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Emergency Processing Fund (EPF)

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Government of Canada

The EPF can provide financial assistance of up to $5 million to help for-profit organizations that are incorporated in Canada with two objectives: 

  • Objective 1 – Emergency COVID-19 Response (activities funded with non-repayable contributions)
  • Objective 2 – Strategic Investments (activities funded with repayable contributions)

All activities must be completed by September 30, 2020 and will be funded retroactively to March 15, 2020.

To file an application:

  • Requests for less than $100,000:

Contact the Quebec Food Processing Council (CTAQ)

  • Requests for $100,000 or more:

Contact Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and complete the following steps:

  1.  Complete the checklist
  2.  Complete the AAFC application forms and provide the supporting documents
  3.  Submit your application to AAFC

Note that applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on Friday, July 31, 2020, and that the funding may have been fully allocated by this date.

Conditions apply.

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