About NSEFS and the SEED Grants Program
The Nova Scotia Educational Facilities Society (NSEFS) is a non-profit society that owns and leases Horton High School to the Province of Nova Scotia.
Through the SEED Grants Program (Supporting Enhancements for Educational Diversity), our goal is to develop, promote and improve the educational, sporting, recreational, artistic or literary opportunities in the public schools of the Horton School Community by providing financial assistance.
Do You Wish to Enhance or Develop a Curricular Program at Your School?
As part of our mandate, the NSEFS provides financial assistance to enable individual students and/or public schools to make use of, or establish programs that match our goals.
Grants are available in the range of $100 to $500 for applications that benefit an individual and/or school program. Applications from public schools that support activities that benefit several individuals or groups may exceed these guidelines.
Who is Eligible?
If your activity fits the goals of the NSEFS, we welcome the opportunity to review your application. Any public school in the Horton catchment area can apply for a grant on behalf of individuals and/or groups of students. The Horton catchment area includes:
- Evangeline Middle School
- Gaspereau Valley Elementary School
- Hantsport School
- Horton High School
- L.E. Shaw Elementary School
- New Minas Elementary School
- Port Williams Elementary School
- Wolfville School
Grade 12 Students
If you are a Grade 12 student, grants are not designed to assist you with your post-secondary education, however, if you have the opportunity to attend a special program during the summer of your graduation year, you may apply for a grant through your school.
Past Grants Have Supported Many Programs:
- Attendance in school and summer programs
- Student sign language club
- Environmental club
- Horton Science Buddies
- After school art, activity and drama clubs
- Extra-curricular competitive events
- Rock climbing, clayworks and golf programs
- Purchase of school video equipment
- Music therapy program
- Creative arts program
- Creation of multi-sensory learning centre
For More Information or to Apply for a SEED Grant:
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION – SCHOOL
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION – INDIVIDUAL