FCC AgriSpirit Fund Successful Past Projects

Want to learn more about the types of programs the FCC AgriSpirit Fund supports? Browse through the last three years of successful past projects below.  

FCC AgriSpirit Projects - 2016

Alberta

# Organization Amount Project
1 Barrhead and District Agrena Society $25,000
Construct an aquatic centre 
2 La Glace & District Agricultural Society $25,000 Replace the community recreational centre
3 Crossfield Fire Department $19,500  Purchase emergency services communication radios
4 Penhold Volunteer Fire department $15,500  Purchase a fire truck 
5 Fort Macleod Kids First Family Centre $15,000  Construct a new children and family centre
6 Stettler Health Services Foundation $10,000  Upgrade delivery services and emergency room 
7 Lloydminster Search and Rescue Inc $10,000  Purchase rescue air and water drones
8 Vilna & District Agricultural Society $10,000  Replace the arena roof 
9 Bonnyville Health Foundation/Bonnyville Health Centre $10,000  Purchase operating room equipment 
10 Kinuso and District Fire Department  $10,000  Purchase a fire and rescue ATV and trailer
11 Girouxville Enhancement Committee $10,000  Upgrade the outdoor ice rink into a year-round facility
12 Friends of Coalhurst Elementary School Society $10,000  Purchase accessible playground equipment
13 Sunnyside School $10,000  Construct a new playground
14 Calmar and District Ag Society $7,500  Upgrade the facility's lighting, heating and plumbing 
15 Hazel Bluff Community Agricultural Society $7,500  Construct perimeter safety fencing

British Columbia

# Organization Amount Project
1 Barkerville Historic Town and Park $25,000 Construct a building for the fire truck
2 Erris Volunteer Fire Association $25,000 Purchase a new fire truck
3 Interior Provincial Exhibition Association $10,000 Upgrade the grandstands and main ring
4 Bulkley Valley Agricultural and Industrial Association $5,000 Purchase bleachers for the Kids Zone in Bulky Acres

Manitoba

# Organization Amount Project
1 Tiger Mountain Pool Incorporated $10,000 Renovate outdoor pool change room facility 
2 Wallace District Fire department $10,000  Purchase a fire truck
3 Antler River Recreation $10,000  Upgrade the arena
4 Riverton Handi Van Inc $10,000  Purchase a new multi-person transportation vehicle 
5 Swan Lake Recreation Complex $10,000  Replace the geothermal heat pump
6 Katie's Cottage $10,000 Complete cottage landscaping
7 Mennonite Heritage Village $5,000  Build a three-season community centre
8 Winnipegosis Curling Club $5,000  Renovate the kitchen and lobby 
9 Field of Dreams Committee $5,000  Upgrade the ball diamonds and rodeo grounds

New Brunswick

# Organization Amount Project
1 Bouctouche Farmers' Market $25,000 Rebuild the farmers' market building
2 Village of Clair $10,000 Expand facilities for regional services
3 Saint-Antoine Fire Department $5,000 Purchase search and rescue firefighting equipment 

Newfoundland and Labrador

# Organization Amount Project
1 Tourism Bell Island Inc. $10,000 Purchase packaging and cleaning equipment for farm implements

Nova Scotia

# Organization Amount Project
1 Hants Shore Community Health Centre $25,000 Renovate the community health centre
2 Colchester Community Support Society $15,000 Construct an expanded food bank building 

Ontario

# Organization Amount Project
1 Norfolk General Hospital Foundation $25,000 Renovate the facility into a full-service hospital
2 University Hospital Kingston Foundation $25,000  Build a new hospital for mental health and long-term care patients
3 Corporation of the Town of Kirkland Lake $20,000  Construct a multi-season recreation centre
4 Centre culturel ARTEM $20,000 Construct stands to promote local ag products
5 St. Joseph's Kingsbridge Community $20,000 Renovate the community facility
6 Leamington District Memorial Hospital Foundation $17,500  Build a hospice residence 
7 St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation $17,500  Upgrade medical services and hospital equipment 
8

Dunnville Farmers' Market Association

$15,000  Build an enclosed facility 
9 Paris Agricultural Society $15,000  Purchase a furnace, signage and roof and paint the buildings
10 Durham Region Federation of Agriculture $15,000  Purchase a trailer and educational kiosks
11 Saugeen Valley Children's Safety Village $15,000  Purchase equipment for farm safety training
12 Chepstow and District Lions Foundation $15,000  Renovate the food preparation area 
13 South Huron Optimist Club $10,000  Build a washroom facility at the splash park
14 Community Care Northumberland  $10,000  Purchase an accessible transportation vehicle
15 Glengarry Fencibles Trust $10,000  Construct a pathway and outdoor seating
16 Station 4 Dover Chatham-Kent Fire department $7,500 

