Recent Grants

From the December 2018 Grant Period, the Foundation has approved health-related projects totaling $76,225.00 for 9 local organizations.  The following is a list of grants awarded:

Dishwasher – Port Williams for Port Williams United Baptist Church

Dishwasher – Wolfville for St. John’s Anglican Church

EKMCHC – December 2018 for the EKM Community Health Centre

Extrication Equipment for the Greenwich Fire Department

Glooscap Arena Room Upgrade for Canning & District Recreation Commission

Inroads Program for Brain Injury Association, Annapolis Valley Chapter

Meeting Room Furniture for Wolfville Baptist Church

Respirators/Ventilators for Valley Regional Hospital Foundation

Supporting SOUP in Canning for Canning Area Food Bank


From the April 2018 Grant Period, the Foundation has approved health-related projects
totaling $66,850.00 for 7 local organizations.  The following is a list of grants awarded:

Can You See Me? Flir Camera for Port Williams Fire Department

Canning Multi-Activity Park for NKEC Playground

Dishwasher Purchase for Kings Presbyterian Church

Hurst Extrication Tool for Wolfville Volunteer Fire Department

May 2018 Grant for EKM Community Health Centre

“Tides In” Canteen Renewal for Kingsport Community Association

Wolfville School Activity Park for Wolfville School

Nova Scotia Health Authority

  • Chaplaincy Program, Diabetes Education Centre
  • EKM Community Health Centre, Public Health
  • Mental Health Program, Palliative Care Program
  • Valley Regional Hospital Foundation

Social Agencies

  • Area Churches
  • Alexander Society
  • Brigadoon Children’s Camp Society
  • Canning & Area Food Bank
  • Chrysalis House
  • Evangeline Recreation Society
  • Flowercart
  • Kings County Schizophrenia Society
  • Kings Point to Point Transit Society
  • Kings Regional Rehabilitation Centre
  • Kings Volunteer Resource Centre
  • L’Arche Homefires, Wolfville
  • Mental Health Association – Kings Branch
  • Open Arms Resource Centre Society
  • PeopleWorx Society
  • St. John’s Ambulance Service
  • Valley Cardiac Rehab Society
  • Valley Child Development Association
  • Valley Community Learning Association
  • Valley Refuge Association
  • Valley Restorative Justice
  • Valley Search & Rescue
  • VON – Kings Branch
  • Wolfville Food Bank

Area Fire Departments

  • Canning
  • Greenwich
  • Port Williams
  • Wolfville

Municipal Programs

  • Municipality of Kings – Gaspereau
  • Town of Wolfville
  • Village of Canning
  • Village of Port Williams

Area Colleges/Schools/Universities

  • Acadia University (S.M.I.L.E., Kinesiology, Dietetics)
  • Evangeline Middle School
  • Gaspereau Elementary School
  • Glooscap (Canning) Elementary School
  • Highbury Education Centre
  • Horton High School
  • L.E. Shaw (Avonport) Elementary School
  • Landmark East School
  • Northeast Kings Education Centre (NKEC – Canning)
  • Nova Scotia Community College, Kingstec Campus
  • Port Williams Elementary School
  • Wolfville (Elementary/Middle) School

Children & Youth Programs

  • Apple Tree Landing Children’s Centre
  • Kick-Off Sports Program
  • Kids Action Program
  • Kings 1 Area Girl Guides
  • Wolfville & Area Boy Scout Association

Seniors Programs

  • Access to Active Aging Exercise Program
  • Kings County Seniors Safety Program
  • Kingsport Fitness & Wellness Society