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Workplace Wellness Grants Program: Call for applications

Posted by Human Resources on January 10, 2022 in General Announcements

Get help funding a workplace wellness project in your Faculty, Department or work unit. 

Dalhousie’s Workplace Wellness Grants Program, established in 2019, can provide up to $5,000 funding to a department or faculty to promote workplace wellness initiatives.

To be considered for selection, your submission must follow these guidelines:

·       Promotes one or more of the seven dimensions of wellness: environmental, intellectual, mental/emotional, physical, interpersonal, spiritual, workload management

·       Has a clear rationale and objectives, including clearly explained methodology, with expected outcomes well defined

·       Adheres to relevant public health restrictions

·       Outlines an evaluation process

·       Explains how the project benefits will continue beyond the grant period

·       Contains a budget that is appropriate and justified, with an explanation of associated costs

·       Benefits a significant number of employees at Dalhousie directly or indirectly

·       Is endorsed by the appropriate administrative head of the unit.

Submissions are invited for projects that benefit a team/unit (maximum $1000); benefit a school/department/faculty (maximum $2,000); or benefit across departments or faculties (maximum $5,000). The annual deadline to apply for a Workplace Wellness Grant is February 20th. Please send your submissions to

Each submission will be assessed by the Healthy Workplace Collaborative and the Project Lead for each submission will be contacted.

For more details about the Workplace Wellness Grants Program, visit the Workplace Wellness Grant page on MyDal, which includes the Application form, and FAQs.