Healthy Choices Fund

Applying for the Healthy Choices Fund

Who can apply for the Healthy Choices Fund?

  • Indigenous governments in the Northwest Territories recognized by the Department of Executive and Indigenous Affairs;
  • Community governing authorities (Band Council, Métis Local, Charter Community or municipal council);
  • Non-government organizations that can demonstrate partnership or support from an Aboriginal or community governing authority; and,
  • Health and Social Services Authorities.

How to apply for the Healthy Choices Fund?

  • To apply for the Healthy Choices Fund, you will need to complete and submit the Healthy Choices Fund Application Form.

Please Note: Form will be made available in December for next Fiscal Year funding (April 1st to March 31st).


Eligible projects are those that meet all of the following criteria:

  • Provide a tangible service or support at the community, regional or territorial level.
  • Demonstrate the potential to improve health outcomes for residents in a tangible and measurable fashion.
  • Whose activities link to existing community or regional based programs.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop meaningful partnerships with other organizations and support an integrated approach in promoting healthy choices.
  • Be located in the Northwest Territories
  • Activities must adhere to COVID-19 Emerging Wisely Guidelines.


  • Healthy Choices Fund Application Form

Please Note: Form will be made available in December for next Fiscal Year funding (April 1st to March 31st).

Available Fund Amount

  • Total available funds annually: $400,000
  • Minimum available per project: $10,000
  • Maximum funding available per project: $75,000
  • Available for Multi-Year Projects: Yes

Contact this Service

Phone: 1-867-767-9066 ext. 49278


Hours: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)

Sending the Completed Form…

Senior Public Health Project Officer
P.O. Box 1320
Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Department of Health and Social Services
Government of the Northwest Territories
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