The New Horizons for Seniors Program is officially open for applications until November 1, 2022.
The Program provides grant funding of up to $25,000 for eligible community-based projects that improve seniors’ health and well-being in our communities.
Projects submitted for this grant (up to $25,000) must meet at least 1 of the following program objectives:
promoting volunteerism among seniors and other generations
engaging seniors in the community through the mentoring of others
expanding awareness of elder abuse, including financial abuse
supporting the social participation and inclusion of seniors
providing capital assistance for new and existing community projects and/or programs for seniors
If your proposed project is requesting capital assistance, it must meet at least 2 program objectives.
Your organization must be 1 of the following types:
provincial or territorial government, institution or Crown Corporation
Indigenous organization including:
tribal council, and
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
For organizations with offices in multiple locations, each individual location is eligible to apply for funding. However, they must operate independently and have a separate governing structure.
Organizations that do not operate independently may only receive a maximum amount of $25,000 for all locations.
Organizations can only submit 1 application per project. Multiple projects may not exceed a total of $25,000 per organization.
The following organizations are eligible with the agreement of their provincial or territorial government:
social service and public health institutions
provincially/territorially funded institutions
To learn more or to apply, visit: https://www.canada.ca/.../new-horizons-seniors-community...