Purchase hydraulic jaws of life

17 St. Joseph's Hospice of Sarnia Lambton $7,500  Install new doors to make the facility more accessible
18 Cumberland Agricultural Society Inc. $5,000  Build a new fence for the fairgrounds
19 Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation $5,000 Purchase a new laboratory chemistry analyzer
20 Municipality of Southwest Middlesex $5,000 Build a library with enhanced service opportunities
21 Oxdrift Rec Committee  $5,000 Build a well to flood the community rink

Prince Edward Island

# Organization Amount Project
1 Jacques Cartier Memorial Arena Inc. $10,000 Purchase a new ice resurfacer

Quebec

# Organization Amount Project
1 Municipalité de Saint-Gédéon $25,000 Complete landscaping of the Saint-Antoine park, renovate the Place publique and improve the Marché public
2 Commission scolaire de la Beauce-Etchemin $22,500  Construct a synthetic soccer/football field
3 Municipalité d’Hébertville $20,000  Construct skate board platforms and a water park
4 Municipalité de Labelle $20,000  Purchase sport equipment for the community dome
5 MRC d'Argenteuil  $15,000  Purchase refrigeration equipment to improve preservation of fruits and vegetables distributed
6 Municipalité de Massueville $15,000  Construct a MAPAQ community kitchen
7 Municipalité de Saint-Jude $15,000  Construct a MAPAQ community kitchen
8 Municipalité de Notre-Dame-de-Ham $10,000  Construct a water park  
9 Ferme Héritage Miner $10,000  Optimize facilities
10 Marché public de Deschambault  $7,500  Purchase equipment for events held at the public market

Saskatchewan

# Organization Amount Project
1 Davidson Pool Facility Committee $25,000 Construct a new outdoor swimming facility 
2 Village of Drake $15,000  Restore and resurface the facility
3 Town of Southey $12,000  Purchase a new fire rescue unit 
4 Mortlach Recreation Board $12,000  Repair and shingle the roof 
5 School Community Council, D'Arcy Elementary School $10,000  Purchase accessible playground equipment 
6 RM of Ponass Lake No. 367 $10,000  Construct a fire hall and purchase fire equipment
7 City of Melfort $10,000  Renovate the public health kitchen facility
8 Fillmore and District Volunteer Fire Department  $6,000  Purchase new fire equipment
9 Wakamow Valley Authority $5,000  Replace the playground
10 Town of Cupar $5,000  Repair the exterior wall of the community hall
11 Town of Big River Health Improvement Committee $5,000  Purchase a digital x-ray unit for the Big River Health Centre Lab
12 Redvers Recreation Centre $5,000  Build a splash park

FCC AgriSpirit Projects - 2015

British Columbia

# Organization Amount Project
1 North Thompson Fall Fair & Rodeo Association $25,000 Finish the North Thompson Agriplex
2 Bulkley Valley Soccer Society   $20,000 Redevelop a complex of three soccer fields in Smithers and Bulkley Valley
3 Lake Country Food Assistance Society $10,000 Construct a building for the food bank 

Alberta

# Organization Amount Project
1 Falher and Area Beautification and Leisure Activities Society (FABuLAS) $25,000
Build a public playground park
2 Lakeland Safety Services Association $20,000 Purchase a rapid response vehicle
3 Leslieville Community $20,000  Rebuild the outdoor skating rink
4 Mackenzie Applied Research Association $20,000  Purchase a small plot combine harvester for non-profit agriculture research
5 Village of Breton $20,000  Build a new community centre
6 Westlock Rural Fire Department $20,000  Complete construction of an emergency response truck
7 Strathmore & District Agricultural Society Outdoor Rink Committee $15,000  Build a multiuse, year round outdoor rink
8 Cassils Community Centre $10,000  Build a new community hall
9 Canyon Community Association $10,000  Build a 1,200 sq. ft. pavilion
10 Town of Irma $10,000  Purchase a fire truck
11 City of Medicine Hat Emergency Social Services $5,000  Purchase an emergency social services trailer for residents of Medicine Hat, Redcliff and Cypress County
12 Paradise Hill Community Centre Inc. $5,000  Construct a multi-use community centre
13 Raymond Fire Department Society $5,000  Purchase fire equipment
14 Village of Barons $5,000  Purchase an emergency quick response vehicle
15 Wainwright Buffalo national Park Interpretive Centre Foundation $5,000  Complete the building renovations

