Strategy Leadership Development Assistance Fund

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Application for Leadership Development Assistance Fund 2018-19

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Leadership Development Assistance Fund Highlights 2017-2018

(Apr. 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018)

Yoga in Schools 200 hrs Breathing Space Yoga Studio
  200 hour Yog Yam Foundational Teacher Training (YFTT) Program
  Girl on Fire Program
  David Wolfe Nutrition Certification – Head Coach
  —Tumblebugs Leader Training – Big Bras d’Or
  —Tumblebugs Leader Training – Bay St Lawrence Community Centre
  —Tumblebugs Leader Training – Central Cape Breton TumbleBugs
  Snowboarders Instructor Course
  Personal Trainer Course

“Thank you so much. I am extremely grateful for your help and this opportunity (Yoga Certification)! I look forward to serving this community once I get my certificate! Thanks again, Truly appreciated” – Keshia Fortune (Sept. 7, 2017) / TumbleBugs – Nov. 26, 2017 – “Thanks for sponsoring (Leadership Development Assistance Fund) TumbleBugs Workshop on Sunday. It was a great program. Met the girls from Iona. David was a great Instructor” – Patsy MacKenzie / “Had a great time at Tumblebugs trainer course. I’ll also be contacting you in 2018 to help us promote our Tumblebugs on Naturally Active CB. Thanks” – Kelly MacMillan (Nov. 27, 2017)

Leadership Development Assistance Fund Highlights 2016-2017

(Apr. 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017)

Rebecca Jean Wall – “Resistance Training !You got this. I am going to love helping others feel strong!  For 12 years I have focused on cardio in teaching anaerobic as a group instructor but becoming a personal trainer is a whole “mother” level !  I’m coming for ya this spring after certification ! Thank You to Naturally Active for Life Victoria County for leadership incentive!” Vince Forrestall (Jan. 30, 2017)

Hi Vince: Thanks for sending along the information (Physical Activity, Leadership & Healthy Eating Assistance Funds available through the Strategy 2016-17). A huge help! Much appreciated” – Ann Marie MacNeil, Iona & Strategy Implementation Team (VCAN-Victoria County Action Network) Since 2011 (May 4, 2016)

Navigation Course
Eskasoni High School Spring 2016 School Teams Leadership Conference
YMCA Older Adults Fitness Certification Baddeck Academy Little gym rental/access
Integrative Nutrition Head Coach Health, Wellness & Active Living Coach
Wagmatcook Health Centre 2nd Petapan 1st Light Symposium
Prenatal Yoga
Wagmatcook Health Centre NCCP Certification Course
Victoria County Athletic Club Soccer NS Referee-entry level course
L.MacInnis Yoga Kino MacGregor Workshop Ashtanga Yoga Certification
Recreation NS High Five Nova Scotia Municipal Membership 2016
Summer Intensive 200 hr Yoga in schools/Studio Teacher Training, Halifax
YMCA Older Adults Fitness Certification
Step Dancing Teaching Royal Cdn Legion Grandona Branch 124
Potential Yoga Studio Certified Laughter Yoga TT Leader Training
Can-fit pro; cpr; personal trainor; active ageing; healthy weightloss coach
Yoga Teacher Training Laughter Yoga and its Benefits-3 in 1 consulting Dawn Lea Greer
Mobility Training
Active Ageing Certificate
Rugby Instruction Certification Mini-rugby and Teenagers

Naturally Active for Life Victoria County Action Network

Leadership Development Assistance Fund 2016-2017



*Providing financial assistance for individuals wishing to improve their leadership & coaching skills in the physical activity, sport & leisure sector through certified courses, clinics, certifications, etc.


Provide financial assistance to new initiatives in leadership training & development, which results in:

*increase involvement in Physical Activity Leadership Roles

*increased and improved Physical activity Leadership skills of community leisure, physical activity and sports leaders

The fund is to develop values and adopt the following strategic principles of NS Physical Activities Strategy for children, youth, adults and families in our community

*Qualified Leadership among service providers is essential to physical activities that maximize healthy development in all age groups.

*The strategy will identify and build on what is currently offered by existing groups, organization is a proven method of achieving results.

Application Details:

*Applications may be submitted at any time throughout the year and must be submitted prior to event/activity.

*maximum amount to be funded is 50% of the proposal cost up to maximum of $ ________ per application.

*Eligible cost shareable expenses include instructor fees, accommodations, travel, instructional materials, etc.

*applicant must provide services back to community for (6) months

For further information, please contact Strategy Coordinator:

495 Chebucto St Box 370, Baddeck, NS B0E 1B0

E-mail:        / Tel: 902.295.3661 / Fax: 902.295.1864


Leadership Initiative Granting Program

The Rural Communities Foundation of Nova Scotia offers annual Rural Leadership Initiative Grants. The Rural Leadership Initiative promotes rural leadership development in the process of serving community needs. The intent of these grants is to enhance leadership within rural communities, both skill and leadership capacity, to build on existing resources, and to increase understanding of the impact of leadership on rural communities. Applicants must be a registered charity (or be sponsored by one) and the program or service must relate to rural leadership, with a goal of enhancing leadership within rural communities. The typical grant size varies between $1000 and $5000 for projects. $15,000 in total has been allocated for the 2015 Rural Leadership Initiative granting program. Be sure to consult the guidelines before filling out the application.


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