The mandate of the RCF is to improve the sustainability of farmers and ranchers in rural communities.
Communities are encouraged to apply for a minimum of $10,000, up to a total of $100,000, for projects that support either recreational, education events and activities, or cultural facilities and programs.
Applications will be accepted from July 2 until August 31, 2019, with the winners announced during Co-operative Week in Canada, October 16, 2019.
Groups who are eligible include registered charities, registered non-profit organizations, and community service co-operatives. All projects must be completed within a two-year period, and be located in a community that has a UFA presence.