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Grants, Bursaries, and Sponsorships

Grants, Bursaries, and Sponsorships

The Town of Kentville is proud to help make great things happen for its people by financially supporting people and ideas that are deserving.

Students working together in the library

Education bursary

Council knows that Kentville’s students are destined for great things, and they’re excited to help relieve the financial burden. Part of Council’s annual budget is devoted to a student bursary that’s awarded every year to one eligible student pursuing further education.  Deadline is May 15, 2020.


Community groups and non-profit organizations help make Kentville a better, more rewarding  place for everyone. It’s why Council commits part of their annual budget to helping local groups through the Grants to Organizations policy. Organizations that wish to apply for funding should first review the policy to be sure they’re eligible, and then complete the application forms.  Deadline is March 31, 2020.

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

Step 2:  Council will use the following document to review the applications (do not complete):

Council Use Only: Evaluation Form

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

Final Report

For your information, the following grants were awarded for the 2019-2020 fiscal year:

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


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


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