Funding opportunities and how to apply

This page provides information on several Government of Canada funding opportunities (such as grants, or contributions). This resource includes direct web links to funding programs that are currently taking applications, provide ongoing funding or that have recently issued a request for proposals.

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The second section of this page provides tools on how to prepare a funding application (such as tutorial on how to write a submission).

Funding opportunities

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Categories Fund name Organization
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Project Grant Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Grants for Artists, Groups and Organization Canada Council for the Arts
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP) Library and Archives Canada
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Canada Cultural Investment Fund Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Commemorate Canada Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Official Languages - Appreciation and Rapprochement Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Official Languages - Support for Interpretation and Translation Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Official Languages - Promotion of Bilingual Services Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Canada Arts Presentation Fund Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Telefilm Canada - Promotion Program Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Canada Music Fund - Portion administered by Canadian Heritage Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Canada Music Fund - Portion administered by Musicaction Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Canada Music Fund - Portion administered by FACTOR Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Canada Periodical Fund Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Commemoration Fund Department for Women and Gender Equality
Community Development, Safety and Violence Prevention Events component – Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program Canadian Heritage
Community Development, Safety and Violence Prevention Projects component – Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program Canadian Heritage
Community Development, Safety and Violence Prevention Community Capacity Building component – Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program Canadian Heritage
Community Development, Safety and Violence Prevention Community Support for Black Canadian Youth Canadian Heritage
Community Development, Safety and Violence Prevention Family Violence Prevention Program Indigenous Services Canada
Community Development, Safety and Violence Prevention Contributions to Promote Social and Political Development in the North for Northerners Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs
Community Development, Safety and Violence Prevention Urban Programming for Indigenous Peoples Indigenous Services Canada
Community Development, Safety and Violence Prevention Northern Ontario Development Program - Community Economic Development Innovation, Science and Economic Development - FedNor
Community Development, Safety and Violence Prevention Economic Development Initiative - Northern Ontario's Francophone communities Innovation, Science and Economic Development - FedNor
Community Development, Safety and Violence Prevention Economic Development Initiative - Access to Capital Innovation, Science and Economic Development - FedNor
Community Development, Safety and Violence Prevention Economic Development Initiative - Building Stronger Communities Innovation, Science and Economic Development - FedNor
Community Development, Safety and Violence Prevention Funding for Not-for-Profit Organizations in Western Canada Innovation, Science and Economic Development - Tourism
Community Development, Safety and Violence Prevention Pre-arrival Settlement Services for Newcomers to Canada Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Economic Development and Tourism AgriAssurance: Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Component Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Economic Development and Tourism AgriInnovate Program Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Economic Development and Tourism AgriMarketing Program: Small and Medium-sized enterprise Component Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Economic Development and Tourism Canadian Agricultural Loans Act Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Economic Development and Tourism Community Futures Program - Growing Companies Innovation, Science and Economic Development - FedNor
Economic Development and Tourism Economic Development Initiative - Business Services Innovation, Science and Economic Development - FedNor
Economic Development and Tourism Economic Development Initiative - Strategic Community Planning Innovation, Science and Economic Development - FedNor
Economic Development and Tourism Strategic Investment in Northern Economic Development (SINED) Innovation, Science and Economic Development - Tourism
Economic Development and Tourism Northern Aboriginal Economic Opportunities Program (NAEOP) Innovation, Science and Economic Development - Tourism
Economic Development and Tourism Quebec Economic Development Program - Innovation and Technology Transfer Innovation, Science and Economic Development - Tourism
Economic Development and Tourism Quebec Economic Development Program - Productivity, Digitalisation and Expansion Innovation, Science and Economic Development - Tourism
Economic Development and Tourism Quebec Economic Development Program - Commercialization and Exports Innovation, Science and Economic Development - Tourism
Economic Development and Tourism Quebec Economic Development Program - Innovative and Inclusive Economics Ecosystem Innovation, Science and Economic Development - Tourism
Economic Development and Tourism Quebec Economic Development Program - Promotion and Development of Regional Assets Innovation, Science and Economic Development - Tourism
International Development International Development Funding Global Affairs Canada
International Development Small and medium organizations for impact and innovation in international assistance Global Affairs Canada
International Development Canada Fund for Local Initiatives Global Affairs Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Team Grant : GENDER-NET Plus Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Funding Opportunities for Students (Talent Stream) Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Funding Opportunities for Students (Talent Stream) Doctoral Awards (direct applications) Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Funding Opportunities for Students (Talent Stream) Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships—Master's Program Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Funding Opportunities for Students (Talent Stream) SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Funding Opportunities for Students (Talent Stream) Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program: Doctoral Nominations Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Funding Opportunities for Researchers (Insight Stream) Insight Development Grants Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Funding Opportunities for Researchers (Insight Stream) Insight Grants Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Funding Opportunities for Researchers (Partnership Stream) Partnership Development Grants Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Funding Opportunities for Researchers (Partnership Stream) Partnership Engage Grants Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Funding Opportunities for Researchers (Partnership Stream) Partnership Grants - Stage 1 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Funding Opportunities for Researchers (Partnership Stream) Partnership Grants - Stage 2 (by invitation only) Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Funding Opportunities for Researchers (Connection Stream) Aid To Scholarly Journals (email) Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Funding Opportunities for Researchers (Connection Stream) Connection Grants Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Youth Employment, Child Care, Accessibility and Seniors AgriDiversity Program Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Youth Employment, Child Care, Accessibility and Seniors Agricultural Youth Green Jobs Initiative – Green Farms Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Youth Employment, Child Care, Accessibility and Seniors Agricultural Youth Green Jobs Initiative – Green Internships Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Youth Employment, Child Care, Accessibility and Seniors Career Focus Program - Agricultural Internships Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Youth Employment, Child Care, Accessibility and Seniors Enabling Accessibility Fund for small projects Employment and Social Development Canada
Youth Employment, Child Care, Accessibility and Seniors New Horizons for Seniors Program Employment and Social Development Canada
Youth Employment, Child Care, Accessibility and Seniors Canada Summer Jobs Employment and Social Development Canada
Health Substance Use and Addictions Program Health Canada
Health Harm Reduction Fund: Prevention and control of hepatitis C and HIV infections through shared drug injection and inhalation equipment Public Health Agency of Canada
Health Multi-sectoral Partnerships to Promote Healthy Living and Prevent Chronic Disease Public Health Agency of Canada
Gender Equality Women’s Program Status of Women Canada
Youth Employment, Child Care, Accessibility and Seniors Social Development Partnerships Program - Children and Families for innovative projects related to early learning and child care service delivery Employment and Social Development Canada
Tools on how to apply

