The Health and Wellness Fund will support initiatives in the Capital Region which improve the quality of physical and mental health and wellness in our community and that promote good health practices and behaviour. The Fund’s purpose is to support various health and wellness initiatives that contribute to physical, emotional and mental wellbeing, such as preventing long-term chronic diseases, delivering physical literacy programs for children, improving access to mental health supports, including in-person and virtual counselling, and reducing social isolation.

Curious what types of organizations this fund supports?

Your gift to a Community Action Fund between January and May will be distributed through Victoria Foundation’s trusted granting program – the Community Grants Program.

Contributions made between June and December will be distributed into the community based on available granting fund balances and community needs within each cause area. For more information on how granting decisions are made from the Community Action Funds, contact our team.

Want to learn more about local organizations?

Visit our Vital People page to hear the stories of people and organizations working on local issues. You can also visit our What’s New page to stay up to date on Victoria Foundation initiatives.

Interested in more than one cause area?

Visit our main Community Action Funds page to learn more about our other funds.

This Fund supports the following Sustainable Development Goals:



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