Tree Fruit Competitiveness Program


Project Application Update:

Application intake is continuous - apply as soon as you have completed the application form and the "Part B of Application".  Call the IAFBC Program Manager (Alana Wilson, 778-421-2562) or the BCFGA General Manager (Glen Lucas, 250-762-5226, ext. 2) for assistance in preparing your project application.

Industry Strategy Update - with recommendations for project criteria and priorities

Application Form - applicant information and project description.

Part B of Application - financial information (see tabs)

Rating Sheet - information for applicants

Program Launch announcement

Background information for potential applicants:

To see if your project idea may be eligible, please review the industry strategy entitled BC Tree Fruits Industry Competitiveness Fund.   The Rating sheet will also give you an idea of priority criteria that will guide the assessment of applications.

Once you have reviewed the documents and consider your project fits the initiative, please fill in the application form and submit with any supporting documents such as business profile, letters of support and/or research methodology to [email protected]

For individual farm or business development resources, please refer to

There you will find specific links to:

  • Learn how to start a new farm

  • Learn how to start a food processing busines

For individual farm or agri-business marketing support, please see


You may wish to contact  the following person for more help in completing your application:

Coreen Rodger Berrisford, M.Sc, P.Ag

Director of Client Relations, Investment Agriculture BC


[email protected]  


When your application is complete, email it to:

[email protected]      


Contact Us

Hours: 9am - 4pm weekdays.
880 Vaughan Ave
Kelowna, BC V1Y 7E4

t: 250-762-5226
f: 250-861-9089
e: [email protected]