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 M.D. of Wainwright No. 61
$25,000
Purchase a water tanker truck for the Irma Fire & Rescue Department. 
2 Victoria Trail Agricultural Society
$20,000
Build a fully equipped Fitness Centre and Historic Exhibit. 
3 St. Vital Seniors Club
$20,000
Make safety improvements to the facility floor and replace the roof of the senior's club. 
4 Hussar Rural Fire Association
$20,000
Purchase new motor vehicle rescue tools for the Hussar Rural Fire Association. 
5 Benalto Booster Club Society
$20,000
Renovate a historical train station into a community centre. 
6 Coalhurst Parks and Recreation Society
$20,000
Build a sustainable outdoor spray park for Coalhurst and surrounding communities. 
7 Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge
$20,000
Purchase kitchen cabinets for a new community kitchen/multi-purpose room. 
8 Greencourt Community Association
$15,000
Replace the water well at Greencourt Community Hall.
9 Holden Agricultural Society
$20,000
Renovate the arena. 
10 St. Paul Regional Lions Quarterback Club
$15,000
Install LED lights at the amateur football field. 
11 Dunmore Equestrian Society
$15,000
Build an Equine Therapy Arena. 
12 Hythe & District Recreational Society
$15,000
Repair the roof of the community centre. 
13 Sexsmith Curling Club 
$15,000
Add a wheelchair lift to the curling club entrance. 
14 Water Valley Community Association
$10,000
Build a new community centre. 
15 Busby Volunteer Fire Department Society
$5,000
Purchase a side by side for wildland fire and off-road rescue. 
16 Lloydminster Agricultural Exhibition Association Limited 
$5,000
Repair the roof and insulate the agricultural exhibition building. 
17 Indus School Council
$5,000
Purchase community accessible equipment for the playground. 

Atlantic

# Organization Amount Project
1

Acadian Forest and Farm School (Nova Scotia)

$25,000

Purchase building supplies for a multi-purpose farm and forest education centre.

2

City of Summerside (Prince Edward Island)

$25,000

Renovate the armoury/museum to provide greater access to heritage and cultural education.

3

Royal Canadian Legion Durham Branch #77 (New Brunswick)

$20,000

Upgrade legion facilities for enhanced community programming. 

4

New Brunswick Community Harvest Gardens (New Brunswick)

$20,000

Purchase a greenhouse and increase sustainability at the Hayes Urban Teaching Farm.
5

Pictou County 4H (Nova Scotia)

$20,000

Build a new 4H building.

6

Harbour Breton Volunteer Fire Department (Newfoundland and Labrador)

$20,000

Purchase a highway rescue vehicle.

7

Clean Annapolis River Project (Nova Scotia)

$20,000

Install a solar power demonstration site at the repurposed Academy building.

8

L’Arche Cape Breton (Nova Scotia)

$15,000

Purchase a heat pump for heating and cooling system in the new building.

9

Bedeque Area Recreation Centre (Prince Edward Island)

$10,000

Repair and add insulation to the rural skating rink in order to reduce energy consumption.

10

St. Peter’s Volunteer Fire Department (Prince Edward Island)

$10,000

Purchase heavy duty rescue equipment for the rural fire department.

 

British Columbia

# Organization Amount Project
1 Denman Health Centre Society 

$25,000

Upgrade the clinic’s heating and ventilation system.

2

Evergreen Independent School

$25,000

Build a timber frame community pavilion with solar lights and responsibly sourced lumber.
3

City of Williams Lake

$25,000

Purchase new breathing apparatus for the fire department. 
4 Tomslake and District Volunteer Fire Department 

$25,000

Purchase a 4X4 truck for the fire department.

5

YMCA of Greater Vancouver

$24,000

Build a YMCA Centre of Community in Chilliwack.

6

Hudson’s Hope Public Library

$15,000

Purchase furniture for the library.

7

Denny Island Community Development Association

$11,000

Purchase a baler for recyclables and a composter.

Manitoba

# Organization Amount Project
1

Pembina Manitou Fire Department

$25,000

Purchase a combination brush truck for the fire department. 
2

Town of Neepawa

$25,000
Install solar panels on the swimming pool to reduce energy consumption.  
3

Rural Municipality of Rosedale

$25,000

Construct and provide equipment for an accessible multi-use community facility. 

4

Boyne Reginal Library

$20,000
Increase space for the children’s section and provide a safe, equitable entrance to the building. 
5 Oak Lake Arena
$10,000
Expand the geothermal ground loops on the ice plants. 
6 Municipality of Springfield 
$8,000
Purchase an accessible transit vehicle.
7 Lowe Farm School Parent Teacher Association 

$7,000

Expand the play structure and sports facilities. 

