The DBDLI accepts application for sponsorship to work in partnership with and support local groups and organizations in the delivery of Africentric and culturally-focused events and initiatives.

Our aim is to improve the educational experiences, opportunities and outcomes of Nova Scotians of African ancestry.

Guidelines for completion of the DBDLI Sponsorship Application Process

  • All application sections must be completed and a detailed budget included. Decisions on requests are confirmed at the DBDLI Board of Directors (BoD) meetings:

    • Applications for consideration at the May BoD meeting must be received by April 1;
    • Applications for consideration at the September BoD meeting must be received by August 1;
    • Applications for consideration at the November BoD meeting must be received by October 1;
    • Applications for consideration at the January BoD meeting must be received by December 1;
    • Applications for consideration at the March BoD meeting must be received by February 1.
  • Recipients will be required to provide a post event report demonstrating how all conditions relating to the funding have been met.

  • Recipients/ partners will clearly indicate the support received from the DBDLI verbally to attendants at the event and on promotional material for the event.

Please complete and submit our Online Sponsorship Application form.

Online Application Form