FUNDING OF UP TO $300,000 TO SUPPORT food processors in ontario!
The Agri-Food Energy Cost Savings Initiative, offered through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (SCAP), is designed to support competitiveness, profitability, growth and long-term sustainability of agri-food processors by implementing technologies and processes to increase energy efficiency in their operations.
This cost-share initiative will help agri-food processors lower their overall operational costs to be more competitive and sustainable. Funding from this initiative will be used to support projects that prioritize reducing greenhouse gas emissions by investing in new technology, equipment, as well as building or facility modifications to help achieve this goal.
Grant funding for the agriculture and food Processing sectors
The Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership - Emerging Opportunities Program supports the Government of Alberta’s strategic objectives related to growth and development of Alberta’s value-added agriculture sector. The program supports projects that focus on innovation and result in significant company growth and sector impact. Projects can include new technologies, best new practices, significant capacity expansions and new builds.The Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership- Value-Added Program supports the diversification and growth of Alberta’s value-added food and bio-industrial processors through investment in projects that increase company sales and production capacity, expand market opportunities and create jobs in Alberta.
$292.5 Million in Funding available for processors of supply-managed commodities
The Supply Management Processing Investment Fund (SMPIF) helps processors of supply-managed commodities adapt to market changes resulting from the implementation of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
$647 Million in funding available for supply-managed poultry and egg producers
Funding OverviewThe Poultry and Egg On-Farm Investment Program (PEFIP) aims to help supply-managed poultry and egg producers adapt to market changes resulting from the implementation of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). The program supports on-farm investments in:
- Increasing efficiency or productivity
- Improving on-farm food safety and biosecurity
- Improving environmental sustainability
- Responding to consumer preferences (improving animal welfare, adopting alternative housing systems, transitioning to organic production, etc.)