Make Way—The Campaign for NSCC

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Make Way—The Campaign for NSCC is a $25-million province-wide fundraiser aiming to improve access to education across Nova Scotia.
Make Way is raising money for:
• Student aid: providing bursaries, scholarships, urgent and emergency aid, and extraordinary learning opportunities.
• Programming: working with industry partners to address emerging markets.
• Instructional equipment: enhancing equipment, technology and learning environments to ensure graduates are job-ready.
• Centres of expertise: boosting specialized training at NSCC in fields such as oceans research, culinary arts, and geomatics.
“Make Way is helping secure a strong future by investing in our province’s next generation of leaders,” says Frank Lockington, executive director of the NSCC Foundation, the college’s fundraising arm.
Now launching publicly across NSCC’s 13 campuses, the campus appeals have a collective goal of $5.5 million. The foundation intends to engage communities across Nova Scotia served by the college, with priorities set locally and funds raised staying at those campuses.
Make Way has been quietly building support since the Joyce Family Foundation donated $4.6 million to NSCC in June 2015. Recently, members of the Sobey family committed $6.5 million, pushing the total raised to past $21 million.
To learn more about Make Way, visit To donate, go to

This story was originally published in Halifax Magazine.

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