Applying for a Grant

The Local Food Investment Fund has three streams providing financial support to farmers and local food leaders all with the common goal to increase the amount of local food consumed in Ontario.

Updated Grant Application Guidelines for each of our grant streams are now available

Broader Public Sector Grant Stream

Market Access Grant Stream

Local Food Literacy Grant Stream 


Click here to apply now

Please note our Grant Portal is optimized for Google Chrome. For ease of use, install Chrome on your device.

Round of Funding Last Day to Submit Inquiry Projected Start Date
Round 2 March 30, 2016 July 1, 2016
Round 3 September 13, 2016 December 15, 2016


The Fund invites applicants to contact us at any time to discuss ideas. Our staff can provide advice and guidance to assist groups to submit the best possible application.