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


2018–2019 Themes



Mental Health and Addictions

Economic Inclusion (Workforce Attachment)


View 2018-2019 grant recipients list

2017-2018 grant recipients list

Download Program Application (PDF 137 KB)

Download Program Guidelines (PDF 87 KB)

Apply On-Line