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Grants to Nova Scotia Registered Charities and Nonprofits to Build Organizational Capacity

Community Impact Grant


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Funding Source
United Way of Colchester County
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Geographic Focus
Canada:Nova Scotia: Colchester County;

Important Dates
Deadline: 11/27/23 4:00 PM Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $5,000 to Nova Scotia registered charities and nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit the community in eligible locations. Funding is intended for the acquisition of equipment and supplies that will improve the organization's efficiency and operations. Eligible uses of funds include equipment, computers, administrative supplies, and capital assets. Organizations must serve the residents of Colchester County.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Registered charitable and nonprofit organizations in Colchester County may apply.

Non-profit organizations without a Canadian Charitable Registration Number require a Sponsor Agreement from a registered charity in order to receive funding support. Please contact the funding source for details prior to applying.

Priority will be given to organizations or programs that directly support equity-deserving populations (African NS, Indigenous, LGBTQIA2S+, Newcomers, and remote/rural communities).

Pre-Application Information
The application deadline is Monday, November 27, 2023, at 4:00 p.m.

Applicants will be contacted regarding the outcome of their application within 60 days of the deadline.

Estimated Size of Grant
Up to $5,000

Contact Information
Please email a copy of the completed and signed application plus any supporting documentation to

Direct questions to Heather Hamilton, Community Outreach Coordinator, at the email address above or call 902.895.9313.

United Way of Colchester County
605 Prince Street
PO Box 32
Truro, NS B2N 5B6

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