February 2017 eNewsletter

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February 2017 – Volume 10, Issue 02
March eNewsletter deadline is February 20.


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

Health in Common News


Join us for our final Executive Directors’ breakfast of on February 16th! You will have the opportunity to speed network and exchange ideas around strengthening capacity for evaluation. There are still a few spaces available — register today.

Don’t forget! 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 on February 16, 2017. See you then!

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Learning Opportunities

Around Manitoba
Various Locations & Distance Education
Outside Manitoba

Around Manitoba 


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

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

Volunteer Mantioba – Minute Taking Made Easy – February 8

Volunteer Manitoba – Writing Persuasive Proposals – February 15

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

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

Volunteer Manitoba – Volunteer Management Level 1 – March 7

Canadian Evaluation Society and United Way – Surveys & Questionnaires – March 8

Volunteer Manitoba – The 3 Rs of Volunteer Management: Recruit. Retain. Recognize. – March 15

Volunteer Manitoba – Minute Taking Made Easy – March 22

Volunteer Manitoba – Strategic Board Governance – March 29

Volunteer Manitoba – How to Write Board Policy and Procedure – April 12 ***NEW***

Canadian Evaluation Society and the United Way – Engaging Special Populations – April 19

Volunteer Manitoba – Financial Responsibilities of Non-Profit Boards – April 19 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Roles & Responsibilities of a Non-Profit Board – April 26 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Social Media for Non-Profits – May 3 ***NEW***

Canadian Evaluation Society and the United Way – Quantitative Analysis – May 10

Volunteer Manitoba – Minute Taking Made Easy – May 10 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Volunteer Management: Level 2 – May 17 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Creating, Developing and Revising Your Constitution – May 31 ***NEW***

Canadian Evaluation Society and the United Way – Qualitative Analysis – June 7

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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 location

Better Evaluation – Analytics and Data Driven Decision Making – February 15 ***NEW***

The Manitoba Women’s Advisory Council and Manitoba Status of Women – HPV/Cervical Cancer Lunch and Learn – February 17 ***NEW***

National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy – Policy Approaches to Reducing Health Inequalities – March 14 ***NEW***

Canadian Health Human Resources Network – Understanding the Role of Health Profession Organizations in Ontario’s Health Policy Process: A case study for optimizing the health care workforce in primary care – March 16 ***NEW***

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Outside Manitoba

Halifax, NS

Public Health 2017 – June 6-8

London, England

International Health Policy Conference – February 16-19

Vancouver, BC

Canadian Evaluation Society 2017 Conference – April 30-May 3 ***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 February 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)


Health Promotion International – Citizen Science for Public Health

National Health Service Scotland – Housing and Health Inequalities

World Health Organization – Tackling Food Marketing to Children in a Digital World: Trans-disciplinary perspectives

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Health and Sustainability Promotion Days – February

Psychology Month

Eating Disorder Awareness Week – February 1-7

Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week – February 12-18

Pink Shirt Day – February 22

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