Healthy Choices Fund

Applying for the Healthy Choices Fund

Healthy Choices Fund

The Healthy Choices Fund helps eligible organizations and community governments maximize the impact of health promotion and prevention activities that support Northwest Territories communities and their residents in making positive lifestyle choices.

The Healthy Choices Fund is intended to:

  • Increase education and awareness around healthy choices.
  • Focus on children, youth and seniors.
  • Encourage community participation, promote partnerships.
  • Enable residents to participate in healthy choices through the community environment and available resources.

Funding: $10,000 minimum to $75,000 maximum per year is available.

New opportunities for 2022-23 have been added to the Healthy Choices Fund:

Application Deadline:

The Healthy Choices Fund is now closed. New funding will be available for applications in early 2023 for 2023-2024 projects.

Interested in applying for the Healthy Choices Fund?

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2021-2022 Funding Recipients

Organization

Project

Funding

Acho Dene Koe First Nation Let's Talk: Investing in My Family. A Community Development Project $42,000
Deline Got'ine Government How to Take Care of Ourselves $19,950
Inuvik Youth Centre Aariga! IYC Nutrition Club $15,000
NWT Recreation and Parks Association Movement, Exercise and Culture: Supporting Culturally Relevant Ways of Moving $50,000
Gwich'in Tribal Council Jig at Home, Fiddle at Home: Revitalizing Traditional Métis Fiddling and Dance for Gwich'in Youth. $75,000
K'asho Got'ine Housing Society

Learning and Eating Together

$75,000 (Multi Year Funding for 3 years):

$25,000 for 2019-2020 FY

$25,000 for 2020-2021 FY

$25,000 for 2021 – 2022 FY
Makeway Charitable Society Youth Group  Activities for the Beaufort Delta Region $25,000
Sambaa K'e First Nation Elders Council $30,975
Soaring Eagle Friendship Centre Elders on the Move $50,000
Teetl'it Gwich'in Band Council Dinji Zhuh Men's Initiative $40,000
Tuktoyaktuk Community Corporation – Jason Jacobson Youth Center Jason Jacobson Youth Center Cooking Program

$21,000(Multi Year Funding for 2 years)

$15,750 for 2020-2021FY

$5,250 for 2021-2022FY
Yellowknives Dene First Nation Learning Skills and Sharing Knowledge of Traditional Health Economies $21,800

2020-2021 Funding Recipients

Organization

Funding

Aurora College

$75,000.00 (

Multi-year Funding for 3 years-2018-2021

$25,000.00 per year from 2018 - 2021)

Children First Society

$40,000.00

Gwich’in Tribal Council

$75,000.00
Ka’sho Got’ine Housing Society

$75,000 (Multi Year Funding for 3 years – 2019 - 2023)

$25,000.00 for 2019-2020 FY

$25,000.00 for 2020-2021 FY

$25,000.00 for 2021 – 2022 FY
NWT Literacy Council $25,000.00
Food Rescue Yellowknife $23,750.00
Hay River Library Committee $10,000.00
Jason Jacobson Youth Centre $20,000.00
Soaring Eagle Friendship Centre $33,000.00
The Tree of Peace Friendship Centre $62,500.00
YWCA NWT $60,750.00

2019-2020 Funding Recipients

Organization

Project

Funding

Aurora College

Healthy Campuses Build Student Success

$75,000.00 (

Multi-year Funding for 3 years-2018-2021

$25,000.00 per year from 2018 - 2021)

Children First Society

Reaching Out – Young Children and their Families

$25,624.00

Deline Got’ine Government

Edenats’edi: Reconnecting with Ourselves by the Sahuot’ine Nats’eju Initiative $75,000.00
Foster Family Coalition of the NWT

Camp Connections Programming

$10,000.00

Inuvik Native Band

Youth Governance Enhancement

$30,000.00
Inuvik Youth Centre IYC Nutrition Club $15,855.00
Ka’sho Got’ine Housing Society Learning and Eating Together

$75,000 (Multi Year Funding for 3 years – 2019 - 2023)

$25,000.00 for 2019-2020 FY

$25,000.00 for 2020-2021 FY

$25,000.00 for 2021 – 2022 FY

Liidlii Kue First Nation

Elders Community Kitchen $31,374.00
Northern Farm Training Institute

From the Land Food Program

$19,950.00
NWT Literacy Council

Community Connections Health And Wellness for Newcomers

$28,145.00
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (Stanton Territorial Hospital)

T.A.S.T.E  – Time Honored Action For Sustaining Traditional Eating

$136,027.50

Multi-Year funding for 2 years

$74,052.00 for 2019 - 2020 FY

$ 61,976.25 for 2020 - 2021 FY
Tides Canada Initiatives Society Land to Life-Northern Youth Wellness Initiative

$40,000.00

2018-2019 Funding Recipients

Organization

Project

Funding

Aurora College

Healthy Campuses Build Student Success

$75,000.00 (Multi-year at $25,000.00 per year from 2018 – 2021)

Children First Society

Reaching Out – Young Children and their Families

$24,935.86

Ecology North

#loveNWTwater for Healthy Communities

$23,625.00

FOXY

FOXY Sexual Health Workshop

$60,000.00

Gwich’in Tribal Council

Community Prevention, Prevention & Awareness Program

$74,970.00

Inuvik Native Band

Emergency Warming Shelter Assistant

$50,400.00

Liidlii Kue First Nation

Lights on Cooking Classes

$19,293.75

Moms, Boobs & Babies

Breastfeeding and Parent Support & Normalization Campaign

$20,000.00

NTHSSA-Sahtu

Parenting in the Sahtu – TRIPLE P PARENTING PROGRAM

$30,996.74

Tetlit Gwich’in Council

Tetlit Gwichin Men’s Initiative Project

$ 30,778.65

Tides Canada Intiatives

North Youth Leadership on the Land Programs

$40,000.00