Funding that helps your company grow into global markets
Expand your business horizons
Looking to grow your business globally? Apply online for up to $50,000 in CanExport funding to cover up to 50% of your international market development activities. You may choose up to five (5) export markets to target, where your company has no or minimal business, and get a decision fast — most applications are approved in under 25 days!
What activities can be funded?
The following activities can be eligible for CanExport funding
Participation at trade events and fairs
Adaptation, translation and interpretation services
Intellectual property protection, certification, and adaptation of contracts
Expert advice on business, legal or tax matters, and more
Who can apply?
Your company meet the following to be eligible:
Be an incorporated legal entity or a limited liability partnership (LLP)
Have a Canada Revenue Agency business number (unless Indigenous-owned or led)
Employ no more than 500 full-time equivalent employees
Declare between $100K and $100M in annual revenue in Canada during the last 12 months
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Results to date - CanExport by the numbers
- 1,400 approved projects
- +$21M in funding dispensed
- +$30K on average per project
- 108 new markets targeted
- +$376M in new export revenue
- 44% of projects achieved new exports in < 1 year
CanExport is administered by the Government of Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) in partnership with the National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP).
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