Canada – Ontario – Export Market Access Grant

Grant Name: Export Market Access Grant
Country: Canada – Ontario
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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.

What is the benefit to your company?

  • Generally the EMA program will cover 50{5fd5d0c347966b9ca8e0f456e16034dfe54ed0385696705fc3c1ddd66732c056} of the eligible costs in four specified areas. Non-repayable contributions generally range from a minimum of $5,000 to a maximum of $30,000 (with the exception of capital bidding projects which generally would not exceed $35,000).

Who Qualifies?

  • SMEs in Ontario currently offering a product or service
  • A new or emerging exporter – minimum of five employees to a maximum of 500 employees – or partnerships/consortium of small to medium sized new or emerging exporters meeting the following criteria:
    • Annual sales of $500,000 or more.
    • Currently established and operating in Ontario.
    • Registered (federally or provincially) for minimum of two years.
    • In full compliance with all government laws and regulations.
    • Not receiving any other contributions from public funds towards the activities contained in the funding application.

To Apply:

Government of Ontario / Ontario Chamber of Commerce
1 416 482 5222