A force for
positive change

Our mantra is grounded in humanity,
and driven by purpose.

While we’re anchored in Nova Scotia, our mission extends beyond people and place. This positivity inspires us at every level. We’re proud of how we show up in the workplace, in our community, and beyond.


Working towards
outcomes we believe in

Some recent initiatives for the greater good.

Creatives For Climate Action

Staff-led initiative uniting creatives around the world as agents of environmental change.

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Community Foundation of Nova Scotia

CFNS is a charitable giving facilitator helping donors make a sustainable philanthropic impact on causes they care about that make a positive difference in our communities.

Get Up There

A movement, fundraiser, and annual event supporting research for colorectal cancer, founded by our CEO Mark Gascoigne.

We’ve had the privilege to work with a wide range of community and not-for-profit organizations. Here are a few we’ve partnered with.   

  • Alice House
  • AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia
  • Autism Nova Scotia
  • Canadian Cancer Society - Maritime Division
  • Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation

  • Feed Nova Scotia
  • Get Up There for Colon Cancer
  • Halifax Mooseheads Pink in the Rink
  • IWK Foundation
  • Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia

  • Nova Scotia Heart & Stroke Foundation
  • Phoenix Youth Programs
  • QEII Foundation
  • Shelter Nova Scotia
  • YWCA Halifax