ACCESS TO CAPITAL

CAPITAL FOR LARGE PROJECTS

Grant

Accessible Technology Program Funding

Total Amount

Matching Required

Up to 80%

Use

To co-fund innovative projects that will lead to new assistive technologies for Canadians with disabilities

Eligibility

Must have a network of partners associated with the project.

Grant

BCIP

Total Amount

Up to $500,000 per proposal

Matching Required

Use

Help bridge the pre-commercialized gap by providing �first customer assistance� through a government purchasing option

Eligibility

Must be at a Technology Readiness Level between 7-9. Ideally focused on a military application.

Grant

FedDev - Investing In Business Growth And Productivity

Total Amount

Up to $20,000,000

Matching Required

75% cash

Use

Accelerate growth/support jobs, expand markets/facilities, adopt new technologies, and improve productivity.

Eligibility

Canadian company based in Southern Ontario. 15 to 1,000 full time employees. Open application.

Fund

Global Market Accelerator

Total Amount

$2,000,000 - $5,000,000

Matching Required

Up to 50% of eligible costs

Use

Increase the production, marketing and sales capacities of globally competitive businesses that build proven technologies and solutions for reducing GHG emissions.

Eligibility

Must be incorporated in Canada, have funding commitments from other sources, and be able to complete the project within two years.

Fund

GreenON Food Manufacturing

Total Amount

Up to $1,000,000

Matching Required

Use

To help producers, processors and rural communities reduce their greenhouse gas emissions

Eligibility

Must take place in Ontario, must provide metrics and be in good financial standing.

Grant

GreenON Industries

Total Amount

Up to $20 million per project

Matching Required

Matching

Use

Reduce greenhouse gas emissions form buildings and the production of goods.

Eligibility

Must be Ontario based. Must have at least 500 employees.

Investment

Keiretsu Forum Central Canada Chapter

Total Amount

$250,000 to $5,000,000

Matching Required

Use

Global angel investment group with 2,500 accredited members over 46 chapters.

Eligibility

Open Application.

Investment

MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund

Total Amount

Up to $500,000

Matching Required

Use

Early stage investment for companies demonstrating potential for high-growth and have innovative technologies.

Eligibility

Total revenue of less than $500,000. Net tangible assets do not exceed $500,000. Open application. Focus primarily on IT, Health, and Cleantech with minimum market size of $100M.

Loan

Southern Ontario Fund For Investment In Innovation (SOFII)

Total Amount

$250,000 to $500,000

Matching Required

1:1 matching

Use

Financing for the development of new product or services, access new markets, install new technologies or processes.

Eligibility

50 to 500 employees or likely they reach 50 employees within three years. Operate in Southern Ontario. Open application.

Investment

Southwestern Ontario Angel Group (SWOAG)

Total Amount

$50,000 to $500,000

Matching Required

Use

Angel investment group located in London and Southwestern Ontario.

Eligibility

Open Application.

Grant

Southwestern Ontario Development Fund

Total Amount

Up to $1.5 million

Matching Required

At least 50% of total costs from own resources through private financing depending on stream

Use

Provides funding for Southwestern Ontario companies to create jobs, encourage innovation and attract private investment.

Eligibility

5-10 employees and looking to double headcount, willing to invest at least $100,000 in project, must have private sector support.

Investment

Standup Ventures Fund

Total Amount

$250,000 to $1 million

Matching Required

Use

Supports ventures in health, IT and cleantech

Eligibility

Must have a woman in a C-suite role who holds a significant ownership position.

Grant or loan

Strategic Innovation Fund

Total Amount

No maximum

Matching Required

Repayable and non-repayable loans

Use

To support R+D commercialization, firm expansion and growth, investment attraction and reinvestment; and collaborative technology development and demonstration

Eligibility

Four different streams, conditions for application vary widely.

Grant

The SD Tech Fund

Total Amount

$300,000 to $15 million

Matching Required

2/3 of project costs (75% can be from other government sources)

Use

Supports cleantech projects (development and pre-commercialization) that address climate change, air quality, clean water and clean soil.

Eligibility

Must be pre-commercial and have the potential to have quantifiable environmental and economic benefits.

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