Community Grant Program

The Bonvie-MacDonald Community Grant Program, created in 2017, is focused on organizations helping children in need.
Craig and Olivia Melnick of the early Childhood Intervention
Chris Dunlap - Breakfast program at St.Andrews Consolidated
Craig MacDonald with Jodi Myles "Jordon Myles Foundation

Through the on-line application form on this website, organizations that think they may qualify for assistance are to submit the requested information no later than December 1st, 2023.  Each year, only those applications submitted on or prior to the deadline will be considered for funding.

The grant amount requested, if approved, may or may not be fully funded, depending on the number of qualified applications and the total funding available.

While not specific or restricted to the following groups, each one represents an example of the type of organization that would be considered for a grant:

  • Antigonish Minor Hockey Association
  • Antigonish-Guysborough Early Childhood Intervention Program
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters Antigonish

If you believe that your organization could qualify for our Community Grant Program, please complete the following application and submit once you are satisfied with the content.

A community grant focused on Organizations helping children in need.

    Application deadline: December 1, 2023

    Area (town, county) that will benefit from grant

    Grant request

    Applicant Information

    Description of how grant will be used/who will benefit

    Are you requesting or have you received funding from other sources for this project? If so, please identify source & amount.

    Applicant Declaration

    - I confirm that to the best of my knowledge the contents of this application are complete and accurate.
    - I agree that the organization I represent will return a portion or all of the funding if the project is not carried out as described in the application.

    Please check here to agree to the above statements

    Bonvie-MacDonald Rinks to Links Golf Classic Raising funds for boys and girls who cannot afford the high cost of playing minor hockey. Additional beneficiaries of the tournament have included Big Brothers Big Sisters, Antigonish Early Childhood Intervention, Tim Hortons Children’s Foundation and St. Martha’s Hospital Pediatric Department.