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.  

Alberta

# Organization Amount Project
1 Rosemary Community Agricultural Society
$25,000 Enlarge the Rec-Plex lobby and upgrade bathrooms, kitchen, and fire system
2 Foremost Firefighters Association
$25,000 Purchase upgraded fire turnout gear
3 Bezanson Agricultural Society
$25,000 Build a new multi-use community centre
4 The Town of Falher
$25,000 Resurface the Falher Regional Swimming Pool
5 Alhambra Community Recreation Area
$22,500 Purchase building materials for ball diamonds and community recreation area
6 Ponoka County Regional Fire Services
$22,500 Purchase fire trucks (water tenders)
7 Municipal District of Acadia No. 34
$21,000 Enlarge and enhance a community arena
8 Kingman Recreation Association
$20,000 Build an outdoor arena for hockey and skating in the winter, riding and 4-H kids in summer
9 Athabasca County
$20,000 Construct a new fire hall
10 City of Wetaskiwin
$20,000 Complete construction of fire training facility
11 Village of Bawlf
$19,000 Expand the village fire hall so all vehicles can be kept inside
12 Neerlandia Sports Committee
$15,000 Build a multi-use sports pad for the growing community
13 La Crete Community Equine Centre
$15,000 Construct indoor bathroom facilities for arena that is used year-round
14 Friends of the Mirror Library Society
$5,000 Purchase shade structures for community Farmers’ Market

Atlantic

# Organization Amount Project
1 Kent North Center Committee
$25,000 Rebuild the arena and add a fitness gym, indoor walking track and a field-house 
2 Harvest House Woodstock
$25,000 Upgrade community kitchen to meet food safety regulations
3 Town of St. Quentin/Ville de Saint-Quentin
$25,000 Purchase of firefighting equipment
4 Rusagonis Recreation Centre
$25,000 Complete renovations to make the centre accessible and appropriate to use as an EMO warming centre
5 Port Elgin Regional School & Rink
$20,000 Pour concrete slab for an outdoor rink
6 Municipality of the County of Cumberland
$15,000 Construct an outdoor washroom facility for the park
7 Hants Learning Network Association
$10,000 Complete renovations at new location to create a safe, accessible, and welcoming learning environment
8 The Boys and Girls Club of Summerside
$10,000 Purchase and install a 3-floor wheel chair lift
9 Steady Brook Little Rapids Volunteer Fire Department
$10,000 Purchase fire fighting equipment

British Columbia

# Organization Amount Project
1 70 Mile House Volunteer Fire Department
$25,000 Drill a high volume well for community fire protection
2 Nechako Valley Search and Rescue
$25,000 Purchase a new mobile command centre
3 Skeetchestn Indian Band
$18,000 Purchase and install livestock fencing for the rodeo grounds
4 Blue River Volunteer Fire Department
$17,000 Purchase wildfire and structure protection firefighting equipment
5 Enderby Preschool Society
$10,000 Purchase equipment for new rural daycare

Manitoba

# Organization Amount Project
1 Manitoba Beef & Forage Initiatives
$25,000 Build a modern classroom style learning centre on a research, demonstration and outreach farm for students, farmers, and the general public to use
2 Norfolk Treherne Volunteer Fire Department
$25,000 Upgrade existing fire and rescue truck and equipment
3 Teulon-Rockwood Recreation Commission     $20,000 Renovate the community hall
4 Richer Community Club
$20,000 Construct permanent rodeo arena
5 J.A. Cuddy Parent Advisory Council and the Sanford Community Green Space Committee
$15,000 Build a multi-use, fully accessible green space for recreation and education
6 Grandview & District Recreation Commission
$15,000 Build an accessible multi-use facility which is used in the hub of the recreation grounds and campground
7 Rural municipality of Pipestone $10,000 Build a spray park for the community

