June Get Active Grants

Get Active funds community events that get people more physically active in the NWT.  June is Recreation and Parks Month. We want to help communities celebrate by offering a grant $400 to organize and deliver a community-oriented physically active event in June.

Find out more about June is Recreation and Parks Month.

How do I apply?

To apply, fill out the online application. Funds are limited. Applications will be approved on a first come – first serve basis.

(The application deadline has past)

When is the deadline for applications?

The application deadline is May 31, 2017

What do I need to do to receive funding?

The following conditions must be met in order to receive funding:

  • A community organization will plan, organize and host one June is Recreation & Parks Month event;
  • The event must be free for participants;
  • The event must be open to the public;
  • The event must occur between June 1 – 30, 2017; and
  • A final report must be submitted by July 31, 2017.
What funding is available?

$400 will be awarded to organization that deliver a Recreation and Parks Month event in June and fits within the criteria.

What type of event will be approved?

Events that celebrate June is Recreation Month.
Events can fall on one of the various celebration dates within June including:

  • Intergenerational Day, June 1
  • NWT Disability Awareness Week, June 2 – 8
  • International Trails Day, June 3
  • National Health and Fitness Day, June 3
  • Water Safety Week, June 4 – 10
  • Inuvialuit Day, June 5
  • World Environmental Day, June 5
  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15
  • Aboriginal Day, June 21
  • Saint-Jean Baptiste Day, June 24
  • National Canoe Day, June 26
  • Multiculturalism Day, June 27
When do I get the funding?

Each grant will be awarded in two parts. When an application is approved, half the grant ($200) will be sent to the organization. After the event takes place and the final event report is submitted, the remaining half of the grant will be sent.

What can I use the money for?

You can use the grant for costs related to the events such as:

  • Purchasing or renting equipment
  • Event promotion and advertising
  • Rental space or venue fees
  • Pay an instructor
  • Healthy snacks
Important Dates

• Application period: May 1 – May 31, 2017

  • All events must take place between June 1 and June 30, 2017
  • All final reports are due July 31, 2017
What Resources Are Available?


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