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New Truck Thanks To Farm Credit Canada

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Thanks to Farm Credit Canada for grant funds to enabled us to purchase a new delivery truck.

News Release –

FCC contributes $1.5 million to 92 community projects across Canada
Regina, Saskatchewan, September 8, 2020 – Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is giving $1.5 million through its
FCC AgriSpirit Fund to 92 community groups across Canada to support rural capital projects.
“The FCC AgriSpirit Fund supports rural communities at the heart of Canadian agriculture,” said Sophie Perreault, FCC executive vice-president and chief operating officer. “We are honoured to support the projects that help keep these communities as vibrant hubs for rural Canadians.”
This year, the FCC AgriSpirit Fund awarded between $5,000 and $25,000 for community improvement projects that enhance the lives of rural residents. Examples include capital expenditures on equipment purchase and installation, energy efficient building improvements and repairs, and the purchase of rescue and fire equipment.
Over the past 17 years, the FCC AgriSpirit Fund has supported 1,356 projects, an investment of $16.5 million.
The next application period opens March 1, 2021. Registered charities, municipalities and non-profit organizations interested in funding can visit www.fccagrispiritfund.ca for eligibility requirements, to apply online and view past projects.
FCC is Canada’s leading agriculture and food lender, with a healthy loan portfolio of more than $38 billion. Our employees are dedicated to the future of Canadian agriculture and food. We provide flexible, competitively priced financing, management software, information and knowledge specifically designed for the agriculture and food industries. As a self-sustaining Crown corporation, we provide an appropriate return to our shareholder, and reinvest our profits back into the industries and communities we serve. For more information, visit fcc.ca.

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