Ignition Fund

Government of Prince Edward Island

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Prince Edward Island


Region: All Regions

Contact Information

Kathleen Townshend

Business Development Officer

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Phone Number: 902-213-8497


All funds are available in English and French.

Grant Description

The Ignition Fund is a competitive based innovation fund for entrepreneurs seeking start-up capital for a new business venture. Innovation PEI will invest seed capital that will allow the successful applicants to turn venture ideas into tangible, viable businesses.

This initial investment is expected to leverage additional funds to support the project. Applicants must ensure that employment agreements allow for participation in this program and for the development of new products and services.

    Additional Information

    Some activities eligible for support under the Ignition Fund include, but are not limited to:
    - Professional and consulting services i.e. incorporation, legal services, etc.
    - product development and refinement
    - refinement
    - marketing and market research
    - intellectual property
    - business development
    - capital purchases

    Eligibility Requirements

    Applicant Type
    Individual, Organization
    Artistic Discipline
    Any or All Disciplines, Architecture, Literary arts, Performing arts - Dance, Performing arts - Theatre, Performing arts - Other, Visual Arts, Media Arts, Crafts/Artisan, Music and Sound
    Funding Type
    Operational Funding, Strategic Funding
    Priority Community
    Career Type


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