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Canadian Agricultural Partnership funding re-opens

 The "CAP" program is back open until Sept 2nd for applications for agricultural/food businesses.

This time round there's a new category that even start up businesses could apply for; check out their eligibility:

Eligible projects

You can submit applications for these types of projects between August 5, 2021 and September 2, 2021:

Type of ProjectFunding AvailableWho is Eligible
**New**
Evaluate your business potential
Funding for 50 per cent up to $15,000 to plan for new business solutions
  • Processors manufacturing in a facility with 199 employees or less
  • New processor businesses
  • Brand/intellectual property owners
Food safety and traceability system improvementsFunding for 50 per cent up to $75,000 for equipment, facility upgrades and more to improve food safety and traceability systems
  • Processors with 100 employees or less that manufacture food for human consumption

Food safety equipment

Funding for 35 per cent up to $10,000 for equipment that will remove or reduce food safety risks and hazards
  • Processors with 100 employees or less that manufacture food for human consumption
Traceability equipmentFunding for 35 per cent up to $10,000 for equipment to put in place or improve a traceability system
  • Processors with 100 employees or less that manufacture food for human consumption
Develop new productsFunding for 50 per cent up to $50,000 for product development activities for new products
  • Processors manufacturing in a facility with 199 employees or less
  • New processor businesses
  • Brand/intellectual property owners
Market products in CanadaFunding for 50 per cent up to $75,000 to market products for new market opportunities in Canada
  • Processors manufacturing in a facility with 199 employees or less
  • New processor businesses
  • Brand/intellectual property owners
Selling to export marketsFunding for 75 per cent up to $75,000 to market products for new export market opportunities
  • Processors manufacturing in a facility with 199 employees or less
  • New processor businesses
  • Brand/intellectual property owners
Obtain audits, assessments and training for food safety, plant health or animal healthMaximum funding and eligible activities are available here.
  • Processors
  • New processor businesses
Adopt best practices to enhance animal health or plant healthMaximum funding and eligible activities are available here.
  • Processo

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