Jerusalem Artichoke Association of Canada

OMAFRA Funding Opportunity

In Ontario, Growing Forward 2 provides cost-share funding assistance to producers, processors, organizations and collaborations to grow profits, expand markets and manage shared risks through cost-share programs for projects in key areas. Growing Forward 2 is a 5-year (2013-2018) policy framework by Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial government to encourage innovation, competitiveness and adaptability in the agricultural and agri-food sector. Ontario-based producers, processors, organizations and collaborations can receive up to 50-75% funding of total eligible projects costs depending the cost-share programs and the project category. To be eligible the applicant’s project must fit in one of the following 6 focus areas of the Growing Forward 2: environmental and climate change adaptation, animal & plant health, assurance systems, market development, labour productivity enhancement, and business and leadership development,

Learn more: http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/about/growingforward/gf2-processor.htm