health of both infant and mother and encourage breastfeeding. Community groups.
Public Health Agency of Canada Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) This program provides long term funding to community coalitions to deliver programs that address the health and development of children (0-6 years) living in conditions of risk. Community coalitions.
Public Health Agency of Canada AIDS Community Action Program (ACAP) - Regional Operating Funding This program supports the continuing community-based response to the existing and emerging issues associated with HIV/AIDS. Local, provincial, and territorial community-based organizations.
Public Safety Canada Crime Prevention Action Fund This program supports crime prevention projects in both large and small communities. The program's key objective is to support promising practices that address known risk factors and are related to priority crimes issues.
Public Safety Canada Joint Emergency Preparedness Program This program provides financial contributions to assist projects aimed at enhancing the national emergency response capability. Federal institutions such as national parks, historic sites, research facilities, military bases, etc., and First Nation reserves.
Radcliffe Foundation Grants Funding interests include: children; United Ways; children’s medical care; and community services. The Radcliffe Foundation Suite 3200 - 130 Adelaide Street West Toronto ON M5H 3P5
Radio Starmaker Fund Grants This fund supports emerging artists with star potential from Canada. The aim is to allocate funding in such a way that it has a direct impact on artists and supports their marketing and touring initiatives. Canadian artists/acts with a sales track record, independent record labels, and artist management groups.
Raptors Foundation Grants This program supports local and provincial organizations that provide recreational, educational and other youth-oriented activities. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Rasch Foundation Discretionary Grants This program supports projects in: education (including child abuse prevention, racism, and early education); healthcare and medical research; the environment (including conservation issues and environmental stewardship); animal welfare; social entrepreneurship; and Jewish programs. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
RCMP Foundation Grants This program supports local community programs in areas such as community policing, child safety, drug awareness, crime prevention, literacy, internet safety, anti-bullying and victim assistance programs. Community groups or individuals with the support of the local RCMP detachment (Windsor).
REALTORS Care Foundation Grants This program supports shelter-based organizations in Ontario. The program also considers emergency disaster relief funding. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
reBOOT Canada reBOOT Program This program provides computer hardware, training and technical support to charities, non-profits and people with limited access to technology. Canadian registered charities, non-profit organizations, and people with limited access to technology.
Redington Charitable Foundation Grants Funding interests include international activities, children, the environment, and social services. The Redington Charitable Foundation Inc. 1 Valleyanna Drive North York ON M4N 1J7 Tel: 416 322 8234
Ringing Rocks Foundation Discretionary Fund Grant Program This program supports grassroots initiatives in the struggle for indigenous people to maintain their cultural identity. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Rogers Telefund This program provides financing assistance for the production of quality Canadian television programming. Canadian film or television producers.
Rogers Rogers Cable Network Fund This fund supports the production of first-run cable network programming in Canada. Canadian-owned and controlled corporations that operate principally as a television or film producer.
Rogers Wireless Mobile Content Fund This fund aims to help develop the mobile content market.
Rogers Documentary Fund This fund aims to foster the growth of documentary film production in both official languages. Individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts, and joint ventures.
Rosen Foundation Grants Funding interests include social services, seniors, hospitals, health disorders, education, and international social services. The Irving L. Rosen Foundation Suite 1400 - 2 St. Claire Avenue East Toronto ON M4T 2T5 Tel: 416 963 7118
Rotary Foundation District Simplified Grants These grants aim to support short-term humanitarian projects that benefit the community.
Rotary Foundation Volunteer Service Grants These grants support Rotarians and their spouses traveling internationally to provide a needed service project in a community. Rotarian members.
Rothmans Inc. Corporate Grants Funding preferences are broad-based and include civic causes, arts and culture, education, health and welfare, social services, the environment, and women and children. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Royal and Sun Alliance Canada Corporate Responsibility Donations This program supports organizations which have safety as their mission. NOTE: No online application available.
Royal Bank of Canada RBC Blue Water Project - Community Action Grants These grants are focused on watershed protection. Local or community organizations.
