May 2014 eNewsletter

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May 2014 – Volume 7, Issue 5
June E-Newsletter deadline is May 27.


Health in Common News
Learning Opportunities
Funding Opportunities
Health and Sustainability Promotion

Health in Common News

Register today for the 2014 Summer Institute in Program Evaluation!

Want to learn how to do program evaluation?

The fifth annual Summer Institute in Program Evaluation is coming soon! The annual Summer Institute brings together an inter-sectoral group of community-based practitioners and university students to exchange information about evaluation for improved planning and delivery.

When: June 2 – 6, 2014
Where: University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus

Do you have a case study you would like to propose? Accepted case studies will be used to develop a program evaluation framework. Contact Anna Weier at


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Learning Opportunities

Around Manitoba
Various Locations & Distance Education
Outside Manitoba

Around Manitoba 


Volunteer Manitoba – Funders Forum – May 7 

Volunteer Manitoba – Volunteer Management Level 1 – June 17-19


West Central Women’s Resource Centre – Mental Health and Addictions: Moving from Challenge to Opportunity – May 6 ***NEW***

Nine Circles – Manitoba’s Hidden Questions about Sexual Health are about to be UNCOVERED – May 9 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Volunteer Management Series: Program Planning – May 13 

Klinic Community Health Centre – Love and Violence: Broadening Our Lens of Abuse in Intimate Relationships – May 14 & 15

Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba – Family-to-Family 2014 Program – Apply by May 21 ***NEW*** 

Klinic Community Health Centre – Trauma Informed Organizations and Systems – May 21

Volunteer Manitoba – Volunteer Management Series: Risk Management & Screening – May 27 

Volunteer Manitoba – Volunteer Management Level 2 – May 28-30

Manitoba Federation of Non-Profit Organizations Inc – Disability Awareness Training – June 4 ***NEW***

Tamarack – Evaluating Community Impact: Capturing and Making Sense of Community Outcomes – November 18-20 

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Various Locations & Distance Education

Wellness Institute – Get Better Together! – Various dates and locations

Canadian CED Network – CoopZone Online Training Program – Various dates

National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy – Online Training Course: A framework for analyzing public policies ***NEW***

Klinic Community Health Centre – Mental Health First Aid For Adults Who Interact With Youth – May 5 & 6 

CHNET-Works! – A social media toolkit for planning, implementing and evaluating social media use within Ontario’s public health units – May 7 ***NEW***

Canadian Diabetes Association – Type 1 Diabetes – Psychosocial Issues – May 8 

Volunteer Manitoba – Social Media Strategy – May 22 

Canadian Diabetes Association – Type 2 Diabetes – Fit Feet – May 28 

Arts Health Network Canada – What Does Art Have To Do With Health? – June 4

Canadian Health Human Resources Network – Building a Healthcare Human Resource Database Index: 5 Not-So-Simple Steps – June 5 ***NEW***

Canadian Diabetes Association – Type 1 Diabetes – Diabetes Equipment – June 12 

Canadian Diabetes Association – Type 2 Diabetes – Medications and Starting Insulin – June 25


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Outside Manitoba

Antigonish, Nova Scotia

COADY International Institute, St. Francis Xavier University – Community-Driven Health Impact Assessment – June 4 – 20 

Halifax, NS

Resilience Research Centre – Researching Resilience Workshop – April 28 – May 2 OR May 5 & 6, 2014 

Tamarack – Evaluating Community Impact: Capturing and Making Sense of Community Outcomes – June 2-4 

Kitchener, ON

Tamarack – Community: Programs and Policies – June 23-26 

Montreal, QC

Canadian Society Sociology of Health – Fourth Biennial Bilingual CSSH Conference – May 5 & 6 

EcoHealth 2014 – Connections for Health, Ecosystems, and Society – August  11-15, 2014

Ottawa, ON

Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada (CDPAC)  – New Partnerships and New Approaches for Chronic Disease Prevention

