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Apply for community funding

If your initiative helps build healthier communities, we'd like to help!

Building strong and vibrant communities

Our focus is making a meaningful difference by improving financial literacy and economic development in the communities we serve.

Our Community Focus

When applying for a grant, please keep our focus areas of Financial Literacy and Economic Development in mind.


What we support

​​ Programs implemented by community organizations

 Financial education programs

 Economic development initiatives

 Island-based programs or initiatives

 Initiatives that support more than one person 


What we don't support

 Groups that are not recognized as community not-for-profit

 Individual pursuits

 Initiatives that don't provide direct benefit to our island communities

 Requests where our support would cover travel

 Requests to support long-term operational costs

Building Healthier Communities Fund


Get up to $10,000 for Island community initiatives

The Building Healthier Communities Fund helps support long-term initiatives that strengthen and sustain our Island communities.

Areas of Support:

  • Housing
  • Mental Health
  • Healthcare
  • Homelessness

Project Eligibility

  • Must be a sustainable initiative
  • Must provide support for a broad range of people
  • Must make a meaningful impact in a local community
  • Get additional points for financial health elements


Small grants that go a long way

This program is for requests under $1,000 (including gifts in-kind) for neighbourhood initiatives and will be directed to your local Coastal Community location.

Funding examples:

  • Community betterment
  • Children and Youth
  • Grassroots Initiatives
  • Local events


  • Must be a Not-For-Profit or Recognized Not-For-Profit organization
  • Must provide direct benefit to communities served by Coastal Community
  • Must not be to support a sports team
  • Only one contribution per organization per budget year



Partnering with businesses to strengthen communities

Coastal Community welcomes the opportunity to work with island businesses on mutually beneficial initiatives that positively impact island communities.

Fund focus:

  • Financial literacy
  • Economic development


  • Initiatives that provide a direct benefit to communities across the islands
  • Initiatives that provide mutually beneficial business development opportunities

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Do you need a tent for your next event?

We believe in giving back and supporting community organizations. Speak to us about the no cost loan of a tent for your next special event!

  • 10x10 tents available in most regions
  • 20x20 tents available in limited regions
  • You pick up & set up the 10x10 tents
  • We cover the delivery cost & set up for the 20x20 tent
  • Fill out the application below to check availability!

Giving back to the community

With your support, we continue to impact the social and economic well-being of our Island communities.


Given to community


Employee volunteer hours


Students learning financial literacy


Years of free outdoor movies