Financing Options
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Advanced Manufacturing Investment Strategy Program (AMIS)
The $500 million program provides repayable loans, interest free for up to five years, to encourage companies to invest in leading-edge technologies and processes.

The Advanced Manufacturing Investment Strategy is open to all manufacturers for projects that have either a minimum value of $10 million or will create or retain 50 high-value jobs. The loans cover up to 30% of a project’s costs—to a maximum of $10 million— and companies can apply at any time. In most cases, manufacturers receive a decision within 45 days of submitting their application.

Business Development Bank of Canada
The Business Development Bank of Canada is the only bank exclusively dedicated to entrepreneurs. They are a development bank who is passionate about one thing: helping entrepreneurs succeed. BDC knows entrepreneurs and they understand the challenges they face. Their motto is Entrepreneurs First.

Canada Small Business Financing Program
The Canada Small Business Financing Program helps with financing needs. Under the program, the Government of Canada makes it easier for small businesses to get loans from financial institutions by sharing the risk with lenders.

Canadian Youth Business Foundation
CYBF offers entrepreneurs four fully integrated services that are built around the ‘life cycle’ of a young entrepreneur, helping to ensure the success of every new start-up.

ecoENERGY Efficiency for Industry
Natural Resources Canada’s ecoENERGY Efficiency for Industry program aids the adoption of an energy management standard, and accelerates energy-saving investments and the exchange of best-practices information within Canada’s industrial sector.

Export Development Canada
A list of government programs that provide grants, loans or other financial assistance are available to businesses across Canada, while others are specific to a certain region or industry.

Export Market Access: A Global Expansion Program
Export Market Access (EMA) is a $5 million initiative, jointly sponsored by the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC). It is designed to help small and medium-sized enterprises SMEs) increase their access to global markets.

Whether you're looking to expand your business, develop an innovative new product or improve your productivity, FedNor can help you access the business financing you need to make it happen.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research
A broad overview of the CIHR funding programs.