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?


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


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: 1-867-767-9064 ext. 49230


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

Sending the Completed Form…

Manager, Health and Wellness Promotion
P.O. Box 1320
Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Department of Health and Social Services
Government of the Northwest Territories
Fax to: 1-867-873-3585
Email to:

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