Growing Forward 2 - Helping You Reach Your Goals

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Growing Forward 2 (GF2) is a comprehensive federal-provincial-territorial framework aimed at encouraging innovation, competitiveness and market development in Canada's agri-food and agri-products sector. In Ontario, farm, food and agri-product businesses, organizations and collaborations can build their own plan and select opportunities to help grow their profits, expand their markets and manage risks.

Whether you are just starting out, or have been in business a long time, Growing Forward 2 offers practical and flexible options to help you reach your goals.

The GF2 Program offers funding assistance to established producers, processors, organizations and collaborations to grow profits, expand markets and manage shared risks. Funding assistance supports six areas of focus where individual businesses can apply for cost-share for Capacity Building activities and Project Implementation. Innovation is a key component present throughout all areas of focus.

Apply For Growing Forward 2

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2. Apply

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Partnering for Success

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs is working in partnership with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to support a competitive, sustainable and innovative agri-food and agri-products sector. We are working with organizations like the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association and the Agricultural Adaptation Council to deliver Growing Forward 2 to the industry.

Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 19 March 2013
Last Reviewed: 02 May 2014