Royal Bank of Canada RBC Blue Water Project - Leadership Grants These grants focus on watershed protection and/or access to safe drinking water. Local, regional, national or trans-border organizations.
Royal Bank of Canada After School Grants Program This program supports structured supervised activities in an environment that provides safety, social skills and self-esteem.
Royal Bank of Canada RBC Children’s Mental Health Project This program supports projects that focus on early intervention and prevention, and that work with families to obtain assessment and diagnosis, locate and access community and health-care support, and develop an integrated treatment plan. Organizations that deliver community-based programs that meet established criteria.
Royal Canadian Geographical Society Regular Grants This program makes grants in support of research on geographical topics and in support of projects that further the goal 'to make Canada better known to Canadians and to the world'. Senior high-school students, and teachers.
Royal Canadian Legion Charitable Foundation This program supports veterans' welfare, medical research, medical equipment, bursaries, disaster relief, and other purposes of a charitable or benevolent nature. Hospitals and clinics, fire departments, and other non-profit organizations involved in health care.
Royal LePage Shelter Foundation Violence Prevention Grants This program supports projects that aim to educate teens to prevent violence against women and girls, reach out to isolated women and girls experiencing violence, or encourage local coordination on violence prevention.
Rubin-Hoffman Foundation Grants Funding interests include social services, and poverty relief. The Rubin-Hoffman Foundation 25 Timberlane Drive Toronto ON M3H 1J3 Tel: 416 638 0266
Russell Foundation for Charities Grants Funding interests include community services, poverty relief, churches, museums, health care, and cancer. The James Venner Russell Foundation for Charities, Inc. C/O Royal Trust Co. Suite 605 – 90 Sparks Street Ottawa ON K1P 5T6 Tel: 613 329 3214 Fax: 613 239 3096
Safe Communities Canada CN Safe Communities Grants This program provides eligible safe communities with grants for local projects that help raise awareness about risk reduction and safety on railways and CN railway property.
Salamander Foundation Arts and Culture Program This program supports arts and culture programs that may benefit a broad population; may link geographically separate individuals; or that provide records of history or natural history. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Salamander Foundation Environment Program This program is primarily concerned with pollution and its implications for human and ecosystem health. This includes environmental contamination, 'best practices' in resource management, and management/conservation measures. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Sand County Foundation/The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation The Bradley Fund for the Environment This fund supports environmental programs that are leading edge solutions to major problems. Proposals that emphasize private responsibility, create sustaining partnerships and integrate habitat improvement with human considerations are solicited.
Saputo Nutrition Grants This program provides donations of food and money to organizations that promote healthy eating in young people. Organizations that promote healthy eating in young people.
Saputo Physical Activity Grants This program contributes to supporting athletes in a variety of sports at different levels.
Schad Foundation Grants The Schad Foundation 9520 Pine Valley Drive Woodbridge ON L4L 1A6
S'Cool Life Fund S'Cool Life Fund Every student in Schools in Ontario
Scotiabank Health Grants This program gives contributions in areas that will have a direct, positive impact on patient care and community outreach programs.
Scotiabank Social Services Grants This program supports organizations that provide assistance to families, seniors, children and individuals at the local community level.
Scotiabank Arts & Culture Grants This program supports arts and cultural programs that pull together community members in a positive way.
Sears Canada Community Investment Program This program supports organizations which offer enriching after-school programs for children and youth.
Service Canada Career Focus This program provides funding for employers to help post-secondary graduates obtain career-related work opportunities. Businesses, organizations (including non-profit, professional, employer and labour associations), public health and educational institutions, and band/tribal councils and Aboriginal organizations.
Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development General Support Grants This program supports projects involved in: arts and cultural expression, environmental health and justice, human rights, intergenerational leadership, sacred earth, sustainable communities, and women’s leadership. Aboriginal non-profit organizations.
Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development Mini-Grants This program supports projects involved in: arts and cultural expression, environmental health and justice, human rights, intergenerational leadership, sacred earth, sustainable communities, and women’s leadership. Aboriginal non-profit organizations.
