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A $27,250 grant will allow the Castor and District Museum Society to seek a matching grant from the Alberta Heritage Foundation and begin restoration work on the community’s wooden elevator, the society said on its Facebook page.

Four community projects share $100,000 grant

Reading Time: < 1 minute An old grain elevator, a new skatepark, a rodeo arena, and an old-fashioned drugstore with a soda fountain will benefit from $100,000 in grants from the Rural Communities Foundation. The six-year-old foundation, created by UFA, recently announced the second batch of winners in a five-year, $500,000 initiative to support projects that enrich education, recreation and […] Read more

United Farmers of Alberta community grants now available

Rural communities are encouraged to apply for up to $100,000 in funds

Reading Time: < 1 minute The United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative will be giving $500,000 over the next five years for non-profits and community groups in rural Alberta. The money, from UFA’s “archived equity” will be distributed through Rural Communities Foundation, which the co-op set up in 2014. “This money was always intended for our rural communities and now that […] Read more