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Exclusive webinar for ITAC members on public funding opportunities

November 1, 2011

Interested in learning more about public funding opportunities for businesses in Canada?

The Funding Portal ( is a new national bilingual portal that assists Canadian businesses to search the $16B public funding marketplace.  The Portal allows companies to find the right government funding program to meet their growth objectives, and to successfully apply for funds.

The Funding Portal is supported by a number of other regional business and tech organizations.  Now The Portal is pleased to introduce itself to ITAC's members.  Please register and join us for a free exclusive webinar to learn more about government grants and how to use the Portal to secure these funds.  This Lunch and Learn session will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - register now (deadline: Friday, October 28).

Ensure your business uses THE FUNDING PORTAL to maintain its competitive advantage.

Exclusive webinar for ITAC members on public funding opportunities:
When: Tuesday, November 1, 12:15pm-12:55pm EDT

To register for our free webinar on How to Access Public Funding for businesses in Canada, please email by October 28.  All registrations will receive the conferencing information prior to the conference.



The Funding Portal helps businesses across Canada secure public funding through four easy steps: Find It, Apply for It, Score It and Advance It.

The Funding Portal website features TFP Search™, a high-powered search engine that allows users to instantly search all Canadian public funding programs.

Users complete their applications in secure online workrooms and can have their drafts evaluated by the Portal's Expert Review Panel to gain valuable feedback using TFP Scorecard™.

The Funding Portal boasts Canada's top funding experts to assist you, including: Marielle Piché, the former Executive Director of the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP); Dr. Kevin Goheen, a respected expert on tax credits (SREDs); and Dr. Sherif Barakat, a recently retired Vice President, National Research Council of Canada (NRC).

Businesses can also advance their applications into public sector decision-makers using The Funding Portal's Advance It services provided by trusted government relations professionals.

Get social with The Funding Portal!

We've gone social to facilitate an open dialogue within the funding community, for both applicants and funders. Joining our groups is a great way to connect with businesses like yours, and it's also the best way to stay up-to-date with the latest funding news.

We actively monitor our pages so feel free to write on our wall, send us a message or start a discussion. We'll answer any question you might have about our services or public funding. You can also use our pages to tell us how you use our services, and to receive or offer tips to other applicants.