About the New Horizons for Seniors Program

From: Employment and Social Development Canada

COVID-19

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, there are changes to this program:

The New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) is a federal grants and contributions program. It provides funding for projects that make a difference in the lives of seniors and in their communities.

Program objectives

  • Promote volunteerism among seniors and other generations
  • Engage seniors in the community through the mentoring of others
  • Expand awareness of elder abuse, including financial abuse
  • Support the social participation and inclusion of seniors
  • Provide capital assistance for new and existing community projects and programs for seniors

Community-based projects

Community-based projects are eligible to receive up to $25,000 in grant funding for 1 year.

Grants up to $25,000 for Community-based projects

Community-based projects can apply for a small grant of up to $5,000 for 1 year.

Small grants up to $5,000 for Community-based projects

Pan-Canadian projects

Pan-Canadian funding support large projects that meet the growing social needs of seniors and create an important impact in communities. Organizations can apply for projects up to 5 years in duration.

Grants and contributions Pan-Canadian projects

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