Agri-Marketing Program (AAC)


Non-repayable contributions of up to $50,000 per year for companies to undertake export market development activities, including activities in the United States

For SMEs operating in the agriculture, agri-food, and fish and seafood sectors having fewer than 250 employees and annual sales not exceeding $50 million.

Eligible costs shared between Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and successful applicants at a 50/50 ratio: 

  • Advertising in foreign markets  

  • Product demonstrations in foreign markets 

  • Incoming and outgoing missions  

  • Technical training for buyers 

  • Exhibiting at international tradeshows 

Companies must have completed their international market research and be export and market ready. Applications accepted on an on-going basis for activities to be undertaken and completed within one fiscal year which is from April 1st to March 31st of the following year. Eligible costs will be reimbursed after all approved project activities have been completed.

For detailed information on the program including how to apply, please read our Program Applicant Guide available at:  Further information can also be obtained by calling 1-877-246-4682, or by e-mail at

Program ends March 31, 2023.