Canadian Evaluation Society – 35th Evaluation Conference – June 15-18, 2014 

Toronto, ON

Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research – Conference 2014: Convergence of Health Policy and Evidence – Bridge Over Troubled Water – May 12-15, 2014 

Active Healthy Kids Canada – 2014 Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children – May 19-22, 2014

Watch Your Step – 2014 National Fall Prevention Conference – May 27-28, 2014

Windsor, ON

Tamarack – Collective Impact & Community Change – May 22 



Funding Opportunities

Funding Deadlines Calendar

Aboriginal Funds for Species at Risk Program

Arts Development Project Support Program (ADPS)

Assiniboine Credit Union

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage

Canada Summer Jobs

Canadian Institute for Health Research, Funding Opportunities Database

Canadian Rural Research Network (list of funding opportunities)

Canadian Tire Jump Start

Canadian Women’s Foundation

Carolyn Sifton Foundation

Celebrate Canada

Communities 4 Families – Deadline: May 30, 2014

Designated Heritage Buildings 

Earth Day Canada Community Environment Fund

Earth Day Canada, Hometown Heroes Award Program 

FCC AgriSpirit Fund

Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk

Heart & Stroke Foundation Manitoba Primary Prevention Challenge 

Heritage Canada Building Communities through Arts & Heritage Local Festivals Grant

Hometown Green Team

Hometown Manitoba

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

KidSport – Deadline May 15, 2014 (Winnipeg region)

Lake Winnipeg Foundation – Stewardship, Research and Education Grants Program

Manitoba After School Arts Enrichment Program

Manitoba Camping Association Sunshine Fund

Manitoba Community Arts Council Grants

Manitoba Community Museums Grant Program

Manitoba Community Places Program

Manitoba – Localized Improvement Fund for Tomorrow 

Manitoba  Community Services Council

Manitoba Culture, Heritage and Tourism

Manitoba Foundation for Sports Scholarships

Manitoba Heritage Grants Programs

Manitoba Hydro Commercial Custom Measures

Manitoba Hydro Forest Enhancement Program

Manitoba Lotteries Corporation

Manitoba Water Stewardship Fund

Mountain Equipment Coop Community Contributions

National Crime Prevention Centre

Neighbourhoods Alive! Lighthouses

Neighbourhood Renewal Fund

New Horizons for Seniors

ParticipACTION Teen Challenge

Regional – Community Sport Development Grants and Programs

RCMP Foundation

Selkirk & District Community Foundation, Games Legacy Fund

Sport Manitoba

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation

Urban Green Team

Young Canada Works

Youth Take Charge

Winnipeg Arts Council

Winnipeg Community Infrastructure Program – Deadline: May 16

Homelessness Partnering Strategy – Aboriginal Homelessness Funding Stream

Western Canada Summer Games Legacy Fund

Winnipeg Foundation Community Grants

Winnipeg Foundation Camps & Summer Programming Grants

Winnipeg Foundation EnviroGrants Program

Winnipeg Foundation Literacy for Life Fund

Winnipeg Foundation Nourishing Potential Grants Program

Western Communities Foundation

Women in Sport Encouragement Fund

Women to Watch (Sport Manitoba)

Wonder+ Cares Healthy Active Kids Grant


BioMed Central Public Health – Social and health policies or interventions to tackle health inequalities in European cities: a scoping review

Health Canada and Baby Carriers Industry Alliance – Visible and Kissable

Institute of Medicine of the National Academies – Applying a Health Lens to Decision Making in Non-Health Sectors – Workshop Summary

International Food Policy Research Institute – 2013 Global Food Policy Report

Public Health England – The future of public health – a horizon scan

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – Healthy Communities Require Multi-Sector Involvement

World Health Organization – Developing National Action Plans on Transport, Health and Environment

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Health and Sustainability Promotion Days – May

Celiac Awareness Month

National Physiotherapy Month

Melanoma Monday – May 6

National Mental Health Week – May 5-11

National Nursing Week – May 12-18

International Day Against Homophobia – May 17


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