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COMMUNITY GRANTS PROGRAM (2017-2018 Program is now closed)


The Community Grants Program is a centralized program that provides annual cash grants to registered non-profit organizations and charities located throughout the Municipality.  There are two types of grant (a) a project grant of up to $5,000 and (b) a capital grant of up to $25,000.  Presently, the program provides assistance to specific types of projects in the following categories:

The Community Grants Guidebook contains detailed eligibility criteria for the program and for each of the funding sectors.  This guide is updated annually so please check the current version of the guide posted on this web site. Or contact staff for further information. 902.490.7310

The 2017-2018 Community Grants Program Guidebook

Information Sources
The program Guidebook and application form may also be available from Customer Service Centres, the Call Centre (311), or by e-mailing


Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Community Grants Program
Finance & Information Technology
PO Box 1749
Halifax, NS   B3J 3A5


Civic Address:
5th Floor
40 Alderney Drive
Dartmouth, NS


Staff Contacts

Peta-Jane Temple - Team Lead, Grants & Contributions
902.490.5469 Office
902.490.4005 fax

Peter Greechan - Community Developer, Grants & Contributions
902.490.7310 office
902-490-4005 fax

Shelley Hutt - Program Technician, Grants & Contributions
902.490.7191 office
902.490.4005 fax

Please note that personnel and office locations can change.  If the contact information provided is out of date please contact the municipal Call Centre at 311

Community Grants Program Links