New Horizon for Seniors Program Workshop – April 9, 2018

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

*Eligible applicants

*Eligible activities

*Program Objectives

*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


*Program criteria

*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

*Key messages

*Submitting a complete application

*Wrap Up

*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.