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Working together to do better

Are you a community organization or non-profit? Manage your money and finances with a partner that stands for the same values as you—community, support, and positive impact.

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Day-to-day banking

Free banking for non-profits

Money management and day-to-day banking with discounts that help your money go further:

  • Free Business 25 chequing account
  • Discounts on other chequing account packages

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Community grants

Apply to our Community Grant Program

Providing funding to organizations for initiatives that create a measurable social and/or environmental impact on our local communities.

  • Up to $100,000 in grants available
  • Eligible organizations are social enterprises and registered co-operatives

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Small business financing program

Looking for non-profit start-up and expansion financing?

Apply for a financing program unique to Nova Scotia credit unions. Designed to help small businesses with big ideas.

  • Term loan, working capital loan, or line of credit
  • Terms up to 10 years
  • Access to a network of mentors
  • Special financing streams available for social enterprises
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Accept donations

Accept debit and credit card donations

East Coast CU offers all the services you get from a bank so you can easily accept payments and donations through debit or credit cards:

  • As early as next-day deposits
  • Wired or wireless POS terminals
  • Integration options for eCommerce platforms

Bank your way, every day

From our handy mobile app to friendly service in person or over the phone, the choice is yours.

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Deposit a cheque or pay a bill on the go in just a few clicks.

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Get friendly advice and support by a phone or video.

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Bank at one of our 18 branches across Nova Scotia.

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Access ATMs coast-to-coast at no extra charge.