Voluntary Sector in Nova Scotia

Volunteers and nonprofit organizations are some of the key threads that make up the social and economic fabric of Nova Scotia. Everyday, Nova Scotians and the Nova Scotia Government depend on nonprofit voluntary sector organizations and their volunteers to deliver valuable programs and services, which in turn build healthy, vibrant communities.

Statistics say a lot about the strength of this sector. To learn more about the nonprofit voluntary sector, please visit our Voluntary Sector Information.

Province Supports First Provincial Council for Non-profits, February 5, 2013

Non-profit and voluntary organizations are joining forces to better meet the needs of people and communities across Nova Scotia.

The province is investing $450,000 towards a new Community Sector Council to help build stronger non-profit organizations. The sector council will bring non-profits together to learn from each other and share human resource and financial expertise, training practices, and research. Click here for the news release