Grant Name: Regional Economic Growth through Innovation

Status:

Active

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Deadline:

Ongoing

Description

The Regional Economic Growth through Innovation (REGI) program creates the right conditions to start and grow businesses in Atlantic Canada. Through REGI, the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) is helping businesses and non-profit organizations develop a strong, dynamic and inclusive economy.

Eligibility

Business Scale Up

This option funds businesses, including:

  • sole proprietorships
  • partnerships
  • social enterprises
  • incorporated companies
  • corporations or co-operatives
  • Indigenous-owned businesses
  • all other types of enterprises

It also funds non-profit organizations that offer services to businesses.

Regional Innovation Ecosystems

This option funds non-profit organizations such as:

  • post-secondary educational institutions
  • accelerators and business incubators
  • angel networks
  • social enterprises
  • a group of eligible recipients such as an industry association or consortium
  • a municipality and all other municipal-type organizations
  • community-owned Indigenous businesses

We know it can be harder for Indigenous businesses to succeed. If you’re an Indigenous youth or woman, or if you lead a community-owned Indigenous business, you could get extra support. Contact us to see if you qualify for more funding or flexible repayment options.

How to Apply?

Contact your nearest ACOA office to discuss your project and then complete and submit the Application for financial assistance.

Funding Amount

TBD

Contact Information

To find out if the Jobs and Growth Fund fits your needs, contact ACOA Business Information Services at 1-888-576-4444. The agents are well versed in existing funding options and can help you submit your project or find other available solutions.

Or reach out by email:

Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Outside Atlantic Canada

Hours of operation: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Atlantic time)

Processing Fee

N/A

Location/Classification

Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island
Economic

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