As a local non-profit organization with deep roots in our community, Alliance Française Halifax is proud to raise funds for the Coup de Pouce Bursary Program and to make pursuing French language learning accessible to those with financial limitations.

Since its inaugural year (2020), donations have helped 40 French language enthusiasts of all ages.

"I applied for Coup de pouce while I was unemployed, and this support made it possible to take a course to improve my language skills, something that was an asset in the hiring process for my current job with a crown corporation." - Alison Z., October 2022

As recipient of the Coup de Pouce Grant, I would like to say that the grant was both helpful and accessible. It alleviated financial barriers while providing an opportunity for my daughter to continue learning the French language.” - Tahirah S, mother of Ta'nyrah S. (10 years old)

You can choose one of these options to make a donation: 


Call 902-455-4411 or email info@afhalifax.ca to buy your tickets

Because pink is Not Pretty; it is Beautiful.

Not Pretty/On pourrait dire

oil paint on canvas and collaged materials

size: 3’4’’x 2’6’  or 101.6cm x 76.2cm

Oil paint on canvas and collaged materials

Minimum bid $3000.00

Leya Evelyn is an abstract artist working primarily with oils and collage. After graduating with cum laude honours from Brown University in Providence, she continued to study at prestigious schools (Yale University School of Fine Arts, New Haven, Pratt Graphic Arts Center, New York), and taught at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax for many years. Her work is characterized by colour impact created through a density of collage, underlying writing, and layers of paint.

Leya’s work is in corporate and private collections worldwide, including: The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Fund for the City of New York, Acadia University Art Gallery, Royal Bank (Toronto, ON), British Airways (Montreal, QC), to name a few. Leya has also been the recipient of numerous awards, Nova Scotia Art Council and Canada Council grants.

Products from many businesses and artists including, Rousseau Chocolatier, Discovery Centre, Nature Folk Wellness Collective, Ubisoft, Halifax Mooseheads, Prop's Floral, Made in the Maritimes, Inkwell, Cecilia Concerts, Le Petit Prince etc.

1 lottery ticket: $10.00 - 3 lottery tickets: $25.00

Ticket Lottery Permit # AGD-333758-23
Delivrée par / Issued by the Alcohol and Gaming Division

Draw / Tirage: 30 Nov 2023 - 5:30pm

@ Alliance Française Halifax

Total Prizes Value: $1500.00