City of Medicine Hat Business Innovation Grant

The City of Medicine Hat Business Innovation Grant will invest up to $2M in grants for local businesses.

Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant

The Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant offers financial assistance to Alberta businesses, cooperatives, and non-profit organizations that were ordered to close or curtail operations, and that experiences a revenue reduction of at least 30%, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Community Futures Small Business Loans

Community Futures provides customized, affordable loan options for small business owners and entrepreneurs in rural Alberta, ranging from $500 to $150,000.

Alberta Innovates

With many programs available and annual investments of $286 million, Alberta Innovates delivers a broad spectrum of funding and grant opportunities for those looking to make a difference in our province.

Canadian Agricultural Partnership

The Canadian Agricultural Partnership is a five year, $3 billion federal and provincial funding program designed to strengthen Canada’s agricultural and agri-food sector.

Protein Industries Supercluster

Protein Industries Canada has $153 million for projects that have the potential to transform the agriculture and food production sector and capitalize on the growing global demand for protein sources.

CanExport SME

Looking to grow your business globally? Apply online for up to $75,000 in CanExport SMEs funding to cover up to 75% of your international market development activities.


The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) provides advice, connections, and funding to help Canadian small and medium-sized businesses increase their innovation capacity and take ideas to market.

Low Corporate Taxes

Alberta’s corporate tax rate is 8%, which is the lowest in Canada and among the lowest in North America.