Our purpose is to inspire giving and steward funds to help build Nova Scotian communities of respect, belonging and possibility. Read more About CFNS here >>

Meet the small but mighty team that’s committed to building strong, vibrant and diverse communities throughout Nova Scotia by enabling and inspiring effective philanthropy. We are a group of talented professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you. Meet our Team >>

The Community Foundation of Nova Scotia is governed by a volunteer board of directors comprised of community leaders from across the province and is administered by professional staff. These community champions bring a wealth of skills and expertise to their work for the Foundation. Meet our Board >>

The Community Foundation of Nova Scotia collaborates with partners both inside Nova Scotia and outside the province, championing issues that will make for a stronger future for Nova Scotians – issues such as affordable housing, food insecurity, gender equality, mental health, social entrepreneurship and youth. Meet our Partners in Growth >>