Category: Resource and Funding News

  The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) has issued an RFP for HIV & hepatitis C Prevention, Care and Treatment Services.   To view RFP on BC Bid: 1. Go to https://www.bcbid.gov.bc.ca/open.dll/welcome?language=En 2. Click Browse for Bid Opportunities or Bid Results 3. Click Browse opportunities by organization 4. Click on Provincial Health Services Authority 5. Click on RFP 2019-VCH-006 “HIV &… Read more »

The BC Government released this news on June 26, 2019:  People experiencing mental health and addictions challenges will soon have better access to the services they need, thanks to a new vision for care outlined in A Pathway to Hope: A roadmap for making mental health and addictions care better for people in British Columbia…. Read more »

Community Counselling Grants

Funding Announcement Community Counselling Grant Opportunity – Request for Proposals Community Action Initiative is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity! In partnership with the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Mental Health & Addictions, we are offering $10M in community counselling grants to: increase access to community-based counselling for improved mental health and substance… Read more »

New PrEP resources on SmartSexResource

This comes via SmartSex Resource; some new items to help the community in its work.   Tools for clinicians We’ve created an HIV-PrEP Toolkit specifically for clinicians. This Toolkit provides information for providers to increase their understanding and knowledge of HIV PrEP. The toolkit includes: an overview of provincially-funded HIV PrEP in BC resources to… Read more »

Charities Information Session in Vancouver

The Charities Directorate at the Canada Revenue Agency is pleased to announce the return of our free in-person charities information sessions. The information sessions will cover a variety of topics related to maintaining a charity’s registered status, and the responsibilities and legal obligations associated with operating a registered charity. These sessions will inform registered charities… Read more »

PAN presents… PHAC Harm Reduction Fund Webinar

PHAC Harm Reduction Fund Webinar and Q&A May 21, 2019 10:30-11:25am At last year’s PAN fall conference, one of the requests we heard at the ED summit was for PAN to facilitate more conversations and potential collaborations across the network when it came to large national and provincial funding calls. In the weeks before PHAC… Read more »

Please see the NEW Funding Opportunity: Enhanced Surveillance for Chronic Disease Program (ESCDP). The ESCDP provides grants and contributions funding to organizations to enhance their capacity for public health chronic disease and injury surveillance activities in order to address persistent public health surveillance evidence gaps and support the development of a robust evidence base on… Read more »

New Horizons for Seniors Program Funding Opportunity

On May 15, 2019, the Government of Canada launched the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) 2019-20 call for proposals for community-based projects across Canada. The NHSP is a federal grants and contributions program whose goal is to support projects that help improve the well-being and quality of life of seniors and foster social inclusion and engagement of… Read more »

Dear Stakeholders, We are pleased to announce the launch of the solicitation of Letters of Intent (LOI) for the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Harm Reduction Fund for the period of April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2022. The Harm Reduction Fund is investing $3M annually through this solicitation to support two-year projects across Canada… Read more »

PHSA Innovation Fund

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) has released guidelines on their $100,000 Innovation Fund. This one-time funding for fiscal year 2019/2020 is dedicated to exploring innovative solutions with demonstrable impact to HIV and HCV in British Columbia. Projects may be provincially focused or regionally focused with the potential for scale up.   PHSA is particularly… Read more »

Background:In 2015, PAN began the BC People Living with HIV Stigma Index (BC Stigma Index), a community-based research (CBR) study to document the experiences of stigma and discrimination from the perspective of people living with HIV (PLHIV). One of the objectives of this study was to “support PLHIV to be Stigma Index leaders & build… Read more »