Livestock Welfare Delivery Agent Program FAQs

Livestock Welfare Delivery Agent Program FAQs

The purpose of the Growing Forward 2 (GF2) Livestock Welfare Delivery Agent Program is to provide financial support to successful applicants who deliver livestock welfare programs that enable industry to adopt nationally accepted livestock welfare standards and technologies that contribute to maintenance of social license for agri-food industries in Alberta.

How are costs shared?

The program provides grants to cover eligible expenses for approved projects up to a maximum of $300,000 per Application, and $300,000 per Applicant per Fiscal Year. 2 Funding received through other federal, provincial and municipal governments cannot exceed 100% of the Eligible Expenses claimed by the Applicant and paid under the Program. The amount of the grant shall be adjusted so that the total government funding for Eligible Expenses does not exceed 100% of these expenses.

Who can participate?

An individual, corporate entity, partnership, post-secondary institution, or non-profit organization that relate to the improvement of livestock welfare and which is of benefit to livestock producers and processors.

How do you start?

  • Determine whether you are eligible;
  • Refer to the Livestock Welfare Delivery Agent Program’s Terms and Conditions;
  • Ensure that the project activities are eligible;
  • Eligible activities are listed in the program’s Terms and Conditions;
  • Complete the Application Form available on the program page.

Once you have completed and signed your application, email your application and supporting documents to livestockwelfare@gov.ab.ca or by mail to:

Growing Forward 2 Livestock Welfare Programs

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

Animal Health and Assurance Division

308, J G O’Donoghue Building

7000 -113 Street

Edmonton, Alberta

T6H 5T6

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