Saskatchewan

# Organization Amount Project
1 Assiniboine Valley Health and Wellness Foundation $25,000 Build a medical clinic 
2 Craik and District Fire Department $15,000  Purchase a fire truck
3 North East Outreach and Support Services Inc. $15,000  Develop a domestic violence shelter for women and children
4 Town of Moosomin $15,000  Construct a Leisure centre with an emphasis on winter activity
5 Davidson EMS $10,000  Purchase a zero lift, zero load system for ambulance service
6 Kerrobert volunteer fire / rescue  $10,000  Purchase a ATV and trailer for rural fire / rescue 
7 Moose Jaw Health Foundation $10,000  Purchase new equipment
8 Town of Vonda $10,000  Build a new fire hall
9 Buckland Fire and Rescue $5,000  Purchase a rapid response fire truck
10 Great Sandhills Historical Society Inc $5,000  Replace the museum roof
11 Oungre Memorial Regional Park (Souris Valley Communiplex) $5,000  Put concrete for the rink floor
12 Town of Cudworth $5,000  Renovate and upgrade the outdoor pool facility

Manitoba

# Organization Amount Project
1 RM of Grey Fire Dept
$15,000 Build a new fire hall in Elm Creek
2 The Salvation Army Community and Family Services - Neepawa $15,000  Purchase and relocate into a new building
3 Morden Fire & Rescue $10,000  Assist in further development of the fire training site
4 Municipality of North Norfolk $10,000  Replace skate safe flooring in the facility
5 Springfield Seniors Non-Profit Housing Co-op Ltd. $10,000  Fund a photographic agricultural historical display and a community room kitchen
6 Town of Beausejour  $5,000  Purchase and install electronic community reader board sign

Ontario

# Organization Amount Project

1

Emily Trudeau Memorial Splash Pad Task Force $25,000 Build a splash pad
2 Hastings Prince Edward Mutual Aid Training Tower Committee $25,000  Build a classroom & fire truck storage facility
3 Mountain Township Agricultural Society  $25,000  Renovate hall, kitchen and flooring
4 Perth East Fire Department $20,000  Equip a new aerial fire truck
5 Caledonia Lions Hall Committee $16,000  Furnish and equip a new community centre
6 Chatham-Kent Hospice $15,000  Purchase furniture and equipment for a new residential hospice
7 Howick Agricultural Society $15,000  Purchase new furniture and refurnish part of the facility
8 Ingersoll Fire & Emergency Services $15,000  Build a live fire training facility
9 Moore Agricultural Society $15,000  Purchase and install a stand-alone emergency power unit (generator)
10 Thorndale Agricultural Society $15,000  Purchase fold and go bleachers to be used by several fairs in the area
11 Corporation of the Town of Thessalon $12,000  Renovate a building to accommodate the medical centre
12 Delhi Community Health Centre $10,000  Build a landscaped accessible parking lot
13 Mitchell and District Agricultural Society $10,000  Upgrade the facility through the provision of fully accessible washrooms and bar/kitchenette
14 North Perth Daycare $10,000  Build a new childcare centre
15 Hagersville Lions Club $9,000  Assist in financing for construction of a zero depth splash pad in Hagersville Park
16 Brander Park Splash Pad Project $5,000  Build a splash pad in an existing municipal park
17 Erin Agricultural Society $5,000  Purchase event deck floor covering
18 Kiwanis Club of Ridgetown $5,000  Construct a community splash pad
19 Minden Food Bank $5,000  Build a covered ramp
20 Walkerton Fire Department $5,000  Purchase a rescue UTV

Quebec

# Organization Amount Project

1

Municipalité de Ste-Brigitte-des-Saults $25,000 Renovate the community centre
2 Comité Loisirs et sports d'Armagh $20,000  Construct a water park
3 Loisirs Saint-Sylvère $20,000  Construct a water park
4 Maison des Arts $20,000  Renovate exterior of the building
5 Régie Intermunicipale d'incendie des 3 Monts $20,000  Purchase fire equipment
6 Service Incendie de Bedford  $20,000  Purchase equipment for new fire truck
7 Centre Communautaire de Ferme-Neuve $15,000  Purchase walk-in fridge for community centre
8 Association de la Route Gourmande du Témiscamingue $12,000  Build a building for the public market 
9 Club de  Loisirs du Lac-du-Cerf Inc. $10,000  Purchase sound and electrical equipment
10 Coop Solidarité-Santé Hemmingford et région $10,000  Renovate building to house a medical center exam room and office
11 École Gendreau, commission scolaire des Hauts-Cantons $10,000  Purchase playground equipment
12 Comité des Loisirs de Sainte-Thérèse-de-la-Gatineau $6,000  Purchase playground equipment
13 École primaire des Trois-Cantons $5,000  Purchase playground equipment

