Sheehan Announces Call for Concepts for Pan-Canadian Projects To Help Social Inclusion of Seniors

The Government of Canada is committed to enhancing the quality of life of Canadian seniors, so everyone can age with dignity and choice.

Today, Terry Sheehan, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie announces a multi-year funding opportunity for projects that will help enhance the social inclusion of seniors in communities across Canada. Eligible organizations can receive up to $5 million over five years by applying for New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) pan-Canadian funding under the 2023–2024 call for concepts.

“The New Horizons for Seniors Program has help thousands of seniors across Canada by promoting volunteerism, engagement, and protection. I look forward to working with local groups to ensure this work continues in Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma.”  said, Terry Sheehan, MP for Sault Ste. Marie and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour and Seniors.

The NHSP is a federal grants and contributions program that funds projects making a difference in the lives of Canadian seniors. By empowering seniors and the organizations who support them, the NHSP helps seniors age on their terms. 

Organizations are invited to apply for funding to support initiatives that use collaborative and innovative approaches to build community capacity and increase the social inclusion of vulnerable seniors.

The call for concepts is open until November 15, 2023. For details on how to apply, visit Funding: New Horizons for Seniors Program – Pan-Canadian projects

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