December 2016 eNewsletter

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December 2016 – Volume 9, Issue 12
January eNewsletter deadline is December 20.


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

Health in Common News

Happy holidays from health in common

Have us work with you, pro bono!

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.
The deadline is January 11th, 2017.


Join us on December 16th for an opportunity to speed network and exchange ideas around implementing strategic plans. Space is limited — register today!

Each time you attend a breakfast, your name will be entered into a draw for up to two days of Health in Common services. The draw will be made at the last breakfast on February 16th, 2017.

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Learning Opportunities

Around Manitoba
Various Locations & Distance Education
Outside Manitoba

Around Manitoba 


Aulneau Renewal Centre Inc. – Nurturing Resilience Among Children,Youth, and Families with Complex Needs: Two-Day Conference – November 30-December 1

Klinic Community Health – ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) – December 7&8

Communities 4 Families – Positive Pathways – December 8

Canadian Evaluation Society and United Way – Logic Models/Visual Planning – January 11 ***NEW***

Klinic – Trauma-Informed Care Workshop – January 11 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Roles & Responsibilities of a Non-Profit Board – January 11 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Social Media for Non-Profits – January 18 ***NEW***

Klinic – Becoming Trauma-Informed: Mind/Body Approaches To Creating Connection – January 25 & 26 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Basics of Non-Profit Bookkeeping – January 25 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Executive Director Leadership Training – February 1-May 24 ***NEW***

Canadian Evaluation Society and United Way – Interviews and Focus Groups – February 8 ***NEW***

Volunteer Mantioba – Minute Taking Made Easy – February 8 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Writing Persuasive Proposals – February 15 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Six Steps to Holding Effective Meetings – February 22 ***NEW***

Klinic – Vicarious Trauma (Trauma Exposure Response) – February 23 ***NEW***

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Various Locations & Distance Education

Canadian CED Network – CoopZone Online Training Program – Various dates

National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy – Online Education Course: HIA Step by Step – Various Dates

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

B.C. Centre for Disease Control – Community Impacts of Fuel Spills: a Case Study from BC’s Northern Coast – December 15 ***NEW***

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Outside Manitoba

Halifax, NS

Public Health 2017 – June 6-8, 2017 ***NEW***

Washington, D.C.

9th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation – December 14 & 15 ***NEW***

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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

Employment and Social Development Canada – Innovative Solutions to Homelessness (Contribution Projects)

Employment and Social Development Canada –  Innovative Solutions to Homelessness (Microgrants)

FCC AgriSpirit Fund

Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk

Healthy Together Now Downtown

Heart & Stroke Foundation Manitoba Primary Prevention Challenge

Hometown Green Team

Hometown Manitoba

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

KidSport – Deadline December 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)


Academy Health – Rapid Evidence Review: Can Policies Targeting the Physical Structure of a Home Improve Health?

Journal of Public Health Management and Practice – Multisector Health Policy Networks in 15 Large US Cities

Local Government Association – Health in all Policies: A manual for local government

The Pew Charitable Trusts – Is Health Impact Assessment Effective in Bringing Community Perspectives to Public Decision-Making?

World Health Organization – Urban Green Spaces and Health – A review of evidence

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Health and Sustainability Promotion Days – December

World AIDS Day – December 1

International Day of Persons with Disabilities – December 3

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women In Canada – December 6

Human Rights Day – December 10