Small Business Grants for Agriculture Update: Growing Forward 2






  • Agricultural conceptAnnouncements regarding joint federal and provincial initiatives including Canadian and Ontario business grants and loans programs under the Growing Forward 2 have begun rolling out -this on the heels of rumors that the popular Agri-Processing Initiative has been depleted of funds.

    Growing Forward 2 Small Business Grants and Loans Announcements

    Programs are being delivered by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food working in partnership with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) to support a competitive, sustainable and innovative agri-food and agri-products sector. Partnerships with organizations like the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association and the Agricultural Adaptation Council are in motion to deliver Growing Forward 2 to the industry.

    $417 Million in Ontario Small Business Grants and Loans for Ontario Agriculture Sector

    Much through small business grants and loans the Federal government and provincial government of Ontario are investing a total of $417 million in Ontario’s strategic initiatives aimed at improving business and leadership skills, helping small and medium-sized businesses adapt to changes in climate, develop markets and further research and innovation efforts.

    Stay Connected with Agriculture Small Business Grants and Loans Experts at Mentor Works

    Stay tuned for upcoming details regarding joint federal and provincial initiatives for Growing Forward 2.  Mentor Works offers free resources to small and medium-sized businesses looking to stay on top of Canadian business grants and small business loans Ontario for the agricultural sector.  Browse some of the many Canadian and Ontario business grants and loans programs that we cover in our exhaustive Canadian government funding resource page.   Sign up for weekly Canadian government funding e-newsletter alerts to learn more about some of the many business loans Ontario and Canadian business grants programs available to your firm.  And also please follow us on your favorite social media network including:  LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

About The Author

Ryan Weaver

Ryan has a BA in economics, an MSc in management, and several published works including two books. As Marketing Analyst at Mentor Works, Ryan enjoys communicating with business owners & executives about government grants and funding available to help overcome obstacles to growth.