FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Northern Health has opened the application process for ‘Imagine Community Grants'(ICG).
ICG helps projects that support community-based initiatives that focus on chronic disease prevention and or health promotion priorities. Taking a healthy community idea and working towards making it happen.
Applications for the grant are being accepted March 1st to March 31st.
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The website expresses preference will be given to projects that;
- Support partnerships and build relationships – will encourage different groups to work together, connecting people to each other and their community
- Identify a community need – will address something that is missing that could benefit the community and its residents to improve health and well-being
- Promote healthy outcomes – will include activities that reduce the risks and impacts of chronic disease and injury through education, awareness and collective action
- Reduce health inequities – will help those who are disadvantaged or vulnerable to improve their access to supports and resources for better health
- Build capacity – will develop and strengthen skills and resources within the community
- Last – will have a good chance of living on after the funding ends
For more information on the grant; CLICK HERE
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