Backgrounder – Canada announces NHSP funding for projects in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
The New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) is a federal grants and contributions program that funds projects that empower seniors in their communities and contributes to improving seniors’ health and well-being.
Under the 2021 NHSP community-based call for proposals, over $61 million was invested in more than 3,000 community-based projects across Canada. In British Columbia, 398 projects were funded for a total of nearly $8.5 million.
Canada has announced an investment of $67,873 to fund three community-based projects to support seniors in the Port Coquitlam Municipality in British Columbia. This funding was awarded through the most recent call for proposals for community-based projects through the NHSP.
Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
Senior Connections: Decreasing Loneliness and Isolation through Music and Memory - $25,000 - Hawthorne Seniors Care Community
Seniors involved with the organization will engage elementary school weekly where seniors and youth connect virtually in order to support the social participation and inclusion of seniors.
A Series of Fortunate Events - $24,650 - The Wilson Centre Seniors' Advisory Association
Seniors involved with the organization will host workshops and organizing activities to promote healthy ageing, participation, inclusion, and preventing abuse.
New View Society - Maplewood Manor Senior Initiatives - $18,223 - New View Society
Seniors involved with the organization will receive capital assistance and attend a mental health workshop in order to support the social participation and inclusion of seniors.
For more information, visit About the New Horizons for Seniors Program – Community-based projects.
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