Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program (2014-2019): Step 1. What this program offers

Step 1. What this program offers

The Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program (2014-2019) funds industry-led projects that help the agriculture, agri-food, and agri-based products sector to:

  1. Seize opportunities: Allow industry to take advantage of a situation or circumstance to develop a new idea, product, niche, or market opportunity.
  2. Respond to new and/or emerging issues: Address issues that were unknown or not a concern before.
  3. Pathfind and/or pilot solutions to new and ongoing issues:
    1. Pathfinding – investigating new ways and/or different options of dealing with new and/or ongoing issues.
    2. Piloting – testing ideas and/or approaches to apply in the sector.

This program runs for 5 years until March 31, 2019. It will provide $50.3 million in non-repayable contributions.

What could I receive?

In most cases, the maximum funding amount for each project is $1 million. If you apply more than once, you can usually get $4 million over 5 years.

For more detailed information on the program, please see the Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program (2014-2019) Applicant Guide.

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