The Government of Nova Scotia is now accepting applications under its Standing Together Program, which seeks to prevent domestic violence.
- Community groups and organizations are eligible to apply for two types of domestic violence prevention grants to develop and test new ways to prevent domestic violence, support victims and their families and share the story of what they are learning about how to address this complex issue.
- The new Connect grants, which bring people together to develop learning and teaching tools and share progress, provide up to $25k for up to 12 months.
- Projects should conclude by March 31, 2021.
- In addition, the Advisory Council on the Status of Women is launching a second call for Shift grants, which provide up to $75,k for up to 24 months to explore, develop, and test new ideas for preventing domestic violence and supporting victims.
- The deadline to apply is March 4.