August 2015 eNewsletter

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August 2015 – Volume 8, Issue 08
September eNewsletter deadline is August 21.


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

Health in Common News

Save the Date!

5 REASONS (2015 Gathering) FINAL 20150724


What are you doing on Thursday, October 15?

Join us for a hands-on discussion about building a culture of planning and evaluation in your organization.

We’ll provide the food and friends, all you need to bring is yourself.
Give Sara a shout if you would like to join us;,
(204) 946-1888, ext 106.

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Learning Opportunities

Around Manitoba
Various Locations & Distance Education
Outside Manitoba

Around Manitoba 


Continuing Education Division of Université de Saint-Boniface –  French Language Summer Day Camps – July & August 2015

New Journey Housing – Government Programs for Homeowners Explained – August 11 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Roles and Responsibilities of the Board – September 2 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Time Management Strategies – September 9 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Financial Responsibilities of Non-Profit Boards – September 16 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Volunteer Management: The 3 Rs – Recruit. Retain. Recognize. – September 30 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Running Effective Meetings – October 7 ***NEW***

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Assertive Communication – October 13 ***NEW***

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Conflict Resolution Skills – October 14 ***NEW***

International Association of Public Participation – Designing as if Stakeholders Matter: Understanding and Embracing the Spectrum of Diversity – October 27 & 28 ***NEW***

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Leadership: The Essential Competencies – November 3 ***NEW***

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Stress Management – November 3 ***NEW***

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Board Development Training: The Fundamentals of Governance – November 21 ***NEW***

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Leading Through Conflict – November 19&20 ***NEW***

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Dealing with Difficult People – December 14 ***NEW***

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Coaching Strategies for Leaders: Conflict, Performance, Change – December 15 ***NEW***

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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

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Respectful Workplace: Strategies for a Healthy Environment Live Webinar – August 18 ***NEW***

Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute Inc. – Trauma: An Introduction – August 20

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Dealing with Difficult People – September 9 ***NEW***

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Managing the Employment Relationship: Beginning Well – September 17 ***NEW***

CHNET-Works! – Learning to work differently: Implementing Ontario’s Social Determinants of Health Public Health Nurse Initiative – September 22 ***NEW***

CHNET-Works! – Promising Practices Across Canada for Housing Women who are Older and Fleeing Abuse – September 24 ***NEW***

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Outside Manitoba

Istanbul, Turkey

HEPA Europe – 11th Annual Meeting and 6th Conference of HEPA Europe – October 7-9

Ottawa, ON

Canadian Association of Community Health Centres – 2015 Conference: Agents of Care, Agents of Change – September 16-18

Toronto, ON

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Train-the-Trainer Certification: Conflict Resolution Skills – December 2-4 ***NEW***


Vancouver, BC

Tamarack – Collective Impact Summit  – September 28-October 2

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

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

Hometown Green Team

Hometown Manitoba

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

KidSport – Deadline August 15, 2015 (Winnipeg region)

Lake Winnipeg Foundation – Stewardship, Research and Education Grants Program

The Lawson Foundation – Active Outdoor Play Grant

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  Community Services Council

Manitoba Culture, Heritage and Tourism

Manitoba Foundation for Sports Scholarship

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! Community Initiatives

Neighbourhoods Alive! Localized Improvement Fund for Tomorrow

Neighbourhoods Alive! 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

Homelessness Partnering Strategy – Aboriginal Homelessness Funding Stream

Western Canada Summer Games Legacy Fund

Winnipeg Community Infrastructure Program

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


Centres for Disease Control and Prevention – Getting Research to the Policy Table: A Qualitative Study With Public Health Researchers on Engaging With Policy Makers

Health Impact Project – Connecting Public Housing and Health: A Health Impact Assessment of HUD’s Designated Housing Rule

Implementation Science – What strategies are used to build practitioners’ capacity to implement community-based interventions and are they effective?: a systematic review

World Health Organization – City fact sheets: WHO European Healthy Cities Network

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Health and Sustainability Promotion Days – August

World Breastfeeding Week – August 1-7

World Humanitarian Day – August 19

International Overdose Awareness Day – August 31


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