FCC Community Funding

FCC Community Funding is one way we help enhance communities where our employees and customers work and live. Eligible organizations can apply for up to $10,000 in FCC Community Funding annually and applications are accepted year-round.

Who can apply?

  • Registered charities with the Canada Revenue Agency or non-profit organizations
  • Schools
  • First Nations, Inuit or Métis governments/communities
  • Towns, cities or rural municipalities

Eligible for funding

Initiatives, projects or capital purchases focused on:

  • Food security: organizations or programs addressing issues around food insecurity
  • Well-being: supporting the physical or mental health of those working in the Canadian food system
  • Education and food literacy: education for people about agriculture and food; creating understanding of production practices and careers in the industry
  • Public trust in agriculture and food: promoting the Canadian food system
  • Community enhancements: making a difference where our employees and customers live and work

Not eligible for funding

  • Religious groups or social organizations who advocate a religious, social, moral, political or economic point of view
  • Individuals
  • Political groups or organizations directed by an elected federal official
  • For-profit entities
  • Operating costs or debt reduction
  • Private schools
  • Projects or initiatives that adversely impact the environment
  • Funds for a charity through private foundations or third parties (for example, Lions Clubs, Knights of Columbus, etc.)
  • Organizations from outside of Canada
  • Rodeos
  • Sports