Municipal Grants

Each year the Municipality of East Hants offers various grant programs to local non-profit and community organizations.  If you are unsure of which grant to apply for or require staff assistance, please complete the following Grant Intake Form.


2014/2015 Grant Recipients 

2015/2016 Grant Recipients

2016/2017 Grant Recipients


Municipal Grant Program Policy

Community Beautification/Enhancement Grant

Each year the Municipality of East Hants places money into the Beautification Grant Fund for each District to financially support non-profit community – based beautification & enhancement efforts for the following approved… Full story

Community Grant Program Fund

The Community Grant is designed to encourage community recreation in a manner consistent with the recreation principles, goals and plans of the East Hants Municipal Council.  In addition it is… Full story

Community Partnership Fund

The Community Partnership Fund was created to build and foster relationships with non-profit community based organizations; to provide multi-year seed funding to non-profit community based organizations during their infancy to… Full story

District Recreation Fund

Once a year District Recreation Funds are distributed through the Parks, Recreation & Culture Department for the purpose of increasing community initiatives to provide recreational facilities, to maintain equity when dispersing… Full story

Emergency Management Operations

Each year the Municipality of East Hants offers a grant to organizations that support the Municipality’s Emergency Management Operations, such as grants to fund the purchase or upgrading of generators… Full story

General Government Grants

General Government Grants are available to non-profit organizations that support the delivery of municipal services or provide services to enhance community well-being and the quality of life for the citizens… Full story

Heritage Property Incentive Program

In 2016 the Municipality introduced a new Heritage Property Incentive Program.  This program allows owners of Municipally Registered Heritage Properties and properties located within the Maitland Heritage Conservation District to apply… Full story

Rural Economic Development Assistance Fund

To be considered for assistance under this fund, a project must be considered to enhance the economic viability of the community, create employment, and be consistent with the East Hants… Full story

Major Special Event Grant

The purpose of the Major Special Event Grant is to provide one-time financial assistance to organizations who are hosting a significant or special event that will be open to all… Full story

Tourism Economic Development Fund

The Tourism Economic Development (TED) Fund exists to provide support to projects that strategically advance the growth of high-quality, competitive destinations, products and visitor experiences that are significant to East… Full story

Tourism Grants

The objective of the Municipal Tourism Grant Program is to assist community organizations with tourism related projects designed to protect and enhance community identity, values and the tourism product. Not… Full story