Canadian Agricultural Partnership Cost-share Funding is Open to Help Food Processors Grow their Business



The Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) is a five-year, $3-billion commitment by Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial governments that supports Canada’s agri-food and agri-product sectors.

On November 4th , the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) opened to receive applications from Ontario food processors and other agri-businesses. This intake is tailored to agri-food businesses looking to increase food safety, develop new markets and expand their operations with the goal of increasing competitiveness, prosperity and sustainability. Cost-share funding under the Partnership is merit-based, and project funding amounts are individually established based on project categories.

Applications can be submitted until November 26, 2019 at 5:00pm EDT.

Cost-share funding priority areas

Processors and Other Agri-businesses can apply for cost-share funding to support projects within the following priority areas:

  • Development and commercialization of technology or equipment to increase labour productivity for farmers and processors
  • Economic development in the agri-food and agri-based products sectors
  • Protection and assurance in food safety and plant and animal health

Learn more about CAP

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To learn more about the cost-share funding program for Processors and Other Businesses, register to attend a free webinar on November 14, 2019 at 9:30 to 10:30am, by completing our online registration form or contacting

For more information on how to apply:


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