Sustainable CAP Programs Announced Yesterday

New website up and programs rolling out.

Tuesday March 28, 2023 the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) bilateral agreement with Alberta was announced:

  • Alberta Government News Release 
  • In effect from April 1, 2023, to March 31, 2028.
  • The total value is $2.5 billion (representing federal, provincial, and territorial dollars), up from $2 billion under the CAP Framework.
  • The $500 million increase represents a 25% increase of funding towards federal-provincial cost-shared programs well as the addition of a new program called the Resilient Agricultural Landscapes Program (RALP)
  • Sustainable CAP website.

There will be informational webinars offered over the next few weeks with stakeholders and those signed up on the website.

Resilient Agricultural Landscape Program (RALP)

Government staff are reaching out to the ASBs over the next few weeks with more details on this program and how they can play a role in getting these dollars in the hands of their producers.

The Goal: To increase environmental resiliency of agricultural landscapes by accelerating adoption of Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs) that maximize provision of Ecological Goods & Services (EG&S), such as carbon sequestration, improved water quality and biodiversity enhancement.


  • Per-acre payment basis for a term of three years.
  • Up to $150,000 for Primary Producers,
  • Up to $300,000 for Indigenous applicants or groups such as Grazing Reserve Associations and Community Pastures on select BMP projects.
  • Opens on April 3, 2023. 

BMP funding list and other program details, visit

Farm Technology Program (FTP)

The Goal: Supports the adoption of innovative technology that minimizes agricultural waste, optimizes farm efficiency, or improves the security of farming operations. 


  • Two funding streams:
  • Farm Technology
    • Up to $48,000/applicant
  • Farm Security Stream
    • Up to $2,000/applicant
  • Retroactive to April 1, 2023. 

Funding list and other program details, visit

Efficient Grain Handling Program (EGHP)

The Goal: Increase the adoption of grain handling equipment that shows a significant energy efficiency improvement over standard practice.


  • Up to $100,000/applicant for approved projects.
  • Retroactive to April 1, 2023.

Funding list and other program details, visit

Find these and 5 other Sustainable CAP programs listed on the new Sustainable CAP Website.

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