Canadian Agricultural Partnership
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Application intake for producers, processors, and other businesses open from April 3, 2018 until May 8, 2018.
The Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership) is the new five-year commitment by Canada's federal, provincial and territorial governments that will support Canada's agri-food and agri-products sectors.
Strategic initiatives including cost-share funding will support projects in the following key priority areas, with research and innovation continuing to be a focus across all programming:
Cost-share Funding Program for Producers, Processors, Other Businesses, and Organizations and Collaborations
All businesses must complete the program enrolment form before applying for cost-share funding.
Program guides are available at: www.ontarioprogramguides.net
Starting April 3 to May 8, 2018, submit applications online at: www.ontarioprograms.net
Cost-share funding under the Partnership will be merit-based and project funding amounts are individually established based on new and updated project categories.
The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA) will administer cost-share funding to Producers and Other Businesses. Program details, including how to apply, program guides and application forms can be found on the OSCIA website.
The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs will administer cost-share funding to Processors, Commercializers and Other Businesses. Program details, including how to apply, program guides and application forms are now available online.
Program guides can be viewed at: www.ontarioprogramguides.net
Starting April 3 to May 8, 2018, submit applications to: www.ontarioprograms.net
Businesses that are unable to apply online can request an electronic and/or hardcopy of the program guide, application and project information forms by sending us an email to email@example.com or by calling 1-877-424-1300.
Organizations and Collaborations
The Agricultural Adaptation Council (AAC) will administer cost-share funding for Organizations and Collaborations. Applications for cost-share funding under the first intake are being accepted until April 5, 2018. All program details including the program guide, enrolment, pre-proposal, application forms and future intake dates are now available on the AAC website.
The ministry continues to offer workshops, resources and eLearning opportunities at no cost for the agri-food and agri-products sectors.
Through targeted investments in research and innovation, the ministry will support the transition and adoption of applied research into the market through knowledge mobilization that directly supports Ontario's agri-food and agri-products sectors.
Ontario will be partnering with organizations, such as:
Funding for Business Risk Management (BRM) programs will continue through the Partnership to ensure producers are protected against significant risks that threaten the viability of their farm and are beyond their capacity to manage.
The federal and provincial governments are reviewing these national programs to ensure they meet producer needs, including timeliness, predictability simplicity and ability to respond to market risks. Options from the industry-informed review will be brought forward for consideration at the July 2018 Ministers' meeting. In Ontario, Agricorp administers BRM programs.
In addition to shared Canada-Ontario programs, federal-only Partnership
programs will also be in place by April 1, 2018. For more information
about these programs and how to access them, visit the Agriculture
and Agri-Food Canada website.
For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300