Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness
12/12/14 4:00 PM
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#: 149066
Up to $15,000
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Canada: Nova Scotia;
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