2018 Aboriginal Day of Wellness Grant Applications


June 21st Day of Wellness events are part of an annual wellness movement for First Nations peoples in BC. This is an opportunity to shine light on the strength of your community, to bring people together, connect with health care professionals and wellness champions in an environment of cultural pride and celebration.

This year, we encourage communities to show your cultural pride by bringing together the Wisdom of Elders and the Energy of Youth in your Day of Wellness celebrations.

Eligibility and Criteria: 

» BC First Nations Community
» First Nations School in BC
» Organizations or agencies delivering health and wellness services to BC First Nations and/or Aboriginal people
» Combination of the above (3)
» Event must be held on National Aboriginal Day, June 21st 2018
» Proposals must be received by: April 16th, 2018

Proposals will be assessed to ensure that funding is distributed equitably to First Nations communities across all five regions, with preference and consideration given to the following:

» BC First Nations community-based applications
» Applications where collaboration or partnership with other communities is possible and demonstrated
» Quality and detail of application with clear description of how the proposed event fits into the respective wellness
» Only fully completed applications will be considered.
» Closing reports from previous successful applicants are a prerequisite – if you have not submitted yet, please do so by filling out this form and emailing to info@fnha.ca.

Download a PDF application here (PDF  341 KB)

Proposals must be received by: April 16th, 2018