Matching Investment Fund (MIF)

Receive up to $150K in Investment Matching Funding.

The Matching Investment Fund (MIF) supports Canadian dairy companies with funding to assist in the development of product initiatives that help grow the business for milk and dairy ingredients. This program is designed to help strengthen and promote Canadian dairy products.

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Matching Investment Fund (MIF)

Amount of Funding

Eligible applicants for the Matching Investment Fund may receive up to 50% of funding to a maximum of $150,000 per project.

Amount of Funding from the Canadian Government

Matching Investment Fund (MIF)

Eligible Applicants

Applicants may be eligible if they meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Dairy Processors;
  • Finished Food Product Manufacturers;
  • Food Technology Centres; and
  • Other organizations, such as milk marketing boards, food processor associations, and more.
Eligible Applicants for Canadian Government Funding

Matching Investment Fund (MIF)

Eligible Activities


  • Access to advice from specialists/experts in areas of product development, management and marketing, dairy and food science, and food processing.

Product Development:

  • Product analysis, trials, and technology transfer, which includes, but is not limited to:
    • Adoption of new or existing technologies;
    • Industrial scale tests;
    • Retrofitting of facilities;
    • Sample preparation costs; and
    • Packaging techniques.
Eligible Expenses for Canadian Government Funding

Matching Investment Fund (MIF)

Program Deadline

Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis subject to available funds.

Program Deadline for Canadian Government Funding
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