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Together, we make a

You help us make a positive impact on your community by banking with us. It allows us to support our communities through volunteer activities, sponsorships, and donations to events and organizations across Nova Scotia that matter to you.

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Growing our communities

Supporting the economic growth of our communities

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Supporting future leaders

Offering products, services, and advice designed for youth

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Teaching financial literacy

Helping people understand and improve their finances

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Bringing people together

Supporting activities that strengthen community bonds

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Making a real difference

Improving the financial health of our members and communities

Donations & sponsorships

Supporting those who support us

Giving back is deeply rooted in who we are. We take pride in helping our communities thrive by funding events and initiatives through partnerships, donations, and sponsorships.


Encouraging kindness in our communities

Let’s pay it forward, Nova Scotia! Each year, through #EastCoastCUCares, staff across Nova Scotia carry out random acts of kindness throughout our communities. It’s all about being kind to one another and doing good without reward.

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Community grants

#EastCoastCUCares Grant Program

Our grant program provides 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 annually
  • Open to social enterprises and registered co-operatives
  • Program opens again in the fall of 2023

Bursaries & scholarships

Get help funding your education

Our bursary program is for students going in to their first year of post-secondary education. Awards are based on community and school involvement, rather than grades.

Financial literacy

Educating our communities

East Coast CU provides support and resources to strengthen financial literacy through programs like Each One, Teach One which trains employees of financial institutions to deliver basic financial skills workshops in community settings.

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Featured impact story

Donation to the St. Andrews Seniors’ Housing Authority

East Coast CU donated a piece of land to the St. Andrews Seniors’ Housing Authority which will be used for their new ground mount solar power system. This donation will help maintain a sustainable environment.

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