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Value-Added Products to Markets

Grant request must be more than $50,000, to a maximum of $500,000 per applicant per fiscal year.

The next submission deadline is April 1, 2019. Completed Applications must be received between February 15, 2019 and April 1, 2019. *Please subscribe to Program updates on this website to be notified of any changes*

 

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Funding List

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Program purpose

The purpose of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership Value-Added Products to Markets Program is to support growth of Alberta’s value-added Food Processors and Bio-Industrial Processors. The Program targets Projects that enable growth of their businesses through increased sales related to the development of New Products, adoption of state-of-the-art processes, commercialization of products in New Markets, and expansion of their business in local, domestic and international markets.

Eligible activities include:

· Processing Capacity Expansion

· Product and Process Development

· Label and Package Development

· Market Development

· Export Preparation and Planning

· Product Demonstration

Am I eligible for this program?

Eligible Applicants are as follows:

· Bio-Industrial Processors

· Food Processors

Please refer to the Program Terms and Conditions for the definition of each Eligible Applicant.

How do I apply for this program?

There will be 1 to 3 submission deadlines per year for this program.

The next submission deadline is April 1, 2019. Completed Applications must be received between February 15, 2019 and April 1, 2019. *Please subscribe to Program updates on this website to be notified of any changes*

All applicants should be notified of the status of their application within four to six weeks of the application submission deadline.

Completed SIGNED Applications and all required documentation can be:

Emailed to: AF.AG-GRANTS@GOV.AB.CA

Mailed to:

Canadian Agricultural Partnership Grants

Food and Value Added Processing Division

6547 Sparrow Drive, Leduc AB T9E 7C7

Here are some suggestions that may help you complete your application:

· Read and understand all of the information in the Program Terms and Conditions

· Ensure you meet eligibility criteria

· Ensure you are applying for eligible activities and eligible expenses by reading the Funding List

· Know the results you want to achieve and clearly explain how they fit with the Program Assessment Criteria found in Terms and Conditions 4.1

· Provide all required documentation (quotations, confirmation of financing for project, letters of support from buyers, listings, marketing plan, business plan etc.), to assess the eligibility and merit of your project

· Submit your completed SIGNED Application Form, along with all required documentation by the intake deadline

Failure to submit a completed Application with all supporting documentation may result in a delay in being reviewed. Incomplete Applications will not be processed.

For more information

Phone: 310-FARM (3276)

Email: af.ag-grants@gov.ab.ca

Web: https://cap.alberta.ca

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Value-Added Products to Markets July 18, 2018 webinar

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