Organizations in central Alberta to benefit from increased funding for rural capital

Stettler County, meanwhile, will receive $ 14,500 to purchase and install new ventilation, as well as cooking and cleaning supplies for the agricultural society building.

While the Donalda and District Agricultural Society will receive $ 6,000 to purchase and install new windows for the community hall.

“The FCC AgriSpirit Fund supports projects that bring positive change to rural communities,” said Sophie Perreault, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of FCC, in a statement. “Giving is not just about giving. It’s about making a difference. We hope that all of the community groups that have received funding will thrive and continue their good work in their communities for many years to come.

This year, officials say the FCC AgriSpirit Fund has awarded between $ 5,000 and $ 25,000 for various community improvement initiatives that enrich the lives of residents of cities, towns or Indigenous communities of fewer than 150,000 people. . The fund would be one of the ways FCC gives back to the communities where its customers and employees live and work.

Over the past 18 years, officials say FCC’s AgriSpirit Fund has supported 1,444 projects, an investment of $ 18 million.

The next application period begins March 1, 2022. Registered charities, municipalities and non-profit organizations interested in funding can visit for eligibility requirements, to apply online and consult previous projects.

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