150 Forward Fund

The 150 forward fund provides opportunities for Nova Scotians to create, promote and participate in local and regional events and programs that will build a sense of pride in Nova Scotia during the celebration of Canada’s 150 anniversary of confederation.


An eligible applicant is a non-profit society or non-profit cooperative registered with the Nova Scotia registry of Joint Stock Companies.

Deadline or important dates

Applicants will be accepted July 1 - October 31, 2016 and a second application period will be December 1 – February 15, 2017.

How to Apply

Send completed application form and financial template to:

In person/courier:
150 Forward Fund
Department of Communities, Culture & Heritage
1741 Brunswick Street, 3rd floor
Halifax, NS B3J 3X8

By regular mail:
150 Forward Fund
Department of Communities, Culture & Heritage
PO BOX 456
Halifax, NS B3J 2R5

By e-mail to:

For further information contact:
Angela Dennison
Phone: (902) 424-3876

Neal Alderson
Phone (902) 424-6010

Fax: (902) 424-0710

Website: novascotia.ca/150