Trusts provide the incentive and opportunity for industry sectors to lead, manage and finance their own development by providing partial funding for development activities. Trusts also help industry to establish partnerships with other parties who share their development priorities, making the most of available industry funds.
- Individuals and organizations can contact the administrator to find out about the Trust and its application process
- Projects must benefit an industry sector; commercial entities are not eligible for direct financial assistance
- Industry sets priorities for funding and makes the decisions on projects
- Criteria for funding include viability, profitability, market responsiveness, education, technology development and transfer, environmental management, and cost sharing
Contact Name: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Phone Number: 1- 888-221-7141
E-mail Address: AgriBusiness@gov.bc.ca.