A number of federal and provincial organizations offer funds, initiatives and programs to support your export strategy.
Learning and development solutions to help businesses and organizations prosper.
Export Access Market Program (EMAP): If you are looking to sell your exports outside of Canada, you may be eligible for financial assistance through EMAP to help hire a consultant, mentor or agency for export-related activities.
E-Tools for Exporting (E for E): Financial assistance for marketing or business strategy to improve export potential outside of Canada.
Trade Commissioner Service: CanExport
CanExport provides direct financial assistance to small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) registered in Canada to help them develop new export opportunities and markets, especially high-growth emerging markets.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Provides services to agri-food exporters. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada also offers a wide range of programs including:
AgriAssurance (Small to medium-sized business component) aims to support for-profit SMEs to help implement assurance projects that address market and regulatory requirements.
The Department is working with businesses and organizations across the province to increase market awareness of New Brunswick's seafood and agri-food industries.
Contact Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries New-Brunswick.
Canadian Heritage plays a vital role in the cultural, civic and economic life of Canadians. Represents $53.8 billion in Canadian economy and there are more than 650,000 jobs in the industry.
Creative Export Canada: Creative Export Canada offers annual funding for projects that help our creative industries reach more people around the world. Creative industries include audiovisual, design (limited to exhibit design, fashion design, product design, public art design, urban design), interactive digital media, music, performing arts, publishing and visual art.
Craft Alliance-Alliance Métiers d'art is a pan-Atlantic trade association representing the craft sector in Atlantic Canada. The Alliance provides advice on product marketing, training and support for participation in national and international trade fairs.
Opportunities New Brunswick (ONB)
ONB helps New Brunswick businesses to diversify and grow by finding new export markets within Canada and internationally. Expert-guide services helps to determine your export potential and establish new domestic and international markets.
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)
ACOA creates economic growth opportunities in Atlantic Canada and provides programs and initiatives to support entrepreneurs' innovation, development and internationalization.
Community Business Development Corporations (CBDC)
CBDCs are not-for-profit organizations dedicated to helping Atlantic Canadian business owners succeed. Programs and services offered by CBDCs may vary by region. CBDCs offer a variety of entrepreneur loans as well as training funds and consulting funds.
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
BDC offers many tips and guides, expert consulting services, and financing to support you in your projects. Space, resources and events dedicated to women entrepreneurs.