Export Market Access


Description: A cost-sharing grant to help Canadian SMEs cover costs incurred to develop new export markets. Eligible markets include countries (and in some cases, regions) where the applicant has achieved less than $100,000 or less than 10% of the company's total sales in that market in their last completed tax year.

Funding Details: 75% of eligible costs up to $75,000 per project.

Eligible Expenditures:

  • Business travel costs
  • Trade show exhibitions
  • Market research
  • Adaptation and translation of marketing materials
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Legal fees associated with a distribution/representation agreement

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a for-profit company;
  • Be an incorporated legal entity or a limited liability partnership (LLP);
  • Have a Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) business identifier number;
  • Have a minimum of one full-time equivalent (FTE) employee and a maximum of 500 FTE employees;
  • Have no less than $100,000 and no more than $100 million in annual revenue declared in Canada

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How NorthBridge Will Assist With CanExport and Other Funding Programs

NorthBridge has over 20 years of experience assisting companies with government funding programs. We will:

  • Listen and discuss past, present and future project activities.
  • Research and identify the appropriate and optimal government grant, tax incentive, loans, as well as private financing opportunities.
  • Take a hands-on approach to the application process and address relevant program objectives and criteria.
  • Become an in-house project manager for all types of government funding.
  • Interview the key employees and ask specific questions in order to make the right funding decisions.
  • Assist in writing the application and preparing all supporting documentation.
  • Assist with government reporting requirements.

To arrange for a free, no obligation consultation with one of our government funding experts contact us at: info@northbridgeconsultants.com

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