Creating Connections Grants

PEI Alliance Mental Well-Being

Relevent Country: Canada

The Prince Edward Island (PEI) Alliance Mental Well-Being is inviting applications for the Stream 3 (Creating Connections Grant) of Positive Change Grant Program.

The purpose of a funded connection/relationship is to generate, assess, and scale up effective upstream (preventive) approaches to building resilience and improving mental well-being across the lifespan and across generations.

Funding Information

  • Up to $250,000 total is available in 2022-2023 for this funding stream.
  • PEI-based not-for-profit organizations can apply for Creating Connections Grants that provide up to $50,000 in one-time funding for projects of up to 18-months that develop new, or strengthen existing, connections and relationships across sectors (including but not limited to, not-for-profit, health, social services, justice, education, faith institutions, the community, municipalities, business, academia).

Eligibility Criteria

  • A PEI-based not-for-profit organization (lead “Applicant Organization”), from any region and sector throughout the province, in partnership with at least one other PEI-based organizational co-applicant from any region and sector of PEI.
  • Partner organizations can include, but are not limited to, not-for-profit entities, businesses, publicly funded entities such as municipalities, schools, and post-secondary institutions, health units, etc. 
  • To be eligible to apply, the co-applicants must be PEI-based organizations from at least two different sectors. 
  • The Applicant Organization is the not-for-profit organization that will hold the grant funds.
  • The Project Lead is the main contact from the Applicant Organization who will lead the project.
  • Individuals are not eligible to apply.
  • Eligibility is restricted to organizations operating within PEI. 
  • As the lead Applicant Organization, a not-for-profit organization may submit only one application in a funding cycle , and up to two per year (the Alliance offers two funding cycles per year, one in the summer and one in the winter).