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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


The application period for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021 has closed.

Download Guidelines (PDF)

Download Final Report (PDF)

Download Donated Resources Log (PDF)

Download Financial Log (PDF)

2019-2020 Recipients

View current 2019-2020 grant recipient list