A new round of the Healthy Communities Capacity Building Fund (HCCBF) recipients is now open. For 2017/18, the HCCBF has a special focus on social connectedness. Socially connected communities support strong citizen engagement and increase the health and well-being of residents. Local governments can play a role in improving social connectedness and helping communities thrive by creating strong social environments and resilient neighbourhoods. For information about this funding click here.
Active Communities grants are now available for local governments and their partners in the Island Health Authority and Interior Health Authority regions. Grants of up to $30,000 are available to individual communities. Combined grants of up to $100,000 are available communities that are working together for greater impact in their region. More here.
Past Rounds of the Healthy Communities Capacity Building Fund
The PlanH program provides funding to local governments to support learning about the community context for health and well-being, partnership development between sectors, collaborative priority setting for health and well-being in local planning and policy, and innovative action to influence local health outcomes.
Round Three (complete)
The third round of Healthy Communities Capacity Building Fund recipients were selected in April 2016. For information about Round Three funding click here.
Round Two (complete)
A second round of Healthy Communities Capacity Building Funds was announced in May 2014. For information about the specific programs that were funded, click here.
Round One (complete)
Round One of the Healthy Communities Capacity Building Fund was launched in March 2013 and provided fundingto complete activities ranging from active transportation planning to community consultation regarding food sustainability.
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