Eleven organizations across the province will be receiving grants for new or upgrades to infrastructure as part of an effort in making new investments in local arts, cultural, and community organizations across the province to strengthen the role they play in their communities.
The projects that will be receiving funding are:
- Oxford Community Centre – $7 million toward new centre
- Pictou Cultural Hub – $4.7 million toward project costs
- Unama’ki Institute of Natural Resources, Eskasoni – $1.2 million toward environmental learning centre
- Neptune Theatre – $886,000 for digital and infrastructure upgrades
- Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame, Halifax – $500,000 toward new home in the Scotiabank Centre
- Chester Playhouse – $400,000 toward repairs from fire damage
- Gaelic College – Beinn Mhabu – $300,000 toward Mabou satellite campus
- Turret Arts Society, Halifax – $200,000 for Khyber building remediation and design
- Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, Canning – $150,000 for solar energy project
- Portapique Community Hall – $150,000 to complete community hall project
- Inverness Centre for the Arts – $100,000 for HVAC system
The Department of Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage (CCTH) has a variety of funding programs, grants and awards are available for individuals and organizations in Nova Scotia. They are an important part of sustaining and growing our culture and heritage sectors. By investing in innovation, creativity and arts, these programs help industries succeed, create jobs, support artists, and enhance our communities.
For a full listing of the funding programs and resources offered by CCTH visit the Nova Scotia website here.