Grants 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
Greenhouses and community gardens
Initiatives that support agriculture and food
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
Who can apply?
- Charities registered with the Canada Revenue Agency
- Non-profit organizations who partner with a municipal body, territorial or provincial government; Non-profit organizations who partner with a First Nations, Métis or Inuit governments/communities; the municipal body or government/community must agree to receive contributed money.
- Town, city, rural municipality, or First Nations, Métis or Inuit government/community under 150,000 people
- Organizations that have not received AgriSpirit funding in the past four years
Note: 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
- 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
FCC employees and their immediate family members cannot apply on behalf of an organization.