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Problem Gambling Grant Opportunity

Providing problem gambling awareness and/or counseling services for immigrants, refugees and ethnocultural populations in Ontario



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Problem Gambling Grant

What is the funding opportunity?

The Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is pleased to invite eligible organizations to submit proposals to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate problem gambling awareness and/or counseling programs and services for immigrants, refugees and ethnocultural populations in Ontario.

A total of $15,000 will be awarded to the successful candidates that meet the following criteria. Funding is provided by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.


Who is eligible for funding?

Organizations eligible for funding are legally constituted not-for-profits who are providing awareness and/or addiction treatment and support services in Ontario.


What project ideas are eligible for funding?

The objective of this funding is to provide problem gambling awareness and/or counseling programs and services for the intended community  and should include at least one of the following:

  • Provide culturally and linguistically appropriate problem gambling outreach and awareness programs to specific immigrant, refugee, and ethnocultural communities in Ontario (for example, information sharing and community initiatives or events).

  • Improve access to timely and appropriate services for members of specific  immigrant, refugee, and ethnocultural communities experiencing problems with their own gambling or that of a family member (for example, developing a helpline or resources in the first language of the intended community to provide information about problem gambling services and supports).

  • Provide culturally and linguistically appropriate problem gambling counseling services to specific immigrant, refugee, and ethnocultural communities.

For more information refer to the Call for Proposal 2019-2020.


How to Apply  Please Note: The Call for Applications is Now Closed

Step 1. Download and complete the form in the application package.

The application package includes the following:

  • Administrative information

  • Project information

  • Budget
  • References
The application is a fillable pdf - you should download the application and use Adobe Acrobat Reader to fill it in.
If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed, you can get a free version from their site (click to access).

Step 2. Submit your  application package.

Email an electronic copy of your complete application package to:

Neetu Shukla, Knowledge Broker

PSSP, CAMH

Neetu.shukla@camh.ca

For any information please contact:

Neetu Shukla, Knowledge Broker

PSSP, CAMH

Neetu.shukla@camh.ca

 

 


All applicants will receive feedback of their application by April, 2019.