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Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Recipient Name: Manitoba Women’s Enterprise Centre Inc.
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date: 2015-02-12
Value: $300,000.00
Type: Grant
Purpose: This 36 month project will increase the economic prosperity of urban and rural women entrepreneurs in the food processing industry in Manitoba by addressing institutional and systemic barriers within programs, policies and structures that limit economic prosperity tied to the commercialization of value-added food products. A collaborative strategy will be developed to assist women entrepreneurs involved in food production to accelerate product development and expand capability for product commercialization to maximize their economic potential. Project partners include Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development (MAFRD), Community Futures Manitoba Inc., Farmer's Market Association of Manitoba Co-op Inc. and other stakeholders at the provincial and municipal level.
Comments: Multi-year project