Learn to Sail Programs & Funding Sources

Sail Nova Scotia supports more than 15 Learn to Sail programs for youth and adults across Nova Scotia.
For information about programs in your area, please contact your local club or the Sail Nova Scotia office.

Funding Sources to assist Learn to Sail Programs

The following information has been compiled by the Sail Nova Scotia to assist member Clubs and Sailing Schools expand and improve their programs by accessing various funding programs.

Before applying for these programs, please have the Learn to Sail Director contact Frank Denis, Sail Nova Scotia Executive Director, to discuss further.


Nova Scotia Health & Wellness Programs

A Complete list of NS Health & Welness Grants can be found here

Recreation Facility Development Grant Program

The Recreation Facility Development (RFD) Grant Program exists to help community groups, provincial organizations, and municipalities to plan, develop, construct, renovate, conserve, or acquire facilities for public recreation.


Sport Nova Scotia Programs

Sport Fund ~ Support 4 Sport

The NS Amateur Sport Fund supports, community organizations, coaches, athletes,and officials.

website:http://www.sportnovascotia.ca - Click Here

Tax Receipting Program

Allows organizations to raise funds for their program and have tax receipts issued.

website: http://www.sportnovascotia.ca/ - Click Here

Full details and process can be found here

Sail Canada Program

RC Stevenson Boat Loan Fund

Provides clubs with an interest free loan in order to purchase new boats for their program.

website: http://www.sailing.ca - Click Here