Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

The Local Food Infrastructure Fund through Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)

Program Summary

The Local Food Infrastructure Fund (LFIF) is a five-year, $50 million initiative ending March 31, 2024. The program is part of the Government of Canada’s Food Policy which is Canada’s roadmap for a healthier and more sustainable food system in Canada. The LFIF objective is to strengthen food systems and to facilitate access to safe and nutritious food for at-risk populations.

Website Link: https://www.agr.gc.ca/eng/agricultural-programs-and-services/local-food-infrastructure-fund/contact-information/?id=1563476024898

Eligible Recipients

  • community or charitable organizations
  • Indigenous groups
  • not-for-profit co-operatives

Application Deadline

Proposals will be accepted until September 30, 2022, or until the funding has been fully committed or until otherwise announced by the Initiative. The Initiative ends on March 31, 2023.

Contact Information

E-mail: aafc.foodprograms-programmesalimentaires.aac@canada.ca
Telephone: 1-877-246-4682
TDD/TTY: 613-773-2600