April 2016 eNewsletter

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April 2016 – Volume 9, Issue 04
May eNewsletter deadline is April 22.


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

Health in Common News

Work with Us!


We’re looking for a new Planning and Evaluation Facilitator! Reporting to the Executive Director, this position will be responsible for providing planning and evaluation services that help create healthy sustainable communities. Check out the full posting and don’t forget that the deadline to apply is Friday, April 7th.

Pro Bono Services

As applications from our first round of pro bono services are being reviewed, we have put out a second call for June!

HiC Pro Bono - June Facebook FINAL

Not-for-profits have a positive impact in our communities.

In an effort to further strengthen the not-for-profit sector, Health in Common is providing pro bono planning and evaluation services. Pro bono services can include facilitating stakeholder engagement, developing a strategic plan or evaluating an initiative.

Health in Common is a not-for-profit organization that provides planning and evaluation services on a fee-for-service basis. Grounded in years of community based experience, Health in Common’s knowledge and skills provide a practical, capacity building approach to planning and evaluation.

Does your work help create healthy communities?
Are you working within and across sectors to strengthen impact?
Does your work address community-identified issues?
If the answer is yes to one or more of these questions,
you may be eligible for free services.
For more information please visit our Pro Bono Planning and Evaluation Services page.

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Learning Opportunities

Around Manitoba
Various Locations & Distance Education
Outside Manitoba

Around Manitoba 


Recreation Connections – Aquatic Operator Course – May 3-5 ***NEW***


Recreation Connections – Playground Safety Awareness Course – April 20 ***NEW***


Recreation Connections – Lifeguard Instructor Combo – April 30-May 8 ***NEW***


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

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

Caregiving with Confidence – Caring Together Event – April 5

New Journey Housing – Home Purchasing Workshop – April 5 ***NEW***

Achieve Training Centre – Assertive Communication – April 6 ***NEW***

Achieve Training Centre – Emotional Intelligence: Expanding Influence – April 7 ***NEW***

New Journey Housing – Home Purchasing Workshop – April 7 ***NEW***

Wolseley Family Place – Healthy Together Children’s Health Program: Happy, Healthy Beginnings – April 12-June 14 ***NEW***

Lorch and Associates – Executive Director Exchange – April 13-May 25

Volunteer Manitoba – Writing Board Policy Manuals – April 13

Recreation Connections – Refrigeration Operator for Recreation Facilities Course (Level 2) – April 18-22 ***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

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

Achieve Training Centre – Essential Workplace Skills – May 4 ***NEW***

Achieve Training Centre – Motivating Change: Coaching Through Resistance – May 5 ***NEW***

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

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

Klinic Community Health – ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) – May 18 & 19

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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

CHNET-Works! – Health Care Innovation Working Group (HCIWG) Webinar: Care at Home for Individuals Living with Dementia – April 7

CHNET-Works! – Intergenerational Solutions To Elder Abuse: Kids And Seniors Work It Out – April 28 ***NEW***

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Outside Manitoba

New Haven, CT

Unite for Sight – Global Health & Innovation Conference 2016 – April 16 & 17 ***NEW***

Ottawa, ON

Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Sparking Population Health Solutions: Research for a healthier future – April 25-28 ***NEW***

St. Johns, NL

Canadian Evaluation Society – Evaluation on the Edge: 2016 Conference – June 5-8 ***NEW***

Toronto, ON

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

Vancouver, BC

UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research – Contested Ground: 28th Annual Conference – April 5 & 6

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 April 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


Human Impact Partners – Community Participation in Health Impact Assessments: A National Evaluation

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence – Sunlight Exposure: Risks and Benefits

OECD Environment Working Papers – Social Costs of Morbidity Impacts of Air Pollution

Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health – Health Inequities in New Brunswick

Public Health Agency of Canada – The Chief Public Health Officer’s Report on the State of Public Health in Canada, 2015 : Alcohol Consumption in Canada

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Health and Sustainability Promotion Days – April

Daffodil Days: Cancer Awareness

Oral Health Month

National Health Ethics Week – April 4-10

National Immunization Awareness Week – April 25-29

World Autism Awareness Day – April 2

World Health Day – April 7

Earth Day – April 22

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