Saskatchewan Lean Improvements in Manufacturing (SLIM)

The Saskatchewan Lean Improvements in Manufacturing (SLIM) program provides grant funding to support a wide range of investments including assistance to agri-businesses for the adoption of best practices, new state-of-the-art technologies, and processes that stimulate significant improvements in productivity and efficiency.

  • Amount: Up to 50% to a maximum of $500,000 non-repayable funding. Total eligible Infrastructure Project expenditures must be a minimum of $200,000.
  • Timeline: Efficiency Stream – Ongoing Intake until January 31, 2022. Infrastructure Project Stream – Ongoing intake until May 15, 2022.
  • Eligibility: Saskatchewan agri-food businesses/processors operating for a minimum of 2 years.
  • Projects: Lean improvements projects including effiency analysis, adoption of best practices, equipment and technology that leads to improvements in productivity and effiency in agri-food manufacturing.

Saskatchewan Lean Improvements in Manufacturing Resources

Saskatchewan Lean Improvements in Manufacturing Overview Blog: This is an overview of the Saskatchewan Lean Improvements in Manufacturing program, including information regarding the program’s focus, eligibility requirements, and how to apply.

Canadian Government Funding for Small Business