Business Grant Opportunities

Government Grants & Opportunities

Government of Alberta
  • Alberta Jobs Now Program To support employers hiring unemployed Albertans.  Eligible Alberta employers can apply for the new grant to help subsidize wages, fund training, or a combination of both to hire a new employee. 2nd Intake open until Dec 31, 2021
  • Women's Economic Recovery Challenge Grant - funds initiatives led by Alberta non-profit organizations to support Alberta women and girls to advnace in business, STEM and entrepreneurship.
  • Side Hustle Program - Part of the Futurepreneur program, side hustlers may be eligible to up to $15,000 in loan financing to support the launch and growth of their side business
  • Canada-Alberta Job Grant helps to cover training expenses for existing employees and new hires, up to $15,000 per trainee, up to 100% of training costs
  • Small Business Resources. On this page of the Alberta Government website, explore latest resources & grants available within the Province  for small businesses.
  • Summary of Current Grants from the Government of Alberta can be found HERE (Oct, 2021): 
Other Government Grants

Other Business Grants & Opportunities

Co-op Community Spaces
  • 2022 Program opens Feb 2022. $1 million to projects in 3 catagories: Recreation, Urban Agriculture and Environmental Conservation.  Projects eligible for $25,000 & $50,000 Applications Feb 1 - Mar 1, 2021
  • Futurpreneur Canada supports young entrepreneurs (age 18-39) with up to $60,000 in financing, an expert business mentor for up to two years, and resources to help you plan, manage & grow your business
Business Link
  • Business Link Resiliant Recovery Program helps Alberta entrepreneurs get back on their feet and position them to mitigate the effects of future business interruptions with 4 hours of one-on-one coaching 
Emissions Reduction Alberta
  • Energy Savings for BusinessERA announced up to $55 Million in funding for Alberta Businesses to improve efficiency and reduce emissions
 County of Vermilion River Community Grants
  • CVR has numerous grants available to community groups.  See MORE HERE

Caroline Toppazzini
Economic Development Officer
(780) 846-2244


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