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AgriMarketing Program (Market Development Stream)

Description: To promote industry competitiveness in domestic and export markets, Market Development will provide funding through an application process to support industry-led efforts that:

  • Expand key export and domestic markets;
  • Increase capacity to respond to consumer preferences and emerging food trends; and
  • Promote awareness and increase sales of Canadian products.

Funding Details: Maximum of $50,000 per year (50% of total eligible costs such as administration, salaries/benefits, contracted services, travel, capital costs and other direct project costs)

Eligible Expenditures: Development and implementation of market development and branding strategies, industry-wide branding, promotion and advertising including in-store and food service promotions, incoming, outgoing and exploratory missions, trade fairs/shows,market research, technical training for buyers about Canadian products and product handling, industry-to-industry trade advocacy, technical support services, export capacity building.

Eligibility Requirements: Eligible applicants must:

  • Be legal entities capable of entering into a legally binding agreement.
  • Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)

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How NorthBridge Will Assist With the AgriMarketing program and Other Funding Programs

NorthBridge has over 20 years of experience assisting companies with government funding programs. We will:

  • Listen and discuss past, present and future project activities.
  • Research and identify the appropriate and optimal government grant, tax incentive, loans, as well as private financing opportunities.
  • Take a hands-on approach to the application process and address relevant program objectives and criteria.
  • Become an in-house project manager for all types of government funding.
  • Interview the key employees and ask specific questions in order to make the right funding decisions.
  • Assist in writing the application and preparing all supporting documentation.
  • Assist with government reporting requirements.

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