Funders and Sponsors

RAIN Funders and Sponsors


The Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN) is a division of the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC), with collaboration and support from local associations, producers, businesses, municipalities, and funding organizations. RAIN focuses on business growth and improved capacity for producers of rural based crops, commodities, value-added products and services in the Algoma region.

RAIN is in the first year of a 3-year pilot project that is supported by the following:

Funders: FedNor, Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation, Ontario Trillium Foundation

RAIN Supporters: Algoma University, Algoma Mutual Insurance, Algoma Cattlemen’s Association, Algoma Federation of Agriculture, Algoma Soil and Crop Improvement Association, Algoma Woodlot Owners Association, Algoma Community Pasture Association,  Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation, East Algoma Community Futures Development Corporation, Laird Township, Johnson Township, Tarbutt Township, The Municipality of Huron Shores, Township of Plummer Additional, Prince TownshipTownship of MacDonald, Meredith and Aberdeen.


RAIN supporters