Apply today for IEF Micro-grants – applications accepted until Feb. 14

Innovators & Entrepreneurs Foundation Micro-Grants


The Innovators & Entrepreneurs Foundation are accepting applications for their IEF Micro-grants. There are six $5000 cash micro-grants available under four categories. Applications will be accepted until 3pm ET, February 14, 2023. Winners will be notified by February 28, 2023.

The Innovators & Entrepreneurs Foundation Micro-grants are designed to support Canadian entrepreneurs and small business owners belonging to racialized and/or equity-deserving communities as they overcome and recover from the various global and regional business disruptions and impacts of recent years.

There four categories:

Climate-Related Product Innovation Micro-grant, sponsored by UPS: a $5000 cash grant to be awarded to a business demonstrating innovation to address urgent climate-related issues.

Global Impact Micro-grant, sponsored by UPS: a $5000 cash grant to be awarded to a business who has demonstrated international scale.

Woman Identifying Business Owner Micro-grants, sponsored by TD #TDWomenInEnterprise: three (3) micro-grants of $5000 cash each ($15,000 total) to be awarded to women identifying business owners seeking access to a business grant to scale their business.

Digital Innovator Micro-grants, sponsored by Meta: one (1) $5000 cash grant plus $5000 in Meta advertising credits to be awarded to a business who moved their operations online as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Meta is also providing an additional three (3) $2000 Meta advertising credit micro-grants.

The application is simple – designed for busy entrepreneurs!

For detailed information and how to apply, visit: