2024-2025 Inclusive Community Grants (ICG) Program, Call for Application by the Government of Ontario. The on-line application process will begin April 9th, 2024 and the deadline to submit is May 22nd, 2024 at 5:00 pm EST.

RBC Foundation has launched the Community Infrastructure Fund (CIF) to help fund retrofits, repairs and upgrades of existing community spaces, as well as the construction of new spaces, with the goal of increasing sustainability and accessibility of buildings in our communities. Applications are being accepted between April 19 – June 14, 2024.

June is Seniors Month: The Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility works with community organizations to offer supports and services to help seniors stay active, well, safe and socially connected through a range of programs and services. This year, the theme for Seniors Month is Working for Seniors.

Join the ParticipACTION Community Challenge presented by Novo Nordisk. Registration for the 2024 Community Challenge is now open! Communities, organizations, schools and workplaces can now register for the challenge and add the physical activity initiatives, events or activities they intend to track during the challenge period (June 1 to 30, 2024).

Strengthening Volunteer Engagement: A Reference Guide to Strengthen the Volunteer Engagement Strategy in English and French. Prepared By Volunteer Canada.

Helping Adult Learners Embrace Digital Literacy in English and French. Written by Chris Bint.

Fiche Ressources Bénévolat Dans Les Centres De Vie Active. Written by Denise Lemire.

Ontario Securities Commission – Investor News

Consultations on the Social and Economic Impacts of Ageism in Canada: “What We Heard” Report summarizes input received from across Canada in 2022 from the FPT Seniors Forum-led roundtable consultations and stakeholder-led consultations and the ageism questionnaire. Published by the Federal/Provincial/Territorial (FPT) Ministers Responsible for Seniors Forum.

Preventing and Responding to the Mistreatment of Older Adults: Gaps and Challenges Exposed During the Pandemic, summarizes the results of a comprehensive literature review and survey responses from 249 stakeholders across Canada on the key gaps and challenges related to mistreatment prevention and response exposed during the pandemic. Published by the Federal/Provincial/Territorial (FPT) Ministers Responsible for Seniors Forum.

Seniors’ Outdoor Activation Toolkit in English and French. Partnership between WoodGreen Community Services and 8 80 Cities

Aging Lives Uprooted: Welcoming and Supporting Older Refugees to Canadian Communities webinar recording: click here, in collaboration with HelpAge Canada and CORE Canada.

Should Businesses and Non-profit organizations Stay on Twitter, or Leave? A digital marketing expert weighs in. Written by Tim Campbell-Smith

Enabling Older Adults to Age in Community, from the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors Forum

The Future of Aging in Canada Virtual Symposium: What we heard, from the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors Forum

ONCA – 11 Key Takeaways from Ontario’s Not-for-Profit Corporations Act for Provincial Associations

ONCA – Sample Bylaw with Options

ONCA – How to Adjust Existing Bylaws

Minds in Motion participants benefit from sharpened cognitive functioning and improved brain health. Join our virtual program for people living with dementia and their caregivers! Click here to register.

Ontario’s Not-for-Profit Corporations Act 101 conference webinar recording

Links2Wellbeing: Supporting older adults who face health impacts from isolation with connections to social and recreational opportunities English Media Release     French Media Release

Digital Literacy Strategy for Seniors and Seniors Serving Sector – developed with the support of the Provincial Technology Advisory Committee

Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program: Learn how to access free, routine dental care for eligible seniors 65 years or older, through the Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program. The program is designed to support low-income seniors.

Baycrest Brain Healthy Aging Project: Free Training Programs are Available!