Farm Credit Canada is now accepting applications from registered charities and non-profit organizations in rural Canada for the FCC AgriSpirit Fund. It will award $1.5 million in funding this year. The application deadline is March 31, 2020 and FCC will announce the selected projects in August.
For the past 16 years, FCC has awarded rural community groups between $5,000 and $25,000 in FCC AgriSpirit funding for various community improvement initiatives.
Types of projects they consider:
Capital projects – construction or upgrades to a hospital, medical centre, childcare facility, rink, sportsplex or the purchase of fire and rescue equipment
Sustainability projects – upgrades to heating and cooling systems in a community building, installing new windows in a recreation centre or purchasing capital items for a recycling facility
Applications are open until March 31, 2020.
For other funding opportunities visit our agribusiness resources page.