• This program is currently closed.


No Fixed Amount

Type of Program:



The Canadian Agricultural Partnership, Cost-share Funding for Processors and Other Businesses provides funding to processors of agricultural products. Funding covers a wide range of projects, including audits, assessments and training, enhancing animal/plant health, expending their markets, food safety, improving productivity.

Comments on Funding:

Cost-share funding under the Partnership is merit-based and project funding amounts are individually established based on project categories.

When It Ends:



October 20, 2021


Applicants must be:

  • Canadian processors
  • Businesses involved in processing agricultural commodities,
  • Ontario-based.

Applications Steps:

Applicants must:


Complete program enrolment at: www.ontarioprograms.net before applying for cost-share funding.


Submit applications online at: www.ontarioprograms.net.

Program details, including how to apply and program guides, will be available on the Ministry's new web page for Processors/Other Businesses once details about the next intake are finalized.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must:

  • Complete applications that meet eligibility criteria specific to each project,
  • Attach the documentation required for the specific project they are applying for.

Other Things to Note:

The last application intake closed on October 20, 2021.

About the author 


Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
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