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Program/Service What this service offers Who is this for What is this for Accepting applications Canadian Agricultural Partnership program
Food Waste Reduction Challenge Supports innovations that accelerate and advance the deployment of diverse and high-impact solutions to food waste in Canada.

business or social enterprise

not-for-profit or charitable organization

Indigenous individuals, organizations or groups

post-secondary/academic institution

individuals or group of individuals

international applicants with a Canadian partner or an ability to register to do business in Canada

Innovation, research and development No No
Market Development Program for Turkey and Chicken Provides full and fair compensation to supply-managed sectors for market access concessions made under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership. national not-for-profit industry organizations Sector specific programs Yes No
Poultry and Egg On-Farm Investment Program Helps supply-managed poultry and egg producers adapt to market changes resulting from the implementation of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.

farmers

food producers

Sector specific programs Yes No
Agricultural Climate Solutions - Living Labs Provides support to co-develop, test and enable adoption of technologies and practices, including beneficial management practices, that sequester carbon and/or mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.

not-for-profit organizations

Indigenous groups

Innovation, research and development Yes No
Agricultural Climate Solutions - On-Farm Climate Action Fund Supports farmers in adopting beneficial management practices that store carbon and reduce greenhouse gases, specifically in the areas of nitrogen management, cover cropping and rotational grazing practices.

not-for-profit organizations, including producer groups

commodity organizations and non-governmental organizations

Indigenous groups

for-profit organizations

provincial or territorial Crown corporations

Innovation, research and development Yes No
Emergency On-Farm Support Fund Provides assistance to help farmers cover some of the additional costs of keeping farm workers safe from COVID-19.

farmers

food producers

agricultural producers

agriculture and agri-business sector

Business management

COVID-19 specific programs

No No
Surplus Food Rescue Program Helps organizations distribute surplus food to populations in need which would otherwise be lost or destroyed.

for-profit and not-for-profit organizations

Indigenous groups

cooperatives

regional and municipal governments and agencies

Sector specific programs

COVID-19 specific programs

No No
Emergency Processing Fund Helps companies implement changes to protect workers and their families due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to make investments needed to increase Canada's food supply capacity.

for-profit organizations that are incorporated in Canada

businesses and/or corporations

cooperatives

Indigenous groups

Business management

COVID-19 specific programs

No No
Mandatory Isolation Support for Temporary Foreign Workers Program: 14-Day Isolation Period Stream Funding to assist with some of the incremental costs associated with the mandatory 14-day isolation period imposed under the Quarantine Act on temporary foreign workers upon entering Canada.

farmers

food producers

agricultural producers

agriculture and agri-business sector

Business management

COVID-19 specific programs

No No
Mandatory Isolation Support for Temporary Foreign Workers Program: 3-Day Hotel Quarantine Stream Funding to assist with some of the costs associated with the 3-day hotel quarantine imposed under the Quarantine Act on temporary foreign workers upon entering Canada.

farmers

food producers

agricultural producers

agriculture and agri-business sector

Business management

COVID-19 specific programs

No No
AgPal – program and service finder Web based tool to assist those looking for federal, provincial, and territorial agricultural programs and services that applies to their needs. farmers and others in the agriculture and agri-business sector      
Advance Payments Program Provides low-interest cash advances on the value of eligible agricultural products, which must be repaid as the products are sold.

farmers and food producers

young farmers or new entrants

Managing risk and finance Yes No
AgriAssurance Program: National Industry Association Component Funds industry, at the national level, to develop, verify, and integrate assurance systems to address market and regulatory requirements. non-profit organizations Business management Yes Yes
AgriAssurance Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Component Helps implement assurance projects that address market and regulatory requirements. for-profit organizations Market development Yes Yes
AgriCompetitiveness Program Helps leverage, coordinate and build on existing capacity, share best practices, provide mentorship opportunities, agriculture awareness, farm business management, and farm safety information and tools. non-profit organizations Market Development Yes Yes
Agricultural Clean Technology Program: Adoption Stream Funds the purchase and installation of commercially available clean technologies and processes.

