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FedDev funding for organizations that help businesses grow in southern Ontario

Research Admin Offices:

  • MILO

Funding Type:



Non-repayable contributions from $125,000 up to $10 million per project.


  • DeGroote School of Business
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Health Sciences



Internal Deadline:

June 24, 2024

Sponsor Deadline:

June 24, 2024


FedDev Ontario is investing in people, potential, and possibilities. This grant aims to help not-for-profit and community development organizations that provide support and services to companies reach their potential and unlock new possibilities.

Grants of $125,000 to a maximum of $10 million (with a minimum of 1:1 match) are for not-for-profit organizations to carry out a project that will help multiple small to medium-sized companies grow in Ontario. Eligible projects must lead to economic growth of these companies, with expected outcomes of job creation in the companies and late-stage technology development (TRL 6-8) leading to new products and services.

Priority areas for this call are: zero-emission vehicles and housing manufacturing innovation.


Additional Details.


The deadline is on June 24th at 4:59 pm. It must be noted as well that anyone that is interested in applying must first contact the McMaster Industry Liaison Office prior to beginning an application:

Amber Metham
Associate Director, Research Contracts


Gay Yuyitung
Executive Director