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Below are some key provincial and federal funding opportunities for agricultural producers and processors. The opportunities listed are either ongoing or have annual application windows.

For one-time opportunities and recent announcements, please visit our Latest Funding Opportunities page. And for a more complete list of funding programs and supports, check out these provincial and federal programs pages.

Ministry of Agriculture and Food - Programs Page Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada -  Programs & Services

Business, market and sector development

Bee BC

Provides funding to enhance bee health throughout the province.


Buy BC Partnership Program

Provides cost-shared funding and a recognizable Buy BC logo to help BC’s agrifood and seafood sector market their products and increase sales within BC.


Knowledge Transfer Events

Supports industry activities that contribute to and improve the competitiveness, innovation and resilience of B.C.’s agriculture and agrifoods sector.



Insurance and Income protection

Provincial Programs

A suite of insurance and income stability programs that are designed to work together to enable B.C.’s agricultural producers to manage business risks that are beyond their control (production losses, severe market volatility, extreme weather events or disasters).


Income Savings Account (AgriInvest)

Helps manage small income declines, and provides support for investments to mitigate risks or improve market income.


Food Safety and Traceability

BC Traceability Funding Programs

Funding is available to agriculture, food and seafood businesses to support the adoption of new or improved traceability systems, practices, technologies and infrastructure in B.C. The programs aim to enable businesses to meet existing and emerging market and regulatory requirements for traceability systems.


On-Farm Food Safety Program

Provides up to $10,000 in funding to on-farm businesses such as food farmers, producers, packers, and ranchers in BC who want to earn food safety certifications and implement food safety improvement activities.


Post-Farm Food Safety Program

Provides up to $20,000 in funding to BC processors, value adding producers, wholesalers, importers and distributors, leading toward the implementation of activities which directly encourage stronger food safety practices.


Environmental Sustainability

Environmental Farm Program

Supports producers in increasing the environmental sustainability of their operation.