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News & Events

May
1
2017
If your organization or institution is interested in applying for a 2017 Community Action, Research & Education (CARE) grant, the deadline to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) is July 15, 2017.    For more  information on the CARE grants, including whether or not your organization qualifies and how to apply click here ...
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Apr
1
2017
Prairieaction Foundation (PAF) is excited to announce a special tri-provincial research call-out which aims to fund research projects that will be conducted in all three prairie provinces. PAF is committed to funding research that leads to community awareness related to issues of violence and abuse and is specifically interested in research that engages in solution focused outcomes, leading to better programs to keep our communities safer. At this time, PAF is requesting three separate......
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Oct
13
2016
If you know of a group of young people who have demonstrated leadership and commitment to finding solutions to violence and abuse, please refer to the following documents on how to nominate.  The deadline for nominations is November 30th. Youth Leadership Award Description:  click here Youth Leadership Award Nomination Form:  click here ...
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May
2
2016
If your organization or institution is interested in applying for a 2017 Community Action, Research & Education (CARE) grant, the deadline to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) is July 15, 2017.        For m ore information on the CARE grants, including whether or not your organization qualifies and how to apply   click here ...
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Dec
15
2015
On December 6, 2015, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau and many of our political leaders issued statements on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, honoring the 14 women murdered in Montreal on December 6, 1989.   Prairieaction Foundation also remembers these 14 women and all victims of domestic violence.  Prairieaction Foundation also honors all those who work everyday to provide option to victims of domestic violence. ...
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Oct
22
2015
RESOLVE Reasearch Day 2015 will be held October 22 & 23, 2015 in Regina.   For more information, please visit their website at:  http://www2.uregina.ca/resolve/ ...
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May
1
2015
If your organization or institution is interested in applying for a 2015 Community Action, Research & Education (CARE) grant, the deadline to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) is July 15, 2015.    For m ore information on the CARE grants, including whether or not your organization qualifies and how to apply    click    here ...
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Dec
6
2014
Today is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. Established in 1991 by the Parliament of Canada, this day marks the anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 young women at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal. As well as commemorating the 14 young women whose lives ended in an act of gender-based violence that shocked the nation, December 6 represents an opportunity for Canadians to reflect on the violence against women in our society. It is also an......
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Nov
20
2014
If your organization or institution is interested in applying for a 2015 Community Action, Research & Education (CARE) grant, the deadline to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) is January 10, 2015.  For m ore information on the CARE grants, including whether or not your organization qualifies and how to apply  click  here ...
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Jul
22
2013
At Prairieaction Foundation, we believe investing in prevention is critical to building a society free from violence and abuse.  In 2012 and 2013, we have been proud to partner with Survivor’s Hope, in Pinawa, MB, providing funding through our Education & Awareness grants program to assist in the delivery of the SADI program in eastern Manitoba.  The SADI Program promotes safety and respect in schools and communities and empowers youth to seek to seek leadership positions in their schools......
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Jun
21
2013
Ikwe Widdjiitiwin Board President Catherine Dunn (left) receiving the $8,000 2013 Education & Awareness Grant from Prairieaction Foundation (PAF) Board Secretary Karen Naylor at the Ikwe AGM in Winnipeg on June 19,2013.   Ikwe will use the grant for its project Development of a Medicine Wheel Practice Framework for Training and Education.  The funding will assist with the development of a program model and training manual incorporating a Medicine Wheel with provincial operating standards, to......
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Jun
18
2013
The Prairieaction Foundation (PAF) today announced five community groups across the Prairies will receive a total of $40,430 in funding through its 2013 grant programs.  (Backgrounder attached). In addition, the Foundation is providing $221,000 in operating funding to the RESOLVE academic network, with offices at the universities of Manitoba, Regina and Calgary and researchers at five other Prairie universities. “Through investing in research, we are finding answers to critical questions......
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Jun
11
2013
Time is running out to register at an early bird rate for the 2013 RESOLVE Research Day, Promoting Development and Protecting Health in the Context of Family Violence. This year's research day is in Calgary on Monday, October 21, 2013 and features two impressive keynote speakers:    Dr. Sandra Graham-Bermann will speak about Reducing Traumatic Stress and Improving Adjustment of Abused Women and Their Children.  Dr. Eamon McCrory will speak about Neural Differences Associated with Exposure to......
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Apr
8
2013
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 is the Canadian Red Cross Day of Pink, an initiative that provides students, staff and the larger community in cities and towns across the country with the opportunity to discuss the impact of bullying and to learn how they can use their power to help create a safe and respectful school environment. On April 10, students, staff and community members wear pink shirts in solidarity to show that they are taking a stand against bullying. Find out more about activities......
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Apr
2
2013
The Prairieaction Foundation has released its annual report for the 2011-2012 year.  You can view an online copy, along with our audited financial statements, under the 'About' section of this website.  If you'd like to order a hard copy, please email us your request at info@prairieaction.ca. ...
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