• This program is currently closed.



Type of Program:



The Business Opportunities grant is intended to enable Ontario businesses operating in agriculture and agri-tech sectors respond quickly to global market opportunities and close business deals with real and established clients. The program requires that the purpose of the trip is a meeting of existing contacts to ensure or negotiate the sales of the innovative ag-sector product or process that benefits Ontario.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is up to $10,000 per application.
All grants are given on a reimbursement basis, with the submission of itemized eligible receipts and a trip report. 

When It Ends:



Next deadlines to be determined. 


Applicants must:

  • Be Ontario-based businesses,
  • Be operating in agriculture and agri-tech sectors,
  • Have had previous contact and interaction with another organization and determined there is a high potential to close business agreements based on the prior interaction between the companies.
  • Close a business agreement which brings benefit to Ontario's agriculture sector beyond their own profit margin.

Applications Steps:


To apply email info@oaft.org

Other Things to Note:

  1. 1
    OAFT LinkedIn profile has the mention closed attached to its name "OAFT (closed)". Website no longer available and no Facebook page either.
  2. 2
    Program no longer active at the beginning of 2021.

Program Contact:

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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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