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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 2018 at 12:00 noon. The full policy and forms are available below:

G28 Request for Funding

Applicants are required to fill out the following documents:

G28 Request for Funding – App A

G28 Request for Funding – App B

Council will use the following document to review the applications:

G28 Request for Funding – App C

Successful applicants will fill out the final report and submit it to council after their project/event/activity is complete:

G28 Request for Funding – App D

The following table shows the grant applications received for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.


Applications for 2018-2019

Name Purpose
 Chrysalis House  Operational Support
 Jijuktu’kwejk Watershed Alliance  Summer River Project
 Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce  Tourism
 Northeast Kings Education Centre  Playground
 Kings Historical Society  Operations
 Uncommon Common Art Public Art and Art Education
 Kings County Seniors Safety Society Operations
 Kings County Academy Skateboard Association Operations
 Open Arms Guest Washroom
 Glooscap Curling Club Renovation
 Canadian Mental Health Association Program
 Kentville Historical Society Program
 Valley Business Leaders Initiative Program
 Axe Volleyball Association Program
 Annapolis Valley Trails Coalition Operations
 Valley Sport and Multi Purpose Facility Renovations
 Autism Nova Scotia – Annapolis Valley Program

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

2017-2018 Grant Recipients

Name Amount
Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce $4000.00
Annapolis Valley Trail Coalition $1500.00
Chrysalis House $1000.00
Flower Cart $500.00
KCA Exchange Students $1250.00
Kings County Senior Safety Council $2000.00
Kings Historical Society $5000.00
Kings Volunteer Resource Centre $1000.00
21 Century Space Guys $680.00
North East Kings Education Centre $5000.00
Portal Youth Centre $2500.00
Uncommon Common Art $2500.00
Total Grants Dispersed $26930.00