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Regional Wellness Coalitions - Upcoming Community Grant Deadlines
The Regional Wellness Coalitions provide grants up to $1000 to coalition members with projects focusing on wellness priority areas. See each application for more details. Two Regional Wellness Coalitions have grant deadlines coming up:
- Western Regional Wellness Coalition Community Grants Program – Next deadline for applications is December 15, 2013. Visit http://www.
westernwellnesscoalition.com/ page/Funding.aspx for more information
- Wellness Coalition-Avalon East Community Grant Program – Next deadline for applications is January 15, 2014. Visit http://www.wellnesscoalition-
avaloneast.ca for more information.
Seniors Community Recreation Grant Program
Deadline: December 23, 2013
The Seniors Community Recreation Grant Program is a strategic initiative supported by the provincial government's recreation and sport strategy, Active Healthy Newfoundland and Labrador (2007), designed to encourage participation and increase accessibility to sport, physical activity and recreation opportunities within the province. Grants up to $2000 are available to assist in providing opportunities for seniors to increase their physical activity levels, especially in social settings. Community Gardens are one of the supported activities for this funding program. Full application: www.tcr.gov.nl.ca/tcr/sports/
Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security
The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security is offering three funding opportunities in support of seed production and seed saving across the country. For full details and to apply visit www.seedsecurity.ca/en/
Seed Facilitation Fund: Scaling Up and Bulking Up Ecological Vegetable Seed and Grains Deadline: December 31
Canada’s farmers, seed producers, processors and retailers need high quality grains and vegetable seeds in the quantities and varieties appropriate for their operations and markets. The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security will support producers and organizations looking to expand, diversify, and/or integrate seed production into their operations. The funding targets ecologically produced vegetable seeds and grains (both seed and food crops of grains are eligible).
Project Orange Thumb Community Garden Grants
Deadline: December 31
Fiskars Project Orange Thumb offers grants to community garden groups and civic organizations in the U.S. or Canada. Your organization could receive $5,000 in cash and garden tools to help you reach your goals of community change, or could even be the recipient of a complete garden makeover, in which the Project Orange Thumb team comes to your neighborhood and turns unused space into a beautiful community garden in just one day! Grant recipients will be announced March 31, 2014. Apply here:http://www2.fiskars.com/
Sow it Forward Grants for Food Gardens
Deadline: January 5, 2014
Sow It Forward is the grants and partnership program of Kitchen Gardeners International. The grant is for nonprofit causes or organizations interested in starting or expanding food garden projects that are of general benefit to their community. Past grantees include school gardens, community gardens, food bank gardens, library gardens, senior gardens, prison gardens and homeless shelter gardens among others. Grants up to $325 available internationally. For more information visit: http://kgi.org/grants
Majesta Trees of Knowledge School Outdoor Classroom
Deadline: January 20, 2014
Canadian schools (from primary to high schools) are invited to submit an application for a chance to win a $20,000 outdoor classroom. http://www.
Community Capital Grant Program
Deadline: March 1, 2014
The Community Capital Grant Program is a strategic initiative supported by the provincial governments recreation and sport strategy, Active Healthy Newfoundland and Labrador (2007), designed to encourage participation and increase accessibility to sport, physical activity and recreation opportunities within the province.
Funding is available to retrofit and renovate existing facilities to increase use, minimize operating costs, and improve safety and accessibility. The development of new small scale facilities such as playgrounds, trails and multipurpose courts are also supported through this program.
For more information visit http://www.tcr.gov.nl.ca/tcr/formsandApplications/community_capital_grant_application.pdf