Financial Assistance

Ag Action Manitoba Program

Organizational Development 

The Organizational Development grant helps industry organizations undertake planning, governance, leadership, and other capacity building initiatives, to enhance the sustainability and profitability of the agriculture sector.
Who can apply?
Eligible industry organizations must be actively engaged in representing farmers, agri-food and agri-product processors, and agri-business member interests. This can include: 
·       associations
·       commissions
·       non-profit organizations
·       boards
·       Indigenous governments or communities
When are the application deadlines?
Closed. Applications are not being received at this time.
*PLEASE NOTE: Activities, application intake openings, and deadlines may change.
What do we fund?
Eligible projects must occur in, or have a positive outcome for, Manitoba and can include activities related to:
·       strategic planning
·       business planning
·       board governance
·       leadership development
·       succession planning
How much may we fund?
Government support cannot exceed 50 per cent of eligible expenses, to a maximum of $50,000.
Making an Application:

 Additional Information:

  • Once a decision on an application has been made, the applicant will receive a decision notification letter.
  • Projects will be assessed based on the following:
    • Alignment with strategic goals and objectives of Manitoba Agriculture and the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP)
    • Intended project outcomes
    • A financial risk assessment
    • A delivery risk assessment
    • Client experience and project management
    • Performance deliverables
  • Successful applicants may be required to enter into a contribution agreement with the Manitoba government before any funding is provided. The agreement lists the rights and responsibilities of all parties with respect to government funding.  
  • Submitted invoices must be from applicants to be eligible for funding.
  • Reports and itemized receipts or other acceptable proof of payments will be required to make a claim.
Manitoba Agriculture
CAP-Ag Action Manitoba
Toll Free telephone: 1-844-769-6224