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Business Acceleration Services (Food and Beverage, Indigenous Ag)

Solicitation number 2022-DW-003

Publication date

Closing date and time 2022/04/13 16:00 EDT


    Request for Proposals (RFP) – 2022-DW-003 Business Acceleration Services (Food and Beverage, Indigenous Ag) 

    About FCC 

    FCC is Canada’s leading agriculture and food lender, with a healthy loan portfolio of more than $44 billion. Our employees are dedicated to the future of Canadian agriculture and food. We provide flexible, competitively priced financing, management software, information and knowledge specifically designed for the agriculture and food industry. As a self-sustaining Crown corporation, we provide an appropriate return to our shareholder, and reinvest our profits back into the industry and communities we serve. For more information, visit

    RFP Scope: 

    FCC’s aim is to support high-growth potential agriculture and food companies: 

    • strengthen their business management practices;

    • gain efficiencies to become more profitable; and

    • identify and achieve their expansion goals

    In order to accomplish these initiatives, FCC is seeking to provide these organizations with access to business management advisory services, which will in turn accelerate their growth potential. 


    • Establish strategic partnerships and operating partners to assist with expanding the reach and impact of FCC Advisory Services.

    • Advance FCC’s mandate by increasing business management support to small-to-medium size food and beverage companies, as well as Indigenous agriculture.

    • Strengthen the relationship and value offered to existing and prospective customers of FCC.

    RFP Schedule: 

    • RFP issue date: March 18, 2022 

    • Vendor questions accepted until: March 25, 2022, at 2:00PM* 

    • RFP closing date and time: April 13, 2022, at 2:00 PM * 

    *Note: All times are CST, Saskatchewan 

    RFP Process Considerations 

    Vendors should note that: 

    • this opportunity notice references a non-binding, competitive RFP, not a call for tenders. FCC is not obligated to proceed with the work described in the RFP scope, and may cancel the RFP at any time. 

    • FCC’s procurement process allows for negotiation between FCC and one or more vendors, prior to awarding a contract. 

    Requesting the RFP Document:

    Capable vendors who are interested in receiving a copy of the RFP document are to contact:

    David Wark 

    Procurement and Vendor Manager 

    Farm Credit Canada 

    Note: Vendors do not receive the RFP document by registering for the list of interested suppliers (“LIS”) on Vendors must request the RFP document through FCC’s designated RFP contact. 

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Farm Credit Canada
    1800 Hamilton Street
    Regina, Saskatchewan, S4P 4L3
    Contracting authority
    Wark, David
    1800 Hamilton Street
    Regina, SK, S4P 4L3

    Buying organization(s)

    Farm Credit Canada
    1800 Hamilton Street
    Regina, Saskatchewan, S4P 4L3
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