Global Opportunities for Associations (formerly PEMD-A)
Global Opportunities for Associations (GOA), formerly the Program for Export Market Development - Associations (PEMD-A), provides contribution funding to support national associations undertaking new or expanded international business development activities, in strategic markets and sectors, for the benefit of an entire industry (member and non-member firms).
Annual non-repayable contributions range from a minimum of $20,000 to a maximum of $250,000 and the funding approvals are made for a one-year period for activities and related expenditures taking place between April 1 and March 31 of the following year. GOA provides matching funds of up to 50% of eligible expenses.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-18 GOA application round.
The submission deadline for complete applications is January 10, 2017, 10:00 a.m. EST.
For details, go to Updates.
How to Apply
If your association wishes to apply in 2017-18 or if you have any questions, please contact the Trade Sectors Bureau by email at: GOA/OMA@international.gc.ca.
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