Why a Consortium?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.
Dates for 2016/17 Call:•April 1, 2016- AFC Call for Letters of Intent opens•May 19, 2016 - Noon:Call for Letters of Intent closed •June 24, 2016 - Invitation of selected Letters of Intent for Full Proposals •Sept 22, 2016 - Noon: Full proposals due•Jan 7, 2017 - Announcements of award to applicants
Who are we?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:
Research Funding On-line Application System (RFOAS) - FAQ for Applicants
Research and Innovation Process Guidelines For Applicants