Current Initiatives

DASH BC District Mental Well-being Grants 

The application period for DASH BC District Well-being Grants has now passed. 

DASH BC District Mental Well-being Grants support education and health-sector partners to work together on initiatives that focus on mental well-being of staff as a way to improve the mental well-being of all members the school district community. These grants are funded in partnership between DASH and the McConnell Foundation.

Check back for future granting opportunities. 

Healthy Schools BC

Healthy Schools BC (HSBC) strengthens health-education partnerships and supports effective implementation of healthy school initiatives using a comprehensive school health approach (CSH). CSH is an evidenced-based “whole school” approach that supports students’ health and academic achievements through four interrelated components: social and physical environment, teaching and learning, healthy school policy and partnerships and service.

DASH manages the Healthy Schools BC program and its website. As such, we create and disseminate provincial tools and support the collaboration between health and education sector partners.

To learn more about Healthy Schools BC  please visit www.healthyschoolsbc.ca

Healthy Schools BC Regional Grants

Healthy Schools BC Regional Grants support education and health-sector partners to work together on initiatives that support healthy schools, with a focus on promoting mental health and well-being, and Indigenous ways of wellness. The grant application process is now closed for the 2018-2019 school year.  We thank the Ministry of Health for funding these grants.

Healthy Schools BC First Nation School Grants

Healthy Schools BC First Nations School Grants are intended to support First Nations schools in implementing Indigenous ways of wellness across a whole-school environment. The deadline for these applications is December 14th, 2018. Applications can be found here.  We thank the Ministry of Health for funding these grants.