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Organizations and Communities

General Community Funding

Canadian Heritage Building Communities Through Arts & Heritage (legacy fund) April 1
Canadian Heritage Building Communities Through Arts & Heritage (community anniversaries) April 1
Farm Credit Canada AgriSpirit Fund Starting May 1
Bell Aliant Community Relations – Atlantic Canada  
BMO General Grant  
Government of Nova Scotia – Department of Health and Wellness Sport Hosting Program (PDF)  
Sport Canada Hosting Program (HP)  
Sport Nova Scotia Manulife Financial Community Sport Grants

March 1 & Sept 1

Imperial Oil Civic and Community Funding  
Molson Canadian Molson Donations Fund  
The McLean Foundation The McLean Foundation  
Royal Bank of Canada RBC General Funding  
Government of Nova Scotia – Department of Health and Wellness Trail Maintenance Program (PDF)  
Government of Nova Scotia – Department of Health and Wellness Community Trails Leadership Fund  
Government of Nova Scotia – Department of Natural Resources Off Highway Vehicles (OHV) Infrastructure Fund - Trails Oct - Dec
Sport Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Amateur Sport Fund (athletes) March 1 & Sept 1
TD Bank Financial Group Active in the Community (literacy & education)  
Community Health Board  

Youth Focus

Royal Bank of Canada RBC After School Grants Program March
Department of Justice Lighthouses Community Grants Feb
Donner Canadian Foundation Awards Feb - May
Breakfast For Learning / Canadian Living Foundation Nutrition Program Grants May
The Gordon Foundation The Doctor Gerald Gordon Memorial Award  
The Forzani Group Ltd. The Forzani Group Foundation  
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) The RCMP Foundation

April 15 & Oct

The Mike Weir Foundation The Mike Weir Foundation Grants End of December
Royal Bank of Canada RBC Children’s Mental Health Project  

Accessibility Focus

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada Funding: Social Development for Disability Programs March
Donner Canadian Foundation Awards Counselling Services/Crisis Intervention
  • Education
  • Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse
  • Provision of Basic Necessities
  • Services for Children
  • Services for People with Disabilities
  • Services for Seniors
  • Feb - May
    TD Bank Financial Group Dedicated to Diversity  
    Service Canada Opportunities Fund for Persons With Disabilities  

    Women Focus

    Canadian Women’s Foundation (CWF) The Girls’ Fund Nov
    Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport (CAAWS) WISE Fund Nov-Dec
    Canadian Women’s Foundation (CWF) Violence Prevention fund Feb
    Canadian Women’s Foundation (CWF) Economic Development fund March 18

    Seniors Focus

    Government of Nova Scotia – Department of Seniors Positive Aging Fund April 15
    Human Resources and Social Development Canada New Horizons for Seniors Spring
    Government of Nova Scotia – Department of Seniors Age-Friendly Communities Program May
    Government of Nova Scotia – Department of Seniors & Department of Justice Senior Safety Grant Fall
    Donner Canadian Foundation Awards Feb - May

    Employment Options

    Service Canada Youth Employment Strategy  
    Government of Nova Scotia – Department of Economic Development Student Career Skills Development Program End of January
    GGovernment of Nova Scotia – Department of Economic Development Cooperative Employment Program End of January
    Human Resources and Skills Development Canada Canada Summer Jobs Feb 28

    Canadian Museums Associations

    Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations Feb1