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Grow Ontario Market Initiative

Amount: up to $125,000 in funding per Project

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2023 Federal Budget: New Grant Opportunities

New 2023 Federal budget is heavily focused on clean and green technology adoption by introducing three new tax credits:

  • Clean Technology Manufacturing Investment Tax Credit – 30% of the cost of new machinery and equipment used to manufacture or process key clean technologies, and extract, process, or recycle key critical minerals
  • Clean Technology Investment Tax Credit
  • Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Investment Tax Credit

More information about these new programs will be available in the coming weeks or months.

In addition, the following new grants were announced:

  • Clean Fuels Fund to encourage investment in the production of clean fuels, including clean hydrogen and biofuels;
  • Canada Growth Fund to incentivize private sector investment into projects and companies that will grow Canada’s clean economy at speed and scale;
  • Net Zero Accelerator to make large-scale investments in clean technologies;
  • Low Carbon Economy Fund to support the installation of emission-reducing technologies for provinces and territories, businesses, Indigenous communities, and other organizations;
  • Canada Innovation Corporation, which will support Canadian businesses in investing in research and development.

In the meantime, the funding for the following Federal incentive programs was renewed:

 

Need help with this or other government funding programs but don’t know where to start or how to prepare an application?

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CME Technology Investment Program – Southern Ontario Grant for Equipment

Amount: 50% of the project cost up to $50,000.

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Digitalization Competence Centre (DCC)

Amount: provides 50% of the project cost up to $150,000.

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Life Sciences Innovation Fund (LSIF)

Amount: up to $500,000 of eligible costs

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Smart Factory Accelerator Program

Amount: $25,000 in hardware, sensors, training and workshops.

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Greenhouse Technology Network Project

Amount: up to $100,000 in project-based matching funding.

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FoodShift Program

Amount: up to $50,000 in project-based matching funding.

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Thrive Forward

Amount: up to 50 percent of eligible costs with up to 100,000 per project.

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[Webinar Invitation] Government Help for Small and Medium Size Business

Our friends at the Canada Bulgaria Business Network are very happy to invite you to an evening webinar – Government Help for Small and Medium Size Business.

Two high profile presenters – Jayesh Menon and Igor Chigrin, will be sharing their knowledge, expertise and recent updates in government funding and grants that are currently available to start-ups, small and medium sized business. You will be introduced to assistance programs, grants and tax incentives offered by all three levels of government in Canada and have a chance to ask your questions and make valuable connections.

Date and Time: Monday, May 30th, 2022 at 6:00 PM EDT

Seminar Speakers:

Jayesh Menon – Senior Advisor – Investment Attraction, City of Brampton

Igor Chigrin – Business Funding Expert at Fair Grant Writing.

Please register by email at: info@canadabulgaria.com.

You don’t have to be a member of Network to attend.

Make sure to share this event with your network!

Strategic Agri-Food Processing Fund

Amount: up to 20% of Eligible Costs, to a maximum of $3 million per applicant

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Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP)

Amount: up to 90% of the eligible cost with maximum grant value of $15,000

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Regional Development Program: Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Competitiveness Stream

Amount: Up to 15% of funding to a maximum of $5 million, interest free during the project period (loan for up to four years).

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Invest North Program (Northern Ontario)

Amount: Up to 50% of total eligible costs to a maximum of $500,000.

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Business Technology Improvement Fund (BTIF – Parry Sound/Muskoka only).

Amount: up to 50% of approved costs up to a maximum grant of $25,000 (Parry Sound/Muskoka only).

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Agricultural Clean Technology Program

Amount: Funding 50% up to a maximum of $2 million per project.

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AgriScience Program

Amount: less than $5 million over five-years.

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Ontario Junior Exploration Program (OJEP)

Amount: Up to $200,000 with maximum of 50% of total exploration expenditures.

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Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP)

Amount: Up to 75% of eligible project costs (maximum of $1.0 million per year).

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Export Marketing Assistance (EMA) Program

Amount: Up to $30,000 or maximum of 30% of total eligible project costs over $100,000.

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Aerospace Regional Recovery Initiative

Amount: up to 50 percent of eligible costs with up to 10 million per project.

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Jobs and Growth Fund

Amount: up to 50 percent of eligible costs with up to 10 million per project.

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Collaborative Research and Development Projects

Amount: Up to 50% of eligible costs to a maximum of $600,000 for approved R&D Projects.

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The Digital Media Tax Credit Guide For Gaming Companies In Canada (IDMTC)

Amount: up to 40% tax credit on qualifying wages/salary.

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Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit (CPTC)

Amount: refundable tax credit of 25% of your qualified labour expenditures.

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Film or Video Production Services Tax Credit (PSTC)

Amount: refundable tax credit of 16% of qualified Canadian labour expenditures.

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Productivity Innovation

Amount: A term loan funding up to 100% of a project with a minimum contribution of $ 50,000.

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SME in Action Program – Support for SME Productivity component

Amount: non-refundable contribution of up to 40% of eligible project expenses, up to a maximum of $ 50,000 per project.

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SME in Action Program – Support Component for the Implementation of Investment Projects (Feasibility Studies)

Amount: non-refundable contribution of up to 40% of eligible project expenses, up to a maximum of $ 100,000 per project, with the exception of equipment manufacturers and processors in the aluminum, for which the maximum can reach $ 250,000 per project.

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Industry 4.0 audit: Successful digital transformation of your business

Amount: non-refundable contribution that covers 50% of eligible expenses of maximum aid rate and cumulation of government assistance up to a maximum of $ 20,000 for the duration of the program.

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