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Financial Support for Aspiring Farmers

To Apply

 Contact Us

Contact an advisor at your service centre to make an appointment.

 Forms and documents

So we can more easily analyse your project, please bring along:

  • your business plan;
  • your diplomas or most recent transcripts;
  • proof of age.

Payment of your grant

Your grant is paid as soon as documents of proof are presented. Documents must be presented within five years from the date on which the grant is awarded.


To obtain a payment, complete the form Request for payment (PDF) and send it to your service centre.

Services at your disposal

The Investment fund for the next generation of farm workers (FIRA) offers its services for land rental/purchase and down payment loans. Please contact FIRA to find out if you are eligible for its services.

The virtual Agro-Démarrage kit offered by the Québec reference centre for agriculture and agri-food (CRAAQ) has all the information required for helping you start up an agriculture or agri-food business.