Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities and society. I am pleased the Government of Canada remains committed to empowering all Canadians, including seniors, to continue to share in the prosperity of the country.
The New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) 2017–2018 Call for Proposals for Community-based Projects has been launched.
Programs like NHSP not only encourage seniors to stay involved in their communities, but also enhance their health and well-being and help them to stay active and share their knowledge, skills and experience with others.
The NHSP call for proposals, open until June 23, 2017, is seeking proposals for projects led or inspired by seniors. Organizations are invited to apply for funding for projects that promote positive aging and empower seniors to initiate and participate in activities that benefit the community.
Eligible recipients for grant and contribution funding include:
• not-for-profit organizations, community-based coalitions, networks and ad hoc committees;
• for-profit organizations, provided that the nature and intent of the activity are non commercial, do not generate profit and fit within the program objectives;
• municipal governments, band/tribal councils and other Indigenous organizations, research and educational institutions, including school boards, school districts; and
• public health and social services institutions, as well as universities, colleges and CEGEPs.
Those interested, can click here for more information and to apply.