Fund Description

Assurance Systems will provide funding to support the development of Canadian national assurance systems or standards and their related tools, such as food safety systems, animal and plant health surveillance systems, market attribute/quality standards and traceability systems.

Funding Details

The approved funding amount for each eligible Assurance Systems project will be determined as part of the application review process; however, the maximum AAFC contribution normally will not exceed $1,000,000 per project.

Eligible Expenditures

  • Administration
  • Salaries/Benefits
  • Contracted Services
  • Travel
  • Capital/Assets
  • Other Direct Project Costs

Eligibility Requirements

Not-for-profit industry organizations operating on a national basis along the Canadian agriculture and agri-food value chain.