Financial Assistance

Ag Action Manitoba Program

Resource Development

DESCRIPTION

This activity helps industry service providers produce resource materials that are focused on farm operations, business management, risk awareness, market expansion and business solutions.


WHO QUALIFIES

Eligible applicants include:

  • human resource consultants
  • business consultants

AVAILABLE ASSISTANCE

Funding is available for developing the following materials:

  • manuals
  • transition planning guides
  • instructional videos

There is a cost share ratio of 50:50 and a funding cap of $30,000 for this activity. The applicant is responsible for at least 50 per cent of the total approved costs. In-kind contributions cannot exceed 50 per cent of the applicant's contribution.

For a complete list of eligible and ineligible costs, refer to the Ag Action Manitoba Program for Researchers and Industry Service Providers Terms and Conditions Guidebook (PDF 440 KB).


HOW TO APPLY

  1. Review the Ag Action Manitoba Program for Researchers and industry Service Providers Terms and Conditions Guidebook (PDF 440 KB) before you complete your application form to ensure you meet all requirements for eligibility. On the application you will be required to state that you have read, understand and agree to abide by all the requirements set out in the guide.
  2. Download the fillable PDF application form (PDF 1 MB). 
    • NOTE: Check this website regularly for posted application deadline dates. Deadline date reminders are stated in our monthly newsletter.
  3. Applications, with required documentation, can be emailed to Manitoba Agriculture. Be sure to:
    • always save a copy of the completed application for your records
    • attach all required documents before sending
    • include your name, business or organization, contact information and the activity you are applying or in the body of the email
  4.  When your application is received, Manitoba Agriculture will assess your application. Once the application is assessed, you will receive a funding decision letter.
  5. You must receive a funding decision letter before you start any work on your project. Applications for projects that were started before you received your funding decision letter will not be accepted. 
  6. Only costs paid out after the date on your approval letter will be reimbursed. Any expenses incurred before the project`s approvals is recived in writing, are ineligible, unless and execept where otherwise expressly authorized in writing by the program administrator.
  7. When your project is completed, submit a final report, including itemized receipts or other acceptable proof of payments to:

      Ag Action Manitoba – Program Administrator, 810 Phillips Street, Portage la Prairie MB R1N 4A4
  8. Payment will be issued according to the schedule stated in the funding decision letter and upon meeting all the reporting requirements. 
  9. An audit inspection of final work may occur before or after payment is issued.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

  • Monday, December 17, 2018

WHO TO CONTACT

  • Email the program administrator
  • 1-844-769-6224