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New Horizons for Seniors; Call for Community-Based Project Proposals

I encourage all eligible organizations to submit community-based projects under the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) that enable seniors to share their knowledge, skills and experiences with others, and help communities increase their capacity to address local issues, are eligible to receive up to $25,000 per year, per organization.

Projects must address one or more of the program’s five objectives:

  1. promoting volunteerism among seniors and other generations;
  2. engaging seniors in the community through the mentoring of others;
  3. expanding awareness of elder abuse, including financial abuse;
  4. supporting the social participation and inclusion of seniors; and
  5. providing capital assistance for new and existing community projects and/or programs for seniors.

Apply Now Deadline: July 29, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (postmarked)

More information may be found at: Employment and Social Development Canada