Women in wheelchair going through the Spring Garden library

Community Funding and Awards

Community ACCESS-Ability Program

The Community ACCESS-Ability Program reflects the Government of Nova Scotia's commitment to persons with disabilities by providing equal opportunity and improved access to community facilities. This program offers cost-shared grants to community groups for accessibility related capital improvements.

The grants may cover up to two-thirds of the direct and indirect costs of renovations, installations, and/or equipment. The sponsoring organization must raise at least one-third of the funding from other sources. Organizations can receive funding for one project per year under the program.

Who can apply?

  • Registered non-profit society/cooperative in good standing
  • Federally incorporated non-profit organization
  • Nova Scotian Mi’kmaw Band Councils
  • Municipalities

 

Applications are currently being accepted for 2019-2020. All projects must be completed by the end of the fiscal year, March 31st, 2020.

Application Deadlines: May 20th, August 1st, November 1st.

Download Guidelines (PDF 336 KB)

Download Application and Check-list (PDF 90 KB)

Download Final Report Financial Log (DOCX 41 KB)

Download Donated Resources Log (PDF 94 KB)

Download Final Report Form (PDF 66 KB)

2018 - 2019 Recipients, as of September 2018

View current 2018-2019 grant recipients list