Ontario

# Organization Amount Project
1

Langford Conservancy

$25,000
Make Langford Schoolhouse an accessible community and food hub, that is energy and water efficient. 
2

The County Food Hub

$25,000

Build an agri-food incubator/community kitchen within a rural public school.

3

Town of Gravenhurst

$25,000

Purchase and outfit a water-supply fire truck that will service the rural community.
4

Community-Living Sarnia-Lambton

$25,000

Purchase a full-size accessible van.
5

Cargill & District Community Fund

$21,000

Demolish the oldest section of the Cargill Community Centre and rebuild a more useful and energy-efficient space.

6

Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance

$20,000
Replace urgently needed diagnostic imaging equipment for the hospital.
7 Stratford General Hospital Foundation 

$20,000

Purchase a new CT scanner for the hospital.

8

Woolwich Recreational Facilities Foundation

$20,000

Build a splash pad.

9

Municipality of Bayham

$18,500

Purchase an accessible stage and chairs.

10

Station #6 Onondaga-County of Brant F.D.

$18,000

Purchase a John Deere Gator UTV for fire search and rescue use.

11

Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh

$15,000

Update the electrical and HVAC systems, replace flooring, and make washrooms and exam rooms accessible at the Lucknow and District Medical Centre.

12

Loring and District Service Board

$15,000

Replace the heating and air conditioning at the Argyle Community Centre.

13

The Gathering Food Centre

$12,000

Equip the new community teaching kitchen at Riversyde 83 for food skills and culinary classes.

14

Leamington District SS Parent Council

$11,500

Enhance the new outdoor athletic field at the high school.

15

Matthews House Hospice

$10,000

Purchase a hospital bed for the new rural hospice.

16

Town of Arnprior

$10,000

Upgrade the LED lighting at the Nick Smith Recreation centre.

17

Port Hope & District Agricultural Society

$9,000

Revitalize the Town Park Agricultural gates and park entrance to ensure accessibility and safety.

18

Launch Pad Youth Activity and Technology Centre

$9,000

Upgrade windows and doors to reduce monthly energy bills at the youth centre

19

Delta Agricultural Society

$6,000

Insulate the main exhibit hall.

 

Quebec

# Organization Amount Project
1 Centre d'entraide régional d'Henryville
$25,000
Purchase new refrigeration equipment to help preserve food at the food bank.
2 L'Exit de Waterloo
$25,000
Construct a greenhouse for growing vegetables and educational purposes.
3

Politimore Fair Association

$25,000

Replace old windows throughout the fair hall.

4

Moisson Beauce

$25,000

Purchase an industrial dishwasher to wash the bins used for the supermarket food rescue program.

5

Municipalité de Pontiac

$25,000

Construct the Quyon Community Centre and renovate the community kitchen.

6

Challenge 255

$25,000

Install and upgrade the building and services on the Baie-du-Febvre event grounds.

7

Municipalité Saint-Hubert de Rivière-du-Loup

$25,000

Furnish and equip the new fire hall.

8

Productions Artistiques de la Région d'Acton

$20,000

Upgrade the stage lighting system.

9

Société d'agriculture du comté de Kamouraska

$20,000

Replace the lighting system on the agricultural exposition grounds.

10

Municipalité de St-Lazare de Bellechasse

$20,000

Upgrade the community centre’s air conditioning and sound systems.

11

Moisson Haut-Saint-François

$15,000

Renovate a food processing kitchen at a food bank.

12

McGill University

$15,000

Construct a community Engagement centre in Ste-Anne de Bellevue.

13

COOP Solidarité Santé JP Despins

$10,000

Purchase medical equipment for the clinic.

Saskatchewan

# Organization Amount Project
1

McLean Fire Department

$25,000

Adapt a truck to a first responder unit and renovate a building for the new firehall.

2

Focus Forward for Indigenous Youth

$25,000

Purchase and install solar panels and an irrigation system for a community greenhouse on Montreal Lake Cree Nation.

3

Town of Canora

$20,000

Retrofit metal halide ice lights to energy efficient LED lights.

4

Village of Mistatim

$20,000

 Replace the heating system and make upgrades to the rink arena and upstairs hall.

5

Village of Archerwill

$20,000

Upgrade the water treatment plant, including the purchase of a new water well and new storage reservoir tanks.

6

Eastend Rink Complex

$15,000

Purchase new rink boards and renovate the dressing rooms.

7

Spiritwood Civic Centre Repair & Revitalization

$15,000

Repair and revitalize the community hall.

8

Watrous-Manitou Beach Heritage Centre

$15,000

Purchase and install energy efficient windows for the newly renovated Heritage Centre.

9

Tourism Radville Inc.

$12,000

Restore windows and insulate the building with a spray coat.

10

Imperial and district ambulance

$3,000

Purchase a new AED machine and automatic stretcher.

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