Type of Program:
The Mitigation, Prevention, Occupational Health and Safety program provides funding assistance for approved activities intended to enhance the health and occupational safety on farms and a focus of mitigation and prevention to protect the crop and livestock sectors in New Brunswick. The program provides support for the following elements: Wildlife Damage Mitigation, Emergency Preparedness for Extreme Weather Disasters and Occupational Health and Safety on Farm.
Comments on Funding:
Funding for Wildlife Damage Mitigation is up to 50% of eligible costs, to a maximum of $30,000.
Funding for Emergency Preparedness for Extreme Weather Disasters ranges from up to 50% to up to 100% of eligible costs, to a maximum of $5,000.
Funding for Occupational Health and Safety on Farm ranges from up to 50% to up to 100% of eligible costs, to a maximum of $5,000.
Agriculture producers considered New Entrants (individuals who have reported farming income or owned a farm for 5 years or less) are eligible for an additional 10% contribution, provided the contribution does not exceed the established maximums under each program.
When It Ends:
submit a completed application form and any additional required documentation to any Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries (DAAF) regional office or directly to the CAP Administrator, Industry Financial Programs, Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries, P.O. Box 6000, Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1, or by e-mail to CAP.ADMIN@gnb.ca.
submit the signed Letter of Offer received upon approval within 30 days from receiving it,
provide DAAF any necessary information related to the evaluation of the project and demonstrate a significant contribution to the project.
Applicants must submit:
Upon project completion, the completed Claim for Reimbursement form must be forwarded to the designated Project Officer together with a detailed invoice and proof of payment (an original receipt, image of cancelled cheque (front and back), or statement from financial institution showing transaction).
Other Things to Note:
This program is part of The Canada / New Brunswick Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP).
Approved projects must be completed within the fiscal year for which they were approved (April 1 to March 31).