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Tatamagouche Centre is exceptionally blessed to have the support of so many organizations, foundations, funders, donors, volunteers, and suppliers.  We gratefully acknowledge the following:


The late Kenley MacNeil, Wanda Miller, Debbie Tattrie, Donna Angowski, Mary MacAulay, Lawrence Chow, David Stevenson, our dedicated Board of Directors and many others have helped with local food boxes and support to Megan Miller for Declan’s fundraising.

The United Church of Canada provides core funding through Region 14 & Region 15.

The United Church of Canada Foundation

Bursary funds for youth and young adults have been provided by The James Robertson Memorial Trust Fund, Wesley C. Smith Fund,  Davey Family Endowment Fund, Living Spirit Fund, Brian and Belva Piercy Fund, the Jean Moore Endowment Fund, Seeds of Hope Fund, and the UCCF’s General Fund. Bursaries for BIPOC participants have been provided through the Justice and Reconciliation Fund. Bursaries for seniors spirituality program streams were awarded from The Watkins Fund for Innovative Ministries with Senior Adults through the Seeds of Hope Fund. EDGE Faith Formation Grant – Innovation Grants. Faith & the Common Good (Green Retrofit)

United Church Women

The Nova Scotia Chapters of the UCW have raised thousands of dollars for our Centre, contributing greatly to our “Comfort & Care” campaign. The comfy blankets and lines you enjoy are thanks to their generosity.

Foundations, funding agencies & project partners

Program supports and bursaries, particularly for those facing barriers: Catherine Donnelly FoundationCommunity Foundation of Nova Scotia;  Congrégation de Notre-Dame Visitation Province; Edwards Family Charitable Foundation; Halifax Youth Foundation; Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia; Nova Scotia Health Authority; Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception (SCIC);  Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul Halifax; Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish; IAC – St. Croix Presbytery, Seagull Foundation, FK Morrow Foundation;

South Shore United Church; New University Co-Operative; Pictou United Church; Stairs Memorial United Church Women; Giftfunds Canada; UCW Fellowship Unit;  CND Visitation Province; Jody Varughese Professional Corporation; Westmount UCW; Trinity United Church Women; Winsloe United Church; United Way of Colchester County; Northumberland Pastoral Charge; CUT Foundation; Tatamagouche Brewing Company; Restigouche Congregation; and Ste. Croix-Ellershouse PC

Indigenous youth and land-based learning: Rural Communities Foundation of Nova Scotia

Local food boxes: United Way Colchester County & Waldegrave Farms, Tatamagouche

Donation for racial justice: Tatamagouche Brewing Co., Tatamagouche

Hosting migrant agricultural workers for their quarantine period: Aquashell Holdings Inc., Wallace &  North Nova Seafoods Limited, Pictou

Local Sourcing

Appleton Chocolates Company, Tatamagouche;  The Crafty Shore, Tatamagouche; Deb’s Handmade Chocolate Delights, Tatamagouche; Dickie’s Meats Ltd., Leicester;  Hard Honey Beverage Company, Tatamagouche; Jost Vineyards, Malagash;  Just Us! Coffee-Roasters Co-op, Grand-Pré; Tatamagouche Brewing Co., Tatamagouche; Tatamagouche District Lions’s Club, Tatamagouche;  Vista Bella Farm: Cidery, Orchard, and Apiary, Malagash; Waldegrave Farms, Tatamagouche.

Government Partners

Municipality of the County of Colchester – Insurance Rebate Grant

Government of Nova Scotia

  • Communities, Culture & Heritage – Racial Justice Fund, Community Facilities Improvement Grant, Social Justice Youth Camp Grant, Diversity and Community Capacity Fund
  • Connect2 program
  • NS Health Board – Wellness Grant

Government of Canada

  • Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency- Green Retrofit
  • Community Facilities Infrastructure Program – Green Retrofit
  • Employment & Social Development – New Horizons for Seniors Grant
  • Canadian Heritage Youth Forums Canada — Exchanges Canada. Social Justice Youth Camp.
  • Department of Community Service Sexual Assault Prevention and Supports – Prevention Innovation Grant
  • Canadian Heritage – Culture, History and Sport Anti-Racism Action Program