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Deadline fast approaching for FCC AgriSpirit Fund

Applications being accepted until March 29

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

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

Application deadline is April 17

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Farmers help 18 Alberta charities and non-profits get funding

Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities gives $2,500 grants to organizations nominated by farmers

Reading Time: < 1 minute Eighteen Alberta rural charities and non-profits are among the 66 groups receiving $2,500 grants from the Monsanto Fund as part of the 2015 Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities program. Each was nominated by a local farmer who applied on behalf of their favourite cause. The 2015 edition of the program received 371 entries, with winners drawn […] Read more