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FCC AgriSpirit Fund

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Funding Source:

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Farm Credit Canada (FCC)

Deadline Date:

04/29/22 11:59 PM CST

Description:

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Grants of up to $25,000 to Canada registered charities, municipalities, Indigenous entities, and nonprofit organizations partnering with agencies for capital projects to benefit local communities. Funding is intended to support qualifying projects in towns and cities with fewer than 150,000 residents.

Types of projects FCC considers:
  • Refrigeration and equipment to support food waste reduction and recovery
  • Construction of or upgrades to community buildings
  • Renovations or upgrades that reduce a building’s energy footprint
  • Initiatives that support agriculture and food

Eligible projects:

  • Recognize FCC’s contribution
  • Must be completed within two years of receiving funding with documented proof
  • Are capital projects that enrich the lives of community residents in communities of less than 150,000
  • Successfully pass FCC’s background check

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 155507

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$1,500,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Funding available per project: $5000 - $25,000

Term of Contract:

Projects must be completed within two years of receiving FCC funding.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Applicants:
- Charities registered with the Canada Revenue Agency
- Non-profit organizations who partner with a municipal body, territorial or provincial government; the municipal body must agree to receive contributed money
- Town or city under 150,000 people, rural municipality
- First Nations band or Métis settlement
- Organizations that have not received AgriSpirit funding in the past four years

FCC employees and their immediate family members cannot apply on behalf of an organization

Not eligible for funding:
- Projects taking place in communities over 150,000 people
- Religious groups
- Political groups
- Individuals
- For-profit entities
- Operating costs or debt reduction
- Organizations that have received FCC AgriSpirit funding in the past four years
- Organizations that do not pass FCC's background check

For more information on ineligible programs, see https://www.fcc-fac.ca/en/community/giving-back/agrispirit-fund/agrispirit-fund-faq.html.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline for applications: 11:59 p.m. CST, April 29, 2022

Application Process:
- Step 1: Complete Integrity Declaration Form
- Step 2: Complete application form

Organizations can apply for more than one project, but must apply separately.

FAQs: https://www.fcc-fac.ca/en/community/giving-back/agrispirit-fund/agrispirit-fund-faq.html

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online: https://fcc-as--proposals8.sponsor.com/?lang=en

For questions or problems applying, email AgriSpirit-AgriEsprit@fcc-fac.ca.

Corporate Office of Farm Credit Canada
1820 Hamilton Street
Regina, SK, S4P 2B8
1-306-780-8100

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Canada: Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Quebec;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;

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