Newfoundland and Labrador

# Organization Amount Project

1

Burnt Islands Recreation Commission $15,000 Purchase playground equipment
2 Hermitage -Sandyville Fire Fighters Foundation $10,000 Purchase fire equipment

Prince Edward Island

# Organization Amount Project

1

Farm Centre Association $20,000 Upgrade indoor meeting and convention facilities

New Brunswick

# Organization Amount Project

1

Village de Memramcook $25,000 Purchase a new fire truck

Nova Scotia

# Organization Amount Project

1

Newport & District Rink $20,000 Rebuild rural community rink

FCC AgriSpirit Projects - 2014

British Columbia

# Organization Amount Project

1

District of Kent (Agassiz)

$25,000

Purchase community recreation equipment for the newly expanded facility

2

Sardis Secondary School (Chilliwack)

$20,000

Build an outdoor agriculture learning center and acquire equipment

3

Kent-Harrison Joint Emergency Program (Agassiz)

$10,000

Purchase a portable back up emergency communications system

Alberta

# Organization Amount Project

1

Field of Dreams Stampede Committee (Le Crete)

$20,000

Replace existing bleachers and add roof

2

Sturgeon Agriplex Society

$19,000

Complete kitchen, meeting room and washrooms facilities

3

Trochu Fire Department

$15,000

Equip a wild land fire/ bush response truck

4

Rehoboth (Coaldale)

$15,000

Provide a therapeutic park for residents and the community

5

Vulcan Regional Food Bank Society

$15,000

Renovate/repurpose a building

6

Rycroft Arena Fundraising Board

$10,000

Renovate the arena

7

Pioneer Threshermen’s Association (High Prairie)

$10,000

Build a new community hall

8

Athabasca Good Samaritan Ministries Association

$10,000

Build additional food storage for food bank

9

Munson Community Hall

$10,000

Complete new community centre kitchen and stage

10

Dewberry and District Agricultural Society

$10,000

Build new ice hockey arena

11

Holden Fire and Rescue Department

$10,000

Purchase breathing air compressor

12

High Country Sports Facility Fundraising Society (Priddis)

$10,000

Purchase furnishings and fixtures inside the building

13

Arbutus Community Centre (Rocky Mountain House)

$10,000

Renovate community hall

14

The Ripple Connection Support Centre (Barrhead)

$6,000

Purchase kitchen and garden equipment

15

Foremost and District Minor Hockey Association

$5,000

Upgrade dressing rooms, lobby and bathrooms

16

Armena Athletic Association

$5,000

Build an addition to the existing structure

17

Town of Bonnyville

$5,000

Build picnic area and Gazebo shelter at the spray park

Saskatchewan

# Organization Amount Project

1

Kerrobert Agricultural Society

$25,000

Build a multi-use regional facility

2

Bjorkdale Skating Rink

$25,000

Re-roof the staking rink

3

Kipling District Health Foundation

$15,000

Furnish the long-term care centre

4

Town of Hague

$15,000

Purchase fire equipment

5

Limerick and District Fire Association

$10,000

Purchase a fire truck

6

Village of Leoville

$10,000

Purchase firefighter protective equipment

7

Balcarres Rink Board

$10,000

Build two new dressing rooms

8

Heartland Health Region (Eston)

$10,000

Purchase a new monitor

9

Town of Rockglen

$5,000

Purchase a new compressor for skating rink

10

Broadview Curling Rink

$5,000

Install a new tin roof

11

Fund the Floor at Walter W. Brown School (Langham)

$5,000

Upgrade an old gymnasium facility

12

Outlook Daycare Project Inc.

