Mindful Campus

Creating Mindful Campus’ across Canada!

Mindful Employer Canada is proud to be collaborating with Great-West Life and Workplace Strategies for Mental Health on Mindful Campus a program dedicated to supporting Canadian post-secondary institutions to achieve wellness for staff, students and faculty.

Mindful Campuses offers grants of up to $2,000 for up to 11 Canadian postsecondary institutions that meet the following criteria:

  • A maximum of 50% of the allotted grant can be used as a staffing/honorarium for a coordinator.
  • The entire program should be completed in one week during the school year when students are on campus.
  • The program can be done during Thrive Week (some universities and colleges have this formal program) or any other existing wellness weeks.
  • Wellness activities organized during this week must include those that help staff, students and faculty to thrive.
  • A workshop that facilitates the completion of Plan for resilience for staff and faculty and From Surviving to Thriving for students. Both tools help build resilience and plan for stressfulsituations. Plan for resilience is available at: www.workplacestrategiesformentalhealth.com/employee-resources/plan-for-resilience. From surviving to thriving will be available soon.

If you’d like to apply, please download the English or French application available to you and complete the outlined steps and return to Sarah Jenner at sarah@mindfulemployer.ca by May 14, 2019.