for-profit organizations, including farm businesses and agri-food processors

not-for-profit organizations, including co-operatives

individuals

Indigenous groups

Innovation, research and development Yes No
Agricultural Clean Technology Program: Research and Innovation Stream Funds pre-market innovation, including research, development, demonstration and commercialization activities.

for-profit organizations, including agri-food processors

not-for-profit organizations, including co-operatives

Indigenous groups

Innovation, research and development Yes No
AgriDiversity Program Supports activities that help the sector better leverage the potential of youth, women, Indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities. non-profit organizations

Business management

Indigenous Peoples and agriculture

Yes Yes
AgriInnovate Program Provides repayable contributions for projects that aim to accelerate the demonstration, commercialization, and/or adoption of innovative products, technologies, processes or services that increase agri-sector competitiveness and sustainability.

for-profit organizations including:

businesses and/or corporations

co-operatives

corporations and co-operatives in Indigenous communities

Innovation, research and development Yes Yes
AgriInsurance Provides cost-shared insurance for natural hazards.

co-operatives

farmers and food producers

Managing risk and finance

Business management

Yes Yes
AgriInvest Helps manage risk and small farming income declines.

co-operatives

farmers and food producers

Managing risk and finance

Business management

Yes Yes
AgriMarketing Program Provides support to increase and diversify exports to international markets and seize domestic market opportunities through industry-led promotional activities that differentiate Canadian products and producers, and leverage Canada's reputation for high quality and safe food. non-profit organizations Market Development Yes Yes
AgriRecovery Disaster relief framework, disaster event assessments, development of initiatives. agricultural producers whose operations have been affected by a natural disaster event (for example, disease, pest, extreme weather) Managing risk and finance   Yes
AgriRisk Initiatives - Administrative Capacity Building Stream Provides funding for building the administrative capacity for the delivery of new risk management tools.

non-profit and for-profit organizations

provincial and territorial governments

Managing risk and finance Yes Yes
AgriRisk Initiatives - Microgrants Supports academic research proposals concerning the development and improvement of alternative risk management tools. academic institutions Managing risk and finance Yes Yes
AgriRisk Initiatives - Research and Development Contribution Funding Stream Funds development of new risk management tools.

not-for-profit organizations, which are:

industry associations

co-operatives

mutual insurance companies or reciprocals

Indigenous groups

Managing risk and finance Yes Yes
AgriScience Program – Clusters Supports pre-commercial science activities and cutting-edge research on a national scale that benefits the agriculture and agri-food sector and Canadians.

industry groups

non-profit organizations

Innovation, research and development No Yes
AgriScience Program - Projects Funds pre-commercial research and development projects that benefits the agriculture and agri-food sector and Canadians.

for-profit organizations including:

businesses and/or corporations

Innovation, research and development Yes Yes
AgriStability Provides support to manage large farming income declines.

co-operatives

farmers and food producers

Managing risk and finance

Business management

Yes Yes
Canadian Agricultural Loans Act Program Makes loans available to farmers to establish, improve, and develop their farms and to marketing agencies to market commodities.

co-operatives

farmers and food producers

young farmers or new entrants

Managing risk and finance Yes No
Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program Provides support for projects that address national or sector-wide priorities that help industry address emerging issues and capitalize on opportunities.

non-profit organizations and associations

co-operatives

marketing boards

Indigenous groups

Market Development Yes No
Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency Permits, Licences and Authorizations Provides licences, permits, and authorizations to conduct pari-mutuel betting on horse races. Canadian racetrack and betting theatre operators Sector specific programs Yes No
Canadian Soil Information Service National and regional soil data and land resource information including, databases, interpretations, reports, maps, and publications.

educational or research institutions

farmers and food producers

governments

Sustainable Farming No No
Coordinated Agriculture Policy Research Initiative Funds projects developed in partnership with the academic community and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Principal Investigators who are independent researchers with an academic institution or research appointment Innovation, research and development No No
Dairy Direct Payment Program Compensation for market access commitments made under recent international trade agreements. dairy producers Sector specific programs No No
Dairy Farm Investment Program Funds equipment upgrades to improve productivity. Canadian licensed cow milk producers Sector specific programs No No
Dairy Processing Investment Fund Provides funding to dairy processors for projects that will improve productivity and competitiveness.

cheese manufacturing companies and other dairy processing companies

non-for-profit organizations working in the dairy sector

Sector specific programs No No
Drought Watch Access information on weather and climate's impact on the Canadian agricultural sector.

