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Winter Get Active

Winter Get Active grants are offered to encourage communities to host recreational and physically-active events throughout the NWT Winter.  These community events must be free-to-the-public and get people physically active together.

Get Active funds community events that get people physically active in the NWT.

Applications Open September 1, 2023 & Close October 15, 2023

Get Active helps fund community events that get people physically active in the NWT. Organizations can receive $750 to $1,000 to organize and deliver three (3) community or elder-oriented physical activity events. Community organizations are encouraged to apply for one of two grants!

After your event, submit a report telling us all about the event!  

  • Elder Award
    The Elder Award recognizes an Elder that is sharing their knowledge in a good way with community and supporting others to be healthy. In this way, the nominee contributes to and is engaged in community life. The Elder has positive relationships with all generations, themselves, each other, and the land. Criteria The nominee is an Elder The nominee sharing what they know in a good way The nominee is taking care of their health and holistic wellbeing
  • Innovation Award
    The Innovation Award recognizes a community, organization, or individual in the NWT that has developed a creative approach to getting themselves and others active and healthy (particular consideration given to on the Land). This could be a program, facility, group, or anything else. The award recipient demonstrates a commitment to community needs and self-determination of community identity.


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