The innovators & Entrepreneurs Foundation micro-grants are designed to support Canadian Entrepreneurs and small business owners belonging to racialized and/or equity-deserving communities as they overcome and recover from the various global and regional business disruptions and impacts of recent years.
There are x4 categories of micro-grants: six at $5,000 cash grants and $11,000 in Meta advertising credits.
Category #1: Climate-Related Product Innovation Micro-grant $5,000 – sponsored by UPS
Awarded to a business demonstrating innovation to address urgent climate-related issues.
Category #2: Global Impact Micro-grant: one at $5,000 – sponsored by UPS
Awarded to a business who has demonstrated international scale.
Category #3: Woman Identifying Business Owner Micro-grants: x3 at $5,000 each – sponsored by TD
Awarded to women identifying business owners seeking access to a business grant to scale their business.
Category #4: Digital Innovator Micro-grants: one at $5,000 – sponsored by Meta
Awarded to a business who moved their operations online as a result of covid-19.
PLUS! x3 additional $2,000 Meta advertising credit microgrants – sponsored by Meta
Please note, each grant category requires an application! Read more on their webpage here.