Shell Canada Limited Shell Environmental Fund This program supports projects that propose innovative, action-oriented ways of improving and protecting the Canadian environment. Canadian residents.
Shoppers Drug Mart Community Investment Program This program supports health-related programs - ones that promote good health and prevent diseases. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Sir Joseph Flavelle Foundation Grants This program supports projects involved in arts, community services, native peoples, children, the environment, social issues, and special needs groups. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Sixty Three Foundation Grants Funding interests include universities, education, social services, food banks, poverty relief, and health. The Sixty Three Foundation Suite 800 - 95 Wellington Street West Toronto ON M5J 2N7 Tel: 416 367 4941 Fax: 416 367 2201
SOCAN Foundation Canada Music Fund - Creator's Assistance Program This program assists Canadian songwriters, lyricists and composers to develop their craft. Canadian non-profit music sector organizations, and associations representing Canadian creators.
SOCAN Foundation Composer Outreach Residencies This program is designed to bring together composers with concert presenters to work toward increasing the interest and support for contemporary music and its performance. Canadian ensembles of more than two performers.
SOCAN Foundation Festival Grants This program aims to encourage festivals to program Canadian musical performers and, as a result, the music of Canadian music creators. Non-profit presenters with festivals containing several performers or events.
SOCAN Foundation Concert Music Series Events Funding is provided to concert music, popular music and film music organizations, including concert music festivals. The Foundation will also consider special initiatives which may not be described in the criteria but which meet the Foundation’s mandate. Concert music seasons, and private individuals.
SOCAN Foundation Education Grants Grants are provided for education initiatives concerning the creation and protection of musical works. Workshops, master classes and projects in the schools are examples. Events or projects beneficial to Canadian composers, authors or music publishers, and private individuals.
SOCAN Foundation International Showcasing Program This program provides travel assistance to individuals, duos or bands that have been invited to showcase at specific international music conferences. Canadian solo artists, duos or bands that include at least one member who is a member of SOCAN.
SOCAN Foundation Event and Project Grants Funding is provided to concert music, popular music and film music organizations, including concert music festivals. The Foundation will consider special initiatives which may not be described in the criteria but which meet the Foundation’s mandate. Concert music, popular music and film music organizations, and concert music festivals.
SOCAN Foundation Publication Grants Grants are provided to assist with the publication of books and journals that are in the interest of Canadian composers, songwriters and lyricists. Events or projects beneficial to Canadian composers, authors or music publishers, and private individuals.
SOCAN Foundation Core Funding Grants These programs support publications, educational initiatives, composer residencies, distribution of concert music recordings to broadcasters outside Canada, competitions, international showcasing, classical music concert series, music industry associations, and music festivals. Canadian, national, not-for-profit composer or music publisher associations representing a recognized composer/music publisher sector.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Aboriginal Research: Development Grants This program helps Aboriginal community organizations and university-based researchers develop research partnerships and proposals to investigate issues of concern to Aboriginal peoples. Community or non-profit organizations.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Aboriginal Research: Research Grants This program supports university-based researchers and Aboriginal community organizations to conduct research on issues of concern to Aboriginal peoples. Community or non-profit organizations.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Community-University Research Alliances (CURA) This program supports the creation of alliances between community organizations and postsecondary institutions that will foster innovative research, training and knowledge in areas of importance for the social, cultural or economic development of Canadian communities. Partnerships with one or more postsecondary institutions and one or more organizations from the community.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada International Community-University Research Alliances (CURA) This program supports research projects jointly developed and undertaken by community organizations and postsecondary institutions in Canada and low- and middle-income countries. Partnerships with one or more postsecondary institutions and one or more organizations from the community.
Species at Risk Public Registry Aboriginal Critical Habitat Protection Fund This program helps Aboriginal organizations and communities protect critical habitat or important habitat anticipated to be designated as critical habitat under Species At Risk Act. The fund can support a number of activities related to the identification, protection, and recovery of species at risk and their habitat. Communities and organizations actively involved in the management of Aboriginal lands.
