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Recreation Community Development Grant

Available through Communities, Culture and Heritage the Recreation Community Development Grant is designed to support activities and initiatives which respond to the recreation and physical activity goals and priorities of communities and the Shared Strategy for Recreation in Nova Scotia: Active Living, Inclusion and Access, Connecting People and Nature, Supportive Environments, and Capacity Development.

Applications will be accepted between April 1st and December 22 of a given fiscal year pending legislative approval of the budget.

Program Guidelines (PDF)

For more information Contact the representative in your region:

Cape Breton Region: (Cape Breton Island): Larry Maxwell, (902) 565-1508

Central Region: (Halifax Regional Municipality): Andrea Redmond, Central Regional Manager, (902) 890-1158

Fundy Region: (Municipality of East Hants, Cumberland County, Colchester County): Peter McCracken, (902) 956-4108

Highland Region: (Guysborough County, Antigonish County, Pictou County): Rae Gunn (902) 870-7278

South Shore Region: (Counties of Yarmouth, Shelburne, Queens, Lunenburg and District of Argyle): Anna Haanstra, (902) 523-5333

Valley Region: (Municipalities of Hants West and Clare, Counties of Digby, Annapolis and Kings): Anna Sherwood, (902) 670-7933