Frequently Asked Questions

When do I need to submit my application?

Submit your application before February 18, 2022.

How can I attend the Grant Program Technical Workshop?

The Alliance hosted a virtual Grant Program Technical Workshop on December 16. A recording of content from the workshop is available by following this link.

How can I book a coaching session?

While coaching has ended for this grant cycle, please contact the Alliance Grants Coordinator if you would like to be kept informed of the supports available to applicants in upcoming cycles:

Do I have to book a coaching session?

No, although it is recommended before you apply, you do not have to book a session with a coach.

What do I need to have ready for the coaching session?

To help your coach in offering the most effective support, applicants are asked to provide the following in advance of their scheduled session: A high-level one-page summary of the project, including: (1) purpose and rationale; (2) expected results/impact; and (3) alignment with (a) the four Objectives of the grant program, (b) the purpose of the specific funding stream, (c) alignment in advancing one or more of the Action Areas.

Can I apply to more than 1 stream?
Yes, your organization may apply to more that 1 stream.
Can I apply as an individual?

No. You must be a part of these entities to apply:

    • Local and regional not-for-profit, community and charitable organizations
    • Indigenous organizations and communities
    • Partners working with any of the above, including, but not limited to, businesses, municipalities, schools, and post-secondary organizations
What does the application process look like? What information will I need to include?
    • Project Title and Funding Stream
    • Contact Information for the applicant organization / co-applicant(s) (if applicable) and project lead
    • Type of organization and PEI region(s) the project will take place in, including specific community and/or settings
    • A high-level summary of the project plan, including purpose and rationale, timelines, estimated budget, anticipated milestones and results (1 page)
    • A detailed proposal of up to a maximum of 10 pages that is structured according to the Evaluation Criteria for the Funding Stream, including: 1) Alignment, 2) Feasibility, 3) Potential Impact.
    • For more information, please see individual funding stream Request for Applications.
Who will review the application? How will it be evaluated?

The PEI Alliance for Mental Well-being will establish a peer review committee to review applications using three review criteria: 1) Alignment, 2) Feasibility, 3) Potential Impact. For more information, please see individual funding stream Request for Applications.

Who do I contact for more information?

Questions about the Grant Program can be directed to the Alliance Grant Coordinator at:
Phone: 902 288 1045

When will I be notified about the status of my application?

All applicants will be informed about the outcome of their application by the end of March, 2022.

Am I permitted to go over the number of pages suggested on the Request For Application (RFA)?

Please keep your answers to the page-length guidelines provided in the RFA document. 

Can I attach letters of support, appendices, etc. to an application?

Supplementary information is not included as possible addendums to the application; any relevant activities, collaborations, and/or rationale should be clearly described within the body of the application.  Should the Alliance require any further corroboration or additional documentation throughout the adjudication of the file, we would be in touch.

If my organization submits multiple applications, are they reviewed together?

No, all applications (regardless if they come from the same organization) are all reviewed separately.  

Can I submit two different projects under the same stream?

Yes, an organization may submit more than one project under the same stream, however the projects must be entirely different from one another.