Foundation / Corporation
Grants of $2,500 CAD to Canada nonprofit organizations in eligible territories for programs that improve the lives of residents in rural communities. Organizations must be nominated by local farmers, who may consider recommendations made by local community members. Winners may include educational organizations, 4-H clubs, agricultural societies, service clubs, and other civic groups, such as fire or health-related organizations or food pantries.
Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities is a program aimed at strengthening rural communities by equipping local non-profit organizations with funds to carry out much-needed community work. The program offers farmers the opportunity to win a donation for their favorite community charity or not-for-profit group engaged in charitable work. The aim is for farmers to help improve the lives of many people living in rural communities.
Projects must be within the community or surrounding region where the winning entrant resides.
GrantWatch ID#: 179771
A total of 66 grants (two per territory) will be randomly awarded in 33 territories across Canada.
Awards will be in the amount of $2,500 CAD each.
The total value of all grants to be awarded is about $165,000 CAD.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online application (for farmers): https://canadasfarmers.ca/apply-now/application-form/
Suggest a charity (non-farmers): https://canadasfarmers.ca/apply-now/suggest-a-charity/
Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities
c/o Agriculture in the Classroom-Manitoba Inc.
Box 278, Group 327, RR#3
Selkirk, MB R1A 2A8
For a map of eligible territories, see: https://canadasfarmers.ca/wp-content/uploads/pdf/territory-map.pdf
Canada: Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Nova Scotia Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan