New Horizons for Seniors Information and Grant Writing Sessions – March 31, 2017

New Horizons for Seniors Information and Grant Writing Sessions

March 31, 2017

OTTAWA:  Jim Eglinski, Member of Parliament for Yellowhead, is pleased to advise that in anticipation of the 2017 ‘NHSP Call for Proposals’, the Government of Canada will be providing information to help with the application preparation.

The New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) helps to ensure seniors will benefit from, and contribute to, the quality of life in their communities through active living and participation in social activities.

Through NHSP your organization may be eligible to receive a grant up to $25,000 per year.  Based on the most recent ‘Call for Proposals’, projects must be led or inspired by seniors and address one or more of the following five 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; and
  • providing capital assistance for new and existing community projects and/or programs for seniors.

To register for New Horizons for Seniors Information and Grant Writing Sessions in the Yellowhead riding please see dates and location below:

Meeting Date Meeting Time Host Organization Meeting Location
13-Apr-17 10am-12pm Teleconference Dial-in information and Training package will be sent to registered attendees
19-Apr-17 9am – 12pm Thorsby FCSS Thorsby Recreation Centre 4901 – 48 St, Thorsby  Alberta
02-May-17 10am-12pm Teleconference Dial-in information and Training package will be sent to registered attendees
05-May-17 1pm – 4pm Edson FCSS Provincial Building Rm 101
111 54 Street
Edson, AB
11-May-17 2:30pm-3:30pm Teleconference Q’s and A’s: Come with your questions Dial-in information will be sent to registered attendees

“I encourage those who decide to apply to confirm your intent to attend by calling: 1-844-836-8127 or by email to W-T-CSPD-SCEP-NHSP-PNHA-ABT-GD@servicecanada.gc.ca  with your name, contact information, and the session of your choice,” concluded MP Eglinski.

 

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