Call for applications: the Intersectoral Action Fund

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has announced a new funding opportunity: the Intersectoral Action Fund. Under the Intersectoral Action Fund, PHAC is seeking proposals for community-based projects that support collective action on the social determinants of health.

PHAC encourages all to share the information broadly with their networks. Intersectoral action refers to the ways that different groups and sectors of society work together to improve health and the conditions that shape health. Under the Intersectoral Action Fund, the Public Health Agency of Canada is seeking proposals for community-based projects that support collective action on the social determinants of health. Specifically, this solicitation will aim to build capacity for intersectoral action across three project Streams:

  • Stream 1: Identify priority areas for collective action on social determinants of health and wellbeing
  • Stream 2: Foster transformative partnerships to facilitate action on social determinants of health and wellbeing
  • Stream 3: Build capacity to take action on social determinants of health and wellbeing

If your organization is working in one of the above areas, or if these are areas where you would like to undertake new work, we encourage you to apply. Applications from small organizations are welcome – organizations can apply for between $25,000 and $250,000 per project. The deadline to submit an application for this funding opportunity is July 12, 2021 at NOON PACIFIC TIME.

If you are interested in applying to this funding opportunity, please email [email protected] and reference “Intersectoral Action Fund” in the subject line to request an application package. Only Funding Requests using the template provided in the application package will be considered.

For more information about this funding opportunity, please visit the Intersectoral Action Fund website. There will be information sessions held via webinar to provide potential applicants with an opportunity to ask questions about the application process:

 

Date Time Webinar Registration Password Audio (teleconference only)
ENGLISH

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

 For all:

8 AM- 9:30 AM Pacific time

Register

 

 For all:

 

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For audio portion of the webinar or to participate by teleconference only, please call:

1-855-288-0982 Canada Toll Free

Meeting Number/Access Code: 173 012 8014

FRENCH

Friday, June 11, 2021

Register  

1-855-288-0982 Canada Toll Free

Meeting Number/Access Code: 173 602 5221

 

This is an open solicitation and we encourage you to share this invitation email widely, with your networks. For answers to commonly asked questions, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions section for the Intersectoral Action Fund. If you have questions about this funding opportunity, please email: [email protected].