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Program/Service What this service offers Who is this for What is this for Accepting applications Canadian Agricultural Partnership program
Market Development Program for Turkey and Chicken Provide full and fair compensation to supply-managed sectors for market access concessions made under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership national not-for-profit industry organizations Sector specific programs Yes No
Poultry and Egg On-Farm Investment Program Helps supply-managed poultry and egg producers adapt to market changes resulting from the implementation of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Farmers,
food producers
Sector specific programs Yes No
Agricultural Climate Solutions Program Provide support to co-develop, test and enable adoption of technologies and practices, including beneficial management practices, that sequester carbon and/or mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. not-for-profit organizations,
Indigenous groups
Innovation, research and development Yes No
Emergency On-Farm Support Fund Provides assistance to help farmers cover some of the additional costs of keeping farm workers safe from COVID-19. Farmers,
food producers,
agricultural producers,
agriculture and agri-business sector

Business management

COVID-19 specific programs

No No
Surplus Food Rescue Program Helps organizations distribute surplus food to populations in need which would otherwise be lost or destroyed. for-profit and not-for-profit organizations Indigenous groups cooperatives regional and municipal governments and agencies

Sector specific programs

COVID-19 specific programs

No No
Emergency Processing Fund Helps companies implement changes to protect workers and their families due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to make investments needed to increase Canada's food supply capacity. for-profit organizations that are incorporated in Canada; businesses and/or corporations, cooperatives, Indigenous groups

Business management

COVID-19 specific programs

No No
Mandatory Isolation Support for Temporary Foreign Workers Program Funding to assist with some of the incremental costs associated with the mandatory 14-day isolation period imposed under the Quarantine Act on temporary foreign workers upon entering Canada. Farmers,
food producers,
agricultural producers,
agriculture and agri-business sector

Business management

COVID-19 specific programs

Yes No
AgPal – program and service finder Web based tool to assist those looking for federal, provincial, and territorial agricultural programs and services that applies to their needs. Farmers and others in the agriculture and agri-business sector      
Advance Payments Program Provides low-interest cash advances on the value of eligible agricultural products, which must be repaid as the products are sold. farmers and food producers
young farmers or new entrants
Managing risk and finance Yes No
AgriAssurance Program: National Industry Association Component Funds industry, at the national level, to develop, verify, and integrate assurance systems to address market and regulatory requirements. non-profit organizations Business management Yes Yes
AgriAssurance Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Component Helps implement assurance projects that address market and regulatory requirements. for-profit organizations Market development Yes Yes
AgriCompetitiveness Program Helps leverage, coordinate and build on existing capacity, share best practices, provide mentorship opportunities, agriculture awareness, farm business management, and farm safety information and tools. non-profit organizations Market Development Yes Yes
Agricultural Clean Technology Program Funds research, development and adoption of clean technologies, and promotion of precision agriculture and agri-based bioproducts. provincial and territorial governments in Canada
Indigenous groups
for-profit and not-for-profit organizations
Innovation, research and development No No
Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Program Funding for projects on environmental problems, greenhouse gas emissions, livestock, cropping systems, water use, agroforestry. Aboriginal organizations
co-operatives
educational or research institutions
governments
industry associations and farming organizations
non-profit or community organizations
Sustainable Farming No No
AgriDiversity Program Supports activities that help the sector better leverage the potential of youth, women, Indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities. non-profit organizations Business management Yes Yes
AgriInnovate Program Provides repayable contributions for projects that aim to accelerate the demonstration, commercialization, and/or adoption of innovative products, technologies, processes or services that increase agri-sector competitiveness and sustainability. for-profit organizations including:
businesses and/or corporations
co-operatives
corporations and co-operatives in Indigenous communities
Innovation, research and development Yes Yes
AgriInsurance Provides cost-shared insurance for natural hazards. co-operatives
farmers and food producers
Managing risk and finance
Business management
Yes Yes
AgriInvest Helps manage risk and small farming income declines. co-operatives
farmers and food producers
Managing risk and finance
Business management
Yes Yes
AgriMarketing Program Provides support to increase and diversify exports to international markets and seize domestic market opportunities through industry-led promotional activities that differentiate Canadian products and producers, and leverage Canada’s reputation for high quality and safe food. non-profit organizations Market Development Yes Yes
AgriRecovery Disaster relief framework, disaster event assessments, development of initiatives. agricultural producers whose operations have been affected by a natural disaster event (for example, disease, pest, extreme weather) Managing risk and finance Yes
AgriRisk Initiatives - Administrative Capacity Building Stream Provides funding for building the administrative capacity for the delivery of new risk management tools. non-profit and for-profit organizations
provincial and territorial governments
Managing risk and finance Yes Yes
AgriRisk Initiatives - Microgrants Supports academic research proposals concerning the development and improvement of alternative risk management tools. academic institutions Managing risk and finance Yes Yes
AgriRisk Initiatives - Research and Development Contribution Funding Stream Funds development of new risk management tools. not-for-profit organizations, which are:
industry associations
co-operatives, mutual insurance companies or reciprocals
Indigenous groups
Managing risk and finance Yes Yes
AgriScience Program – Clusters Supports pre-commercial science activities and cutting-edge research on a national scale that benefits the agriculture and agri-food sector and Canadians. industry groups
non-profit organizations
Innovation, research and development No Yes
AgriScience Program - Projects Funds pre-commercial research and development projects that benefits the agriculture and agri-food sector and Canadians. for-profit organizations including:
businesses and/or corporations
Innovation, research and development Yes Yes
AgriStability Provides support to manage large farming income declines. co-operatives
farmers and food producers
Managing risk and finance
Business management
Yes Yes
Canadian Agricultural Loans Act Program Makes loans available to farmers to establish, improve, and develop their farms and to marketing agencies to market commodities. co-operatives
farmers and food producers
young farmers or new entrants
Managing risk and finance Yes No
Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program Provides support for projects that address national or sector-wide priorities that help industry address emerging issues and capitalize on opportunities. non-profit organizations and associations
co-operatives
marketing boards
Indigenous groups
Market Development Yes No
Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency Permits, Licences and Authorizations Provides licences, permits, and authorizations to conduct pari-mutuel betting on horse races. Canadian racetrack and betting theatre operators Sector specific programs Yes No
Canadian Soil Information Service National and regional soil data and land resource information including, databases, interpretations, reports, maps, and publications. educational or research institutions
farmers and food producers
governments
Sustainable Farming No No
Coordinated Agriculture Policy Research Initiative Funds projects developed in partnership with the academic community and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Principal Investigators who are independent researchers with an academic institution or research appointment Innovation, research and development No No
Dairy Direct Payment Program Compensation for market access commitments made under recent international trade agreements. dairy producers Sector specific programs No No
Dairy Farm Investment Program Funds equipment upgrades to improve productivity. Canadian licensed cow milk producers Sector specific programs No No
Dairy Processing Investment Fund Provides funding to dairy processors for projects that will improve productivity and competitiveness. cheese manufacturing companies and other dairy processing companies
non-for-profit organizations working in the dairy sector
Sector specific programs No No
Drought Watch Access information on weather and climate’s impact on the Canadian agricultural sector. Aboriginal individuals and organizations
agri-businesses or food processors
co-operatives
educational or research institutions
farmers and food producers
food service providers or food retailers
governments
industry associations and farming organizations
non-profit or community organizations
students and researchers
Sustainable Farming No No
Farm Debt Mediation Service Provides financial counselling and mediation services to farmers in financial difficulty. farmers and food producers Managing risk and finance Yes No
Geospatial products Access to interactive agricultural maps, geospatial data and tools. aboriginal individuals and organizations
agri-businesses or food processors
agricultural service providers and suppliers
educational or research institutions
farmers and food producers
fishing and aquaculture industries
general public
governments
industry associations and farming organizations
non-profit or community organizations
students and researchers
Sustainable Farming No No
Indigenous Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative Support economic development opportunities for Indigenous communities and entrepreneurs who are launching or expanding agriculture and food systems projects.

