Apply for an Active Communities Grant (Island and Interior Health Regions)

Please note: Applications are no longer being accepted for active communities grants – the deadline has passed. 

These grants are for local governments in Island Health and Interior Health Regions and their partners working towards having a measurable impact on physical activity.

Grants of up to $30,000 are available to individual communities. Combined grants of up to $100,000 are available to communities that are working together for greater impact in their region.

Examples of initiatives the grants will support are:

  • Population level projects that address the underlying root causes of physical inactivity.
  • Projects that seek to remove barriers to physical activity for target populations or communities through improving access and inclusion, healthy community design, and/or healthy public policy.

Steps to Apply

  1. Listen to the recording from Move it! Exploring Active Communities Innovations: A Virtual Forum that took place on May 17th, 2017, intended to assist applicants to better understand the issue of physical activity and to inspire ideas for innovative projects.
  2. APPLICATION: A step-by-step guide for completing the Active Communities grant application is available here. The application form is available here. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2017.

More information about the Active Communities grants here.

If you are you a local government outside of the PlanH Active Communities granting regions and want to find out about other active community grant opportunities in your area please read the deadlines and instructions on how to apply in each healthy authority region in this BC Government Feb. 17th news posting.

If you have questions or require assistance please contact:
BC Healthy Communities Society, (250) 590-8432

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