Agricultural Clean Technology Program - Adoption Stream: Step 4. How to apply

Step 4. How to apply

There are 2 stages to submit a full application.

Stage 1. Complete and send the form(s) and proof of financing

To apply, complete and submit the application form along with proof of financing.

The program will not accept hand written project applications.

PDF forms

If you have problems opening a PDF form in your Internet browser, you need to:

  • Use your computer. The forms may not open on mobile devices (iPads, tablets, mobile phones).
  • Make sure you have Adobe Reader 11 (or higher) already installed on your computer. If not, download Adobe Reader 11 or higher for free. Adobe has help for solving common issues.
  • You must save the file on your computer in a place you can remember.
  • Open the file on your computer using Adobe Reader 11 or higher.
  • If you can’t open the form with Adobe Reader 11 or higher, contact the program.
How to download and open a PDF form
  • Microsoft Windows Operating System computers using “Internet Explorer” or “Microsoft Edge” as your browser
    1. Right-click on the link you want to save
    2. Select “Save target as” or “Save link as”
    3. Choose the location on your computer where you would like to save the file
    4. Select “Save”
    5. Open Adobe Reader 11 or higher
    6. Select “File”
    7. Select “Open”
    8. Go to the location where you saved the file
    9. Select the PDF file
    10. Select “Open”
  • Microsoft Windows Operating System or Apple computers using “Chrome” or Firefox” as your browser
    1. Right-click on the link you want to save
    2. When the option menu appears, choose "Download link file" or "Download link file as"
    3. Choose the location on your computer where you would like to save the file. Your computer will start the download once you have selected a location.
    4. Open Adobe Reader 11 or higher
    5. Go to the location where you saved the file
    6. Select the PDF file
    7. Select “Open”

To apply, follow these steps:

  1. Download the application form (PDF) and Signature of Applicant Authorized Representative Form (PDF) (if you're not e-signing the application form)
  2. Complete and save the form(s) on your computer
  3. Get your Proof of Financing (such as term sheets (from Financial Institutions or other government program funding agreements), confirmation of debt or equity closing and funds availability, bank statements (to verify cash availability for the project), or Attestation from Financial Institution of the amount of project funds availability (can include letters)
  4. Attach your completed forms and proof of financing documents to an email then send them to

For information about how to fill out the application form, refer to complete the application and apply

Stage 2. Send the required and applicable documents

After you email your form(s) and proof of financing, we’ll send you an automated email message. Keep the email message as a record of submission. After the intake closes, your application may be selected for a full assessment and we’ll ask you to send us the additional documents within 15 business days, otherwise your application is closed.

When requested, please forward the following:

  • Required: Certificate of Incorporation or Articles of Incorporation
  • Required: Financial statements (not required for those applying as Individuals)
  • Required: Quotes, estimates and contracts
  • If applicable: Environmental Farm Plan Certificate
  • If applicable: Project endorsement/Letter of Support
  • If applicable: Diagram of your organizational chart and corporate structure

For more information about required and applicable documents, refer to Other documentation.