Staples Business Depot Community@Work This program supports organizations involved in entrepreneurship, education, or the environment.
Starbucks Global Young Social Entrepeneurs This program helps young social entrepreneurs improve communities around the world through new ideas, volunteerism and civic action.
Status of Women Canada Women's Community Fund This fund supports projects that address the economic and social situation of women and their participation in democratic life through projects that directly support women in their communities. Incorporated not-for-profit organizations, and for-profit Canadian organizations.
Status of Women Canada Women's Partnership Fund This program aims to advance the equality of women through the improvement of their economic and social conditions and their participation in democratic life. Incorporated not-for-profit organizations, and for-profit Canadian organizations.
Stellabar Foundation Grants Funding interests include community services, education, health, visual arts, and First Nations people. The Stellabar Foundation 1170 Peel Street, 8th Floor Montreal PQ H3B 4P2 Tel: 514 878 5200 Fax: 514 878 5295
Suncor Energy Sponsorships and Non-Charitable Donations This program invests in initiatives that provide new opportunities through education, address environmental issues, or strengthen communities. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Suncor Energy Charitable Donations This program invests in initiatives that provide new opportunities through education, address environmental issues, or strengthen communities. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Sustainability Network Environment and Diversity Project The Environment & Diversity Project is a four-year collaborative initiative designed to help the Ontario environmental NGO community consider, develop and implement strategies to better reflect and engage under-represented communities. For more information about this exciting initiative, please contact Sonia Dong, Diversity Project Manager, at sonia(at)sustainabilitynetwork.ca or 416-324-2792 x3
Sustainability Network Environment and Diversity Mini-Grants Funds are available to support nonprofits with environmental programs and activities to consider, develop and implement strategies to better reflect and engage ethno-cultural and Aboriginal communities by responding to the extensive knowledge, interests and important needs of those communities. Ontario-based environmental non-profit organizations.
Sustainable Development Technology Canada Sustainable Development Tech Fund This program supports clean-technology projects through the critical stages: between research and commercialization, at the stage of development and demonstration. For-profit corporations, and non-profit organizations.
Sustainable Development Technology Canada NextGen Biofuels Fund This program supports biofuels projects between research and commercialization, at the stage of development and demonstration. It also helps them to scale-up their technology solution to a large, demonstration-scale plant. For-profit corporations, partnerships, limited partnerships, and business trusts.
T.R. Meighen Family Foundation Grants This program supports projects that benefit youth at risk.
TD Bank Financial Group Community Involvement This program supports projects that help the education of children from pre-school to post-secondary school, projects devoted to fostering the well-being of Canada's young people, and causes that promote arts and culture, improve social services, and strengthen our civic institutions. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
TD Bank Financial Group TD Friends of the Environment Foundation This program funds projects that protect and preserve the Canadian environment; assist young Canadians in understanding and participating in environmental activities; support urban renewal; or that enhance cooperation among environmental organizations. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Tecolote Foundation Grants Interests include arts and culture, hospitals, nursing homes, senior citizens, health, paediatrics, palliative care, sciences, the environment, oceanography, universities, historic preservation, heritage conservation, education, education research, and literacy.
Telefilm Canada Canada Feature Film Fund - Development, Production and Marketing Programs This program aims to encourage the making and marketing of Canadian feature films that have high box office potential, while supporting a range of genres, budgets, companies and regions. Canadian-owned and controlled corporations.
Telefilm Canada Slate Development Pilot Program This program aims to encourage companies to develop Canadian feature films that have high box office potential, in a range of genres. Second, the initiative seeks to build more meaningful relationships between producers and distributors. Canadian production companies with a minimum of 2 Canadian feature length fiction films released theatrically.
Telefilm Canada Theatrical Documentary Program This program provides financing for feature-length documentary projects with production budgets of $750,000 or more during their production and post-production stages. Canadian-owned and controlled corporations.
Telefilm Canada Writer's First This program supports professional screenwriters to develop original script material that will be attractive to producers, financiers and the marketplace.
