Type of Program:
The AgriAssurance Program: Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) component provides targeted support to companies to help implement third-party assurance certification projects that address international market requirements, thus helping expand export opportunities for Canadian agricultural and agri-food products.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is up to $50,000. If the applicant has multiple funding projects within the program, the total contribution towards all projects cannot exceed $100,000.
The applicant must provide a minimum of 50% of the funding towards eligible costs.
When It Ends:
September 30, 2022
Additional eligibility conditions for SMEs (3 instead of 5):
Any SME that is independently incorporated, and meets the eligibility requirements, can apply; however, in reviewing applications, priority may be given to organizations that are not subsidiaries or members of a larger group of companies. While decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis, generally excluded/not eligible are:
The applicant must:
Complete the project application form by downloading and saving the form to his computer
attach it together with the required documents and submit the application online. For other ways to apply, the applicant should send an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 1-877-246-4682 to get an application package.
The applicant must submit:
Other Things to Note:
This program is part of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
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