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Grants to Organizations

Local organizations can apply for funding from the Town of Kentville through their “Grants for Organizations” Policy (G28). The purpose of this policy is to set consistent guidelines under which each application for funding is brought to Town Council for consideration, by

  • establishing a procedure for the public presentation of requests for funding;
  • establishing a procedure for reviewing requests for funding;
  • establishing criteria for evaluating each application.

Council reviews requests for funding each year from the budget. The Town receives requests up to March 31st 2020 at 12:00 noon. The full policy and forms are available below:

G28 Request for Funding

Step 1:  Applicants are required to fill out the following two documents:

Step 2:  Council will use the following document to review the applications:

Council Use Only: Evaluation Form

Step 3: Successful applicants will complete this form upon completion of their project:

Final Report

The following table shows the grant applications received for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.


2019-2020 Grant Recipients

Name Amount
Uncommon Common Art $1500
New Horizons Senior Club  $500
Kings County Senior Safety Society $2000
Kings Volunteer Resource Centre $1000
Annapolis Valley Trails Coalition $1500
Chrysalis House $5000
Kentville Historical Society $1500
Kings County Historical Society $2000
Canadian Mental Health Association $1000
Kentville Legion $1500

2018-2019 Grant Recipients

For your information, the following grants were awarded for the 2018-2019 fiscal year:

Name Amount
 Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce  $5000
 Annapolis Valley Trails Coalition  $1500
 Canadian Mental Health Association  $1000
 Chrysalis House  $1000
 Glooscap Curling Club  $1500
 Kings County Seniors Safety Society  $2000
 Kentville Historical Society  $2000
 Kings Historical Society  $3000
Uncommon Common Art  $1500
Valley Sport and Multi Purpose Facility  $5000

2017-2018 Grant Recipients

For your information, the following grants were awarded for the 2017-2018 fiscal year:

Name Amount
Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce $4000
Annapolis Valley Trail Coalition $1500
Chrysalis House $1000
Flower Cart $500
KCA Exchange Students $1250
Kings County Senior Safety Council $2000
Kings Historical Society $5000
Kings Volunteer Resource Centre $1000
21 Century Space Guys $680
North East Kings Education Centre $5000
Portal Youth Centre $2500
Uncommon Common Art $2500
Total Grants Dispersed $26930