Category: Funding

The Island Health STOP HIV/AIDS Program is excited to announce a call for proposals for our Community Grants Program. We will be awarding grants of up to $10,000 each to communities or organizations who are interested in planning and delivering activities addressing HIV prevention, testing and engagement into care and treatment. Special focus will be… Read more »

PAN’s Letter to new BC Premier David Eby

  November 21, 2022 The Honourable David Eby, KC Premier of British Columbia Sent via email to: [email protected]a Dear Premier Eby: Many congratulations on becoming BC’s 37th premier. With your rich history and engagement with civil society and your leadership roles at key ministries, we look forward to working together again. To that end, we… Read more »

Healthy Canadians and Communities Fund

  Healthy Canadians and Communities Fund (HCCF) is a funding program of the Public Health Agency of Canada. The HCCF supports healthy living among Canadians who face health inequalities and are at greater risk of developing the main chronic diseases of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. It does this by funding interventions that address behavioural… Read more »

Community Social Services Technology Fund

from The Federation of Community Social Services of BC    Purpose and Intention BC’s community social services sector experienced significant and unfunded expenses as a result of moving to virtual and remote service-delivery during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Providing safe and accessible supports and services has become more necessary and more challenging than ever before…. Read more »

2022/2023 Civil Forfeiture Grant program

  The 2022/2023 Civil Forfeiture Grant program is now accepting applications. Proposals are being accepted for the following funding streams: Crime Prevention Indigenous Healing Restorative Justice Gender-based Violence   Application forms and the Application Guide can be found at: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/crime-prevention/community-crime-prevention/grants. Please review the entire application guide, including the FAQ, before applying. The application guide provides… Read more »

As a first step to implementing the National Women’s Health Research Initiative, CIHR, IGH and Women and Gender Equality Canada are launching a funding opportunity for a Pan-Canadian Women’s Health Coalition. The goal of the Coalition is to maximize the visibility and impact of women’s health research and practice in Canada, committing to the principles of… Read more »

New PHAC Funding Announcement re: HIV test kits

  via PHAC Dear colleagues, As you may be aware, on August 1, 2022 at the 24th International AIDS Conference, the Honourable Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, announced a new investment of $8 million (link to announcement). This funding will make HIV test kits available through community-based organizations to the populations they serve. HIV self-test… Read more »

  See post on First Nations Health Authority site. Host an Event or Ceremony in your Community on International Overdose Awareness Day   In 2016, BC declared a public health emergency in response to the opioid crisis, or what is now being referred to as the toxic drug supply crisis. A tainted and unpredictable drug… Read more »

via Vancouver Foundation:    Multi-year flexible grants for charities and non-profit organizations disproportionately impacted by the pandemic to support their recovery and long-term resiliency. Applications Now Open until September 30, 2022 Apply Now The Recovery and Resiliency Fund is a ground-breaking new fund made possible through a partnership between Government of BC, Vancouver Foundation, United… Read more »

June 30, 2022 The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, P.C., M.P. Minister of Health Health Canada Sent via email: [email protected] [email protected] Re: National Consensus Statement signed by the National Advocates group and Canada’s Community-based and human rights agencies.   Honourable Minister Duclos: Canada’s goal to end HIV as a public health threat in this country by 2030… Read more »

  For the last 15 years, funding for HIV has stagnated at around $73 million per year. This falls far short of the value recommended by the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Health—first in 2003, and again in 2019. This group, made up of MPs from all the political parties, has now twice recommended… Read more »