Telefilm Canada Low Budget Independent Feature Film Assistance Program This program supports the independent production and post-production/completion of high quality, original and culturally relevant low budget feature films from both emerging and established filmmakers. Canadian-owned and controlled corporations.
Telefilm Canada Skills and Screens Program This program aims to support festivals and professional development activities.
Telefilm Canada International Marketing Program - International Festival Participation Pilot Initiative The program focuses primarily on providing financial assistance for the marketing of English- and French-language Canadian feature films officially selected at Cannes, Berlin, Pusan, Sundance and Venice. Canadian production, distribution and sales companies.
Telus Community Investment This program's efforts are focused in arts and culture, education and sport, and health and well-being in our environment. Non-profit organizations.
Three Guineas Charitable Foundation Grants Interests include arts and culture, the environment, adult and continuing education, women, public affairs, and peace and disarmament.
Tides Canada Social Justice Fund This program is focused on key issues such as homelessness and poverty, violence prevention, and building capacity for charities and non-profits. NOTE: Tides recommends charities to donors. To get on this list, send a one page description of your mission and programs via email to info@tidescanada.org.
Tides Canada Climate Change Fund This fund is focused on multi-sector dialogue and strategic public education campaigns on climate change. NOTE: Tides recommends charities to donors. To get on this list, send a one page description of your mission and programs via email to info@tidescanada.org.
Tim Horton's Timbits Minor Sports Program This is a sponsorship program for children 4-8 years old who participate in local house league sports teams. Local house league sports teams for children 4 - 8 years old.
Tim Horton's Community Clean Up Program This program supports community clean-up events, by providing t-shirts, gloves, bags, product and promotion.
Tim Horton's Donations This program focuses on helping children and supporting fundraising events for not-for-profit organizations. Charities and non-profit organizations.
Toronto Blue Jays Donations In Kind This program donates to youth-related groups to assist in their fundraising endeavours. Registered charities that support amateur baseball or educational initiatives.
Toronto Blue Jays Jays Care Foundation - Grants Program This program supports projects that target youth in need and involve either educational initiatives, life-skills development, or physical activities. Registered charities, incorporated non-profit organizations, and unincorporated organizations affiliated with a registered charity or non-profit organization.
Toronto Maple Leafs Donations This program supports various children's charities, educational initiatives, and programs related to minor hockey development. Charities and non-profit organizations.
Toronto Maple Leafs Leafs Fund for Kids Grants This program aims to improve the lives of children and youth by providing access to sports and recreation opportunities that encourage health and wellness in the community. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Toskan Casale Foundation Youth and Philanthropy Initiative This program provides high school students with a strong academic philanthropy program which gives them the skills to assess community needs. It also makes grants to charitable, grassroots organizations meeting those needs. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Tourism Cares Worldwide Grants Program This program funds projects whose goal is capital improvements that protect, restore, or conserve sites of exceptional cultural, historic, or natural significance; or the education of the public about conservation and preservation of sites of exceptional cultural, historical, or natural significance. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Toyota Evergreen - School Ground Greening Toyota Evergreen - School Ground Greening Toyota Evergreen Schools, Daycares
Transport Canada Freight Technology Incentives Program This program provides funding to organizations in freight transportation to help them to purchase and install proven emission-reducing technologies. Private enterprises and non-profit organizations which operate freight transportation.
Transport Canada Freight Technology Demonstration Fund This program provides the freight transportation industry with cost-shared funding for real world testing of freight transportation technologies that have the potential to reduce the emissions of air pollutants and greenhouse gases. Freight carriers, technology providers, eligible facility operators, freight forwarders, shippers, educational institutions, industry associations, and non-profit organizations.
Transport Canada Moving on Sustainable Transportation (MOST) Program This program supports projects that will increase the sustainability of the transportation system and the use of sustainable modes of transportation; or provide Canadians with information for better incorporating sustainable transportation options into their daily lives. Non-profit, non-governmental organizations, community organizations, First Nations organizations and associations, educational institutions, labour organizations, and businesses, industries and their professional associations.
