Canadian Space Agency Funding: Guide for Business Owners

This guide for business owners covers current Canadian Space Agency funding programs, including contributions, grants, and other types of financing for entrepreneurs.

This is our dedicated “hub” page for Canadian Space Agency funding programs. We’ll continuously update this page to reflect changes in programs – so bookmark this page and check back often for updates!

Canadian Space Agency Mandate

The mandate of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is to promote the peaceful use and development of space, to advance the knowledge of space through science and to ensure that space science and technology provide social and economic benefits for Canadians.

Canadian Space Agency Priorities

CSA’s priorities include:

  • Propelling space exploration through the Lunar Program,
  • Adapting to climate change with space-based data,
  • Leveraging deep-space health and food innovations, and
  • Building a resilient economy.

You can learn about the Canadian Space Agency’s priorities by reading its 2022-2023 Departmental Plan.

Types of Funding Canadian Space Agency Offers

The Canadian Space Agency offers contributions, grants and more.

Canadian Space Agency Funding Programs

Below are links to the Canadian Space Agency’s specific programs:

There are also several funding opportunities provided to Canadian companies, universities and research centres through the Canada- European Space Agency (ESA) Cooperation Agreement. Please consult ESA’s Industry Portal to obtain information on how to do business with ESA, including the latest opportunities (invitations to tender and announcements of opportunity).

Canadian Space Agency Contact

Canadian Space Agency Headquarters – John H. Chapman Space Centre:

6767 Route de l’Aéroport
Longueuil, Quebec
J3Y 8Y9

Telephone: 450-926-4800
Fax: 450-926-4352

Click here for a complete list of Canadian Space Agency contact details.

Canadian Space Agency Social Media:


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