Northern Isolated Community Initiatives (NICI) Fund: Northern Food Businesses Stream

By mmuise

The Northern Food Businesses stream provides funding to Northern agriculture and food businesses and communities, to build a strong territorial food industry and help reduce food insecurity in the territories using practical approaches.

Comments on Funding:


Deadline: Continuous Intake

Applicants must be:

  • for-profit businesses or commercial entities;
  • organizations, corporations, associations, cooperatives, partnerships or institutions controlled by First Nations, Inuit, Metis and non-status Indians (except those established for charitable or religious purposes),
  • municipalities; and
  • social enterprises.
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Documentation Needed:


Other Things to Note:

NICI was announced in Budget 2019 as a $15 million investment, over five years starting in the 2019-20 fiscal. Date modified:2020-12-22

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