Food Protection & Assurance Funding Program

Cassandra Baccardax
May 03, 2018

Canadian Agricultural Partnership – Protection and Assurance Cost-Share Funding Intake - Until May 8

Producers, processors and other agri-businesses can apply for funding under the Protection and Assurance Program until May 8, 5pm.  

In Ontario, the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Partnership) is a five-year, $1.5 billion investment in the Ontario agri-food sector: $1.1 billion for Business Risk Management funding and $417 million for projects to help grow Ontario's agri-food and agri-products sectors.

Partnership funding will support projects in key areas, with research and innovation continuing to be a key focus across all programming:  Environmental Stewardship and Protection/Assurance.


Protection and Assurance Program


The Protection and Assurance Program provides support to help sustain and grow Ontario’s agri-food sector. The program will help businesses to keep pace with changing assurance systems, rapidly evolving risk, changing marketplace expectations and increasing consumer demand for greater transparency of Ontario’s food industries.

Funding will target three priority areas, with traceability an element in each area:  Food safety, Plant health, Animal health. 

An introduction to the printed CAP Program Guides and the Online Interactive Guidebook are available onlineLearn more about the Fund here or contact OMAFRA at 1-877-424-1300 or email


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