Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Northern Health to promote health and prevention through Imagine Legacy Grants

A new season of grant funding opportunities is underway in the Northern Health Service region, with the application process of Legacy Grants through the Imagine program now underway.

Residents of Northern British Columbia who may have some ideas on how to promote a healthy lifestyle or to prevent injury and illness can submit their applications until July 7th.

Proposal should feature a focus on physical activity and at least one other key health promotion goal including: injury prevention, tobacco-free communities, Healthy eating or active living.

Other potential subjects for those proposals could be be HEAL for your heart, prevention of problematic substance use, HIV prevention, harm reduction and chronic disease prevention.

The process of evaluation will take place through the summer, successful candidates will be notified in early October.

On June 17th, Northern Health will be holding a tele-conference on what the Imagine Grant program is all about, pre registration is required to participate you can learn more about that opportunity by emailing HEAL@northernhealth.ca

You can learn more about the process, download a Grant application and access more information of the variety of categories from the Northern Health website.

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