Settlement Funding Program



The Nova Scotia Office of Immigration’s Immigrant Settlement Funding Program assists community organizations, other public or non-governmental organizations, and language schools to provide services that facilitate successful integration and long-term residency of immigrants (including refugees) in Nova Scotia.


The general call for proposals for the period April 1, 2018, to March 31, 2020, is closed.
Pending availability of funding, an additional opportunity to submit applications may occur.
When open, applications are available online through the Labour Market Program Support System (LaMPSS) at
LaMPSS requires a computer running the free Adobe Reader 9.3.3 (or higher), and one of the following browsers - Internet Explorer 8 (or higher) and Safari 5 (or higher).
All applicants must be registered users of LaMPSS in order to apply for funding. If your organization is not registered, please call (902) 424-1075 (1-877-404-7074 toll free) or email to receive assistance.


Program Guidelines and Application Attachment

Before applying for funding, fully review the Immigration Settlement Funding Program Guidelines 2018-2020 (en français). This document explains the application process in detail. In addition, it outlines how to use the Itemized Budget Breakdown Workbook (MS Word) (en français - MS Word).

Further Information:

If you have any questions about the LaMPSS system, please contact:

  • LaMPSS Operations Support
    Toll Free: 1-877-404-7074
    Metro: (902) 424-1075

For all other questions contact your Agreement Manager, or e-mail, (902) 424-5230, toll free 1 (877) 292-9597.