Enhancing the well-being of vulnerable children and youth through education, prevention, enrichments and development
What we do
The Children’s Aid Foundation of Nova Scotia (CAFNS) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to bridging opportunity gaps for children and youth who are in care or at risk. We strive to strengthen all communities across Nova Scotia.
CAFNS WAS FOUNDED
Programs & Bursaries
National Grants: Our National Grants are provided in partnership with the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada. These grants go towards providing children and youth with athletic and cultural activities, healthy cooking and lifestyle workshops, and comfort kits for those coming into care.
Regional Grants: Our Regional Grants are supported by local fundraising and grant writing. Focus is on providing educational bursaries for former youth in care, tutoring, mental health and well-being counselling, oral health care, summer camps, recreational activities and funding for youth transitioning out of care.
Your support helps us make a difference. Individuals and organizations can make donations to the Children’s Aid Foundation of Nova Scotia.
Your gift will provide financial support for programs and services that will make a positive impact on the lives of children and youth in your community.
Your personal donation can change the lives of children and youth in Nova Scotia. You can donate online through CanadaHelps, or by phone or mail. Click for more details.
Your corporate donation can change the lives of children and youth in Nova Scotia. You can donate online through CanadaHelps, or by phone or mail. Click for more details.
The Children’s Aid Foundation of Nova Scotia’s mission is to partner with communities to provide our vulnerable kids and youth with what they need to thrive.