$5,000

Construct a licensed daycare facility

Manitoba

# Organization Amount Project

1

Hearthstone Community Group (Selkirk)

$16,000

Renovate a newly purchased building into a day program space

2

Minnedosa Minor Baseball

$15,000

Renovate an existing baseball diamond

3

Kelwood Parks Project

$15,000

Build a natural playground

4

Wawanesa and District Fire Department

$10,000

Purchase a new fire truck

5

Starbuck Community Hall

$10,000

Replace flooring in the community hall kitchen, bar area and washrooms

6

Anna's House (Steinbach)

$9,000

Renovate a community family resource centre

 

Ontario

# Organization Amount Project

1

Huron Park Secondary School (Woodstock)

$25,000

Improve the athletic facility at Huron Park Secondary School

2

Lambton Children's Safety Village (Sarnia)

$20,000

Build a children’s safety village

3

West Niagara Agricultural Society (Grassie)

$20,000

Purchase equipment and furnishings for the agricultural hall

4

Municipality of North Perth (Listowel)

$20,000

Build a new arena and community meeting space

5

Glencoe Agricultural Society

$20,000

Replace heating and cooling units

6

Southwestern Ontario Gleaners (Leamington)

$15,000

Purchase an electric fork lift

7

Burford Fairgrounds Fence Replacement Program

$15,000

Upgrade fencing at fairgrounds

8

Woolwich Recreational Facilities Foundation (Elmira)

$15,000

Build outdoor skateboard park

9

Markdale Agricultural Society

$15,000

Replace an announcer booth for the show ring and install bleachers for event audiences

10

Optimist Club of East Williams (Alisa Craig)

$15,000

Purchase small ice resurfacing machine to maintain the ice

11

Friends of the Utopia Mill and Park

$14,700

Create a commercial community kitchen

12

North Lanark Agricultural Society (Almonte)

$13,000

Repair the roof and balcony and replace the siding on the front exterior walls of the ag hall

13

St. Lawrence District Medical Centre (Lansdowne)

$12,650

Expand and modernize a rural community primary health care facility

14

Manitoulin Family Resources (Mindemoya)

$12,000

Build a modern facility to provide emergency food assistance to those in need

15

L.K.C.S. Booster Club (Dresden)

$10,000

Improve the existing L-K sports field

16

Huron County Junior Farmers (Edgemondville)

$10,000

Construct a playground

17

LOFT Community Services (Toronto)

$10,000

Provide supportive housing for at-risk and homeless seniors

18

Hospice Prince Edward (Picton)

$7,650

Create a serenity garden and children’s natural play area

19

Pelham Cares Inc. (Fonthill)

$5,000

Upgrade lighting in food storage, sorting and distribution area

20

Royal Canadian Legion Br. 102 (Walkerton)

$5,000

Purchase heavy-duty carts and peg boards to assist in the display of historical military artifacts

21

Milverton Public School

$5,000

Build a new playground

22

Port Perry Hospital Foundation

$5,000

Bring inpatient wing (built in 1967) up to current safety and accessibility standards

23

Crysler Community Centre

$5,000

Build an outdoor covered community ice rink and gathering place

24

Renovation de parc sportif de Casselman

$5,000

Upgrade the sports centre

Quebec

# Organization Amount Project

1

CASA Sophia (Comité d'action et de stratégie pour l'avenir CASA SOPHIA) (Sainte-Sophie-d’Halifax)

$25,000

Renovate a building into a community centre

2

Collège de Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière

$25,000

Construct a community gym

3

École St-Antoine (Sherbrooke)

$20,000

Renovate and upgrade the school playground

4

Société Agriculture de Richelieu (Sorel-Tracy)

$20,000

Upgrade the Equestrian Therapeutic Centre

5

Résidence Le Monarque (Plaisance)

$15,000

Purchase hospital beds and tables

6

Municipalité du canton de Saint-Camille

$15,000

Renovate a building into a community centre

7

Centre d'Entraide d'Argenteuil (Lachute)

$10,000

Renovate the community kitchen

8

Carrefour jeunesse Desjardins (Rivière-Rouge)

$10,000

Renovate and upgrade the outdoor rink

9

Service Incendie Sainte-Marthe

$10,000

Purchase a fire truck

10

Municipalité de Saint-David

$10,000

Renovate the school gym

11

École Notre-Dame-de-Bonsecours

$5,000

Purchase playground equipment

Prince Edward Island

# Organization Amount Project

1

O'Leary Community Health Foundation Inc.

$25,000

Purchase a new diagnostic image machine

2

Lennox Island First Nations Cultural Centre

$15,000

Create a community cultural garden with food sustainability potential

New Brunswick

# Organization Amount Project

1

Perth-Andover Recreation Commission

$25,000

Make improvements to leaking roof, doors and flooring

2

Support People of Today (S.P.O.T.) Charitable Services Inc. (Petitcodiac)

$10,000

Construct new building to replace food bank and clothing depot

Nova Scotia

# Organization Amount Project

1

Cape Breton Farmers' Market Cooperative Limited (Coxheath)

$5,000

Build a permanent home for the year-round Cape Breton Farmers' Market