Funding that helps your company grow into global markets
CanExport SMEs is now accepting applications for fiscal year 2023-24 for projects starting April 1, 2023.
Please visit our portal to apply!
For projects in fiscal year 2023-24, project activities will begin on or after April 1, 2023.
Small and medium sized companies may access up to $50,000 in funding to assist with international market development activities. We cover up to 50% of costs for export marketing of your products and services in international markets where you have little or no sales.
What activities do we fund?
We support the following non-travel activities:
Gathering market intelligence (custom research, reports and studies)
Applying for intellectual property protection in international markets
Applying for certification in international markets
Seeking expert legal and business advice
Search Engine Optimization
Translating, adapting or creating marketing materials
Attending virtual trade shows, networking functions, meetings or conferences
Based on Government of Canada Travel Advisories, we also support:
Visits to foreign markets
In-person participation at trade shows, networking functions, meetings or conferences
Participating in a trade mission
Who can apply?
Eligible Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises must:
be an incorporated legal entity, limited liability partnership (LLP) or cooperative
have a Canada Revenue Agency business number
employ fewer than 500 full-time equivalent employees
have $100,000 to $100 million in declared revenue in Canada during its past fiscal year (or 12 months for quarterly filers)
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