Step 2. Who is eligible
Eligible applicants under the AgriMarketing Program are:
- non-profit corporations that are legal entities separate from its members and directors formed for purposes other than generating a profit to be distributed to its members, directors or officers. While, a non-profit corporation can earn a profit, the profit must be used to further the goals of the corporation rather than to pay dividends to its membership. They include:
- associations in Canada operating on a national industry-wide basis in the agriculture, agri-food, agri-based products sector, including fish and seafood
- associations in Canada operating on a regional basis in the agriculture, agri-food, agri-based products sector, including fish and seafood, that represent significant Canadian production within that sector and can demonstrate their ability to deliver a project from a national perspective.
All eligible applicants must be legal entities capable of entering into legally binding agreements, and should be members of the Canada Brand.