Grants available for linguistic minority communities

Applications due by Jan. 8, grants range from $2,000 to $10,000

Community and volunteer groups in English and French linguistic minority communities can receive grants to encourage the use of Canada’s official languages in their area.

Farm Credit Canada’s Expression Fund will give grants ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 to fund initiatives such as community centres, schools, and daycare centres as well as projects such as theatrical productions, art galleries, and concerts.

Last year, CAFE (Centre d’appui à la famille et à l’enfance) Nord-Ouest in Fahler received $7,500 to hire two French professionals in arts, sports, and culture for a festival.

Eligibility criteria and applications, which are due by Jan. 8, can be found at fcc.ca/expressionfund.

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