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Submit your Funding Proposals for the New Horizons for Seniors Program

Updated: Dec 3, 2021

I want to let everyone know that a call for funding proposals for the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) has been announced.

The NHSP is a federal grants and contributions program with a goal to support projects that help seniors stay active and engaged.

The call for proposals will remain open until December 21, 2021. Proposals from volunteer and senior based initiatives will be eligible to receive up to $25,000 in funding.

The NHSP will fund projects that support social participation and inclusion of seniors and will provide capital assistance for new and existing programs. In addition, projects that expand awareness of elder abuse, including financial abuse will also be accepted.

Eligible applicants

Your organization must be 1 of the following types:

  • non-profit organization

  • municipality

  • provincial government

  • coalition, network or committee

  • research organization or institute

  • educational institution

  • public health and social services institution

  • for-profit organization provided that the nature and intent of the activity is non-commercial and does not generate profit

Eligible projects

Your project must meet all of the following criteria:

  • be no longer than 52 weeks

  • request no more than $25,000

  • seniors will lead or play a vital role in its planning and/or delivery

  • seek to benefit seniors and communities

  • demonstrate cost effectiveness

Applicants can apply online by going to New Horizons for Seniors Program -

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly at or call 613-995-9372.

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