Let’s hear it for our Elders & Seniors :)

Now accepting applications!

NOW OPEN!!  New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) is a federal grants and contributions program that supports projects led or inspired by seniors who make a difference in the lives of others and their communities. Through the NHSP, the Government of Canada encourages seniors to share their knowledge, skills and experiences to the benefit of others.  Grants are available for projects that encourage seniors to share their knowledge, skills and experiences with others and help communities increase their capacity to address local issues.Maximum Grant: $25,000.  Deadline: June 29th, 2012

Eligibility includes a wide range of organizations such as: not-for-profit organizations, coalitions and networks, municipal governments, research organizations and institutes, educational institutions (i.e. universities, colleges, CEGEPs), public health and social service institutions, band/tribal councils and other Aboriginal organizations, for-profit enterprises and school boards/school districts.

Also, for any of you who have connections in Ontario, the Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training is accepting applications from individuals and organizations for Employment and Training funding for the 2012-2013 fiscal year.

They are seeking applications for the following priorities:

•  Community Capacity Building: Management Training

•  Economic Development:  Self Employment Assistance

Applications for this call to be reviewed as submitted Applications that lead to employment will be a priority **Proposal applications are accepted year round**

Woo hoo!  Go get ’em!!

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