Supporting
ENTREPRENEURS & INNOVATORS
From marginalized communities across canada

We are excited to announce application process for the 2022 CANIE Awards is closed.

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2022 CANIE Awards

Semi-finalists

Senior awards semi-final
Global award semi-final
Innovation award semi-fianl
entrepreneur of the year semi-final
Veteran Entrepreneur of the Year semifinalists
Indigenous Entrepreneur of the Year semifinalists
Black Entrepreneur of the Year semifinalists

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

PRESENTED BY

UPS
Prince's Trust Canada

SPONSORED BY

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

IN COLLABORATION WITH

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

COMMUNITY ACTIVATORS

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