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Grant Stream 2

Support the Improvement of Human Resources Practices and Capacity

Program Objectives

The objectives of this grant program are to:

  • Provide primary agriculture and agri-food sectors with training and support to improve human resource business skills, to attract and retrain workers, and reduce turnover. This training may include a contracted service provider that is included in the producer or business owner’s grant application.

  • Build self-reliance and expertise in the industry by increasing human resources knowledge and best practices.


  • 90/10 cost share: Provide grants to industry of 90% of eligible expenses incurred, to a minimum of $5,000 to a maximum of $30,000 per Applicant.

  • Provide qualified Applicants with funds to engage facilitators who will coach business owners on best practices in human resources.

  • Clients may apply for funding more than one time, however not for the same work. Each application must show a different strategy or intended outcome.

  • Projects must be completed by February 2024.

  • Clients will receive up to 40% of the funding amount upon acceptance of the approved application.

  • Clients will be reimbursed based on completion of the project and scope of work within the project timelines, and paid invoices supplied to Agriculture for Life, Inc., less any funds advanced at the start of the project.

How to Apply

Step 1: Determine whether you are eligible by reviewing the Program Overview, Key Objective and Terms and Conditions.

Step 2: Complete and sign the Application Form

Step 3: Submit the Application Form and supporting documentation to:


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