August 2017 eNewsletter

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August 2017 – Volume 10, Issue 08
September eNewsletter deadline is August 28.


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

Health in Common News

Welcome to the Team, Cassandra!

We are pleased to welcome a new Planning and Evaluation Facilitator to our office! Cassandra joins the Health in Common team with a background in health equity and youth homelessness. Most recently, Cassandra worked on the Measuring Health Equity initiative with Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. She has a Master’s degree in Social Work from Carleton University and experience in qualitative and quantitative methods, program evaluation and planning. Cassandra is eager to utilize her skills and looks forward to meeting and working with you!

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Learning Opportunities

Around Manitoba
Various Locations & Distance Education
Outside Manitoba

Around Manitoba 


Creative Manitoba – Coach Access Program for Non-Profit Arts and Cultural Organizations: A Guide to Organizational Assessment for Continuous Improvement – Various dates

Volunteer Manitoba – Roles & Responsibilities of a Non-Profit Board – September 2 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Roles & Responsibilities of a Non-Profit Board – September 6 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Social Media for Non-Profits – September 13 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Financial Responsibilities of Non-Profit Boards – September 20 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – The 3 Rs of Volunteer Management: Recruit. Retain. Recognize. – September 27 ***NEW***

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Managing Mental Health in the Workplace: Rights and Responsibilities – October 3 ***NEW***

Lorch and Associates – Executive Director Exchange – October 3-November 14 ***NEW***

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Violence Threat Assessment: Planning and Response – October 4 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Six Steps to Holding Effective Meetings – October 4 ***NEW***

Lorch and Associates – Minute Taking – October 5 ***NEW***

Lorch and Associates – Key to Good Governance: Understanding Roles and Responsibilities – October 10 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Writing Persuasive Proposals – October 11 ***NEW***

Lorch and Associates – Reading Not-for-Profit Financial Statements – October 12 ***NEW***

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Leadership: Insights for Thinking Differently – October 18 ***NEW***

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

Lorch and Associates – Effective Board of Directors Meetings -October 24 ***NEW***

ACHIEVE Training Centre – Dealing with Difficult People – October 25 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Roles & Responsibilities of a Non-Profit Board – October 25 ***NEW***

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Various Locations & Distance Education

Canadian CED Network – CoopZone Online Training Program – Various dates

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

NCCHPP – Online Continuing Training Course – A Framework for Analyzing Public Policies

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Outside Manitoba

Calgary, AB

EconoUs2017: Innovating for Shared Prosperity – September 13-15

Montreal, QC

Research Data Alliance: Better Data, Better Decisions Conference – September 19-21 ***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, 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 August 15, 2017 (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)


The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies – Assessing the Economic Costs of Unhealthy Diets and Low Physical Activity: An evidence review and proposed framework

Public Health England – Spatial Planning for Health: An evidence resource for planning and designing healthier places

ReThink Health – Progress Along the Pathway for Transforming Regional Health: A Pulse Check on Multi-Sector Partnerships

World Health Organization – Strategizing National Health in the 21st Century: A handbook

World Health Organization – Urban Green Spaces: A brief for action

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Health and Sustainability Promotion Days – August

International Youth Day – August 12

World Humanitarian Day – August 19

International Overdose Awareness Day – August 31

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