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Law Foundation of Nova Scotia Grant

Grants to Nova Scotia Nonprofits for
Public Law-Related Projects and Services

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Law Foundation of Nova Scotia

Deadline Date:

09/20/17 Received by Midnight Atlantic Standard Time


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Grants to Nova Scotia nonprofit organizations for initiatives that offer legal information and services to the public. Applicants must contact the Executive Director before applying. Funding is intended for public legal education, legal aid, legal research, public access to the law, and other law-related projects. Previous funding has assisted organizations in helping the general public fill out forms, understand the court process, obtain benefits to which they are entitled, and deal with family law, housing, and poverty-related issues.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 173298

Term of Contract:

Grant funds are ordinarily committed for a term of up to one year only. Grants are awarded for the fiscal year April 1 – March 31.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are made to organizations, rather than individuals.

Pre-Application Information:

The Board usually meets in February of each year to consider applications for the fiscal period April 1st to March 31st. However, applicants should consult with the Executive Director of the Foundation before submitting an application.

Deadline for receipt of applications is September 20, 2017.

Applicants must submit a written grant application form (MS Word document attached below). The Executive Director is available to help applicants prepare their applications (use email address in Contact Information below).

Application instructions:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Send your application electronically, by email to:

In addition, please send one paper copy of your application by mail or by courier to:

Suite 1305, Cogswell Tower
2000 Barrington Street,
Halifax, NS, B3J 3K1


Phone: (902) 422-8335
Fax: (902) 492-0424

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Nova Scotia