AgriCompetitiveness – Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Receive up to $1,000,000 in Agri-Food Funding.

The AgriCompetitiveness Program is a stream of funding provided through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (SCAP), a 5-year framework to support Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector. AgriScience is specifically designed to help industry associations and Indigenous organizations coordinate and build on existing capacity, enhance safety, and adapt to changing commercial and regulatory environments.

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AgriCompetitiveness – Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Amount of Funding

Successful applicants may receive up to 70% of eligible project expenses to a maximum $1 million per year. Applicants may receive a maximum of $5 million lifetime value from the program.

*Total government funding support may not exceed 85% of project costs.

Amount of Funding from the Canadian Government

AgriCompetitiveness – Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Eligible Applicants

To be eligible for the AgriCompetitiveness program, applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a not-for-profit organization or indigenous organization;
  • Can demonstrate the ability to deliver a national and/or agriculture and agri-food sector-wide project that includes; and
  • Must be a legal entity capable of entering into legally binding agreements.
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AgriCompetitiveness – Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Eligible Activities

Eligible activities will meet the following requirements:

  • Building skills, knowledge, and best practices among industry members; 
  • Helping the sector build leadership and facilitate knowledge transfer; 
  • Increasing business management and planning capacity within the sector; 
  • Promoting farm safety; and
  • Increasing public trust.
Eligible Expenses for Canadian Government Funding

AgriCompetitiveness – Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Program Deadline

Program costs can be eligible as of April 1, 2023. Application Deadline: March 31, 2028.

Program Deadline for Canadian Government Funding
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