Category: Resource and Funding News

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 »

Dear Stakeholders. We are pleased to announce the launch of the solicitation of Letters of Intent for the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Harm Reduction Fund. The new Harm Reduction Fund is investing $30 million over five years (2017-2022) to support projects across Canada that will help reduce HIV and hepatitis C among people who… Read more »

Webinar: How to Write a Grant Request

This webinar is aimed at  ASOs and Community organisations and is sponsored by Viiv Date: Friday May 25th Time: 9 AM Pacific time/ Noon Eastern time Join ViiV on Friday May 25 at noon (EST) for a live webinar where Donna Tennant, a consultant for non-profit organizations, will give you best practices on the art of… Read more »

A Mile in Our Moccasins is a short film that was co-created by five Indigenous youth who are living with HIV. The vision behind the film is to combat HIV stigma, address HIV myths and misconceptions, while awakening compassion, education, and understanding in those who view it.  Free workshops are available, and include: Indigenous youth… Read more »

Community Action Initiative Updates

Excerpts from the May edition of the Community Action Initiative’s News and Notes for May 2018.  Click here to view the entire CAI Update in a new browser window Overdose Emergency Response Centre CAT Grants Community Action Initiative, in partnership with the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions (MMHA) and the Overdose Emergency Response Centre, has launched… Read more »

NEW! Stigma 102 Video from Universities Without Walls

Stigma 102 is a new video developed by Universities Without Walls, which provides distance education to “move people and HIV research evidence into practice, and practice into research.” Universities Without Walls provides many e-learning modules to learn at your convenience.   . HIV Stigma 102 has been developed as a companion video that follows Stigma 101. Both… Read more »

The New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) helps to ensure seniors will benefit from, and contribute to, the quality of life in their communities through active living and participation in social activities. In anticipation of the next NHSP Call for Proposals, the Government of Canada will provide information to help you with the preparation of… Read more »

Funding Opportunity: Engage Intervention Fund

From the Engage blog: The Engage team is excited to announce the Engage Intervention Fund. The purpose of the Engage Intervention Fund is to support HIV prevention interventions with gay, bi and other men who have sex with men (gbMSM), including trans and Two-Spirit men. Funds are intended to support the development, delivery and evaluation… Read more »