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.
Your organization must be 1 of the following types:
coalition, network or committee
research organization or institute
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
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 - Canada.ca.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly at Larry.Maguire@parlg.gc.ca or call 613-995-9372.