Before starting the application process, please review the FAQs below to help assess if your project idea might be eligible for funding through one of our programs.

If you’re interested in applying for Buy Local, Export or Innovation funding, please see the program-specific FAQs. Not sure which program is right for you? Take the General FAQ and be sure to contact us if you have any other questions or are ready to apply.

BC Government’s Buy Local Program

The Buy Local Program offers funding for BC’s agriculture, food and seafood sectors to enhance local marketing efforts to increase consumer demand and sales of BC agrifoods. FAQ

GF2: BC Agrifood & Seafood Export Program

Funding is available through this program for projects that enable BC’s agriculture, food and seafood sectors to increase export sales and expand international market access through participation in international market development activities. FAQ

GF2: Canada-BC Agri-Innovation Program

This program is designed to accelerate the pace of innovation in BC’s agri-food industry. Funding is available between 2013-18 to support industry, academia, retailers and others in late stage research and pilot projects that lead to the commercialization and/or adoption of innovative products, technologies and practices. FAQ

Take the General FAQ