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#EastCoastCUCares Grant Program


$100,000 in grants to the community


Each year, the #EastCoastCUCares Grant Program provides up to $100,000 in funding for initiatives that create a measurable social and/or environmental impact on our local communities.

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Applications


When can you apply?


Applications for the annual #EastCoastCUCares Grant Program will open in the fall of 2022.

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About the program


Who can apply?


Giving back is deeply rooted in who we are. This initiative looks to help Nova Scotia build back together by providing funding to organizations that use innovative, entrepreneurial, and market-oriented approaches to generate positive social, environmental, and other public benefits. Why not apply for a little help from your friends at East Coast CU?

Eligible businesses must:


  • Be a registered co-operative or social enterprise
  • Be registered in or operate in Nova Scotia
  • Demonstrate a measurable impact on health and wellness, community development, or climate resilience

#EastCoastCUCares 2021

Giving back, one random act of kindness at a time

 

Each year, through our #EastCoastCUCares initiative, staff across Nova Scotia carry out random acts of kindness in our communities. It’s all about being kind to one another and doing good without reward. Catch more of us caring for our communities by searching #EastCoastCUCares on social media!

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Impact in the community

Promoting social change and community development


The Coady Change Leader Campaign provides scholarships for people to attend education programs. We pledged $25,000 to help develop this campaign focused on social change, community development, climate resilience, and women’s leadership.

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Impact in the community

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.

Learn more

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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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