Grants for Government Grant

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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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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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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Agri-Tech Innovation Cost-Share Program

Amount: up to a maximum of $750,000

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Accelerating Manufacturing Scale-Up Grant Program

Amount: between $50,000 up to a maximum of $250,000 to eligible businesses or up to a maximum of $500,000 to eligible groups in collaboration.

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Meat Processors Capacity Improvement Initiative

Amount: 60% cost-share, up to a maximum of $150,000 contribution under this initiative per business.

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Dairy Processing Investment Fund

Amount: Up to $10 million in total per year per applicant.

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Northern Ontario Recovery Program

Amount: $25,000

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Energy Management Information Systems (EMIS) projects

Amount: Up to 50% of eligible costs, to a maximum of $40,000.

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Digital Main Street

Amount: Through the $57-million contribution to the Digital Main Street platform, businesses will be able to take advantage of three new programs to support their digital transformation.

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Agri-Food Open for E-Business – Targeted Intake

Amount: Up to $5,000

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Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) Technology Assessments Program

Amount: 100% of eligible costs up to a maximum of $25,000

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Marketing and Vineyard Improvement Programming to Support Grape Growers

Amount: Up to 35% of eligible costs will be reimbursed to eligible vineyard activity up to $100,000 per vineyard.

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Career Ready Fund’s Auto Stream 2019-20

Amount: Total available funding for the competition is $14 million.

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RapidSkills 2019-20

Amount: Total available funding for the pilot is $3M. MLTSD (Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development) expects that individual Projects will not require more than $300,000 total in funding for partnership development, program development, and administration. Reasonable upward adjustments may be negotiated where the application provides a strong, demonstrated rationale for additional funding based on the nature of the proposal. The funding will be allocated based on eligible costs and through a competitive process based on the evaluation of the proposals. MLTSD reserves the right to set limits on the amount of funding an Applicant will receive.

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Market Access Initiative (Temporarily Unavailable)

Amount: 75% cost-share funding of total eligible costs, to a maximum of either $20,000 or $30,000 cost-share per project depending on project category.

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Ontario Automotive Modernization Program (OAMP)

Amount: 50% of eligible costs up to a maximum of $100,000

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Place to Grow: Agri-food Innovation Initiative

Amount: Minimum government contribution to a project is $250,000 while the maximum suggested government contribution is up to $1 million.

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Climate Action Incentive Fund (CAIF) (Temporarily Unavailable)

Amount: $250,000 per project ($20,000 minimum)

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Rural Innovation Initiative Eastern Ontario (RIIEO) REGIONAL STREAM (Temporarily Unavailable)

Amount: Selected projects will be eligible for a non-repayable performance-based contribution and require a minimum 50 percent cash contribution by the recipient on eligible expenses net of HST. The minimum project size for an Eastern Ontario Innovation Initiative regional stream project is $200,000 resulting in a minimum contribution of $100,000 by the recipient.

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CanExport Innovation (formerly Going Global Innovation)

Amount: Up to 75% of eligible costs to a maximum of $75,000 for any approved CanExport Innovation Project.

NOTE: Starting fiscal year 2019-2020, CanExport Innovation is offered as both a grant and contribution funding program. Eligibility for a grant or contribution will be assessed as part of the Formal Review phase of the Application Review Process.

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AgriAssurance Program

Amount: $50,000 per year

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Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF)

Amount: up to 50% of eligible costs

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Canada‐Northwest Territories Job Grant (CNWTJG)

Amount: $10,000 per trainee

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Canada-Nunavut Job Grant (CNJG)

Amount: $10,000 per trainee

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Canada-Yukon Job Grant (CYJG)

Amount: $10,000 per trainee

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