Mink Industry Enhancement Program

The Mink Industry Enhancement Program provides funding for Nova Scotia mink farms that are certified under the Mink Care Assessment Program (MCAP). The program helps to strengthen the industry's position in the market, create market access opportunities and support the industry in its adoption of animal care standards.


To be eligible, you must:

  • have a current farm registration
  • be at least 19 years old
  • have a Nova Scotia Fur Farming License and Site Approval Permit
  • have completed the Mink Care Assessment Program
  • be a member in good standing with the Nova Scotia Mink Breeders Association

Please refer to the Program Guidelines for detailed eligibility.

Deadline or important dates

Program opening:  1 April, 2022
Application deadline: 1 September, 2022

How to apply

Complete the application and submit it to the Programs Division office.

If you're new to agriculture funding programs since 2018, you also need to complete the Program Funding Registration form. If you're a returning client, you can use the form to update your information.

Contact information

Agriculture – Programs Division
74 Research Dr.
Bible Hill, NS B6L 2R2

Phone: 902-893-6377
Toll-free: 1-866-844-4276
Fax: 902-893-7579


Program guidelines