Building Sector
Capacity, Growth and

Capital Assets - Processing Equipment


The Capital Assets - Processing Equipment funding stream supports the growth and expansion of Manitoba's agri-processing sector by assisting with capital investment purchases for modernization activities that enhance efficiency, productivity and environmental sustainability.

This can include equipment purchases that support the transformation of raw inputs into value-added goods that bring new technologies or products into the production process, scaling up production and improving productivity, process automation through the introduction of new and innovative processing technologies, or process integration through the introduction of new and innovative processing technologies

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Eligible Applicants

  • agri-food processors
  • agri-product processors
  • licensed commercial kitchens
  • primary producers
  • Indigenous Government/Indigenous individuals, businesses, communities, and organizations, other Indigenous groups undertaking agricultural initiatives
  • wholesalers (food, ingredients)
  • abattoirs

Eligible Activities

The following are eligible for funding:

  • equipment that supports the transformation of raw inputs by physical or chemical means into a higher value food, beverage or agri-product
  • equipment used for preparing, producing or packaging a product, or for package forming, fractionating or decorticating
  • equipment that contributes to the commercialization and adoption of new products, technologies, practices or processes

Project Timeline

Up to 24 months.

Cost Share Funding

A cost share ratio of 50 per cent government and 50 per cent applicant on the first $50,000, then on a 10 per cent government and 90 per cent applicant cost share per dollar thereafter, to a maximum contribution of $2.5 million per project

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