Criteria & Project Funding Principles

Project Funding Principles:

Projects must demonstrate some or all of the following principles:
  • Promotion of equity, community building, collaboration, diversity, community participation and self-reliance.
  • Enhancement of the assets of a community.
  • Sustainability.
  • Demonstrable community-wide benefits.
  • Support of community transformation.
  • Capacity to leverage additional funding and community resources.
The grant is not intended for operation costs (such as staff wages or administration costs), or to support annual funding. In addition, we are unable to assist projects that:
  • Take place outside of Halifax (includes all of Halifax Regional Municipality).
  • Have political or religious affiliations.
  • Are retroactive in nature.
  • Only benefit one individual.
  • Represent a conflict of interest for CUA.

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