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Apply for GF2's Saskatchewan Agri-Value Initiative Funding

The Saskatchewan Agri-Value Initiative (SAVI) supports small to medium-sized enterprises in their efforts to add value to agricultural products for a more profitable, competitive industry.

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1. Guidance

Available Funding

Overall limit of $100,000 per company or organization over the program duration (April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2018). 

Individual component maximums are as follows:

  • Prototype and Product Development - $60,000
  • Marketing/Marketing Opportunities - $40,000
  • Skills and Training - $5,000
  • Enhanced Labour Training - $100,000
In each component, applicants must match with 50 per cent funding.

Applicants can apply for each component more than once providing the component maximums are not exceeded over five years.

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2. Eligibility

Small and medium-sized agricultural business enterprises in Saskatchewan can apply.

Selection Criteria for Components:

  • Potential economic impact of the project
  • Probability of success
  • Industry support
  • Ability of applicant to complete the project
  • Business approach/technical design

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3. How To Apply

Applicants must complete the Business Proposal form and submit as their application. 

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and will be reviewed for eligibility at the end of each month by the Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) Committee.

Download the Business Proposal form (Word)

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