The objectives of this program are to provide support for the presentation of and attendance at agricultural courses, seminars, workshops, conferences and any other activities that will develop the human resource capabilities of Yukon agricultural agri-food and agri-based products industry.
Activities that will improve agricultural skills or build capacity within a farm or agricultural organization.
Costs include, but are not limited to:
Individuals, farm groups, cooperatives, non-profit organizations and governments.
Assistance may be provided for up to 60% of project costs for individuals to a maximum of $6,000 per year and $18,000 over the life of the program, 60% of project costs for farm groups or cooperatives to a maximum of $30,000 per year, and 100% of project costs for non-profit organizations and governments. Organizations and governments sponsoring applications for 100% funding will be required to advertise the opportunity to eligible participants (for non-profit organizations this would be at minimum their entire membership) and evaluate individual applications based on predetermined criteria to select delegates.
Energy, Mines and Resources
Visit us on the 3rd floor, Room 320, of the Elijah Smith Building at 300 Main Street in Whitehorse, Yukon.