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Funding Opportunities

If you are interested in partnering on a research opportunity, technology transfer or business opportunity, please browse the below funding and contact NOFIA to see where we can work together to further agricultural interests in Northern Ontario.

Sustainable New Agri-Food Products (SNAP)
SNAP funding will provide up to $5,000 (at 75% cost-share) to eligible applicants to fund the purchase of new equipment to create new or value added food products.
This fund is administered by the Rural-Agricultural Innovation Network, Northeast Community Network, Eat Local Sudbury and Clover Valley Farmer's Market.  Applications will be accepted until September 1, 2014
FCC Agri-Spirit
The Agri-Spirit fund enhances the quality of life for people in rural communities by donating between $5,000 - $25,000 to capital projects.  Registered charities, non-profit organizations and municipal bodies are eligible to apply.  The application deadline is June 12, 2014.     
Growing Forward 2
GF2 funding focuses on innovation, competitiveness and market development to ensure Canadian producers and processors have the tools and resources needed to capitalize on market opportunities.  Funding will support (1) capacity building - eg. education, skills development, planning (2) project implementation.  GF2 will cover 75% of eligible costs towards capacity building projects and 50% of eligible costs for project implementation (75% if project is deemed innovative)  
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