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Together, we make a
difference


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.

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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

Community Grant Program

#EastCoastCUCares Grant Program

Open for applications 

We are dedicated to making a measurable environmental and social impact across Nova Scotia with $100,000 available in grants for local registered co-operatives, or social enterprise organizations that promote health and wellness, community development, and/or climate resilience.

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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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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.

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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.

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#EastCoastCUCares

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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Financial literacy

Educating our communities


East Coast CU provides support and resources to strenghten 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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Community grants

Apply to our Community 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
  • Open to social enterprises and registered co-operatives

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