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Quality of Life Secretariat call for funding proposals

18 February 2020

The Department of Health’s Quality of Life Secretariat is accepting funding proposals for suicide prevention initiatives for the 2020-2021 fiscal year.

Non-profit organizations and community governments in Nunavut are encouraged to submit funding proposals for community-led projects focused on suicide prevention, intervention and post-intervention.

Activities eligible for funding include, but are not limited to:

  • strategic planning;
  • research related to wellness promotion;
  • community training;
  • social emotional learning;
  • capital planning;
  • reducing impulsive behaviour;
  • support networks; and
  • other innovative suicide prevention wellness initiatives.

One application for multiple eligible activities is encouraged depending on community needs. There is no deadline for applications and submissions will be accepted throughout the 2020-2021 fiscal year, until funds are exhausted.

For more information or to apply, contact inuusivutanninaqtuq@gov.nu.ca.  Let us all play our role in suicide prevention. Inuusivut Anninaqtuq, United for Life!

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Media Contact:
Chris Puglia
Communications Specialist
Department of Health
867-975-5762
cpuglia@gov.nu.ca