UBC’s favourite workplace funding program is back! Applications are now being accepted for the Healthy Workplace Initiatives Program (HWIP).
The HWIP provides start-up funds for health-related activities for UBC departments and units interested in promoting wellbeing in the workplace. To date the program has funded 327 grassroots initiatives, including stretching classes, health challenges, mental health training and creative activities.
In 2018, the HWIP funded the following in Vancouver and the Okanagan:
- Four bike share programs
- 13 fitness class programs
- Nine team health challenges
- Five indoor/patio gardens
- Seven mental health training programs
- Three arts-based projects
- Eight innovative new ideas
Do you and your colleagues have a great idea for boosting the health and wellbeing of your team? Need a little financial assistance to supplement department resources? Consider applying today. Deadline for applications is April 18, 2019.
Full details, including regulations, funding toolkits and application forms can be found on the HWIP page.
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