The Agricultural Clean Technology (ACT) Program is a $25-million, three-year investment (2018 – 2021) which aims to support research, development and adoption of clean technologies through investments in, and promotion of precision agriculture and agri-based bioproducts. These technologies must help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, generate a wide range of positive impacts, and promote sustainable and clean growth.

  • Amount: Grant of up to 50% to a maximum of $5M per project. Northern Territories/Communities, Indigenous and other underrepresented communities are eligible for up to 75%.
  • Timeline: Continuous intake until March 31, 2021.
  • Eligibility: Provincial and territorial governments in Canada, for-profit and not-for-profit organizations that are incorporated in Canada. They may include: businesses and/or corporations, co-operatives, and Indigenous groups.
  • Project Focus: Clean technology projects that invest in and/or promote precision agriculture and agri-based bioproducts, which benefit the Sector. Types of projects include: developing clean technologies, accelerating adoption of on-farm clean technologies, piloting and evaluating clean technologies, basic and applied research, including public-private collaboration, and more.

Top Agricultural Clean Technology (ACT) Program Resources

Agricultural Clean Technology Program Overview Blog: This is an overview of Agricultural Clean Technology Program, including information regarding the program’s focus, eligibility requirements, and how to apply.

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Updated: August 19, 2019