African Heritage Month Program Application Form

February is African Heritage Month in Nova Scotia. 2020 will mark the 36th anniversary of African Heritage Month in Halifax.

African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Librarieopens a new windows is made possible by the generous support of TD Bank Group. 

Community members come together to plan and create contemplative and celebratory events at all branches of Halifax Public Libraries, ranging from community conversations to concerts and cooking. 

Funding is available for community organizations and individuals to plan and host events throughout African Heritage Month, in partnership with the Library.

Apply now

Applications are due by 9:00am on Monday, September 16. Depending on the number of applications received and funding available we may only be able to partially fund some of the accepted projects. You will be notified about the results of your application by October 15, 2019

Questions? Email Heather MacKenzie, Manager, Diversity Services

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  • Contact Person * Required
  • Address * Required
  • Please include the following information:
    • * Who is the target audience?
    • * Do you see the event as taking place in a Library or at another community location?
    • * What other organizations will be involved in planning and supporting this event?
    • * What do you see as the role of the Library in this event?
  • Provide a brief list of other events your group has organized in the past * Required
  • Please outline your proposed budget for this program, including the amount you are requesting from the Library/TD funds. Also indicate if you have received TD funding support in the past for African Heritage Month activities.
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