Agricultural Clean Technology Program – Government of Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) (2022)

  • This program is currently closed.


The Agricultural Clean Technology (ACT) Program is a $25-million, three-year investment (2018 – 2021) which aims to support research, development and adoption of clean technologies through investments in, and promotion of precision agriculture and agri-based bio products.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is up to 50% of total eligible projects costs, to a maximum of $5 million per project. The applicant must provide a minimum of 50% of the funding towards eligible project costs.Projects benefiting the Territories, Northern communities, Indigenous peoples or other underrepresented groups, may receive up to 75% in Program funding toward total eligible project costs.


Applicants must be:

  • Provincial and territorial governments in Canada
  • For-profit and not-for-profit organizations that are incorporated in Canada, including businesses and/or corporations, co-operatives, Indigenous groups, academic institutions.

Applications Steps:

Applicants must:

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must submit a complete application package, which includes:

  • The Project Application Form
  • Annex A – Work Plan
  • Annex B – Budget
  • Additional supporting documentation as requested by AAFC to fully assess the project
  • A letter of support from the provincial or territorial government of their primary project location, in case of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations that apply.

Other Things to Note:

Program no longer active at the beginning of 2021. Now there is an Agricultural Clean Technology Program with two streams: Adoption Stream and Research and Innovation Stream. Check the next entries.

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