The Government of Canada launched the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) 2022-23 Call for proposals (CFP) funding community-based projects across Canada. This program is offered by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).

Projects submitted for this grant (up to $25,000) must meet at least 1 of the following program objectives:

  • promoting volunteerism among seniors and other generations
  • engaging seniors in the community through the mentoring of others
  • expanding awareness of elder abuse, including financial abuse
  • supporting the social participation and inclusion of seniors
  • providing capital assistance for new and existing community projects and/or programs for seniors

If the proposed project is requesting capital assistance, it must meet at least 2 program objectives.

Community projects will be accepted from September 21, 2022, through November 1, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (EST). Organizations will have six (6) weeks to submit their application.

  • The information on the NHSP Funding Page will help you learn more about this funding opportunity.
  • Please note that the online Application for Funding Form and the Applicant Guide will only be available on the NHSP Funding Page.
  • Attached is the NHSP brochure for distribution in the Western Territories Region.
  • Information sessions are available to organizations interested in applying for NHSP CFP 2022-2023, the schedule and link to register are as follows:

  English Sessions

General Audience




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For more information on this CFP, you can email the NHSP Operations team; ESDC.WT.NHSP.Mgt-Gest.PNHA.WT.EDSC

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