NEW Funding Assistance: Healthy Eating in Physical Activity Recreation Sports Settings in Victoria County

NEW Funding Assistance Grants 2016-2017 Available for Healthy Eating in Physical Activity Recreation Sports Settings in Victoria County

Application Downloadable for Your Convenience:


To assist Victoria County physical activity, recreation & sports facilities, including community halls, schools, to offer residents healthier eating options, the Municipal Physical Activity Strategy (Naturally Active for Life Victoria County Est. 2011) in Partnership with NS Health Authority and Victoria County supports Victoria County Volunteers, leaders, organizations, Facility Operators & Service Providers in our Communities to provide equipment replacement, healthy menus & purchases, programs & events, etc. that will assist in the preparation of healthy food and beverages and the implementation of the Victoria County Healthy Eating in Physical Activity Recreation Sports Settings Draft Policy Approved by Council July 2016 (Please see below).



The Assistance Fund 2016-17 budgeted in the Physical Activity Department is available to physical activity, recreation and sports settings that serve or sell foods or beverages through a canteen, cafeteria, vending machines, hospitality rooms and potlucks, etc. Below is the Application for Funding Assistance ***DEADLINE Jan. 13, 2017*** and Tool Kits (Please see below) created in Partnership with the NS Health Authority to assist our groups in their application (s) & implementation of this very beneficial program for residents & seasonal residents.



Who Can Apply:

Settings include but are not limited to parks, physical activity, recreation & sports settings, multi-purpose complexes, community centres and halls, publically funded and not-for-profit fitness centers, golf courses, tennis, arena, curling rinks, art centers, aquatic facilities, summer/march break camps, sports fields, hospitality rooms & trails.

Organizations Eligible for Assistance Funding:

-Municipal & Staff Wellness Programs

-Boards that manage facilities

-Boards that manage facilities

-Public organizations Incorporated as not for profit society under the NS Joint stocks, societies act of NS Victoria County



Items Eligible for Assistance Funding:

***(Please refer to Pages 14-25 in the HERSS Tool Kit above for more examples)

-Meal preparation equipment

-Convection & Conventional ovens



-Vending machines, healthy options

-Panini maker

-Smoothie machines





-Community Gardens

-Healthy Menus

-Local food production


About Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011)

Physical Activity Strategy Coordinator for the Municipality of the County of Victoria
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