Funding and support programs for doing international business
Get financial support, connections to potential foreign partners, help pursuing new business opportunities abroad, or help funding to help attract foreign investment into Canadian communities.
CanExport funding for exporters, innovators, associations and communities
Grow your business and access new international opportunities.
Funding up to $75,000 and personalized advice to help Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) break into new international markets.
Funding and advice to help Canadian organizations develop R&D collaborations and commercialize new technologies through partnerships in foreign markets.
Funding and support for Canadian national industry organizations topursue international business-development activities.
Funding and support to help Canadian communities and non-profit, locally based organizations attract, retain and expand foreign direct investment.
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.
Access to technology, expertise and markets in over 40 economies from the EU, Europe, Israel, South Korea and now Canada.
Lucrative research and development programs and other incentives to attract investment to Canada.
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.
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.
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 western Canadian 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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