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Deadline fast approaching for FCC AgriSpirit Fund

Applications being accepted until March 29

Applications from registered charities and non-profit organizations in rural Canada for the Farm Credit Canada’s AgriSpirit Fund are being accepted until March 29. The fund provides grants of $5,000 to $25,000 for community improvement initiatives, such as capital expenditures on equipment purchase and installation; energy-efficient building improvements; and repairs and purchasing of rescue and fire […] Read more

Seventeen Alberta community projects receive grants

Seventeen Alberta communities have received grants for projects such as fire and rescue equipment, play structures, and facility repairs or upgrades. Farm Credit Canada’s AgriSpirit Fund is donating $1.5 million to 84 groups across the country. The grants, ranging from $5,000 to $25,000, are aimed at enhancing the lives of rural residents or contributing to […] Read more


AgriSpirit Fund applications due this month

Application deadline is March 29

Applications from registered charities and non-profit organizations in rural Canada are now being accepted for the FCC AgriSpirit Fund. The fund will award $1.5 million in funding this year. The application deadline is March 29. Rural community groups can view the eligibility requirements, past projects and apply online by visiting ‘FCC AgriSpirit Fund’ on the […] Read more

Alberta groups receive funding for community projects

More than a dozen Alberta communities and organizations have received funding from Farm Credit Canada’s AgriSpirit Fund. The fund awards between $5,000 and $25,000 for community improvement projects such as hospitals and medical centres; fire and rescue equipment; playgrounds; food banks; libraries; arenas; swimming pools; recreation areas; and community centres. There were 1,214 applications this […] Read more


Get up to $25,000 for worthy projects in your community

Application deadline is April 17

Farm Credit Canada is now accepting applications from rural community groups for its AgriSpirit Fund, which will award $1.5 million in funding this year to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary. For the past 14 years, FCC has awarded registered charities and non-profit organizations in rural Canada between $5,000 and $25,000 for various community improvement initiatives. Past projects […] Read more

Alberta community groups receive funding

Fifteen groups in Alberta are among the 78 rural Canadian organizations receiving $1 million in grants from Farm Credit Canada’s FCC AgriSpirit Fund this year. The fund awards between $5,000 and $25,000 for community improvement projects, such as hospitals and medical centres, childcare facilities, fire and rescue equipment, playgrounds, food banks, libraries, recreation centres, and community […] Read more


Deadline for AgriSpirit Fund approaching

Rural community groups can now apply for funding from Farm Credit Canada’s AgriSpirit Fund. The fund gives grants of $5,000 to $25,000 to registered charities and non-profit organizations in rural Canada for community improvement initiatives. In the past grants have been given for purchasing equipment for emergency services and recreation centres to building care homes […] Read more

Seventeen communities tap into AgriSpirit Fund

Seventeen Alberta community groups received $185,000 from Farm Credit Canada’s AgriSpirit Fund in 2014. The fund awards rural community groups between $5,000 and $25,000 for community improvement projects, such as recreation and community centres, libraries, and emergency services training facilities. All projects are based in communities with populations less than 150,000 and the 2014 recipients […] Read more


FCC giving out $1 million to community groups

Rural community groups are invited to apply to the FCC AgriSpirit Fund. Farm Credit Canada will give a total of $1 million to rural community groups across Canada for capital projects. Registered charities and non-profit organizations interested in obtaining funding this year are encouraged to visit www.fccagrispiritfund.ca for eligibility requirements and to apply online. Every […] Read more