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The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg has established guidelines for various grants to non-profit and charitable organizations. The PRO Kids bursary is available specifically to families and youth. For specific information on each category, including deadlines, eligibility, and an application form, click on the appropriate category below.

Supporting Policies:

For individual categories, please click the links below. It is recommended that you speak with Municipal Staff before submitting an application by calling (902) 541-1343.

Grant categories include:

  • GRANT GROUPS resized  Emergency Assistance Fund for Community Facilities Grant Program supports organizations impacted by COVID-19 cancellations and is now accepting applications for the fund. Application Form.
  • GRANT GROUPS resized pdf Annual Operating (198 KB) : to provide assistance for annual operating costs.  (Grant maximum $5,000. Deadline to apply - March 1st annually)
  • GRANT GROUPS resized  pdf Canada Day (203 KB) : to provide assistance for the hosting of a community celebration on July 1st that recognizes Canada Day. (Grant maximum $1,200)
  • GRANT for Groups ICON 02 resized  Comfort Centre Generator Funding: to provide assistance for community centres and fire halls wishing to act as comfort centres during emergencies. (Grant Maximum $8,000.  Deadline to apply - March 1st annually) Memorandum of Understanding
  • GRANT GROUPS resized   pdf Community Economic Development (225 KB) : to provide assistance for the development of projects, events, or initiatives that promote the area and foster community economic growth. (Grant maximum $1,000)  
  • GRANT GROUPS resized   pdf Community Event (199 KB) : to provide assistance for the hosting and/or delivery of a National or Provincial event.
    (Grant maximum $2,000)
  • GRANT GROUPS resized   pdf Community Recreation Capital (232 KB) : to provide assistance for the expansion or improvement of an indoor or outdoor cultural, social, heritage and/or recreation facility and/or equipment for projects under $10,000. (Grant maximum $1,000)
  • GRANT GROUPS resized   pdf Community Recreation Program (161 KB) : to provide assistance for the delivery of a new or expanded cultural, social, heritage and/or recreation program. (Grant maximum $500)
  • GRANT PERSONAL resized   pdf Elite Athlete Travel (173 KB) : to provide assistance to elite athletes in Lunenburg County with their travel when competing at international events. (Grant maximum $2,000)
  • GRANT GROUPS resized   pdf Events Promotion Grant (231 KB) : to attract new large-scale events to the area that demonstrate a net Economic Impact to the District of Lunenburg. (Grant maximum $20,000)
  • GRANT PERSONAL resized   pdf Leadership Training (245 KB) : to provide assistance to volunteers seeking training that will continue to expand the programs, services, and activities provided by many community organizations. (Grant maximum $300)
  • GRANT GROUPS resized   pdf Major Recreation Capital (292 KB) : to provide assistance for the expansion or improvement of an indoor or outdoor cultural, social, heritage and/or recreation facility and/or equipment for capital projects of $10,000 or more. (Grant maximum $10,000. Deadline to apply - March 1st annually)
  • GRANT PERSONAL resized   pdf Positive Recreation Opportunities (PRO Kids) (206 KB) : to provide assistance to youth and their families who reside in the Municipality, who due to financial limitations, would not be able to participate in recreational, sport, or cultural activities.  For more information, visit our PRO Kids page.
  • GRANT GROUPS resized   pdf Remembrance Day (191 KB) : to provide assistance for hosting a community event on November 11th in recognition of our Veterans and those currently serving our country. (Grant maximum $250)
  • GRANT GROUPS resized   pdf Sponsorship Ad Requests (208 KB) : to provide assistance for advertising to local, not-for-profit organizations for projects, events, or initiatives that benefit residents of, and are within the mandate, of the Municipality. (Grant maximum $500)
  • GRANT PERSONAL resized  pdf Youth Travel (220 KB) : to provide assistance to individuals, teams, or groups of youth travelling to national competitions in sport or cultural events. (Grant maximum $200 per team or $50 individual)

Distributed Grants