Healthy Brandon is a community led, regionally coordinated and government supported grassroots program to help prevent chronic disease in Manitoba. The goal of Healthy Brandon is to create a healthy community in Brandon and the surrounding area.
With provincial funding through Healthy Together Now, Healthy Brandon offers support to various groups and organizations who are interested in planning and leading projects to improve the health of their target population.
Are you looking for funding support for a community project?
Healthy Brandon provides funding, training and support to groups and organizations within Brandon and the surrounding municipalities of Cornwallis, Elton and Whitehead.
Contact Healthy Brandon to discuss your project idea or get started right away by completing the application form.
Our Funding Body
Healthy Brandon recieves provincial funding through Healthy Together Now to support community led projects that address the four healthy living behaviours:
increased physical activity
Healthy Brandon in motion Bike Program for Newcomer Youth off to a great start!
Heathy Brandon in motion, in partnership with Westman Immigrant Services, The City of Brandon and Stream and Wood launched the Bike Program for Newcomer Youth last night. The six week program will teach the essentials of care and maintenance of a bike, as well as safety. Program participants will come away from the program with a helmet, lock and a bike! For more information or to donate your gently used bike to the program, contact Healthy Brandon in motion at 578-2196 or email: email@example.com
Get Involved with us!
We have many opportunities for volunteers within Healthy Brandon. Whether you're interested in health and wellness in the workplace, at school, at home or along the way, we have a spot for you.
Ways to get involved include:
Joining our Steering Committee
Assisting at a special event
Planning and organizing events
Helping share the message through media, internet, or other means
Partnering with your events
Other – we are open to your ideas!
The Healthy Brandon community coalition carries the following values and beliefs:
Partnership – to foster positive working relationships and create supportive environments
Quality Improvement – to measure our progress and build on successes
Respect for Diversity – respect differences in culture, values and life circumstance.
Population Health – consider the many factors and conditions that affect health
Responsibility – to influence policy in order to enhance the safety and health of the communities
Community Development – to maximize potential in the community by building on strengths, promoting community-led initiatives, and encouraging meaningful participation.
Healthy Brandon follows the Healthy Together Now Funding Guidelines when determining project eligibility.
Healthy Together Now Visual Identity Guidelines outline requirements for using the HTN word mark when recognizing the funding support. Additionally, Healthy Brandon requires that the Healthy Brandon logo be used on posters, newsletters, brochures, advertising, etc. Both logos will be emailed to you once eligible for funding.
Once funding eligibility is determined, it is required that the Healthy Together Now Monitoring Form be accurately completed and submitted and include a copy of all project receipts and invoices and a copy of the project evaluation.