Building Vibrant Communities Grant

Building Vibrant Communities Grant

Not-for-profits, local governments, businesses and educational institutions all have a role to play in eliminating poverty. They can apply for a grant that builds the capacity of community organizations and encourages collaboration.


Program Goals

Build vibrant communities

Prevent poverty by breaking the cycle

Alleviate the effects of poverty

Enable Nova Scotians to exit poverty


2017–2018 Themes

Food Security – supporting initiatives that provide Nova Scotians with adequate access to food

Youth Transition – enabling Nova Scotian youth to become independent adults

Transportation – helping Nova Scotians to access the transportation they need


Download Program Guidelines (PDF 73 KB)

Download Program Application (PDF 277 KB)