The AGMARDT grants programme

AGMARDT have two grant categories.  These categories include:

  • Agribusiness Innovation Grants (AIG) – please note our AIG grants are currently closed, having reached our AIG programme budget at our November 2023 Board Meeting. Applications will re-open from July 1st 2024 and submissions for our next funding round must be received by 5pm 20 August 2024.
  • Capability Grants (Group and Individual) – currently open.

Please note, we are no longer offering market insights, conference support or fellowship grants. Our Leadership Scholarships are now labelled as Individual Capability and can be applied for throughout the year.

You can read more here.

The Agricultural and Marketing Research and Development Trust, better known as AGMARDT, strategically invest in initiatives to encourage innovative thinking, research capability and collaboration and to develop emerging leaders in New Zealand’s primary sector – all with the goal of accelerating positive change and igniting a better future for food and fibres in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Our latest Annual Report 2022/2023