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Grants to Canada Registered Charities, Agencies, and Indigenous Entities for Capital Projects to Benefit Local Communities

FCC AgriSpirit Fund


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Funding Source
Farm Credit Canada (FCC)
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Geographic Focus
Canada:Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Quebec;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;

Important Dates
Deadline: 05/15/23 11:59 PM CST Save

Grant Description
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

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


Additional Eligibility Criteria
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
- 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

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

For more information on ineligible programs, see

Pre-Application Information
Applications are open from April 15 – May 15, 2023.

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.


Additional Funding Information

Estimated Total Program Funding:


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

Contact Information
Apply Online from April 15, 2023.

For questions or problems applying, email

Corporate Office of Farm Credit Canada
1820 Hamilton Street
Regina, SK, S4P 2B8

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