Tree Canada Greening Canada's School Grounds This program aims to protect the health of school children by sheltering them from harmful UVB rays. Trees strategically placed on school grounds offer students some reprieve from the sun's rays. School communities (including local businesses, neighbours, the School Board, students, teachers, school employees, and parents).
Trees Ontario Full Service Incentive Program This program provides planting agencies with funding to help reduce the landowner’s tree planting costs.
Trees Ontario Landowner Tree Planting Program This program provides planting agencies with funding to help reduce the landowner’s tree planting costs.
Trees Ontario 50 Million Tree Program This program is designed to significantly reduce landowner’s costs of large-scale tree planting and thereby increase the number of trees planted.
True Sport True Sport Community Fund This fund helps communities increase inclusion and accessibility in new or existing sport programs for children and youth, aged 4-17, from low-income, Aboriginal and new Canadian families. Non-profit organizations, registered amateur athletic organizations, and registered charities dedicated to sport.
Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko Grants This program supports projects involved in education and Language (particularly Ukrainian); the arts, literature; and community development, program development, leadership training, and communications. Individuals, groups, and non-profit organizations.
Union Gas Charitable Donations This program supports projects involved in educational attainment (particularly math, science and technology); establishing a competitive workforce (for example, through skills training); or building community vitality (safety programs; environmental conservation, education and research; leadership development). Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Unitarian Universalist Funding Program Fund for a Just Society This program supports projects that use community organizing to bring about a more just society; mobilize those who have been disenfranchised and excluded from resources, power and the right to self-determination; or that have an active focused campaign to create systemic change.
United Way of Chatham-Kent United Way Community Fund This program supports projects that reflect the philosophy and values of the United Way of Chatham-Kent; and that have a commitment to community capacity building. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) Research and Project Awards This program provides awards for research or other animal welfare projects (e.g. for educational initiatives or publications).
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) Small Project and Travel Awards This program supports a variety of activities for the benefit of animal welfare.
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights Grants This program funds projects in three categories: response to armed conflict, escalating violence or politically volatile environments; potentially precedent-setting legal or legislative actions; or protection and security of women human rights defenders. Organizations in which women are the primary decision-makers.
Veterans Affairs Canada Cenotaph/Monument Restoration Program This program supports the restoration of cenotaphs and monuments that promote and preserve the memory of all those who have served Canada since 1867. Non-profit organizations, ex-service organizations, registered charitable organizations, historical organizations, and educational institutions.
Veterans Affairs Canada Community Engagement Partnership Fund Engaging Canadians in the remembrance of veterans' achievements and sacrifices is one of the key objectives of this program. To that end, financial assistance is provided to non-profit organizations who share these commemorative goals. Non-profit organizations.
W. Garfield Weston Foundation Foundation Grants Interests include health, conservation, nutrition, and to a lesser degree small community projects.
Wildlife Forever Challenge Grants This program supports projects that enhance wildlife and fish populations through acquisition, research, and management; that conserve and enhance wildlife and aquatic habitat; or that promote wildlife and fish habitat and quality. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Wildlife Habitat Canada Grants This program supports projects that focus on habitat conservation, restoration or enhancement; that deal with wetland habitat acquisition; are research proposals; that promote the contribution of hunters to habitat conservation; or that support habitat conservation networking activities and events, including national or regional stewardship activities.
William and Charlotte Parks Foundationfor Animal Welfare Grants This program aims to improve the status of animals through studies of the science and philosophy of animal welfare/rights and to reduce, through practical efforts and initiatives, the suffering and harm inflicted on animals by human beings. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Williams Foundation Grants Funding interests include community services, poverty relief, international social services, and education. The Williams Foundation P.O. Box 22043, 1670 Heron Road Ottawa ON K1V 0C2 Tel: 613 736 5619
Wyeth Canada Corporate Donations and Contributions Program This program supports projects involved in health care and social services (particularly to underserved populations); education (particularly to disadvantaged and minority populations); and to civic organizations that improve the quality of community life. Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Zukerman Family Foundation Grants Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations.