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Alberta Export Expansion Program │ Government of Alberta

Value

Up to $25,000. For-profit or municipal applicants may be reimbursed up to 50%, and non-profit applicants up to 75%

Description

The Alberta Export Expansion Program provides funding support to Alberta small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), municipalities, industry associations, Indigenous communities and economic development organizations promoting Alberta exports through:

  • outbound international business travel
  • bringing international buyers to Alberta

Our team strongly recommends that you speak to the this grant agency before you call, and we wrote a list of questions that you should ask them here: https://albertabusinessgrants.ca/six-questions-to-ask-a-grant-agency-before-you-write/

Eligible Applicants

Non-profits

Alberta non-profits promoting sales of products and services in a new international export markets are eligible for funding under the program.

To be eligible for funding, an organization must:

  • have a minimum of one full-time employee in Alberta
  • be a recognized legal entity for a minimum of one year
  • have a permanent establishment in Alberta
  • must fully complete the application form

Eligible non-profits include, but are not limited to:

  • municipalities
  • First Nations or Metis Settlements
  • economic development organizations
  • industry associations

For-profits

Alberta SMEs promoting sales of products and services in a new international export market are eligible for the program.

Businesses expanding sales within international markets where they already have a well-established presence are not eligible for funding.

To be eligible for funding, a for-profit applicant must:

  • have annual sales of $50,000 to $25 million
  • have a minimum of one full-time employee in Alberta
  • be an incorporated legal entity in Alberta
  • be operating and have a permanent establishment in Alberta
  • must fully complete the application form
  • present an adequate market entry plan

Eligible Sectors

  • Manufacturing, Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Technology, Culture, Tourism

Eligible Expenses

  • accommodation
  • airfare
  • inter-city ground travel
  • registration for tradeshows or events
  • translation or interpretive services for marketing materials
  • conference room space

Deadline Date

  Open. Now accepting applications.

Contact

Contact Name: Alberta Export Expansion Program

E-mail Address: edtt.aeep@gov.ab.ca

Website: https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-export-expansion-program.aspx

Industry: Export, Location: Alberta ,
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