Indigenous communities and governments (includes band and tribal councils, governments of self-governing First Nations, local governments of Inuit communities and Métis organizations)

Indigenous for-profit and not-for-profit corporations, associations, cooperatives and institutions

Indigenous businesses, partnerships and joint ventures

Indigenous Peoples and agriculture Yes No
Indigenous Pathfinder service Helps navigate information, tools, and support available to start or expand activities in the agriculture and agri-food sector. Indigenous individuals and organizations Indigenous Peoples and agriculture No No
Livestock Tax Deferral Allows farmers who sell part of their breeding herd due to drought or flooding in prescribed drought or flood regions to defer a portion of sale proceeds to the following year. farmers and food producers
Managing risk and finance No No
Local Food Infrastructure Fund Funding to support community-based, not-for-profit organizations to improve their food systems through investments in infrastructure that are directly related to addressing food insecurities and increasing the accessibility of healthy, nutritious, and ideally, local foods within their community. not-for-profits such as:
Community or charitable organizations
Indigenous groups
Municipal and regional governments in areas where there are no not-for-profit organizations that provide food services
producers
Sector specific programs No No
Minor Use Pesticide Program Matches pest problems with pesticides and prepares regulatory submissions for new minor uses of pesticides. organizations
producers
Sustainable Farming No No
Pesticide Risk Reduction Program Develops solutions that reduce the risk of pesticides harming humans and the environment. academic institutions
grower organizations
Sustainable Farming No No
Price Pooling Program Price guarantee to support cooperative marketing of eligible agricultural products. co-operatives
farmers and food producers
industry associations and farming organizations
Market Development
Business management
Yes No
Saint-Hyacinthe Research and Development Centre's Industrial Program Provides access to agri-food research, innovation, advanced equipment, food processing, and testing. agri-businesses or food processors. Innovation, research and development Yes No
Single window contact for agri-food trade services Helps food industry and businesses reach international markets. agri-businesses or food processors
agricultural service providers and suppliers
farmers and food producers
fishing and aquaculture industries
industry associations and farming organizations
Market Development No No
Technology Transfer and Licensing Licenses intellectual property to bring new technologies to market. agri-businesses or food processors
agricultural service providers and suppliers
educational or research institutions
industry associations and farming organizations
Innovation, research and development Yes No
Trade show service Promotes your products at the world's premier food and beverage trade shows. agri-businesses or food processors
agricultural service providers and suppliers
farmers and food producers
fishing and aquaculture industries
industry associations and farming organizations
Market Development No No
Youth Employment and Skills Program Provides funding for agricultural internships for youth. youth Business management No No

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