Service Canada will be in our community to provide an information and grant-writing session on the New Horizons for Seniors Program.
The New Horizons for Seniors Program supports local projects across Canada that encourage social participation and inclusion of seniors.
When: Monday, April 9, 2018, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park View, 100-333 Slimmon Place, Saskatoon
Who: General public
What: This session will provide information on the New Horizon for Seniors Program and guidance on completing your application.
New Horizons Saskatoon (Hyde Park) – Information Session 9:00 am – 11:30am
-General overview of the New Horizons for Seniors Program
*Steps to Apply and After You Apply – What does the process look like?
*What documents are required?
*Question and Answers
New Horizons Stoon (Hyde Park) – Mini-Workshop Session 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
*Community Brainstorming – selection process for a project
*Partnerships – Who can be involved?
*Roles and responsibilities
*Timelines for the project
*Completing an Application (using an example)
*How to develop a strong proposal
*Submitting a complete application
*Contact person during assessment
*Reasons why applications are denied
*Questions and Answers
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.
Check our website regularly for more information. https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/new-horizons-seniors-community-based.html