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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.

Our 2022 Community Impact Grant Winners

Healthy Minds Co-operative: $30,000 - Dartmouth
Blk Women in Excellence: $10,000 - Halifax
Greenii Inc: $10,000 - Halifax
Richmond River Roots Market Garden Society: $10,000 –River Bourgeois
Antigonish Farmer’s Market: $10,000 - Antigonish
Two Tunics Clothing Bank: $5,000 – Musquodoboit Harbour
Dartmouth Adult Services Centre: $5,000 - Dartmouth
Cape Breton Food Hub: $5,000 – Bras D’Or
Farm to Feast Café Association: $5,000 – Middleton
Happy Hive Honey: $5,000 –Stellarton
Mill Road Enterprises: $5,000 - Inverness

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

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