Government of Canada Announces Call for Proposals for Community-Based Projects Supporting Seniors

May 8, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

From the Office of Karen Vecchio, Member of Parliament
Shadow Minister for Families, Children and Social Development

Government of Canada Announces Call for Proposals for Community-Based Projects Supporting Seniors

May 8th, 2018 (St. Thomas, ON) – Karen Vecchio, Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London, and Shadow Minister for Families, Children and Social Development, announced today that the Government has opened up the application process for community-based projects supporting seniors through the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) 2018-2019.

“The Government recognizes the valuable contribution seniors have made to our society and the economy” said Vecchio. “By supporting New Horizons for Seniors Program projects, we are acting to ensure that seniors maintain a good quality of life and continue to be active members of their communities.”

The NHSP call for proposals, open until June 15th, 2018, is seeking proposals for projects led or inspired by seniors who want to make a difference in the lives of others and in their communities. Eligible Organizations can receive up to $25,000 in project funding.

For more information on the New Horizons for Seniors Program please see the following link:
https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/programs/new-horizons-seniors.html

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Contacts
Kaylie Kuipers
Karen.vecchio.c1a@parl.gc.ca
519-637-2255