Alberta – SCAP – Value-Added Program

Receive up to $250,000 in Agriculture Funding.

The Alberta – SCAP – Value-Added Program invests in projects that expand market opportunities, increase company sales, and create jobs in order to diversify and grow Alberta’s value-added food and bioindustry processors.

To view more programs offered by the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (SCAP), visit our SCAP overview page.

Attention: This program is currently closed. You can speak with a member of our team about future intake periods or similar funding programs you may be eligible for, get email updates through our weekly newsletter, or look through our list of available funding programs in our directory page.

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Alberta – SCAP – Value-Added Program

Amount of Funding

The Program has 2 streams:

Stream A:

  • Applications are assessed based on eligibility criteria; and
  • Receive up to a maximum amount of $50,000.

Stream B:

  • Applications are assessed based on eligibility criteria and merit scoring; and
  • Receive up to a maximum amount of $250,000.

For both streams:

  • Capital expense capped at 25%; and
  • Non-Capital expenses capped at 50% up to a max. of $50,000 including Travel expenses capped at $5,000.
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Alberta – SCAP – Value-Added Program

Eligible Applicants

To be eligible for this program, applicants must meet this criteria:

  • Be a Processor;
  • Be an individual or a corporation registered in Alberta that is operating in Alberta;
  • For Stream B, have $100,000 or greater in global annual gross sales; and
  • Not have applied to the Emerging Opportunities Program for the same expense.
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Alberta – SCAP – Value-Added Program

Eligible Activities

Applicants can apply for activities under one or more of these funding categories:

  • Processing Capacity Expansion;
  • Food Safely Improvement;
  • New Product and Process Development; and
  • Market Development and Access.
Eligible Expenses for Canadian Government Funding

Alberta – SCAP – Value-Added Program

Program Deadline

Application Deadline: May 15, 2023. Expenses incurred on and after April 1, 2023 are eligible.

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