From government programs to scholarships, there are plenty of funding opportunities for organic producers and processors, as well as for those gearing up for a future in sustainable agriculture.
Below is a list of recently announced opportunities. For federal and provincial programs with ongoing or annual application windows, please visit our Funding & Support page.
Deadline to apply: January 31, 2022
The 2021 Canada – British Columbia Wildfire and Drought Recovery Initiative provides assistance to agriculture producers to help offset the extraordinary costs required to return to production. The wildfires and drought have caused a wide array of impacts and as a result the application process is quite comprehensive.
The Initiative provides assistance for:
Wildfire and drought support:
For more information about the AgriRecovery Program please see: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/industry/agriculture-seafood/programs/2021-wildfire-and-drought-agrirecovery-initiative
Deadline to apply: December 31, 2021
Applications are now being accepted for the Tim Armstrong Memorial Bursary in Agriculture and Journalism, sponsored by the BC Farm Writers’ Association. The bursary (minimum $1,000) is open to students who are residents of BC and are enrolled in their second year or higher of a full-time agriculture or journalism program at a university, institute or regional college in Canada.
More details: http://www.bcfwa.ca/bursary–links.html