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Help us grow rural Canada, one community at a time. Use these materials to promote the Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities Program and generate entries for charitable organizations.

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Bayer Fund helps Canadian farmers strengthen rural communities through its Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities Program

There’s no shortage of dedicated charities and not-for-profits in rural communities across the country and every one of them makes a vital contribution to the lives of farmers and other rural residents.

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Wrentham Library gets a Boost from the Bayer Fund

Wrentham, AB – Citizens of Wrentham and surrounding area are benefitting from upgrades made to the local library. Bayer Fund awarded $2,500 through its 2018 Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities (CFGC) program to the Wrentham Library and Post Office to purchase new equipment for the facility.

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High School Students Connect to Local Agriculture with Support from the Bayer Fund

Students at Norwell District Secondary School (NDSS) had a unique link to local agriculture thanks to an investment in a specialty program known as LEAF (Local Environmental Agriculture & Food).

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Local Museum Plans Exhibit Upgrade with Support from Bayer Fund

Visitors to Melville’s Heritage Museum will notice soon notice upgrades to the facility thanks to the support of the Bayer Fund. The Melville Heritage Museum has been awarded $2,500 through the 2018 Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities (CFGC) program to upgrade the museum’s Farm Tool Room.

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Local Aquatic Center Makes Upgrades with Support from Bayer Fund

Local swimmers will notice a welcome upgrade to the pool thanks to support from the Bayer Fund. The Hamiota Aquatic Centre was awarded $2,500 through the Bayer Fund’s 2018 Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities (CFGC) program to make renovations to the facility.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarington Gets a Boost from Bayer Fund

Local youth will benefit from an increase in support to Big Brothers Big Sisters Clarington (BBBS Clarington). Bayer Fund has awarded $2,500 to BBBS Clarington to support costs related to staffing, child safety, volunteer training and more through its 2018 Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities (CFGC) program.

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Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities Launch 2019 Program

There’s always a good cause to support in rural communities across the country.  Today, we’re pleased to announce that through the Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities Program, we’re committing $165,000 to causes that matter to farmers and rural Canadians.

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2018 Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities Winners Announced

2018 Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities Winners Announced

Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities launches 2018 program

Are you a farmer looking to do some good in your community? Or maybe you’re a local not-for-profit or charitable organization that could use a bit of financial help. Whether farmer or charitable group, the 2018 Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities program, sponsored by the Bayer Fund, would like to lend a hand. Read more.

Bayer Fund announces winners of 2017 Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities program

When you live in a rural town, community matters and you do everything you can to keep local charitable groups, non-profits and community events alive.  They are vital to the people in your community. Thanks to the efforts of Canadian farmers, 66 different rural-based charities and non-profits have received a financial boost to strengthen their communities as winners of a $2,500 grant in the Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities Program, sponsored by the Bayer Fund. Read more.

Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities launches 2017 program

Canada’s 150th anniversary is an excellent opportunity to celebrate the historical role of farmers in growing our nation. The Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities program, sponsored by the Bayer Fund, provides yet another opportunity for Canadian farmers to strengthen their communities by nominating their favourite local charities to win grants of $2,500. Read more.

Bayer Fund announces winners of 2016 Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities program

What makes life in a rural community better? How about quality healthcare, recreation facilities, emergency services, child care for working families and organizations that help people shine. Thanks to Canadian farmers, 66 charities and non-profits that make life better in small towns across the country will receive $2,500 grants from the Bayer Fund as part of the 2016 Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities program. Read more.

Bayer Fund opens nominations for fifth year of Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities Program

In four years, the Bayer Fund’s Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities program has awarded $625,000 to rural charities serving more than 300,000 people across the country. This year another 66 grants valued at $2,500 each will be up for grabs by Canadian farmers on behalf of their favourite charities. Read more

Bayer Fund announces winners of 2015 Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities program

$165,000 in grant money distributed to 66 rural charities across Canada. Read More

Bayer Fund Announces Launch of 2015 Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities Program

Calling Canadian farmers to apply for $2,500 grants for their favourite charities (Winnipeg, MB – Jan. 19, 2015) – Applications are now open for the Bayer Fund’s 2015 Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities program. Read More

Bayer Fund announces winners of 2014 Canada’’s Farmers Grow Communities program

$165,000 in grant money distributed to 66 rural organizations across Canada Read more…

Bayer Fund launches 2014 Canada’’s Farmers Grow Communities Program

The Bayer Fund, the philanthropic arm of the Bayer Company, announced today that Canada’’s Farmers Grow Communities is now accepting applications for 2014. Read more…

Bayer Fund Announces Winners of 2013 Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities Program

$150,000 in grant money distributed to 60 rural communities across Canada. Read more…

Canada’’s Farmers Grow Communities Program now accepting applications for 2013

Do you want to win $2,500 for your rural community? The Bayer Fund can help. Read more…

Bayer Fund Announces the Winners of it’s Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities Program

58 farmers secure $2,500 grants from the Bayer Fund to support charitable causes in their rural communities. Read more…