Municipality of Colchester Grants for Community Organizations

External Grants for Children and Families

Community Park Funding Program

This program provides grants to eligible, non-profit, community organizations for capital improvements to public, outdoor recreation facilities such as the following:

  • parks
  • playgrounds
  • sports fields
  • multi-purpose courts
  • outdoor rinks

Application Deadline

February 28, 2021

For more information

Phone: 902-897-3180
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Community Trail Funding Program

This program supports eligible, non-profit, community organizations in the planning, construction, maintenance, and promotion of public recreational trails.

Application Deadline

January 29, 2021

For more information

Phone: 902-897-3180
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Grants to Non-profit Organizations

This program supports a variety of organizations, programs, and initiatives in Colchester County.

Application Deadline

January 31, 2021

For more information

Phone: 902-897-3185
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Not-for-Profit Community Events Grant

This program provides funding to eligible, local recreational groups or community festivals in Colchester County.

Application Deadline

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

For more information

Phone: 902-897-3185
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Not-for-Profit Insurance Program

This program supports eligible, not-for-profit community organizations who require financial assistance to obtain Director & Officers and General Liability Insurance.

Application Deadline

Friday, October 23, 2020

For more information

Phone: 902-897-3181
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External Grants for Children and Families

kidsportKidsport

Kidsport is a national children's charitable program that helps disadvantaged kids overcome the barriers preventing or limiting their participation in organized sport.

Kidsport Nova Scotia provides funding of up to $300/year/child for sport registration and/or equipment.

Application Deadlines

  • January 1
  • March 1
  • May 1
  • July 1
  • September 1
  • October 1
  • November 1

Funding application

For more information

Phone: 902-897-3181
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Canadian Tire JumpStart is a community-based charitable program that helps kids in financial need participate in organized sport and recreation. Apply for Individual Child Grants.