Develop New Agri-Tech with the Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program

As part of Canada’s Economic Action Plan, the $163-million Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program (CAAP) was designed to help Canadian agricultural firms adapt to new and emerging issues in the industry by developing and conducting pilot test on new technologies and innovations related to the agricultural sector. Eligibility Factors CAAP focuses on projects that seize opportunities…

Top 7 Canadian Agricultural Funding Programs

Update: View the latest Canadian Government Funding for Agribusiness blog The agricultural industry has been an increasing focus of the Canadian Government’s business support efforts. The Government is helping Canadian agriculture companies with R&D initiatives to combat environmental challenges, export expansion initiatives, and general operational improvements. Below are some of the top agricultural funding program…

Agriculture 2.0 Global Investments – Sustainable Agriculture Event

Canadian agriculture has faced considerable change and advancement throughout the 20th century. As the industry faces new challenges in the 21st century, the issue of sustainable agriculture has gained popularity worldwide. In November, the Guelph agricultural firm, Bioenterprise, is hosting the Agriculture 2.0 Global Investments event to focus on this key topic. When: November 7-8,…

Ontario Market Investment Fund (OMIF)

The Ontario Market Investment Fund is a $12-million; four-year fund targeted to promote awareness of Ontario-produced foods and encourages the public in Ontario to buy locally. The following are project ideas that qualify for this program: market research, communication and/or marketing projects encouraging local buying of produce. For annual projects, additional grants cannot be applied…

Broader Public Sector Investment Fund: Promoting Ontario Food

Ontario food producers are being encouraged to promote their products within Ontario. The Broader Public Sector Investment Fund aims to help these Ontario food companies establish the potential market available in the public sector. This fund is designed to create partnerships between the public sector (ie. municipal daycares and long term care facilities, universities and…

Growing Canadian Agri-Innovations Program

The Growing Canadian Agri-Innovations Program is supported by the Canadian Federation of Agriculture and is an important tool to assist farmers, food processors, and researchers with introducing innovative ideas to the marketplace in less time. As a part of Growing Forward, a commitment between the government and the agricultural sector, this program will invest in…

Agriculture Initiatives – Regional & National Funding

Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program The five-year $163 million CAAP program has the objective  to support new and emerging issues to seize opportunities in the agriculture, agri-food and agri-based products sector’s. The  government purpose is to advantage of circumstances to develop new products, ideas, technology, niche or market opportunity to the benefit the Ag sector. Although…