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.
  February 16, 2018: 2018-2019 Call is announced March 1, 2018 - 6:00 AM: The 2018-2019 AFC Call for Letters-of-Intent (LOIs) opens April 13, 2018 - 12:00 PM (Noon): LOI Intake window closes May 11, 2018 - by 4:00 PM: Invites to full proposals will be sent to applicants August 10, 2018 - 12:00 PM (Noon): Full proposal Intake Closes January 11, 2019 - 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: March 5th, 2018
Please note: the new call starts on March 1, 2018
News: 2018-2019
Our Website is getting a remodel! Look for some changes to the website coming in 2018. The AFC information website will be getting a new look, but have the same mandate/process
Why a consortium?
Guidelines Guidelines Guidelines Guidelines
Who are we?
Dates for 2018-2019 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