February 2016 eNewsletter

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February 2016 – Volume 9, Issue 02
March eNewsletter deadline is February 22.


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

Health in Common News

Welcome, Raeshelle!

We are pleased to welcome a new Planning and Evaluation Facilitator to our team! Reashelle graduated with a Master of Sciences in Public Health and International Development from Tulane University in New Orleans, with an emphasis on Evaluation and Health Program Management. Her studies, travels, and volunteer experience helped her to explore and expand her passion for projects related to food security, sustainable development, and community development. Reashelle has over six years of experience working on evaluations and project coordination in a variety of sectors and is eager to get started with Health in Common to work on initiatives that contribute to healthy communities in Manitoba.

2016 Summer Institute

We hope to see you there this year!

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Learning Opportunities

Around Manitoba
Various Locations & Distance Education
Outside Manitoba

Around Manitoba 


Manitoba Federation of Non-Profit Organizations – Train the Trainer for the Non-Profit Sector – March 23 & 24 ***NEW***



Manitoba Federation of Non-Profit Organizations – Train the Trainer for the Non-Profit Sector – February 23 & 24 ***NEW***



Lorch and Associates – Minute Taking for Non-Profit Organizations – February 2

Volunteer Manitoba – Executive Director Leadership Training – Feb 3-May 25 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Social Media for Non-Profits – February 10

Volunteer Manitoba – Writing Persuasive Proposals – February 17

Klinic Community Health – Vicarious Trauma (Trauma Exposure Response) – February 24 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Diversity 101: Building an Inclusive Volunteer Program – February 24

Recreation Connections – Recreation: Part of the Bigger Picture [2016 Conference] – February 24-26

Klinic Community Health – Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Service Providers – March 8-May 17 ***NEW***

Klinic Community Health – Trauma-Informed Care Workshop – March 16 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Volunteer Management: The 3 Rs – Recruit. Retain. Recognize. – March 16

Klinic Community Health – ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) – March 23 & 24 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Taking Effective Meeting Minutes – March 23

Volunteer Manitoba – Strategic Planning for Non-Profit Boards – March 30

Volunteer Manitoba – Writing Board Policy Manuals – April 13 ***NEW***

Klinic Community Health – Becoming Trauma-Informed: Mind/Body Approaches To Creating Connection – April 20 & 21

Volunteer Manitoba – Basics of Non-Profit Bookkeeping – April 20 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Roles and Responsibilities of the Board – April 27 ***NEW***

Klinic Community Health – Vicarious Trauma (Trauma Exposure Response) – May 11 ***NEW***

Klinic Community Health – Trauma-Informed Care Workshop – May 18 ***NEW***

Klinic Community Health – ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) – May 18 & 19 ***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 – Dealing with Difficult People – February 8 ***NEW***

CHNET-Works! – Using Patient-level Billing Data to Measure Continuity of Care in Saskatchewan and Alberta – February 11

CHNET-Works! – Late Life Transitions, Mental Wellness and the Importance of Social Connections / Transitions liées à la vieillesse: la santé mentale et l’importance des liens sociaux – February 17

CHNET-Works! – Aboriginal Head Start in Urban and Northern Communities Program: Celebrating 20 Years of Learning and Success – February 18 ***NEW***

CHNET-Works! – Communicating for change as a component of strategic communications in public health Talking about how where we live, work and play affects health – February 23 ***NEW***

CHNET-Works! – National Survey on the Mistreatment of Older Canadians / Enquête nationale sur la maltraitance des aînés canadiens – February 24

Achieve Training Centre – Assertive Communication: Practical Strategies – February 29 ***NEW***

CHNET-Works! – Young people, socio-economic processes, and youth mental health promotion – March 17

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Outside Manitoba

Toronto, ON

Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada – Integrated Chronic Disease Prevention: The Value Proposition – February 23-25

Canadian Public Health Association – Public Health 2016 – June 13-16

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 February 15, 2016 (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


BioMed Central – Building-related health impacts in European and Chinese cities: A scalable assessment method

Environmental Health Perspectives – Childhood Exposure to Ambient Air Pollutants and the Onset of Asthma: An Administrative Cohort Study in Québec

Environmental Health Perspectives – Moving to a Highly Walkable Neighborhood and Incidence of Hypertension: A Propensity-Score Matched Cohort Study

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health – Challenges and Opportunities for Advancing Work on Climate Change and Public Health

National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy – ‘Principlism’ and Frameworks in Public Health Ethics

National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy – Utilitarianism in Public Health

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Health and Sustainability Promotion Days – February

Heart Month

Psychology Month

Eating Disorders Awareness Week – February 1-7

World Cancer Day – February 4

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation – February 6

Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week – February 8-12

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