Applications being accepted for Seniors’ Secretariat grants

Organizations and communities that work to improve the lives of Island seniors can now apply for provincial government funding.

Applications are being accepted for 2020-2021 PEI Seniors’ Secretariat grants until April 8, 2020. The grants provide up to $5,000 per project to organizations or groups interested in enriching the lives of seniors. Groups eligible for funding include non-profit organizations, community-based coalitions, networks, municipal governments, band/tribal councils, and other Aboriginal organizations in Prince Edward Island.

 “The PEI Seniors’ Secretariat plays a big role in enhancing the lives of seniors across Prince Edward Island. These grants help promote healthy, active aging and foster social connectedness and inclusion of seniors in our communities. I encourage individuals and organizations to bring forward their ideas and apply for the PEI Seniors’ Secretariat Grant.” 

- Social Development and Housing Minister Ernie Hudson

Preference will be given to projects that promote: 
-    positive images of aging and support healthy aging;
-    personal safety and financial security;
-    social inclusion and participation; and
-    support for aging in place (in home and community).

For more information and to apply, visit PEI Seniors’ Secretariat Grant, or email seniors@gov.pe.ca or call the seniors line at 1-866-770-0588.

Media contact:
April Gallant
Department of Social Development and Housing

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