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. Applicant's portion of the cost-share must be cash contributions. In-kind contributions are ineligible.
Total government funding (other federal departments and agencies, provincial/territorial, and municipal governments) cannot exceed 85%.
When It Ends:
September 30, 2022
Additional eligibility conditions for SMEs:
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.
Online applications will receive an acknowledgement receipt of your application within one business day. If you did not receive this, please contact the program by email at email@example.com or by phone at 1-877-246-4682. There are no delays expected. Online applications should be processed within 75 business days.
The applicant must submit:
Other Things to Note:
This program is part of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.