Type of Program:
The Increasing Market Competitiveness Sub-Program supports producers and processors in capturing a larger share of the certified organic market which will increase their profitability.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is 50% of the eligible program expenses, up to a maximum of $30,000 per year.
There is a maximum of $40,000 available for eligible applicants from all Organic Industry Development Sub-Programs over the life of the CAP Framework Agreement (2018-2023).
When It Ends:
The applicant must:
Applicants must have current Organic Certification or have made an application to an Organic Certification Body and have participated in an organic certification inspection.
Applicants must submit their completed applications via regular mail or email to the attention of the Organic Development Officer.
The applicant must submit:
Other Things to Note:
This program is part of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (2018-2023).
The Organic Industry Development Program is designed to support the organic agriculture sector in Prince Edward Island by providing strategic assistance with projects which will increase competitiveness, productivity and profitability of the sector.