AgriRisk Initiatives: Microgrants: Step 1. What this program offers

Important notice

AgriRisk Initiatives Microgrants – Grant Funding is now open.

Application forms are accepted on a continuous basis until program funds have been allocated, or until otherwise posted on this website. The program ends March 31, 2023.

Step 1. What this program offers

The AgriRisk Initiatives (ARI) is a five-year program under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership that supports the development of new risk management tools. It is divided into three program components:

ARI Microgrants – Grant Funding

Microgrants are available for academic research proposals that explore the development or improvement of alternative risk management tools and/or practices. The research needs to be relevant to the Canadian agriculture sector and be transferable beyond the applicant, resulting in a public good or benefit.

Note: Research activities related to existing government risk management programs in the Canadian market are ineligible under this program. Projects that seek to modify and/or adapt an existing product in another jurisdiction for use in the Canadian market are eligible.