Funding and support programs for doing international business
Get financial support and personalized advice to connect with potential foreign partners, pursue new business opportunities abroad or attract foreign investment into Canadian communities.
CanExport funding for exporters, innovators, associations and communities
Grow your business and access new international opportunities.
Funding and support services from our partners
Funding and financing
Financial support and advice for SMEs in all industries and at every stage of growth.
Financing and insurance solutions for your company’s international transactions. Export Development Canada manages and takes on the risk, making it safer for Canadian businesses to grow beyond our borders.
Lucrative research and development programs and other incentives to attract investment to Canada.
Access to technology, expertise and markets in over 40 economies from the EU, Europe, Israel, South Korea and now Canada.
Funding for Canadians under Pillar II of Horizon Europe to support international research collaborations. Maximum of Can$250k per year.
A one-stop shop of information for funding and services to help you advance your clean technology project.
Business growth and support
Strategy, resources, and mentorship to help businesses scale up, develop, and activate an export plan.
Services to help exporters secure international contracts with government buyers.
Enhance your global credibility and expertise. Learn and get certified with FITT courses and workshops.
Financing, mentoring and support for aspiring entrepreneurs aged 18-39.
Tell us your story and find out what the Government of Canada can do for your business. Get a tailored list of grants, expert advice, connections and more.
Support to start, operate and scale businesses through digital programs and flagship events.
Help for businesses in Atlantic Canada to become more competitive, innovative and productive.
Financial and technical services for entrepreneurs in Atlantic Canada.
Financial incentives to help businesses increase their export sales outside of Nova Scotia.
Tailored support, programs, and resources to help businesses grow and diversify their markets.
Funding for international business trips and marketing.
Programs and services to support innovation and economic growth in southern Ontario.
Support for businesses and community partners to build a stronger northern Ontario.
Contributions for small businesses to fund international expansion.
Guidance to help Quebec small and medium enterprises innovate and grow.
Export Québec (available in French only)
Contributions to help Quebec-based companies grow internationally.
Business development, innovation and community development services for businesses and communities in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
Business development, innovation and community development services for British Columbian businesses and communities.
Contributions for Alberta-based small and medium enterprises to fund export-related activities.
Funding to support program members’ marketing efforts.
Economic development programs for northern Canadian businesses and communities.
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