Canadian Agricultural Partnership
11/20/19 Receipt and postmarked for complex projects requiring technical review committee approval. All other projects will be reviewed first-come first-serve.
Grants to Alberta individual agricultural producers and commercial manure applicators to improve the environment and increase sustainability. Funding is intended to decrease negative environmental impact, manage climate change, promote sustainable production, and raise agriculture profitability.
The objectives of the program will be on activities and practices that:
- Reduce the risks to agricultural contaminants entering water
- Enhance sustainable production while mitigating carbon emissions that impact air and soil quality
- Help producers manage and adapt to climate change.
The following categories are eligible for funding:
- Category A: Riparian Management
- Category B: Manure and Livestock Facilities
- Category C: Agricultural Input and Waste Management
- Category D: Innovation
- Category E: Commercial Manure Applicators
Activities that may be included in an Application under the Program include:
a) For Active Producer Applicants, activities listed in Funding Categories A to D in the Funding List;
b) For Commercial Manure Applicator Applicants, activities listed in Funding Category E in the Funding List; and
c) Any other activity related to environmental improvement or climate change mitigation/adaptation approved by the Minister
For a description of projects and eligible costs related to each funding category, see:
For a list of eligible items, and capped reimbursements, for improved land application of manure, see:
GrantWatch ID#: 184318
The maximum funding an applicant can receive from the program is $100,000 over the program term, except in the following limited circumstances:
a) You may be eligible for up to an additional $100,000 under Category D: Innovation Solutions.
b) You may be eligible for up to an additional $100,000 over the program term for each operation owned by an applicant that is located on a different premise ID number for Category B only.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email applications and supporting documents to CAP.ESandCCProgram@gov.ab.ca
Or mail to:
Environmental Stewardship and Climate Change - Producer Program
7000-113 Street, Suite 302
Edmonton Alberta T6H 5T6
Phone: 310-FARM (3276)