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Healthy Eating Policy Grants

Grants to Nova Scotia, Canada Non-Profits, Municipalities & Others for Food, Nutrition & Wellness Programs

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness

Deadline Date:

12/12/14 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $15,000 to Nova Scotia, Canada non-profits, health centers, institutes of higher learning and municipal and provincial governments working to strengthen or develop policies that help Nova Scotia residents eat well.

Food and nutrition policies can be tailored to different settings. They can address foods sold and served, pricing, portion size, minimum eating time, fundraising and special functions, infant feeding including breastfeeding, marketing and advertising, access to clean drinking water, procuring local food, role modeling, and environmental considerations.

Projects to receive funding will support collaborative work in developing and/or implementing innovative approaches to healthy eating policy work in the settings identified above.

Initiatives must be linked to an overall strategy (supported by a committee) for the development of a comprehensive healthy eating policy and may include: policy development, supplies/equipment purchases, taste testing, menu development, professional development, evaluation, human resources, resource development, cooking skills, advocacy, local food initiatives, workplace breastfeeding support, etc.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 149066

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $15,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The following types of publicly funded institutions are eligible: sport and recreation, district health authorities/IWK Health Centre, post-secondary institutions (universities and colleges), and provincial or municipal governments.

INELIGIBLE:
• schools and childcare centres
• operational funding
• private, for-profit groups, individuals or businesses

Contact Information:

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

Department of Health and Wellness, Attn: Amy MacDonald
1894 Barrington Street
PO Box 488
Halifax NS B3J 2R8

Email: amy.macdonald@novascotia.ca, healthyeating@novascotia.ca

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Nova Scotia;

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.

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