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The Anglican Foundation of Canada Board gives green light to parish hall refreshes and awards first-ever Category C grant of $50,000. The Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) Board of Directors met via ZOOM on September 14, 2023, and approved $270,500 in grants to 24 applicants in 18 Dioceses, bringing the 2023 grants total to date to $628,000.

“When we increased our annual granting cycles and added the July 1 deadline for Q3 grants, we didn’t know what to expect,” says Dr. Scott Brubacher, Executive Director AFC. “The uptake we have seen for this additional funding window—which included many ambitious, multi-phase infrastructure projects—has affirmed the wisdom of that decision.”

Among the 17 infrastructure projects approved for funding, there was a noticeable trend in vibrant, community-minded parishes revitalizing their church hall facilities...[find out more].