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Community Grants and Funding

*** PLEASE NOTE*** A new Grant Policy has been adopted by Council to help improve the overall grant process. The new Grant Policy outlining the new deadlines is posted below.
 
Grant Policy and Policy Schedules
 
**Please note at the January 2 Council deadline extentions where granted for the following grant programs in the Policy Schedules:

Major Community Initiatives & Civic Services Grant (Schedule D) - Deadline date: January 15 has now been extended to the new application deadline:
Applications are due no later than Monday, January 29, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.


Community Recreation Programming Assistance (Schedule A) Deadline date: February 1 has now been extended to the new application deadline:
Applications are due no later than Friday, March 2, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.


Festivals and Special Events (Schedule B) Deadline date: February 1 has now been extended to the new application deadline:
Applications are due no later than Friday, March 2, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
 
Please note that the new application forms for the 1) Community Active Living Grants, 2) Community Enhancement Grants and 3) Kings Economic Advancement Grants will be posted to the website as soon as they are available.
Thank You.
 
1) Community Active Living Grants (Schedule A)
Grants in this category are intended to encourage active living across Kings County and may be awarded to community organizations involved in the delivery of leisure, artistic and education services. Individual grant programs in this category are:
  • Park, Playground, and Trail Maintenance and Development
  • Youth Travel Assistance
  • Community Recreation Programming Assistance
 
2) Community Enhancement Grants (Schedule B)
Grants in this category are intended to assist in the provision of community-related activities. Individual grant programs in this category are:
  • Festivals and Special Events
  • Councillor Grants to Organizations
  • Community Hall Assistance
 
3) Kings Economic Advancement Grant (Schedule C)
The Economic Advancement Grants are intended to assist innovative projects that provide economic benefit to the County.
 
4) Major Community Initiatives & Civic Services Grant (Schedule D)
This grant supports initiatives, projects, and services that might otherwise be a responsibility of the Municipality to provide. Eligible applicants must be requesting more than $10,000 and are not otherwise eligible to apply for funding under one of the other grant programs.
 
Applications may be submitted by email, in person, or by mail to:

Municipality of the County of Kings
Attn: Lisa Amon
PO Box 100 Kentville NS
B4N 3W3

Funding applicants are encouraged to apply with as much notice as possible. Please review the deadlines for the funding grant you are applying for.
 
For more information on these grant and funding opportunities please contact:

Lisa Amon
Financial Services Administrative Assistant
902-690-6191
lamon@countyofkings.ca
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