Increasing Market Competitiveness Sub-Program

The Increasing Market Competitiveness Sub-Program will support producers and processors in capturing a larger share of the certified organic market which will increase their profitability.

Who is eligible for funding?

  • Mi’kmaq First Nations and other Indigenous Organizations;
  • Certified Organic Agricultural Producers;
  • Organic Agriculture Industry Organizations, Clubs, and Associations;
  • Agricultural Producers currently transitioning to Certified Organic;
  • Small to Medium-Sized Organic Agri-Businesses; and
  • Organic Agri-Processors. 

What types of expenses are eligible for funding?

  • Technology to meet the certified organic market requirements and to improve efficiency; and
  • Modification of a facility to meet certified organic requirements.

Where can I find more information?

When can I submit my applications?

Applications for Increasing Market Competitiveness 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:

Organic Industry Development Officer
PEI Department of Agriculture and Land
11 Kent Street, PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE, C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 368-4880
Fax: (902) 368-4857 

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Published date: 
September 3, 2020
Agriculture and Land

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Department of Agriculture and Land
5th Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street,
P.O. Box 2000,
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-4880
Fax: 902-368-4857

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