Agricultural Clean Technology (ACT) Program-Research and Innovation StreamGovernment of Canada
The Agricultural Clean Technology (ACT) Program is a $190-million investment that aims to support research, development, and adoption of clean technologies through investments in, and promotion of precision agriculture and agri-based bioproducts. These technologies must help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, generate a wide range of positive impacts, and promote sustainable and clean growth. Funding is allocated through two streams: (1) the Adoption Stream and (2) the Research and Innovation Stream.
- Applicants must be legal, Canadian, entities;
- For-profit organizations, agriculture and farm businesses included;
- Not-for-profit organizations; and
- Indigenous organizations.
- Funding contributions are both repayable and non-repayable;
- Projects should exceed a value of $50,000 of total eligible project costs;
- The maximum total allotment may not exceed $2 million per project;
- For-profit organizations may receive up to a maximum of 50% of project costs; and
- Not-for-profit organizations may receive up to a maximum of 75% of project costs.
How to Apply
1. Complete a Project Summary form
The Project Summary form will help to determine your project’s eligibility and alignment with program criteria and priorities prior to you preparing a full application. It will also facilitate a discussion between you and program staff about your project.
For more information, refer to Annex C: How to complete a Project Summary form.
2. Complete a Project Application form
Following the submission of a Project Summary form, you may be invited to submit a Project Application form. Program staff would provide the form and instructions.