FCC 4-H Club Fund

With the continued support of Farm Credit Canada (FCC), 4-H Canada's goal is to help young Canadians “Learn To Do By Doing” in a safe, inclusive and fun environment. Together, we believe in nurturing responsible, caring and contributing leaders who are committed to positively impacting their communities across Canada and around the world.

 

The FCC 4-H Club Fund is now closed and applicants will be notified of their success in early December.

$122,000 is available in grants of up to $500 per club, district or region. Applications must be from a registered Canadian 4-H club, district or region in good standing. 

The FCC 4-H Club Fund is available to 4-H clubs, districts and regions across Canada.  Activities eligible for funding include: 

  • Costs associated with developing existing programs and activities.
  • Costs associated with events, such as transportation costs, entrance and admission fees.
  • Costs associated with club participation in exchanges and club trips.
  • Developing or purchasing resource materials (leader, volunteer, activity materials.
  • Volunteer support and recognition costs.
  • Speaker fees and recognition.
  • Seed money for local club fundraising.
  • Purchase of equipment and supplies (Achievement Day supplies, sports equipment, activity supplies, outdoor equipment, trophies, recognition of members).

This grant will not support:

  • Programs and/or projects that benefit one individual.
  • Capital projects/capital expenditures (i.e. equipment, machinery, buildings and refurbishment costs, etc.)
  • Program registration fees (i.e. for conferences, seminars, etc.) or provincial membership fees.

The full guidelines are available here.

View the list of 2015 recipients.

Farm Credit Canada has committed $250,000 per year to 4-H Canada until 2019. See the news release here.

For more information please contact fundsdevelopment@4-h-canada.ca