AgriRisk Administrative Capacity Building Initiative
AgriRisk is designed to help organizations develop or implement agriculture risk management tools through time limited support and technical assistance through Growing Forward 2.
AgriRisk is comprised of two distinct initiatives to support these activities:
The AgriRisk Research and Development is funded and administered by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to support projects related to the development of agriculture risk management tools or strategies. For more information please contact Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-877-246-4682.
The AgriRisk Administrative Capacity Building Initiative supports the implementation of agricultural risk management tools or strategies that have already been developed by providing financial assistance for start-up costs and activities.
AgriRisk Administrative Capacity Building Initiative cost-shared 60/40 with the federal and provincial governments and administered by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.
AgriRisk Administrative Capacity Building Initiative Eligibility Requirements
At a minimum:
Eligible Costs and Activities
This initiative will fund eligible costs for activities to implement an agriculture risk management tool under the AgriRisk Administrative Capacity Building Initiative. Eligible activities include but are not limited to:
Project proposals submitted after September 30, 2017 may not be considered for funding under this initiative.
With the exception of payments to create a capital reserve for indemnity-based programming, the maximum payment per recipient shall not exceed $5,000,000 dollars per government fiscal year (the twelve month period starting April 1 and ending March 31 the following year).
Funding is limited to eligible costs that are incurred within the first (5) years a project proposal is approved or when this initiative terminates on March 31, 2018, which ever date is earlier.
The maximum payment to a recipient to create a capital reserve for indemnity-based programming is up to $1,250,000 per agriculture risk management tool under this initiative.
Submitting a proposal does not create any legal or other right to receive a payment under this initiative.
How to Apply
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300