ValueA total of up to $15,000 during the funding cycle in addition to up to $4,000 of Community Engagement Top-up Funding
The B.C. Indigenous Agriculture Development Program supports Indigenous peoples’ success in the food and agriculture sector. The program stream for governments, communities and organizations offers Agricultural Opportunities Assessments (Step 1 of the Program) and Financial and Business Planning (Step 2) with services from a Qualified Business Consultant, as well as optional top-up funding to support community engagement during your projects.
Open to any Indigenous government, community or organization, including a band or tribal council, government of a self-governing First Nation or Métis Nation Chartered Community, Society or Association, economic development corporation, other Indigenous organization or association, Indigenous for-profit or not-for-profit corporation, cooperative or institution, or other Indigenous business, partnership or joint venture in the Province of British Columbia.
Services include feasibility analysis, financial and business planning and skills development for agriculture and food production and processing, including for community food security.
Deadline DateAll year round
Contact Name: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Phone Number: 1- 888-221-7141
E-mail Address: AgriBusiness@gov.bc.ca.