GFO: Innovation Appliations

By Maegan MacKimmie:

Grain Farmers of Ontario is now accepting applications for the Grains Innovation Fund to support new and expanded markets for Ontario barley, corn, oats, soybeans, and wheat.

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The Grains Innovation Fund is a project of the market development department at Grain Farmers of Ontario. Market Development works to achieve steady growth by expanding existing and premium markets for our production and encourages new uses for Ontario grain.

Projects that satisfy eligibility criteria can receive up to 60% of the cost of the project, up to a maximum of $50,000. Eligible projects must open new markets for Ontario grains, expand the use and demand for Ontario grains, promote Ontario grains, identity preserve varieties for novel uses, or increase the value of Ontario grains.

Applications for the Grains Innovation Fund must be submitted by November 6, 2017.

Information about the fund and the application process is available at