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Financial Support for Aspiring Farmers

To Apply

 Eligibility

Make certain you meet the eligibility criteria.

 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.

Your Responsibilities Throughout the Year

Transmit your financial information and any other requisite information

Information transmitted through the financial information collection process is used for all the AGRI programs and for the financing programs.

For more information on your responsibilities during the year and the deadlines to meet for transmitting all your financial information, please refer to the Financial Information Collection section.

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.

 Forms

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.