There is a large number of provincial and federal grant programs available to both national and foreign companies. They assist in lowering financing and operating costs and are available for:

Business Operations

  • Research and development
  • New technology development and commercialization
  • Tax credits
  • Wage subsidies
  • Workforce development
  • Export support


  • Loans
  • Loan guarantees
  • Equity investments

For a directory of Grant Programs under the Alberta Provincial Government, click here.

For a directory of Grant Programs under the Canadian Federal Government, click here.

An additional resource for “Community and Regional Economic Development Funding Opportunities (April 2016)” is available from the Ministry of Alberta Economic Development and Trade. To download it, click here (0.98 MB).