Financial support for your small or medium-sized firm’s development of new export opportunities.


More funding will soon be available for Canadian companies!

As of August 22, 2019, the CanExport for SMEs project funding limit will increase up to $75,000 to cover up to 75% of eligible expenses. The program will also be expanded to include supporting companies from Canada’s agriculture, agri-food and agri-products industry, including fish and seafood.

In order to make the changes to our systems, the CanExport for SMEs application system will be closed from August 9 to 21 and will re-open on August 22. Any current projects and those submitted before August 9 will continue to have access to a maximum of $50,000 in funding to cover up to 50% of eligible expenses.

Services and information

What is CanExport?

How CanExport can help your business.

Is your company eligible?

Basic eligibility criteria to be considered for funding.

Before you apply for CanExport

Checklist of items to consider before applying for CanExport funding.

Applicant guide

Includes information on applicant eligibility as well as eligible activities and expenses.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Frequently asked questions about the CanExport program.


Apply here for CanExport.
(Please note the application system does not function in Internet Explorer, we recommend you use a different browser.)


Stories from successful CanExport recipients.

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Contact information and links to our social media channels.

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