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The Rural Communities Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the $100,000 grant. These communities will benefit from our commitment to ensure the sustainability of rural communities.

2021 Winners

The Rural Communities Foundation was created in 2014 as a way to distribute archived equity funds back into rural communities where UFA has a presence.

The foundation is committed to giving $500,000 over five years to rural Alberta to improve the sustainability of farmers and ranchers in Alberta. Communities are encouraged to apply for projects that enrich education, recreation and culture.

2021 WINNERS

The Drayton Valley & District Historical Society Anglican Church
Floor Restoration Project

Drayton Valley, Alta.
Awarded $10,000

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Drayton Valley - RCF - Anglican Church
The Anglican Church, built in 1937, was moved to the museum in 1997. Grant money will be used to refinish the church floor.
Drayton Valley - map

Bow Valley Riding Association
Perimeter Fence

Canmore, Alta.
Awarded $13,335

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RCF 2021 Winner - Canmore
It is with the safety of young horses and riders in mind that the Bow Valley Riding Association applied for a grant to build a fence around their riding area near Canmore.
Canmore

Carmangay
Carmangay Community Center

Carmangay, Alta.
Awarded $27,250

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Carmangay Community Centre
An old grocery store will be the new Carmangay Community Center.
Carmangay Map

Eaglesham and District Agricultural Society
Sun Shelter Project

Eaglesham, Alta
Awarded $24,300

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Eaglesham - RCF 2021 Winner
The Sun Shelter area is centrally located to allow visitors to watch ball games or other events while being protected from the weather.
Eaglesham, Alberta

Nampa and District Historical Society
United Community Project

Nampa, Alta.
Awarded $30,000

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Nampa, AB - RCF 2021 Winner
An old United Church will be transformed into a community centre. The church was donated to the museum for $1 in 2015.
Nampa, AB