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Health happens in community: Grants in action IMAGINE Community Grants What is it? Grants (max. $5,000) for innovative grassroots community projects that promote staying healthy and prevent injury and disease. How can you get involved? Identify a need in your community, connect with a local organization, and apply! Community organizations, schools or PACs, First Nations groups, not-for-profits, and more are eligible to apply. Next deadline: October 31, 2016. Learn more: bit.ly/NH-imagine (case sensitive)

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Partnering for Healthier Communities (P4HC) What is it? Grants support new and existing P4HC committees. Committees are partnerships between local governments, Northern Health, and other sectors that work together to identify local risk factors and develop local projects. How can you get involved? Contact your local government to see what your P4HC committee is up to and how you can engage! No P4HC committee? Encourage your local government to connect with Northern Health’s grant team. Learn more: bit.ly/NH-P4HC (case sensitive)

Aboriginal Health Improvement Committees (AHICs)

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What is it? AHICs include health representatives from Indigenous communities and organizations, Northern Health, and the First Nations Health Authority. These collaborative committees receive funding for initiatives that share learning, build relationships, and promote cultural safety and cultural humility in health care. How can you get involved? Bring issues, ideas, solutions, and opportunities to your local committee’s attention. Learn from the cultural resources they’ve created. Learn more: bit.ly/NH-AHIC (case sensitive)

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