Government Grants

To accelerate innovation, companies can secure public funding to leverage investments while optimizing cash flow. This way, they can guarantee a return on investment while mastering the value chain via strategic partnerships.

The Government of Canada offers more than 1,000 programs to encourage and help Canadian companies. We provide insight for an increase in subsidy funding or “direct” funding as it compares to “indirect” funding such as tax credit programs.

Basically, we can gather all these incentives into 4 main categories which aggregate the main Canadian public policies: Innovation, Expansion/Export, Environment, and Human Capital.

Unlike most tax credits companies that have to “pre-validate” their projects they want to fund with grants, our methodology is developed in 4 phases to guarantee the best chances of success.

Grant Funding

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Mapping Funding Opportunities

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Project Structuring

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Documentation & Negotiation

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Project Management

Mapping Funding Opportunities

Identifying funding opportunities is a time-consuming effort due to the need to analyze the project portfolio in detail and try to make endeavors match with all possible and relevant funding opportunities.

Regardless of their degree of knowledge on grants and subsidies, it is necessary for companies to select the funding opportunities that are most in line with their development projects, their innovation strategies, their R & D organization, and their technological roadmap.

In this way, companies can have an exhaustive and relevant view of the calls for tender across Canada to be targeted and the associated timetable.

ABGI Canada provides a comprehensive mapping of funding opportunities based on your investment project portfolio and our deep knowledge of funding opportunities.

Our funding experts will analyze a high-level overview and understanding of your organization’s upcoming investment projects (12-18 months) wherever they plan to be realized in Canada. This information will be used to identify projects that match with the application criteria of various incentive programs across Canada.

We use our proprietary database to generate a list of available funding programs with the best rate of success based on: funding amount, collaborative or partnership conditions, and the balance between grants and loans.

Finally, we deliver to you an exhaustive funding roadmap for your entire portfolio of projects to maximize their potential.

Project Structuring

Structuring a project to obtain grants and subsidies requires a scientific and economic analysis of the value chain: a scientific expertise to develop a strategic action plan and a financial expertise to develop a good business plan.

Structuring a project in order to obtain grants and subsidies requires a thorough scientific and economic analysis of the value chains and scientific expertise of the various partners or the applicant. Eligibility criteria must be critically analysed in order to build a solid consortium, based on complementary technological and know-how bricks.

Benefit from our network and our experience in project submission. Through our customer and partner databases and the expertise of our consultants in many business areas, we support project leaders and consortia in their structuring and in the initial exchanges with financing organisations.

We adjust what will appear as a key point in your financing application for the financing organisations. In this way, we ensure the relevance of pursuing the steps to put together the application file, and maximize your chances of success through different working sessions.

Documentation & Negotiation

Most of programs require the submission of documents, such as an executive summary, a detailed cash flow, or a complete business plan. ABGI assist you to prepare / write all the documentation required for an application on time. The preparation of the required documentation as well as the project promotion is the most important phases in a funding application process. Multiple skills (technical and financial) are required for the project documentation: business plan, market study, impact study, economic benefits, human capital analysis, …

ABGI provide you a complete service as we:

  • communicate with government representatives and funding agencies, as needed
  • execute the funding application(s) on your behalf
  • prepare any communications required on your behalf

We adjust what will appear as a key point in your financing application for the financing organisations. In this way, we ensure the relevance of pursuing the steps to put together the application file, and maximize your chances of success through different working sessions.

Project Management

Once the agreement of the funder has been obtained, it is necessary to lead and manage the project or the whole consortium of partners and carry out the established work program.

In order to guarantee the rapid release of aid, project management must be efficient, in particular in terms of scheduling and technical and financial reporting in direct connection with the funding body. Precision and completeness are essential.

ABGI assists you on a daily basis in the management of the project and in the constitution of the periodic technical and financial reports expected by the funder. We ensure the organization of follow-up meetings, ensure the smooth running of the program as described in the aid request, taking care of all contractual and administrative aspects.

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