Growing Communities. Improving Lives.
First introduced in 2012, Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities is a program aimed at strengthening rural communities by equipping local non-profit organizations with funds to carry out much-needed community work. The aim is for farmers to help improve the lives of many people living in rural communities. The Bayer Fund, the philanthropic arm of Bayer, has expanded the Canada’s Farmers program to provide a total of 66 grants, each valued at $2,500, to charitable and not-for-profit groups nominated by farmers. Canadian farmers have applied on behalf of agricultural societies, 4-H clubs, playgrounds, daycares and school projects, community sporting organizations, libraries and health/service groups.
Are you a farmer?
Submit an Application
Do you want to help grow your community and improve the lives of rural residents? Simply tell us about your favourite charitable or not-for-profit group in your community and how they would benefit from a $2,500 grant and you could win! A total of 66 grants (two per territory) will be randomly awarded in 33 territories across Canada.
Not a farmer?
Suggest a Charity
You can still help! Do you know a local charity or not-for-profit group that needs support? Maybe you volunteer with a group in your rural community? You can pass along the name of a program or organization that would benefit from a $2,500 grant. Click here to give a farmer an idea of a local group that would benefit from $2,500 grant.