Supporting
ENTREPRENEURS & INNOVATORS
From marginalized communities across canada

We are excited to announce applications for the 2022 CANIE Awards are OPEN!

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Every dollar you donate between June 1st to June 30th enters Innovators and Entrepreneurs Foundation for a chance to win a $20,000 donation form Canada Helps

One hundred percent of every dollar you donate is invested into our services and programming that directly serves entrepreneurs and innovators from under-represented groups. Your donation will aid us in being a conduit for founders and innovators from marginalized communities across Canada to gain access to equitable support, education, funding, and awareness in the fields and regions their businesses serve.

2021/22 Micro-Grant Recipients

Janelle Desrosiers

Bloom + Brilliance

The Creative Entrepreneurs Grant

Sponsored by the Alexandra Horwood & Andrew James Labbad Fund.
The purpose of this grant is to support entrepreneurs in creative industries (art, music, entertainment, fashion, independent media, design services etc.) with their business development and growth.

Nadia Ladak

We are Marlow Corporation

The UPS Product Innovation Award

The UPS Product Innovation Grant is awarded to entrepreneurs developing innovative products across any industry sector.

Kim Parker

Food Security Structures Canada

The UPS Global Impact Award

The UPS Global Impact Grant aims to recognize entrepreneurs and innovators in marginalized communities making a social/environmental impact that transcends national borders through innovative products.

Laurie Samuel

Cupid’s Sting

The Crisis Grant

Sponsored by the Alexandra Horwood & Andrew James Labbad Fund.
The Crisis Grant’s purpose is to support an entrepreneur or innovator who has been inadvertently affected by crisis i.e. natural disasters or directly impacted by the effects of COVID.

PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

UPS

PRESENTED BY

Prince's Trust Canada

SPONSORED BY

Meta
Alexandra Horwood & AndrewJames Labbad
Ownr
Arthur JE Child Foundation
intuit

IN COLLABORATION WITH

gsd&co
NACCA
NHM Connect
Startup Canada
CABC
r+d creative
CABC

COMMUNITY ACTIVATORS

Giant-Tiger
North Forge
CANWCC
Venture for Canada
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Mitacs
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