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RDP Associates

Government Grants

How Government Funding Can Finance Your Development Projects and Growth Plans

Is the lack of funds preventing your business from moving forward with its business development, R&D or hiring projects? Whether you are a small or medium size business, consider applying for government grants to offset your cost!

Our experienced grant consultants will review your plans and assist you with the application process. At RDP Associates Inc. (RDP), our main business is connecting innovation with your bottom line. For over 30 years, we have helped thousands of companies, including startups, obtain various government grants and funding for their new business initiatives. RDP can help you maximize your chances of success in obtaining funding for innovation, marketing, export, hiring, training, and business expansion. Take advantage of our free assessment service to determine what type of government funding program you are eligible for.

Why Explore Government Grant Programs?

The Canadian government offers substantial funding for an array of business development activities and industry-specific innovation projects. Companies like yours have access to potential funding between $10,000 and $1,000,000 per year in the form of cash reimbursements, funds that can reduce the upfront costs of projects by up to 50% or more.

Government Grants in 2018:

Visit our SlideShare to find out about Canadian Government Grants in the new year.

Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)

The National Research Council is currently accepting applications for this leading grant program. IRAP provides financial support to qualified small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Canada to help them undertake technology innovation. The goal here is to help accelerate the growth of Canadian businesses through innovation and technology.

Find out about your eligibility by contacting our grant consultants: [email protected]

key measures to consider when a business seeks government funding

  • Innovation

    Research, development and commercialization of new technology, products, processes or services

  • Marketing and Exporting

    Marketing and promotional activities including trade shows and travel, to increase the sales of Canadian-made goods and services, with emphasis on international marketing

  • Human Resources and Training

    Hiring and training of skilled young personnel in technical or entry-level positions, including full-time, internship or apprenticeship positions

  • Expert Assistance

    Expert assistance for the preparation and submission of business grant applications.

  • Application Status Assistance

    Follow up on application status as well as assistance with understanding correspondence from the government funding program, inspections or requests for additional documentation.

  • Notifications

    Notifications when new government grant programs that you might be eligible for become available.

How RDP Helps Your Company Optimize Government Grants

At RDP, we work closely with you to get to know your business and optimize your claims. Our SR&ED and innovation management consulting services follow a proven process to help achieve your goals.

  • A free assessment of your current strategies, objectives and budgets to determine which projects/initiatives are eligible for grants
  • A detailed report on each of your objectives with a descriptive summary of each program and a timeline with recommendations on how to optimize funding
  • Expert assistance with funding application preparation and submission
  • Follow up on application status as well as assistance with understanding correspondence from the government funding program, inspections or requests for additional documentation.
  • Notifications when new government grant programs become available for a small business

Read more about RDP and its proven business process

RDP is dedicated to helping companies make successful funding applications since 1988. Our strength is our people. We not only understand technology but use it effectively to maximize your benefits. Let us help your business obtain maximum funding for your growth initiatives.


See our commonly asked questions about government grants and other forms of funding.

Contact Us to schedule an appointment for a Free Assessment.

Contact us to schedule an appointment for a Free Assessment. We can help determine your eligibility for tax credits and grants and share more information about innovation funding.

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