ENTREPRENEURS & INNOVATORS
From racialized AND under-represented communities across Canada
Our 2022 CANIE Award application process is now closed.
Save the Date! The Innovators & Entrepreneurs Foundation (IEF) 2022/23 Micro-grant application portal opens December 13, 2022, at 10am ET. We have 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.
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
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.