Ontario

# Organization Amount Project
1 Groves Hospital Foundation
$25,000 Build a new hospital facility for Centre Wellington and surrounding townships
2 Hickson Trail Committee
$25,000 Build two bridges that will open three km of new recreational trail
3 Dunnville Hospital & Healthcare Foundation
$25,000 Purchase medical equipment for use in the new Emergency Department at the Haldimand War Memorial Hospital 
4 South Huron Hospital Foundation
$25,000 Equip the new local community residential hospice
5 Shakespeare & Community Athletic Association
$25,000 Replace wooden light standards and install new energy efficient LED ball field lighting
6 Windsor-Essex Therapeutic Riding Association
$25,000
Purchase a new compact loader/tractor essential for many tasks
7 The Mary Webb Cultural and Community Centre
$25,000
Improve accessibility for the community centre (barrier-free washrooms)
8 Renfrew Victoria Hospital Foundation 
$25,000
Complete the Healing Garden, accessible to hospital staff and patients, as well as schools and community groups
9 Adjala-Tosorontio Fire Department
$25,000
Equip a new fire truck
10 Greenbank Community Association
$25,000
Renovate and add to existing kitchen
11 Corbett Community Centre
$23,000 Purchase new playground equipment
12 Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation
$20,000 Purchase a Computerized Tomography (CT) Scanner
13 North Bay Regional Health Centre Foundation
$20,000

Purchase medical equipment to care for patients with cancer, close to home
14 Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes
$20,000

Purchase and install lighting for new basketball court and multi-sport play field
15 Centralia/Huron Park Lions
$15,000 Purchase playground equipment for the community park
16 Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation
$15,000 Renovate to accommodate new sterilization equipment for the hospital
17 Forest Agricultural Society
$12,000 Upgrade fencing for better security at the grounds
18 Municipality of South Bruce
$10,000 Renovate the Mildmay Carrick Recreation Complex to make it accessible
19 Salford Community Centre & Park
$10,000 Update the community centre hall and kitchen to make it more accessible

Quebec

# Organization Amount Project
1 COOP Santé Lac-Champlain
$25,000 Expand the healthcare cooperative facility
2 Municipality of Ange-Gardien
$25,000
Convert former soccer field to a municipal park and splash pad
3 Amphithéâtre L'Islet-Nord
$25,000
Replace ventilation systems
4 Municipality of Saint-Gabriel-de-Rimouski
$25,000
Construct a covered rink
5 Municipality of Saint-Joseph-de-Kamouraska
$25,000
Construct a new fire station
6 Municipality of Larouche
$20,000 Enlarge and modernize the recreation facility
7 Maison de la source Gabriel
$20,000
Palliative care home expansion
8 Conseil scolaire des Hauts-Bois-de-l'Outaouais (CSHBO)
$20,000
Purchase of equipment to improve the high school greenhouse
9 Maison des enfants Marie-Rose
$20,000
Expand the children's centre
10 Town of Louiseville
$20,000
Purchase of modular skate park
11 Table de concertation en sécurité alimentaire de la MRC d'Antoine-Labelle
$15,000 Improve infrastructure and optimize agricultural practices at the "Cultiver pour nourrir" gardens
12 Association des Personnes Handicapées du Kamouraska Est
$12,000 Purchase and renovation of a building
13 P'tit Bonheur de Saint-Camille
$10,000 Install ultra high-speed Internet to improve broadcast quality of cultural activities and foster economic development
14 École Notre-Dame-de-L'Assomption
$10,000 Revitalize the school-park that will benefit both the students and the community
15 Frigos pleins
$8,000 Create an accessible community space at this feeding program
16 Association des pompiers Notre-Dame-de-Stanbridge
$5,000 Purchase equipment and train firefighters in farm rescue

Saskatchewan

# Organization Amount Project
1 Town of Hanley
$25,000 Construct new fire hall
2 Town of Indian Head
$20,000 Build a skate park 
3 Caron Community Club
$20,000
Complete renovations to the community hall 
4 Bethany Pioneer Village
$20,000
Upgrade main entrance to senior care home to improve accessibility
5 Foam Lake and District Fire and Rescue Dept
$20,000
Purchase a rescue truck
6 Perdue & District Arena Association
$15,000 Complete construction of the community arena
7 Town of Willow Bunch
$15,000
Repair the aging swimming pool
8 Rural Municipality of Hoodoo No. 401
$15,000
Purchase a used rescue fire truck

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

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

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 

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

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

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

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

Prince Edward Island

# Organization Amount Project
1 Farm Centre Association $20,000 Upgrade indoor meeting and convention facilities

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

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