May 2017 eNewsletter

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May 2017 – Volume 10, Issue 05
June eNewsletter deadline is May 26.


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 if this seems like the right fit for you, apply by Tuesday, May 2.

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Learning Opportunities

Around Manitoba
Various Locations & Distance Education
Outside Manitoba

Around Manitoba 


Klinic – Advanced Suicide Prevention Training: Level II – May 3 & 4

United Way – Succession Management – May 3 ***NEW***

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

Independent Living Resource Centre – Wills and Health Care Directives – May 4 – ***NEW***

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

Volunteer Manitoba – Minute Taking Made Easy – May 10

United Way – Retirement Success – May 16 ***NEW***

United Way – Planned Giving and Philanthropic Estate Planning: Tax and Legal Considerations – May 17 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Volunteer Management: Level 2 – May 17

United Way – Telling Our Stories: an Introduction to Indigenous Approaches to Evaluation – May 18 ***NEW***

Klinic – Crisis Counselling Skills – May 24

Klinic – Suicide Loss and Bereavement for Service Providers – May 31

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

United Way – Effective Board Meetings – June 1 ***NEW***

United Way – Legal Duties and Liabilities of Boards: What You Need to Know – June 2 ***NEW***

Mount Carmel Clinic and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority – Working with Refugees: Cultural Competency Training – Various dates from June – November ***NEW***

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

Volunteer Manitoba – Six Steps to Holding Effective Meetings – June 7 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Communicating with Confidence – June 14 ***NEW***

Volunteer Manitoba – Examining Robert’s Rules of Order – June 21 ***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

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Outside Manitoba

Calgary, AB

EconoUs2017: Innovating for Shared Prosperity – September 13-15

Halifax, NS

Public Health 2017 – June 6-8

Vancouver, BC

Canadian Evaluation Society 2017 Conference – April 30-May 3

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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 May 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)


Active Living Research – Pushing Policy that Promotes Equity in Active Living: From the Outside and From the Inside

What about the people? The socially sustainable, resilient community and urban development

World Health Organization – Culture matters: Using a cultural context of health approach to enhance policy-making

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Health and Sustainability Promotion Days – May

Celiac Awareness Month

National Physiotherapy Month

Mental Health Week – May 1-7

National Nursing Week – May 8-14

National Child and Youth Mental Health Day – May 7

International Day Against Homophobia – May 17


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