Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (S-CAP)
The Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (S-CAP) is a five-year, (2023-2028) $3.5 billion investment by federal, provincial and territorial governments that will strengthen competitiveness, innovation and resiliency of the agriculture, agri-food and agri-based products sector. This includes $1 billion in federal programs and activities and $2.5 billion in cost-shared programs and activities by federal, provincial and territorial governments.
Who is Eligible?
- Primary producer: an individual, a corporation registered in Alberta, a post-secondary institution, or an applied research/forage association that is:
- responsible for the day-to-day management of an agricultural operation (such as an annual crop, bee, or livestock operation) in Alberta that produces at least $25,000 worth of farm commodities annually
- responsible for input costs for that operation
- not a landlord whose only interest in the operation is ownership
- Applicants must
- have a valid Alberta Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) certificate or completion letter, or;
- submit a copy of an EFP letter of completion or certificate with the Reimbursement Claim Form
Environmental Farm Plan (EFP)
An applicant must have a current EFP Certificate or letter of completion or must be currently working on an EFP and is able to receive an EFP certificate or letter of before the end of the project term. The EFP must be completed within 10 years from the date your proposal is received or it will not be considered valid. To get started on your EFP visit: Alberta Environmental Farm Plan.
At a Glance
S-CAP offers a variety of programs to support the unique needs of Alberta's agriculture industry.
Alberta producers, farmers, ranchers, processors and organizations can apply for these cost-shared grant programs:
- Efficient Grain Handling
- Emerging Opportunities
- Farm Technology
- On-Farm Value-Added
- Resilient Agricultural Landscape
- Accelerating Agriculture Innovations
For more information on S-CAP or to speak with an Alberta Agriculture and Irrigation program specialist visit their website or call 310-FARM (3276).