New equipment may indeed be covered under a general economic development grant, if your company qualifies. If the new equipment is green in nature, there could be additional money available for you. The same may be true if it is protective in nature also. Our Funding Database can help you sort out all of the many government grants options and find the one that will best help you attain the funding that you need.
You can also take advantage of the Small Business Startup Assessment Tool below and see the tools and resources you need to succeed at launching your business. It takes just a minute and will also tell you if there may be any funding programs available.