Grants and Funding


Provincial Gender Equity Grants

This fund is designed to help physical activity, sport and recreation organizations create supportive organizational cultures, policies, practices, and conditions to increase the engagement of women and girls in physical activity, sport, and recreation as leaders, decision makers, coaches, volunteers, and participants. Various initiatives designed to build the gender equity capacity of organizations are eligible for funding, including: education and training sessions, board development workshops, organizational assessment activities, gender and diversity analysis, policy and action plan development, evaluations, etc. Initiatives focused on the direct delivery of programs and services to women and girls, fundraising activities, facility modifications are not eligible for funding under this program.


Recreation for All Foundation Grants

Registered charities, Nova Scotia municipalities, and registered Canadian amateur athletic associations are eligible for funding.

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Submission deadline: no later than 11:59 pm on January 8, 2016


Canadian Women’s Foundation Grants

The Canadian Women’s Foundation empowers women and girls in Canada to move out of violence, out of poverty and into confidence.

Specific guidelines for each granting area are posted when the application process opens.

Visit their website for details and application deadlines for:

  • Violence Prevention grants
  • Anti-Trafficking grants
  • Economic Development grants
  • Girls’ Fund grants