Strategic Industry Growth Initiative Program

The Strategic Industry Growth Initiative is designed to increase the competitiveness, productivity and profitability of the agriculture industry through a coordinated effort to accelerate the development and successful commercialization of food products from Prince Edward Island. 

Who is eligible for funding?

  • Mi’kmaq First Nations and other Indigenous Organizations;
  • Agriculture industry organizations and associations;
  • Agri-businesses;
  • Agri-processors;
  • Entities collectively representing all agricultural sectors with the necessary expertise to deliver project outcomes;
  • Public, private and academic institutions; and
  • Others may be considered upon request.

What types of expenses are eligible for funding?

  • Travel and associated costs;
  • Research, consultation, coordination and legal fees;
  • Hiring of short-term external expertise; and
  • Capital equipment purchases.

Where can I find more information?

When can I submit my application?

Applications for SIGI will open at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 16, 2018.  Applications received prior to this date and time will not be considered.

For more information contact:

SIGI Agriculture Information Officer
PEI Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
11 Kent Street, PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE, C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 368-4880
Fax: (902) 368-4857 
Email: SIGI@gov.pe.ca

Published date: 
April 3, 2018
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General Inquiries

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
PO Box 1180
548 Main Street
Montague, PE C0A 1R0
Phone: (902) 838-0910
Fax: (902) 838-0975

Agriculture Information Desk
1-866-PEI FARM (734-3276)

peiextension@gov.pe.ca