|Name of transfer payment program||Investing in Canada’s Forest Sector – Forest Innovation Program and Expanding Market Opportunities Program (Voted)|
|Start date||March 12, 2009|
|End date||March 31, 2017|
|Type of transfer payment||Contribution|
|Type of appropriation||Estimates|
|Fiscal year for terms and conditions||2012-13|
|Strategic Outcome||1 – Canada’s Natural Resource Sectors are Globally Competitive|
|Link to department's Program Alignment Architecture||1.1 – Market Access and Diversification > 1.1.2 – Forest Products Market Access and Diversification, and 1.2 – Innovation for New Products and Processes > 1.2.2 – Forest Sector Innovation|
Expected outcomes for FIP:
FIP outcomes over which the program has some direct control are:
Expected outcomes for EMO:
In the long-term, EMO will contribute to:
|Fiscal year of last completed evaluation||2010-11 (International Influence Programs), 2010-11 (FIP as part of Forest Sector Innovation sub-program report received in 2014-15)|
|Decision following the results of last evaluation||Amendment The evaluations were very supportive of the achievements and accomplishments to date of programs and also acknowledged the long-term nature of these types of initiatives.|
|Fiscal year of planned completion of next evaluation||2015-16 (EMO as part of Forest Products Market Access and Diversification Sub-Program), FIP: 2016-17 or 2017-18.|
|General targeted recipient groups||
FIP: The primary recipient of contributions is FPInnovations, a not-for-profit national forest research institute.
EMO: Eligible recipients include not-for-profit forest products associations (engaged in forest product promotion and exports), manufactured housing associations, provinces, provincial Crown corporations, and not-for-profit organizations engaged in forest product research.
|Initiatives to engage applicants and recipients||
EMO issued its call for proposals by email on November 3, 2015, to all applicants registered in the program’s online system. The email included two background documents: the Handbook for Applicants and the Evaluation Process and Criteria.
There is no open call for proposals through FIP. Officials meet with the principle named recipient, FPInnovations, on a regular basis, including the Assistant Deputy Minister of NRCan’s Canadian Forest Service, who is an observer on the FPInnovations Board of Directors. Any other potential funding recipients are engaged directly by program officials as well.
|Type of transfer payment||2015–16 Forecast spending||2016–17 Planned spending||2017–18 Planned spending||2018–19 Planned spending|
|Total other types of transfer payments||0||0||0||0|
- Date Modified: