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Department of Health call for community wellness funding proposals

14 September 2018 

Public Service Announcement

Department of Health call for community wellness funding proposals

The Department of Health, Population Health Division, is accepting funding proposals for community-based wellness initiatives for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. Non-profit
organizations and community governments in Nunavut are encouraged to submit proposals.

Priority will be given to programs incorporating one of the following wellness topics:

  • Parenting support.
  • Substance use awareness and/or mental wellness.
  • Capacity building.

Eligible programs and projects for funding include, but are not limited to:

  • Peer to peer support groups or mentorship programs.
  • On the land programs.
  • Community training such as the Inunnguiniq Parenting Program.
  • Skill-building activities such as sewing, tool making, music and arts programs.
  • Programs that include healthy messaging about substance use (cannabis or alcohol harm reduction), food and beverages (e.g. Drop the Pop) or parenting skills.
  • Other innovative and creative projects related to community wellness.

The deadline for submissions is September 28, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. Please contact wellness@gov.nu.ca for more information or to obtain an application.
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Media Contact:

Nadine Purdy
Manager of Communications
Department of Health
867-975-5712
npurdy@gov.nu.ca