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Address Health, Mental Health, and Equity in Health Care

Children’s Aid Society (CAS) of Pictou County Endowment Fund

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Aberdeen Health Foundation (AHF)

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Grants to Nova Scotia qualified donees in eligible locations to benefit residents. Funding is intended to address health and mental health needs for local families and children and to promote equity in access to care. Eligible proposals should support the delivery of health care in Pictou County.

Programs must target a clearly defined health outcome and address one or more of the following areas:

  • Promote healthy child/youth development, and address inequities in healthy child/youth development; 
  • Directly prevent or relieve a mental health condition of children and/or youth through the provision of a therapeutic/ evidence-based program in line with defined outcomes, delivered by qualified practitioners; 
  • Build capacity in organizations to foster healthy child/youth development through training in best practices and evidence based intervention;
  • Promote greater equity in access to physical and/or mental health.

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GrantWatch ID#: 146471

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Term of Contract:

Multi-year programs are welcome; however; proposals for funding shall be submitted on an annual basis.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only Qualified Donees holding a Canada Revenue Agency charitable number shall be considered. Organizations that do not meet this criteria can do so by partnering with a community agency that does.

Applications from municipalities, academic institutions, or hospitals should demonstrate collaboration with community based organizations;

Under the Income Tax Act, qualified donees are organizations that can issue official donation receipts for gifts they receive from individuals and corporations. They may also receive gifts from registered charities.

QUALIFIED DONEES include but are not limited to the following:
- A registered charity;
- A registered Canadian amateur athletic association;
- A registered housing corporation resident in Canada constituted exclusively to provide low-cost housing for the aged;
- A registered Canadian municipality;
- A registered municipal or public body performing a function of government in Canada.

The Following Will Not Be Considered
- Retroactive applications;
- Funding of an organization’s normal operational expenses, including salaries of existing staff at current capacity levels;
- Programs or activities which can be funded under existing government programs.

Pre-Application Information:

The application period for the 2021 CAS Endowment funding will open March 2021 and remain open through December 31, 2021 or until funds are expended.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

For further information about the CAS Endowment Fund of the Aberdeen Health Foundation, contact:
Deelle Hines
Administrative Coordinator
Aberdeen Health Foundation
Phone: (902) 752-7600 ext. 4600

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