FCC AgriSpirit Fund now open for applications

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 20161510 Views


FCC AgriSpirit Fund now open for applications

Regina, Saskatchewan – Farm Credit Canada is now accepting applications from registered charities and non-profit organizations in rural Canada for the $1 million FCC AgriSpirit Fund.

The application deadline is April 18 and FCC will announce the selected projects in August.

Rural community groups can view the eligibility requirements, past projects and apply online by visiting www.fccagrispiritfund.ca.

FCC AgriSpirit FundFor the past 13 years, FCC has awarded rural community groups between $5,000 and $25,000 in FCC AgriSpirit funding for various community improvement initiatives. From purchasing equipment for emergency services and recreation centres to building care homes and playgrounds, FCC AgriSpirit funding supports key projects that enhance the community.

Since inception of the FCC AgriSpirit Fund in 2004, FCC has supported nearly 950 capital projects in rural Canada totaling $9.5 million in donations.

FCC is Canada’s leading agriculture lender, with a healthy loan portfolio of more than $28 billion. Our employees are dedicated to the future of Canadian agriculture and its role in feeding an ever-growing world. We provide flexible, competitively priced financing, management software, information and knowledge specifically designed for the agriculture and agri-food industry. Our profits are reinvested back into agriculture and the communities where our customers and employees live and work. Visit fcc.ca or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and on Twitter @FCCagriculture.

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For more information, interviews or photos, please contact:

Trevor Sutter
Corporate Communication
Farm Credit Canada

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