The five-year Federal-Provincial cost-shared program, funded through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, supports the development of marketing skills and plans, the creation of market research and export-focused promotional materials, and participation in export-focused market development activities, including reaching new customers through inter-provincial/ international trade shows.
Program Guide for Applicants
Program GuideFor more detailed information on the B.C. Agri-food and Seafood Market Development Program, to include the program funding model, the eligibility criteria and how to apply, please refer to the program guide
The Steps to Funding
Program Eligibility Form
Notice of Eligibility
Determine your Eligibility
Select the appropriate eligibility form to determine whether your institution is eligible for program funding. Eligibility forms are accepted all year round.
Program application forms will be made available October 1st for projects starting April 1st the following year. To keep up to date with program announcements please register for our monthly e-newsletter .
The Application Timeline
Program Eligibility Form Deadline for projects starting in April the following year
Consultation Calls with Applicants & Project Application Deadline for projects starting in April the following year
December / January
Project Scoring & Assessment
Project Implementation, April through to March