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Over $1.7 million to help local governments develop active communities

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Over $1.7 million to help local governments develop active communities

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Grant application process

Deadlines and instructions on how to apply for an Active Communities Grant for each health authority region:

Vancouver Coastal Health

The invitations to apply for an Active Communities Grant through Vancouver Coastal Health are being distributed in February. Interested municipalities, regional districts and First Nations within the region should submit their letter of community interest by April 19, 2017. For more information on the letter of community interest, project and additional grant guidelines, contact Naomi Ashton at: community.investments@vch.ca.

Northern Health

Northern Health will have an open call for proposals from local governments from the end of May to July 2017. For more information please contact Chelan Zirul, regional manager, Healthy Communities and Schools at: chelan.zirul@northernhealth.ca

Fraser Health

Fraser Health will accept proposals directly from local community leaders, including mayors and councils, First Nations’ chiefs and councils, and Métis presidents and boards of directors. The deadline for Fraser Health grant submissions is April 15, 2017. Grant announcements will be made in May 2017. For more information, contact Judi Mussenden at: Judi.Mussenden@fraserhealth.ca

Interior Health and Island Health

Interior Health and Island Health will have an open call for proposals supported by BC Healthy Communities Society beginning at the end of March, with an application deadline of May 15, 2017. For more information, contact Gagan Leekha at: gagan@bchealthycommunities.ca

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