Comments on Funding:
CanExport SMEs has changed its cost-sharing formula to 50:50. The program now funds up to 50% of eligible costs for $10,000 to $50,000 in funding per project. The applicant is responsible for the remaining 50% of eligible project costs (in-kind contributions are not permitted).
Canadian government assistance must not exceed 75%.
CanExport SMEs is open to all industry sectors.
Applicants might be asked to provide:
- copies of their company’s financial statements, or
- any other supporting document in order to validate the information provided in the application.
Other Things to Note:
Both the CanExport SMEs and CanExport Innovation programs initiated an administrative pause on October 18, 2022 . The programs will not be accepting applications for fiscal year 2022-23 after this time and are not yet open for fiscal year 2023-24. Please visit program’s web page for details on when the programs will resume.