Seed funding available for healthy eating and physical activity programs
The Minding Our Bodies project is seeking expressions of interest from community mental health agencies, consumer/survivor initiatives and other organizations in Ontario serving people with serious mental illness, for seed funding of up to $5,000 to start a healthy eating and/or physical activity program.
On Monday, September 26, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Minding Our Bodies will be holding a teleconference to explain the application process and to answer questions from organizations that are interested in applying. Pre-registration is required at mobseedfunding.eventbrite.com.
The expression of interest form will be posted on the Minding Our Bodies website prior to the teleconference and registrants will be notified. The submission deadline is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2011. Successful applicants will be announced in late December.
Minding Our Bodies is an initiative of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA Ontario) in partnership with Echo: Improving Women’s Health in Ontario, Mood Disorders Association of Ontario, Nutrition Resource Centre, YMCA Ontario, and York University’s Faculty of Health, with support from the Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport through the Healthy Communities Fund.
For more information about Minding Our Bodies, visit www.mindingourbodies.ca.