The Helping Hands Fund awards marketing services, through Creative Curve Media Group Inc., to select nonprofit organizations to help enhance their image, expand their services and extend their marketing budgets.
Applications are reviewed by a panel of members of the local community. Creative Curve Media Group Inc. and its representatives will not be part of the selection committee.
The panel responds in writing to all applications that are submitted in accordance with the application deadline. Organizations should not assume an award has been given until such notification. Any eligible organization or association can apply and need not be a customer of Creative Curve Media Group Inc.
Award recipients are selected based upon how the marketing services (design, web, print) will be used to further the organization’s goals.
Leveraged efforts – Use of marketing services to increase the impact of other existing resources.
Service expansion – Use of marketing services to contribute to expanding an organization’s awareness or existing service projects.
Program enhancements – Use of marketing services to promote new programs or projects.
The Helping Hands Fund is available to any nonprofit group, association or charitable organization in Halifax Regional Muncipality that meets the Helping Hands Fund selection criteria.
Services are awarded with a maximum value of $1,000 per organization for the award year. Applicants may receive services in the value of the amount requested or in a lower or higher amount.
Services include graphic design, web development, and printing services. Applicants are encouraged to reapply in the following year.
Annual awards total $10,000.
All awarded marketing services must be used between February 14, 2019 and December 31, 2019.
Awards may only be used for projects originating during these dates and not to offset any existing balances due to Creative Curve Media Group Inc.