top of page
2021 Intergenerational Photo Contest Submission Photo of Pepper Gordon and her grandmother

June Get Active

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

June Get Active grants are offered in conjunction with June is Recreation and Parks Month to encourage communities to celebrate recreation and parks through hosting a free-to-the-public community events that get people physically active together.

Applications Open May 1, 2024 & Close May 31, 2024

Get Active helps fund community events that get people physically active in the NWT. Organizations can receive $400 to $500 to organize one and deliver one (1) community and/or elder-oriented physical activity event. 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.


GNWT Logo - Bilingual - Colour.png
Get Active.png
bottom of page