Apply for funding for Community-based projects (up $5,000) – New Horizons for Seniors Program


Eligible applicants

For the small grant up to $5,000, your organization cannot have received funding from NHSP since 2015 to 2016.

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Goals for small grants (up to $5,000)

Project activities for small grants (up to $5,000) must be 1 of the following:

  • support information technology (IT) equipment upgrades (such as computers, tablets)
  • provide capital support for current or new activities
  • promote volunteering to increase an organization's capacity

If your project activities are different than those above, you should apply for the $25,000 grant. You may still request $5,000 or less through the $25,000 process.

Program objectives

Projects for small grants (up to $5,000) must meet at least 1 of the following program objectives:

  • promoting volunteerism among seniors and other generations
  • engaging seniors in the community through the mentoring of others
  • expanding awareness of elder abuse, including financial abuse
  • supporting the social participation and inclusion of seniors
  • providing capital assistance for new and existing community projects and programs for seniors
External Deadline: 
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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