Funding Opportunities

Please note that our Founders Fund community is not directly affiliated with any of the below funding opportunities and are curated to as a resource for founders to leverage.

💰Puralator Small Business Grant (Canada)
The contest offers four Canadian small businesses an opportunity to receive $20,000 in cash and $500 in free Purolator shipping credits, along with a new “pay-it-forward” cash prize of $5,000, to be distributed throughout their community.

The contest runs from April 26th to June 14th 2023.

💰Idea to Innovation Grant (Canada)
Get 100% of your project costs covered, up to $125,000 when you partner with an eligible academic institution to conduct R&D and beta testing of a technology or application prior to commercialization.

Deadline: June 23rd

💰Creative Export Canada — Export-Ready Stream
Funding for projects that generate export revenues and help creative industries increase export profitability around the world. (up to $2.5M available)

Deadline: April 26th (Closes soon!)

💰Amber Grant

This program issues grants on the 23rd of each month, up $25,00 for eligible businesses. 

Deadline: Ongoing
Application Fee: $15

💰Global Fund For Women
Global Fund for Women invests in women’s groups that advance the human rights of women and girls. We strengthen women-led groups based outside the United States by providing grants ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 per year for operating and project expenses. First-time grant awards generally range from $5,000 to $13,000 per year. 

  • Be outside of the United States.
    Use an intersectional feminist analysis.
  • Embrace collective action
  • Be governed, directed, and/or led by historically marginalized communities.
Deadline: Ongoing



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