Business Assistance Programs
Global Opportunities for Associations
|Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada|
|Global Opportunities for Associations provides contribution funding to support national associations undertaking new or expanded international business development activities, in strategic markets and sectors, for the benefit of an entire industry (member and non-member firms).
Annual non-repayable contributions range from a minimum of $20,000 to a maximum of $150,000 and agreements are made for a one-year period from April 1 to March 31. The program provides matching funds of up to 50% of eligible expenses.
NOTE: The 2015-16 application period is now closed. The 2016-17 application period for projects taking place between April 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017, is scheduled to commence in fall 2015.|