Important Dates
Getting Started
The purpose of a collaborative one-window approach to funding agriculture research and innovation is to coordinate the proposal process, funding and stimulate private/public sector participation in Alberta’s agriculture and the food industry.
  January 14, 2019: 2019-2020 Call is announced January 14, 2019 - 4:00 PM: The 2019-2020 AFC Call for Letters-of-Intent (LOIs) opens March 28, 2019 - 12:00 PM (Noon): LOI Intake window closes May 6, 2019 - by 4:00 PM: Invites to full proposals will be sent to applicants June 27, 2019 - 12:00 PM (Noon): Full proposal Intake Closes January 16, 2020 - 4:00 PM: Final decisions are announced
The Agriculture Funding Consortium (AFC) is a voluntary body that has no legal standing and is comprised of several organizations, each of which is responsible for its own priorities and investment mandate. Information on current areas of research and innovation investment is available from each individual organization or through the following link:
Getting Started
Getting Started
Research Funding On-line Application System (RFOAS) - FAQ for Applicants
Research and Innovation Process Guidelines For Applicants
Research Priorities
  Wondering what the Funders are looking for in research projects? Then click on the link below to download the AFC priorities. These are updated as of: January 14th, 2019
Please note: the new call starts on January 14, 2019
News: 2019-2020
The AFC has two new member groups for 2019-2020. The AFC members welcome Sask Barley Development Commission, and Sask Wheat Development Commission!
Why a consortium?
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Who are we?
Dates for 2019-2020 Call:
Important Dates
FAQ information FAQ information FAQ information FAQ information
If you have questions about how the AFC works, the application process or any other inquiries, email:
What do I do?
Research Priorities Research Priorities Research Priorities Research Priorities Members