DEADLINE EXTENDED: NEW HORIZONS FOR SENIORS PROGRAM 2018-2019

Please note that the deadline for applications for the New Horizons for Seniors Program 2018-2019 has been extended. Organizations now have until June 22, 2018 to submit their application.

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The New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) is for Community-Based Projects that help seniors stay active, engaged and informed.

Organizations that want to help seniors make a difference in the lives of others and in their communities are eligible to receive federal grants and contributions funding. 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.

MP Schmale is encouraging organizations to apply for funding. More information on how to apply is available here: https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/new-horizons-seniors-community-based.html

Please find attached the 2018-2019 NHSP Standard Grant Application for Funding.

Quick Facts

  • Eligible organizations can receive up to $25,000 in New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) funding for community-based projects that are led or inspired by seniors.
  • Based on Statistics Canada data from the 2016 census, there are now more seniors (5.9 million) than children (5.8 million). By 2061, they project 12 million seniors to 8 million children.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact our office (705) 324-2400 or (866) 688-9881.