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Categories Resource name Organization
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Library and Archives Questions and Answers Library and Archives
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Application Guidelines - Commemorate Canada Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Application Form - Commemorate Canada (email) Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Local Festivals Application Guidelines Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Local Festivals Forms Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Community Anniversaries Forms Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Legacy Fund Application Guidelines Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Legacy Fund Forms Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Guide on the Public Acknowledgement of Financial Support Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Service Standards for Canadian Heritage Funding Programs Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Application guidelines - Canada History Fund Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Inter-Action Projects component - Application Guidelines Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Inter-Action Projects component - Application form Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Aboriginal Languages Initiative guidelines Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Northern Aboriginal Broadcasting guidelines Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Youth Take Charge application guidelines Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Youth Forums application guidelines Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Application Guidelines - Programming: Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Application Guidelines - Programming: Presenter Support Organizations Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Telefilm Dialogue application platform Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Canada Music Fund - Portion administered by Canadian Heritage Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, Festivals, History and Commemoration Canada Periodical Fund Canadian Heritage
Arts, Culture, History and Commemoration Guide to getting a grant Canada Council for the Arts
Community Development, Safety and Violence Prevention Community Futures Program Innovation, Science and Economic Development – FedNor
Community Development, Safety and Violence Prevention Terms and Conditions for Grants and Contributions to Support Urban Programming for Indigenous Peoples Indigenous Services Canada
Community Development, Safety and Violence Prevention Application and proposal templates for Urban Programming for Indigenous Peoples Indigenous Services Canada
Economic Development and Tourism Western Economic Diversification 'Contact Us' Page Innovation, Science and Economic Development – Western Economic Diversification
Economic Development and Tourism Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario Innovation, Science and Economic Development – Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
Economic Development and Tourism Project Submission Guide Innovation, Science and Economic Development – FedNor
Economic Development and Tourism Application instructions for financial assistance for Northern Ontario Development Program Innovation, Science and Economic Development – FedNor
Economic Development and Tourism Economic Development Initiative Guidelines Innovation, Science and Economic Development – FedNor
International Development Funding guidance for international development programs and projects Global Affairs Canada
International Development How to apply for funding through a call for preliminary proposals Global Affairs Canada
International Development Apply for funding for your unsolicited proposal Global Affairs Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health What’s in an application?—Doctoral Awards Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Frequently Asked Questions—Doctoral Awards Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Application Checklist—Doctoral Awards Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Video walkthrough: Doctoral Awards Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health What’s in an application?—SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Frequently Asked Questions—SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Application Checklist—SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health Preparing an application involving research-creation for Insight and Insight Development Grants Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health How to Apply to a Research Grant Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Research - Social Sciences, Humanities and Health How to integrate sex and gender into health research Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Youth Employment, Child Care, Accessibility and Seniors Funding Resources Portal for Employment and Social Development Canada Employment and Social Development Canada
Youth Employment, Child Care, Accessibility and Seniors Grants and Contributions Online Services Employment and Social Development Canada
Youth Employment, Child Care, Accessibility and Seniors Grants and Contributions Online Services - Registration Process Tutorial Employment and Social Development Canada
Youth Employment, Child Care, Accessibility and Seniors Standard Application for Funding with Employment and Social Development Canada Employment and Social Development Canada
Youth Employment, Child Care, Accessibility and Seniors Modernization of Grants and Contributions Employment and Social Development Canada
Gender Equality General Eligibility Requirements for the Women’s Program Funding Status of Women Canada
Health Harm Reduction Fund Application Guide Public Health Agency of Canada
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