Funding Alert: Agricultural Clean Technology Program (ACT) Adoption Stream

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Agricultural Clean Technology Program: Adoption Stream opens today until June 22nd. Read on for more information on the program and how to apply!

The ACT program, a part of the Government of Canada’s strengthened climate plan, aims to create a supporting environment for the adoption of clean technologies that will support the sustainable growth of the agricultural sector. The ACT Adoption Stream will provide non-repayable grants between $25,000 and $2 million to help producers to purchase and install equipment that reduces greenhouse gas emissions and other associated environmental benefits.

Program priorities are in the following three key areas:

  1. Green energy and energy efficiency
  2. Precision agriculture
  3. Bioeconomy solutions

Examples of eligible activities include:

  • Energy-efficient, low-emissions equipment (heating, ventilation, or solar energy systems)
  • Nutrient efficiency (soil sensors, yield monitors)
  • Bio-product and biomass boiler heating

More examples can be found on the AAFC website.

Cost-sharing contributions towards eligible costs are:

  1. AAFC – a maximum of 40%
  2. You – a minimum of 60%

How to apply

For more information on the program and to complete the application and apply, click here.

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