Workplace Wellness Grants
Timiskaming Health Unit is offering financial support to help promote
positive mental health to workplaces with under 100 employees.
Keep thriving in your workplace. Timiskaming Health Unit is inviting
workplaces to apply for a Workplace Wellness grant to support up to
$1000 to be applied towards activities that promote health, wellbeing
and build resilience in the workplace.
Here’s how it works:
A workplace may submit one application for funding for activities
that support employee wellness. The application process is easy! Simply
let us know how you would use your funds to promote health, wellbeing
and build resilience for your workplace. Applications will be open until
November 30, 2021, (closes at 4 p.m. on November 30), apply here. At this time, workplaces with 100 employees or less are invited to apply.
Applications that meet funding criteria, will be selected using
a lottery system. Successful applicants will be notified by December 10,
We encourage that activities connect to the Five Ways of Well-being and are workplace focused. Please note this fund is intended for employees of your workplace.
The 5 Ways to Well-being are:
- Be Active
- Keep Learning
- Take Notice
There are many different and relevant ways to foster and maintain
good mental health. Being in nature, cultural and spiritual practices,
book clubs, creative expression, mental health education and training
are just a few examples.
Please send us a brief summary of any activities, including quotes or pictures when your activities are complete.
How funds may be used:
- books, note books, art supplies, etc.
- food, catering for gatherings
- purchase of materials or supplies
- instructor or facilitator fees/workshop costs
- room rental fees
- fitness equipment or supplies
- prizes, incentives
- workplace wellness programming
- other ideas may be considered
Funds cannot be used for:
- electronic or office equipment
- operational expenses
- charitable donations
- the purchase of alcohol, cannabis. tobacco or associated products