AgriAssurance Program: National Industry Association Component: Step 2. Who is eligible
Step 2. Who is eligible
Eligible applicants under the AgriAssurance Program: National Industry Association (NIA) Component are not-for-profit organizations operating in the agriculture, agri-food and agri-based products sector, including fish and seafood, which may include:
- associationsFootnote 1
- Indigenous groups
- clubs and societies
While academic institutions are not eligible as direct recipients for funding under the AgriAssurance Program, they may receive indirect program funding, as partners or collaborators, through projects managed by eligible industry organizations.
All eligible applicants must be legal entities capable of entering into legally binding agreements.
Eligible applicants must also meet the principles and criteria outlined in the Applicant guide, such as:
- providing a minimum of 25% of the funding towards eligible costs
- the maximum AAFC contribution for a project will normally not exceed $1 million over five years
Who is not eligible?
The following groups are not eligible to receive funding under this program:
- individual academic institutions
- for-profit organizations
- other levels of government
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