Emergency Community Support Fund: Rounds 1 and 2

Rural Communities Foundation of Nova Scotia is proud to have partnered with Community Foundations of Canada and the Government of Canada to deliver the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF)  in areas of Rural Nova Scotia impacted by COVID-19. Round 1 of ECSF was distributed over the summer and Round 2 launched on October 5, 2020.[…]

Information on the Program

Rural Communities and Climate Change Nova Scotia’s rural communities are directly affected by climate change through such factors as sea level rise, storms, weather, disease and species shift, all of which can cause major economic impact. As such, our communities are on the front-lines of Nova Scotia’s efforts to adapt to and mitigate the effects[…]

2021 Fund for Gender Equality Grants

TRURO – Rural Communities Foundation of Nova Scotia (RCFofNS) will provide Gender Equality grants totalling over $155,000 to six organizations dedicated to supporting women, girls, Two-Spirit and gender-diverse individuals working towards a future grounded in equity, inclusion and justice. The Fund for Gender Equality is part of a partnership with Community Foundations of Canada, funded[…]

Finding Solutions for Climate Change with Community Sparks

TRURO – Rural Communities Foundation of Nova Scotia has given $13,605 in Community Sparks Grants to seven youth-led, climate change related projects in rural Nova Scotia. The Community Sparks Grants are designed to support innovative, community-based action, and to empower young people to make a meaningful difference in their region on their own terms. Youth[…]