Agricultural Societies Program: Annual Report and Grant Application Guidelines

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2015 Application Checklist

This checklist is to assist organizations registered under the Agricultural Societies Act in completing the required Annual Return and Grant Application for your Agricultural Society. Send this checklist to Agriculture and Forestry along with the documents below to complete your annual return.

    Signed directors list (Template provided)

    Categorized and signed 2015 Activities Report(s) (Template Provided)

    Signed Annual General Meeting (AGM) minutes

    AGM membership sign-in sheet. Verifies that members were in attendance at the AGM (Template provided)

    Financial Statements
        Must be approved at the annual general meeting by your membership
        Financial Statements signed by at least two directors of the agricultural society and the accountant
        Financial Statements must be a review engagement or audit report prepared by an accountant registered under the Chartered Professional Accountants Act.
    2014 - 2015 Business Plan Reporting (optional template)

    2016 - 2019 Business Plan (optional template)

    Optional Grant Application
        Statement of Expense (if applicable)
Checklists must be signed by two directors to verify that all the required information is enclosed.
    Submission Instructions: Email your Annual Return & Grant Application to: by January 15. If you are unable to send it via email, mail it to: Agricultural Societies Program, Agriculture and Forestry, 106, 4709-44 Avenue, Stony Plain, AB T7Z 1N4. Please keep a copy for your own records.

    Failure to provide all the required information may result in your Agricultural Society’s Grant not being processed.

    For any inquiries, please call the Agricultural Societies Program Staff:
    Kayla Wells – Toll free 310-0000 then (780) 968-3517
    Fred Young – Toll free 310-0000 then (780) 968-6555

    For more information on the Agricultural Societies Program, please visit:

    Return to the Alberta Agricultural Societies Program Home Page

    For more information about the content of this document, contact Fred Young.
    This document is maintained by Kayla Wells.
    This information published to the web on September 28, 2006.
    Last Reviewed/Revised on September 16, 2016.