New Horizons for Seniors Deadline

New Horizons for Seniors Applications are being accepted until 3:00 pm EST on October 20, 2020

New Horizons for Seniors Program is designed to fund organizations and initiates that promote seniors involvement in their community, including seniors events, volunteer opportunities for seniors, and spreading awareness on the issues seniors face. In May 2020, the government announced an additional $20 million towards New Horizons to ensure no senior gets left behind. Community based projects may be eligible to receive a small grant up to $: $5000.00, or a larger grant up to $25,000.00 for one year. National priorities of the program include:

 

  • Priority 1: Supporting healthy aging
  • Priority 2: Preventing elder abuse and fraud
  • Priority 3: Combatting ageism, celebrating diversity and promoting inclusion
  • Priority 4: Improving Seniors access to government services and benefits
  • Priority 5: Adapting community based organizations to a more virtual environment

 

You can apply between September 9, 2020 to October 20, 2020 at 3:00 pm Eastern time here: https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/new-horizons-seniors-community-based.html#apply

Be sure to check the applicant guide to ensure your program qualifies to receive funding from new horizons. We encourage you to apply if your organization or project meets the elegibility criteria.