Supports for all sectors
The Alberta Farm Fuel Benefit Program allows eligible producers to receive a 9-cent-per-litre provincial fuel tax exemption on the purchase of dyed gasoline and diesel.
The Canadian Agricultural Partnershipis a five-year, $3 billion federal-provincial-territorial investment in the agriculture, agri-food and agri-based products sector.
YA aggregates resources for the ecological farm sector across Canada (UMAP), posts opportunities and content on our farmer blog, and works to engage an inspiring network of new and young farmers and food lovers.
FarmCash offers interest-free and low interest rate short-term loans on 45 commodities, including all major crops, livestock, and honey through an automated web-based platform.
The Program offers financial support, subject to financial constraint, to applicants who incorporate high efficiency equipment that is identified in the applicable Funding List in their construction and/or retrofitting projects.
The Farm Health and Safety Producer Grant Program offers financial support, subject to financial constraints, to eligible employers (must have waged, non-family workers and a WCB account) for eligible costs to improve health and safety in their operations and help them comply with OH&S Code.
The Community and Regional Economic Support (CARES) promotes long-term economic growth and prosperity in Alberta.
Provides funding for organizations that create opportunities for Albertans to engage with and help develop their communities.
Entrepreneurs & Small Biz Supports
Supports small and medium-sized businesses through access to financing, advisory services and capital.
A non-profit organization that helps Alberta entrepreneurs start their own businesses. They help entrepreneurs take innovative ideas to the next step.
Provides small business support, including small business loans.
The Digital Economy Program’s Digital Service Squad provides FREE 1-on-1 assistance with digital services to small businesses in Alberta.
Offers mentorship and loans to entrepreneurs aged 18 to 39.
Supports for Exports
The programs are specifically designed to help Alberta businesses expand internationally. The package consists of three programs: The Export Support Fund, the Global Buyers and Investors Program and; the Export Readiness Program.
A training program where an employer applies on behalf of their employee(s) for eligible training costs. Employers decide who gets training and what type of training may be needed for their employees.
Provides individual-focused training or work experience to enable individuals to find and maintain employment. Workplace Training is an individual-centred program and decisions are made which best support the needs of the individual.
Supports for Women in Business
A not-for-profit organization dedicated to enabling women to build successful businesses. AWE provides unique programs and services to women at all stages of business through advising, financing, mentoring, and skills and network development.
a $20 million investment which aims to assist women entrepreneurs to grow their existing businesses and enable them to mature to a state where they can pursue opportunities in domestic and global markets.
leader in preparing women for economically prosperous careers in industries where women have historically been under-represented.
A micro-finance program open to Indigenous women-owned businesses who may lack access to conventional financing.
Manufacturing & Tourism Supports
A project-based grant program that aims to support economic growth and improve quality of life in communities across Alberta. TGIF has 2 streams, Destination Development Support and; Product Development Support.