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Get_Started

The following steps outline the process for participating in Growing Forward 2:

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ENROL YOUR FARM BUSINESS


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ATTEND A WORKSHOP

  • Attend a free workshop to help you better understand your farming business’s needs and the opportunities available
  • Workshop attendance is a requirement depending on the project Focus Area chosen. Refer to the Program Guide for full details. Available workshops include:
    • Environmental Farm Plan (EFP)
    • Growing Your Farm Profits (GYFP)
    • Biosecurity
    • Food Safety
    • Traceability
Six Focus Areas Eligible for Funding
A. Environment and Climate Change Adaptation*
B. Assurance Systems (food safety, traceability, animal welfare)**
C. Market Development***
D. Animal and Plant Health****
E. Labour Productivity Enhancement***
F. Business and Leadership Development***
* EFP Workshop required, ** Food Safety/Traceability Workshops recommended, ***GYFP Workshop required, **** Biosecurity Workshop required


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APPLY FOR FUNDING ASSISTANCE

Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association
1 Stone Road West, Guelph, Ontario N1G 4Y2

  • Review Appendix 2 of the Program Guide for detailed requirements necessary to apply under each project category

Consult the Program Guide for full details or access the Applying for Funding Assistance Quick Reference Guide.

 


 


 

 

 

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