The Government of Canada has announced that it is launching the new $31-million Canada Healthy Communities Initiative to support community-led solutions that respond to the needs arising from COVID-19 over the next two years.
What kinds of projects will be supported?
- Creating safe and vibrant public spaces,
- Improving mobility options, and
- Digital solutions.
Specific examples of potential projects include: remodeling outdoor public spaces to allow for social distancing or creating digital apps that enable remote access to municipal services.
Which types of organizations are eligible?
Nonprofits and groups of organizations. Recipients are expected to work directly with municipalities, local governments, Indigenous communities, and nonprofit community partners.
When can I apply?
This program has not yet launched. More details will be made available by the government soon.
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