ValueThe maximum AAFC contribution for a project will normally not exceed $50,000. If you have multiple funding projects within the program, the total contribution towards all projects cannot exceed $100,000.
AgriAssurance Program: Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) component aims to support for-profit SMEs to help implement assurance projects that address market and regulatory requirements.
It will accomplish these goals by providing targeted support to companies to help implement third-party assurance certification projects that address international market requirements, thus helping expand export opportunities for Canadian agricultural and agri-food products.
For-profit organizations operating in the agriculture, agri-food and agri-based products sector, including fish and seafood, which may include:
- Businesses and corporations
- Indigenous groups
Small and medium-sized enterprises must:
- Be directly involved in growing harvesting, processing or otherwise transforming or consolidating their products
- Have up to 250 employees
- Have annual revenues below $50 million
- Be independently incorporated
- Have completed market research
- Be export and market ready
- Salaries and Benefits
- Contracted Services
- Other Direct Project Costs
Deadline DateUntil September 30, 2022, or until funding has been fully committed or until otherwise announced by the program. The program ends March 31, 2023.
Contact Name: AgriAssurance Program
Phone Number: 1-877-246-4682 (toll-free)
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org