Ontario On-Farm Climate Action Fund



About the Ontario On-Farm Climate Action Fund


The Ontario On-Farm Climate Action Fund (OFCAF) provides cost-share funding to farmers to support the implementation of best management practices (BMPs) to tackle climate change through reducing emissions of GHGs and supporting increased carbon sequestration. Cost-share support to farmers is available under the project categories of nitrogen management, cover cropping, and rotational grazing. 

In Ontario, the OFCAF is delivered to farmers by the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA). Application intake dates are held between April 1, 2022 and March 31, 2024.

How to Apply


Applications are only accepted during application intakes, which can be found in the Online Program Guide.


Be sure to carefully review the Online Program Guide – only eligible and complete applications will be considered.


The following must be included with an application submission:

  • Enrolment and Application Form
  • FBRN or documentation supporting an exemption or most current MPAC Assessment
  • Valid and up to date Premises ID Number
  • Documentation required to be submitted with the application (see Documentation required with the application in the program guide); this may include site sketches and supporting plans/assessments

Enrolment and Application Forms and all required documentation can be submitted electronically at OSCIAPortal.org, or Enrolment and Application Forms are available on the Online Program Guide and you can submit the forms and all required documentation by email to ofcaf@ontariosoilcrop.org or by post to 1-367 Woodlawn Rd. W., Guelph, ON, N1H 7K9.

Resources for Applying

The Online Program Guide provides program information, including eligibility criteria, project category information, application intake dates, Enrolment and Application Forms.

This is the online portal for submitting OFCAF enrolment and application forms.

For information on what a Knowledge Sharing Event (KSE) is, how to submit an event to be a KSE, how to confirm participation at a KSE, and a listing of approved KSEs.

Stay up-to-date! Join the OSCIA Programs mailing list.

Do you have questions about OFCAF?

Submitting a claim?

Interested in exploring other cost-share opportunities?

Funding Statement

Funding for this project has been provided by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada through the Agricultural Climate Solutions – On-Farm Climate Action Fund. 

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