Abbotsford Community Foundation Launch 2019 Agriculture Grants Program

Abbotsford – The Abbotsford Community Foundation (ACF) is pleased to announce that applications for the 2019 Agricultural Enhancement grants are now being accepted.

“In 2019, the focus of this round of funding is revitalization of unused or underutilized farmland located within the Abbotsford ALR and we will provide grants of up to $50,000 for each successful applicant to a total of $100,000 available for granting.” advised Marcus Janzen, Chair of the ACF’s Agricultural Enhancement Grants Committee.

“We are pleased to have distributed more than $640,000 in grants to benefit agriculture in Abbotsford since 2013,” said, Lorna Hart, ACF Board Chair.

Applicants are invited to visit the grants section of www.abbotsfordcf.org to find the program guidelines, which involves both a Letter of Intent (LOI) and an application process. “Those applicants for whom their LOI is given a green light will be sent the full application package,” said Wendy Neufeld, Executive Director.

Deadlines to submit the LOI are April 2nd and the full application is due by April 15th. ACF is pleased to be partnering with the City of Abbotsford to bring this program to our community.

Valuable information cards for the 2019 Agriculture Grants will be available at their booth #134 at the Pacific Agricultural Show from January 24th–26th at the Abbotsford Tradex.

For more information on the Agricultural Enhancement Grants program,email Executive Director, Wendy Neufeld at wendyneufeld@abbotsfordcf.orgor call 604-850-3755.

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