Sport and Recreation Funding Programs

Sport and Recreation leads government efforts and collaborates with communities to improve the quality of life of Nova Scotians through sport and recreation. It supports the sector to develop an effective and integrated system of high quality opportunities and supports for Nova Scotians to live actively.

Recreation Facility Development Grant
This Program assist community groups, municipalities and other ‘not-for-profit’ organizations to develop facilities in order to increase public participation in sport and physical recreation.
Deadline is February 14, 2023

Community Recreation Capital Grant
This program assists in the development of small scale indoor and outdoor capital recreation projects, less than $25,000.
Applications are available through-out the year.

Planning Assistance Program
The Planning Assistance Program assists community organizations and municipalities in obtaining professional assistance in planning, designing and researching proposed and existing sport and recreation facilities.
Applications are available through-out the year