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Grants to Labrador Nonprofits, Organizations, and Individuals
to Promote Health and Wellness in Local Communities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Labrador Regional Wellness Coalition

Deadline Date:

10/01/18

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,000 to Labrador nonprofits, groups, school councils, agencies, and individuals for programs that foster community involvement and activities that promote wellness. Funding is intended for the following areas: healthy living, healthy environment, mental health promotion, child and youth development, chronic disease prevention, and injury prevention.

The LRWC covers the geographical area which includes the communities of Labrador City, Wabush, Churchill Falls, Nain, Natuashish, Hopedale, Postville, Makkovik, Rigolet, Northwest River, Sheshatshiu, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Cartwright, Black Tickle, and Mud Lake.

Eligible expenses include (but are not limited to):
- Purchase of healthy snacks and beverages
- Purchase of small physical activity material and/or equipment
- Resource materials
- Presenter fees

- Preference to purchase healthy snack and beverages will be given to projects that have an educative nutritional component.
- Preference will be given to local presenters. Please provide a reason for not using local presenters (e.g. no one available to present on a topic).

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 158173

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $1,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Community Grants will target non-profit groups and/or individuals who are working to promote Wellness in their communities. Eligible groups and/or individuals may include but are not limited to:
- Community groups/centers targeting children/youth
- Community groups/centers targeting seniors
- Family Resource Centers
- School Councils

1. Preference for funding will be given to nonprofit community groups, community based organizations and individuals who are working towards health and wellbeing in their community.
2. Applications from government and quasi government organization will only be considered if there is a strong partnership with the community and the application shows good community building strategies.
3. Organizations seeking repeat funding must have submitted receipts and an evaluation report from the previous successful application.
4. Repeat applications must propose a new project or further develop their existing proposal.
5. The LRWC covers the geographical area which includes the communities of Labrador City, Wabush, Churchill Falls, Nain, Natuashish, Hopedale, Postville, Makkovik, Rigolet, Northwest River, Sheshatshiu, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Cartwright, Black Tickle, and Mud Lake.

Items not eligible for funding:
- Contributions to annual fund raising drives
- Core operating expenses
- Capital costs
- Scholarships or bursaries awarded to individuals
- Unhealthy foods and beverages
- Travel for sports teams
- Sports and/or other recreational teams
- Banquets
- Advertising
- Meeting Space
- Promotional items/ or gifts
- Salaries

Pre-Application Information:

There are 4 deadlines throughout the year, depending on when your project/initiative is to take place:

- January 1
- April 1
- July 1
- October 1

Please apply as early as possible; the grant review process takes at least four (4) weeks following the deadline.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Send questions and completed applications to:

Community Grants Coordinator, LRWC
grants@lrwc.ca
Fax: 709 896 2726

P.O. Box 985 Stn C
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
A0P 1C0

Grant Coverage Areas:

The communities of Labrador City, Wabush, Churchill Falls, Nain, Natuashish, Hopedale, Postville, Makkovik, Rigolet, Northwest River, Sheshatshiu, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Cartwright, Black Tickle, and Mud Lake.

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Newfoundland and Labrador