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Searching for a long-term financial solution for your business? An equity investor may be willing to bank on your potential.

  • BDC Capital

    Access a wide range of specialized financing to match the various stages of growth of your business.

  • SMBs and Large Corporations — Project Financing
    Applies only to: Québec

    You could get a loan, a loan guarantee or financing in "quasi-equity" for up to 100% of project costs related to the growth of your business.

  • APEX Investment Fund
    Applies only to: Saskatchewan

    If your business is in one of three key industry sectors, you may be able to attract an equity investment of up to $5 million from this private fund.

  • AVAC Ltd.
    Applies only to: Alberta

    If you operate a new Alberta agricultural business, you can apply for money for R&D and to help you market your product or service.

  • Ag-West Bio Commercialization Fund
    Applies only to: Saskatchewan

    Want to commercialize your early-stage or expanding bio business in Saskatchewan? If so, you may be eligible for funding up to $300,000.

  • Alberta Indian Investment Corporation
    Applies only to: Alberta

    If you are an Aboriginal entrepreneur seeking financing and business support, learn about loans, equity investments and services available to you.

  • Aquaculture Capital Equity Program

    Your aquaculture business could be eligible for a government investment to match a private sector cash investment.

  • Business Development Centres of Nunavut
    Applies only to: Nunavut

    If you are a Canadian living in Nunavut, you can apply for help to start or grow a business in your community.

  • Business Investment Fund
    Applies only to: Newfoundland and Labrador

    Need financing to grow or expand your business? If it is part of the Province’s strategic sector, you could be eligible for funding.

  • Business succession
    Applies only to: Québec

    If you plan to sell or purchase a financially viable business, this fund may be able to help.

  • Canada Media Fund

    If you are involved in the Canadian television or digital media industries, you may be eligible for funding.

  • Clarence Campeau Development Fund
    Applies only to: Saskatchewan

    If you are Métis, you could get a financial package to help you start, buy or expand a business.

  • Community Enterprise Development Tax Credit Program
    Applies only to: Manitoba

    Is your community-based business in need of capital? Encourage investment in your business by making investors aware of available tax credits.

  • Community Futures Program (Ontario)
    Applies only to: Ontario

    You could receive funding to start or grow your business in rural Ontario.

  • ESSOR Program — Funding support for development projects
    Applies only to: Québec

    You could get funding to create a new business, or to upgrade your processes or facilities.

  • Financial programs
    Applies only to: Northwest Territories

    Are you looking to obtain financing for your business? This program offers term loans, equity, contributions and letters of credit.

  • Financing for collective entrepreneurship
    Applies only to: Québec

    Your cooperative or non-profit organization could receive a loan for your acquisition, growth, reorganization, or consolidation projects.

  • Financing program for cultural businesses
    Applies only to: Québec

    Explore loans and financial tools that may help you carry out a development or rehabilitation project for your cultural business.

  • Fonds d'aide à l'économie de Lac-Mégantic (Economic Assistance Fund for Lac-Mégantic)
    Applies only to: Québec

    You could receive financial assistance if you carry out studies or projects promoting economic and tourism development in the town of Lac-Mégantic.

  • Fonds d'investissement de la culture et des communications
    Applies only to: Québec

    Benefit from this funding if your business creates, produces and distributes cultural content, and offers technical/technological support to content businesses.

  • Fonds de diversification économique — MRC des Sources
    Applies only to: Québec

    Are you looking to start or expand your business development project in the Regional County Municipality of Des Sources? You could get financial assistance.

  • Fonds de diversification économique du Centre-du-Québec et de la Mauricie
    Applies only to: Québec

    Are you looking to start or expand your business development project in the Centre-du-Québec and Mauricie regions? You could get financial support.

  • Innovacorp
    Applies only to: Nova Scotia

    Get the capital and guidance you need to take your emerging technology business to the next level.

  • Investment Attraction Fund
    Applies only to: Newfoundland and Labrador

    You could get a loan or equity investment to establish your company in Newfoundland and Labrador.

  • Local investment fund
    Applies only to: Québec

    Apply for financing to start or expand a business in Quebec.

  • Manitoba Innovation Growth Side Car Fund
    Applies only to: Manitoba

    Are you an established entrepreneur looking for extra financing to grow your business? This fund could top up the equity you have already raised.

  • Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund
    Applies only to: Ontario

    Find out about funding that may be available for your Ontario-based emerging technology business.

  • Réseau des SADC et CAE (Network of CFDCs and CBDCs)
    Applies only to: Québec

    If you live in a rural region of Quebec, you could access business counseling, financing and training to start or grow your business.

  • SaskWorks Venture Fund
    Applies only to: Saskatchewan

    You may be able to attract an equity investment from potential investors by offering them a tax credit equal to 35% of their investment.

  • Small Business Venture Capital Tax Credit Program
    Applies only to: Manitoba

    Are you a small business owner looking for more capital? This program can help you attract new investors by offering them potential income tax credits.

  • Strategic Investments Program
    Applies only to: Nunavut

    You could get funding to start or grow a business, or to help build Nunavut's economy if you run a not-for-profit corporation or society.

  • The Eastlink TV Independent Production Fund
    Applies only to: Nova Scotia

    You could receive an equity investment of up to 20% of your total budget towards the production of your independent television project.

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