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New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) (up to $25,000)


Up to $25,000


The community-based stream of the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) is a federal grant that supports community-based projects that are designed by seniors for seniors. This program funds projects that empower seniors in their communities and contribute to improving their health and well-being.

Eligible organizations can apply for up to $25,000 for projects that are led by seniors and are volunteer based.

Eligible Applicants

Your organization must be 1 of the following types:

  • non-profit organization
  • municipality
  • provincial or territorial government, institution or Crown Corporation
  • Indigenous organization including:
    • band council
    • tribal council, and
    • self-government entity
  • coalition, network or committee
  • research organization or institute
  • educational institution
  • public health and social services institution
  • for-profit organization provided that the nature and intent of the activity is non-commercial and does not generate profit

Eligible Expenses

Your project must meet all of the following criteria:

  • be no longer than 52 weeks
  • request no more than $25,000
  • meet at least 1 program objective
  • seniors will lead or play a vital role in its planning and/or delivery
  • seek to benefit seniors and communities
  • demonstrate cost effectiveness

Deadline Date

  Application between September 21, 2022 and November 1, 2022 at 3 pm Eastern time.
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