Category: Resource and Funding News

PHSA has released guidelines for an Innovation Fund dedicated to women living with or at risk of HIV and HCV. This funding is for $75,000 per fiscal year, for 2018/2019 and 2019/20. Proposals are due on Friday, September 14th and can be submitted to [email protected] Please use the attached proposal template for submissions.   View application guidelines Innovation Fund… Read more »

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) has completed an RFP process for HIV & HCV Prevention, Care and Treatment Services for Women. This RFP included three components: Component 1. System Navigation and Support Component 2. Network Mobilization and Peer Navigation Services for Women Living with HIV Component 3. Peer-led Indigenous Harm Reduction Programming PHSA is… Read more »

Vancouver Foundation LEVEL Grant Applications Now Open

  Supporting Indigenous and racialized immigrant and refugee youth in staff leadership and board governance   Vancouver Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of 2018 Youth Granting under our new LEVEL initiative. This initiative seeks to LEVEL the playing field by empowering young Indigenous and racialized immigrant and refugee leaders to amplify their voices in matters… Read more »

PAN has recently released a new report, Evaluation Survey Report: PHAC’s HIV and Hepatitis C Community Action Fund (CAF) Processes and Impacts – reported by community-based organizations in BC. The following is from the Executive Summary, which outlines the history of Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) funding and the evaluation of the the new funding process. (Read… Read more »

Peer Compensation and Resources

Peer compensation is a timely topic with more projects and organizations implementing “Nothing About Us, Without Us” principles in their work place. Peers have always been an amazing resource and their lived experience is now recognized as critical part of building projects and programs. In PAN’s 2017 Members’ & Stakeholders’ Survey an overwhelming 93% of… Read more »

Promoting a Healthy Drinking Culture in BC: Convening Grants for Community Dialogues Applications are now available! Community Action Initiative is seeking community-based organizations in municipalities across BC to lead and collaborate with other partners to explore alcohol-related harms caused by moderate-risk drinking in their community, and work together towards building a healthier drinking culture. CAI will award… Read more »

This comes from the Public Health Agency of Canada Special Issue of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada: The Opioid Crisis in Canada – Enhancing Knowledge to Support Action, Part I Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada, Vol 38, No 6, June 2018 Guest Editor: Fiona Kouyoumdjian Issue includes: Commentary – Building the evidence… Read more »

Regional Training in Prince George: #PANintheNorth18

Several members of the PAN team were welcomed in Prince George for the regional training on June 5-6. A sincere shout out and thank you from the PAN folks that attended (Stacy Leblanc, Janice Duddy, Mona Lee, Jaydee Cossar, Tabitha Steager and myself) to the people from Positive Living North (Prince George and Smithers), Central Interior… Read more »

Updated June 7: The deadline for application has been extended to June 22. The Call for Proposals for the 2018-2019 New Horizons for Seniors Program – Community based Projects Component and Small grants Initiative Pilot  has been launched and will be open from May 7 to June 22, 2018. The emphasis for this email is for the Small… Read more »

The Community Overdose Crisis Innovation Grant application process opens on Monday, June 4th!   The Community Action Initiative (CAI), in partnership with the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions (MMHA) and the Overdose Emergency Response Centre (OERC), has funding available for Community Overdose Crisis Innovation Grants. These grants will augment the impact of the previously… Read more »