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Community Investments

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CanExport Community Investments

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Funding grants to attract foreign direct investment to Canada

The CanExport Community Investments program provides financial support to communities and non-profit organizations to help them attract, retain and expand their foreign direct investment (FDI) activities. It supports communities’ capacity to create jobs for Canadians, support innovation and increase exports.


The program provides non-repayable grants between $3,000 and $500,000 to cover up to 50% of eligible expenses. Agreements are made for a one-year period, from April 1 to March 31.

CanExport Community Investments will be accepting proposals for the 2024-25 year from September 5 to 29th, 2023.

Who can apply?

For step by step instructions on how to register your organization for the CanExport Community Investments funding program, please consult our registration video.

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