Ontario’s government is helping to grow the province’s agri-food and agri-products sectors by launching the Place to Grow: Agri-food Innovation Initiative – a program which will help drive innovation, reduce red tape, and address industry priorities. This new initiative, which is comprised of ‘Funding for Sectors‘ and ‘Strategic Solutions‘, will support agriculture and food value-chain partners address emerging sector challenges and opportunities to create sector wide benefits.
Funding for Sectors
Funding will support agriculture and food value chain partners by offering cost-share funding opportunities to address identified industry priorities and outcomes for Ontario in the following areas:
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How to Apply
Eligible applicants can apply for Funding for Sector programming beginning August 15th at which time all program details and forms will be available through the CAP website at: ontario.ca/agpartnership. This cost-share intake will remain open until Sept. 27, 2019.
The Strategic Solutions category will focus on bold, innovative, and collaborative projects proposed by industry partners to drive priority outcomes that have been identified under the Ontario Partnership.
An emphasis will be put on collaborative projects with partners throughout the value-chain that accelerate the creation and adoption of innovative solutions for sector challenges and arising opportunities.
- This Strategic Solutions project category will have a two-stage application process (pre-proposal and invited full application). Pre-proposals will be available through the CAP website (ontario.ca/agpartnership) for the opening of the program on August 15, 2019.
How to Apply
Eligible applicants can submit a Pre-proposal for Strategic Solutions programming beginning August 15th at which time all program details and forms will be available through the CAP website at: ontario.ca/agpartnership. This cost-share intake will remain open until Sept. 27, 2019.