Employment and Social Development Canada

New Horizons for Seniors Program

Program Summary

Organizations that want to help seniors make a difference in the lives of others and in their communities are eligible to receive federal grants and contributions funding. Projects must be led or inspired by seniors and address one of the five program objectives: volunteerism, mentoring, awareness of elder abuse, social participation and inclusion of seniors, providing capital assistance for community projects and/or programs for seniors.

Eligible Recipients

• Not-for profit organizations, community-based coalitions, networks and committees
• For-profit organizations; nature of project is non-commercial
• Municipal governments, Band/Tribal Councils and other Aboriginal Organizations
• Research organizations and institutions
• Educational institutions

Application period

September 9, 2020 to October 20, 2020 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time

We anticipate that projects could start as early as winter 2020.

Contact Information

Joy Bateman, Senior Development Officer
Citizen Services and Program Delivery Branch/Service Canada