Aboriginal individuals and organizations

agri-businesses or food processors

co-operatives

educational or research institutions

farmers and food producers

food service providers or food retailers

governments

industry associations and farming organizations

non-profit or community organizations

students and researchers

Sustainable Farming No No
Farm Debt Mediation Service Provides financial counselling and mediation services to farmers in financial difficulty. farmers and food producers Managing risk and finance Yes No
Geospatial products Access to interactive agricultural maps, geospatial data and tools.

aboriginal individuals and organizations

agri-businesses or food processors

agricultural service providers and suppliers

educational or research institutions

farmers and food producers

fishing and aquaculture industries

general public

governments

industry associations and farming organizations

non-profit or community organizations

students and researchers

Sustainable Farming No No
Indigenous Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative Support economic development opportunities for Indigenous communities and entrepreneurs who are launching or expanding agriculture and food systems projects.

Indigenous communities and governments (includes band and tribal councils, governments of self-governing First Nations, local governments of Inuit communities and Métis organizations)

Indigenous for-profit and not-for-profit corporations, associations, cooperatives and institutions

Indigenous businesses, partnerships and joint ventures

Indigenous Peoples and agriculture Yes No
Indigenous Pathfinder service Helps navigate information, tools, and support available to start or expand activities in the agriculture and agri-food sector. Indigenous individuals and organizations Indigenous Peoples and agriculture No No
Livestock Tax Deferral Allows farmers who sell part of their breeding herd due to drought or flooding in prescribed drought or flood regions to defer a portion of sale proceeds to the following year. farmers and food producers Managing risk and finance No No
Local Food Infrastructure Fund Funding to support community-based, not-for-profit organizations to improve their food systems through investments in infrastructure that are directly related to addressing food insecurities and increasing the accessibility of healthy, nutritious, and ideally, local foods within their community.

not-for-profits such as:

Community or charitable organizations

Indigenous groups

Municipal and regional governments in areas where there are no not-for-profit organizations that provide food services

producers

Sector specific programs

Indigenous Peoples and agriculture

Yes No
Minor Use Pesticides at the Pest Management Centre Matches pest problems with pesticides and prepares regulatory submissions for new minor uses of pesticides.

organizations

producers

Sustainable Farming No No
Pesticide Risk Reduction Program Develops solutions that reduce the risk of pesticides harming humans and the environment.

academic institutions

grower organizations

Sustainable Farming No No
Price Pooling Program Price guarantee to support cooperative marketing of eligible agricultural products.

co-operatives

farmers and food producers

industry associations and farming organizations

Market Development

Business management

Yes No
Saint-Hyacinthe Research and Development Centre's Industrial Program Provides access to agri-food research, innovation, advanced equipment, food processing, and testing. agri-businesses or food processors Innovation, research and development Yes No
Agri-Food Trade Services for Exporters Helps food industry and businesses reach international markets.

agri-businesses or food processors

agricultural service providers and suppliers

farmers and food producers

fishing and aquaculture industries

industry associations and farming organizations

Market Development No No
Office of Intellectual Property and Commercialization Licenses intellectual property to bring new technologies to market.

agri-businesses or food processors

agricultural service providers and suppliers

educational or research institutions

industry associations and farming organizations

Innovation, research and development Yes No
Trade show service Promotes your products at the world's premier food and beverage trade shows.

agri-businesses or food processors

agricultural service providers and suppliers

farmers and food producers

fishing and aquaculture industries

industry associations and farming organizations

Market Development No No
Youth Employment and Skills Program Provides funding for agricultural internships for youth. youth Business management Yes No

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