Programs: Communities Choosewell : Awards/Seed Grants


2016 Reducing Barriers to Community Wellness Seed Grant Recipients & Projects

  • Alexander First Nation - Mamaknowaskiy
  • Boyle McCauley - Women's Wellness
  • Coaldale - Coaldale Active and Safe Routes to School
  • Edmonton Multicultural Coalition - Building Community Foundations
  • Fishing Lake Métis Settlement - Community Kitchen
  • Fort McKay - Indoor Community Garden
  • Fox Creek - 55+ Swim & Fitness
  • Grande Cache - Parenting in Motion
  • Morley - Stoney Nakoda Community's Active Promoters
  • Neutral Hills - Community ChooseWell Kitchen
  • O'Chiese First Nation - Gardens Re-Shaping O'Chiese
  • Renfrew - Renfrew Community Garden
  • Springbrook - Springbrook Community Garden
  • Sunchild First Nation - Community Garden
  • The Steadward Centre - Inclusive Fitness Provider Workshop Series

2016 Award Winners

Overall Healthy Community Wellness Champion: Town of Coaldale

Most Significant Community Change Award: Town of Slave Lake

Community Wellness Leadership Award: Dave Anderson, Strathcona County Councillor, Ward 2

Developing Healthy Policies Award: 

  • Clandonald School
  • Town of Sexsmith
  • Town of Ponoka
  • Town of Okotoks

Providing Health Education Award: 

  • Hamlet of Fort McKay
  • Lethbridge College
  • Town of Morinville
  • Town of Strathmore
  • Lethbridge Public Library

Building Community Capacity Award: 

  • Village of Longview
  • Hamlet of Langdon
  • Central Edmonton
  • City of Medicine Hat

Creating Supportive Environments Award: 

  • Village of Alix
  • Town of Pincher Creek
  • City of Lacombe
  • City of Lethbridge

2015 Seed Grant Recipients

Click here to see a list of funded projects for 2015. If you would like any more information on any of the projects, please contact us ( and we will connect you with the community contacts.