The program has proven to be a popular one for North Coast residents to explore, with a number of groups or organizations submitting applications and receiving approval for a range of ideas that turned into valuable community additions.
A look at some of the past concepts that IMGAIE funding has turned into active programs in the last few years can be reviewed below:
April 7 2016
Those that can apply for the grant program include: organizations, service agencies, Regional Districts, First Nations Bands or Community Organizations, Schools or PAC's, Municipalities, Not-for-Profits and First Nations health Centres.
Healthy Eating and Food Security
Physical Activity/Active Living
Positive Mental Health
Prevention of Substance Harms
Health Early Childhood Development
Preference is given to those projects which support partnerships and build relationships, Identify a community need, Promote healthy outcomes, Reduce health inequities, Build capacity and have a good chance of living on after the funding has come to an end.
One thing to keep in mind about the IMAGINE Grant program is that funding is not designed to cover off on wages or salaries, Prize Money, Projects outside of the Northern Health region, Academic research, Food for Food Banks, Individuals or projects that do not have a last impact.
The deadline to submit your application is March 31st.
Successful applicants from this falls program will hear back from Northern Health by May 15th, with the funding for projects to be released by the end of May.
Any money provided for the successful projects must be put to use by November 30th of 2017.
The application guide can be reviewed here.
You can find out more about the program from the Northern Health website.
For more items of interest related to Northern Health initiatives see our archive page here.