The Community Foundation of Nova Scotia manages a variety of funds that, together, have a combined asset base of over $5 million. Although each fund is unique, they all support a particular community, cause or initiative in Nova Scotia and contribute to our vision of having strong and vibrant communities that embrace philanthropy as a means of growth and future development. Our current list of funds include:

Donor Directed Funds

Community Funds

Charitable Endowment Funds


Please note: scholarships and awards marked with an asterisk (*) have an internal application or nomination process, or are not distributing in 2018.

Other Grants and Awards