Organization or Business Name * Your Role Email *
Phone Website This program is for existing participants in Seeding Our Food Future, a program of Innovation Guelph (CFE iHub) and a participant of Our Food Future. *
Please confirm whether you are a Seeding Our Food Future participant. If you are not in this program, we would still like to hear from you, as additional financing will be available for businesses not in this program.
When do you anticipate reaching the Seeding Our Food Future Milestone 2 (50% of your project implemented)?
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How much financing are you seeking within the next 18-24 months? *
Please note the maximum Harvest Impact Cultivator Loan size is $10,000 to be used for cash flow and working capital. Please indicate whether you are seeking financing above this amount, as in other financing supports may be available to program participants.
When do you require the funds and how will this financing be used? *
If you are seeking funds above the $10,000 Cultivator Loan, please indicate the timing and uses for any funds above $10,000 separately.
Please select the documents below that your business/social enterprise has on-hand and is able to send for financing approval. Project Description *
Describe the core product(s), service(s), or program(s) that your enterprise is developing. This will be used/modified as your public listing on the Harvest Impact/Our Food Future websites as we seek to map and promote these projects. (We will pre-approve any revised wording with you.)
Please describe how your project contributes to a circular food economy. *
Inspired by the planet’s natural cycles, a circular food economy reimagines and regenerates the systems that feed us, eliminating waste, sharing economic prosperity, and nourishing our communities.
Include any positive social, environmental and economic impacts of this project.
Describe your team. Who is involved in your enterprise, and in what capacity? * Select the impact priorities for your project/business. Please check all the social and/or environmental impact that best match your business strategic goals and approach: *
Disadvantaged and low-income communities served, e.g. through improved access to affordable and nutritious food, Living Wage employment opportunities, Decent Work, etc.
Environmental benefit, e.g. increased use of renewable energy, reductions in food waste, emissions, improved soil health, water quality or usage, agri-food biodiversity and circular food economy practices.
Economic benefit, e.g. jobs created or maintained, earnings increased, economic value of waste realized, money saved.
Social benefit, e.g. improved resilience, local food security, community wealth-building.
Which of the SDGs do you feel your project will address. (Select up to 5) *
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice.
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how your business can advance each of the SDGs
Next steps: I understand that once registered... *
Harvest Impact will connect your project to the appropriate contact at either WWCF or SEDC (depending on your geographical location). You will submit your completed loan application form and required documents directly to either WWCF/SEDC. WWCF and SEDC will manage your applications directly.
To download the loan application form, please visit WWCF:
loan application form (PDF)
; or SEDC:
loan application form (PDF)
The following 7 terms and conditions are relevant to this program. *
Please check all the following boxes to confirm that you acknowledge these terms.
1) I agree to register as a 10C Harvest Impact client and Our Food Future participant.
2) I am committed to building a circular food economy and agree to work with Harvest Impact and its partners, which includes CFE iHub, on identifying, achieving and reporting on the impact goals of my project.
3) I allow the use of name, photograph, and video content (as applicable) in program related communications.
4) I will acknowledge Harvest Impact, CFE iHuB, Our Food Future and the relevant funders/financiers/contributors in any public announcements or other communications about the program.
5) I accept the
6) I verify that the information provided is factually correct, and that I have the authority to submit this information on behalf of my organization.
7) I approve Harvest Impact in sharing my business information with Wellington-Waterloo Community Futures (WWCF) and Saugeen Economic Development Corporation (SEDC), who are the financiers and administrators of the $10,000 Cultivator Loan.
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