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Manitoba Bridge Grant


The intake window for the Manitoba Bridge Grant Program (Stream A) is now closed. The Manitoba government continues to review and process the applications it received.

Please visit the Support Programs for Individuals and Businesses page for the latest information:†www.manitoba.ca/covid19/programs/index.html


Program Description


  • The Manitoba Bridge Grant - Stream A provided a one-time $15,000 grant to eligible Manitoba small and medium-sized businesses and organizations.
  • The grant provided financial assistance to eligible Manitoba businesses and organizations that were required to fully close their premises to the public as a result of Manitoba COVID-19 Prevention Orders.
  • The program was launched on November 16, 2020.
  • The deadline for applications was March 31, 2021. The intake period is now closed.
  • To qualify for the MBG:
    • The business or organization must have been actively operating or conducting business in Manitoba immediately prior to the implementation of applicable public health orders.
    • The business or organization was required to fully close their premises to the public as a result of Manitoba COVID-19 Prevention Orders in effect as of November 12, 2020 or any revisions to those Orders.

Frequently Asked Questions


No.†The deadline for applications was March 31, 2021. The intake period is now closed.


Yes. The grant is taxable and businesses will need to declare it as taxable income. Please note there will be no T4A slips issued.


No, as long as you meet all the eligibility criteria, you will not have to pay back the grant funds.


If you would like to opt out of the program, repay the funds, or if a payment has been made to you in error, please contact the program administration office at mbg@gov.mb.ca to make repayment arrangements.



For General Inquiries


Call: 204-945-3744 or 1-866-626-4862 (Toll-Free)
Email:†mgi@gov.mb.ca