Grants & Opportunities

​Many non-profit organizations rely on grants from foundations, corporations and government agencies to round out their fundraising efforts. Below is a list of grants currently being offered. The list will be updated as new information is obtained. If you know of a grant or opportunity that can help a non-profit organization, please contact us at 211 to let us know!


ChangeUp Grants - Opportunity for people aged 18-34 - DEADLINE September 25th, 2017

 ChangeUp Grants create opportunities for people aged 18-34 to initiate creative solutions-focused projects that address issues of discrimination and prejudice in their local communities. The $10,000 one-time grants are for projects that implement creative strategies to open minds and shift attitudes that perpetuate prejudice and exclusion based on ethnicity, race or religion. Through the grants, Inspirit Foundation is particularly interested in supporting the development of effective, connected and influential young change leaders.

For more information visit http://inspiritfoundation.org/grants-opportunities/changeup-grants-en/​


Wellness Grant Fund - Queens Community Health Board - DEADLINE October 15th, 2017

The Queens Community Health Board is currently accepting applications for their Wellness Grant fund.

There have been some changes to the process, application deadline and criteria for applying. Please review the NEW Application Form carefully and look at criteria and submission details.

Visit https://www.communityhealthboards.ns.ca/wellness-funds/ to review and complete the application form. 

The deadline for applications is OCTOBER 15TH, 2017. This is earlier than last year’s deadline.


​Funding: Enabling Accessibility in Workplaces and Communities - Deadline July 26th, 2017

The Government of Canada is currently accepting applications from eligible applicants interested in receiving funding from the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). The EAF funds organizations, businesses and other eligible recipients to improve accessibility and/or safety for people with disabilities by supporting the capital costs of renovation, construction and/or retrofit activities and the provision of accessible technologies in workplaces and communities across Canada.

For more information about the EAF visit https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/enabling-accessibility-fund.html


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