Financial Support for Aspiring Farmers
Improvements to this program will be effective as of April 2018 (details to come).
With our Financial Support Program for Aspiring Farmers, we help young producers establish themselves on an existing farm or start a new business.
The Establishment Grant seeks to:
The Start-Up Grant seeks to:
Both the Establishment Grant and Start-Up Grant can be used for productive investments at your operation, such as:
|Training level||Full time|
|Training level 1, examples:||$50,000||$25,000|
|Training level 2, examples:||$30,000||$15,000|
|Training level 3, examples:||$20,000||$10,000|
Tournez-vous vers l’excellence! Contest
Do you know about our contest recognizing excellence? If you are between 18 and 40 years old, you could have a chance at winning a $5000 grant or one of two $2500 grants or a $1500 grant. Go to the Contest Page to find out how to register and see the young entrepreneurs who have distinguished themselves in recent years.