2018-2019 Grant Programs

39 departments or groups were awarded a Wellness@Work seed grant in 2018-2019.  Throughout the year, we will be featuring different grant programs that have taken place.  

Below is a summary of the departments and groups that were awarded grants for their wellness initiatives:

Grant Program Title


Making Connections Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
Women, Wellness, and Work Cross-Campus Collaboration
Wellness Bikes Agri-Food Partnership
Healthy Bodies and Healthy Minds Department of Biomedical Sciences
Be Well, Live Well, Work Well Open Learning and Educational Support
Learn to Run Program and Yoga  Occupational Health and Wellness
Pedal for Wellness Admissions Services 
Retreat Day Peer Helper Program
Reliving Stress through Physical Wellness  Community Engaged Scholarship Institute
Pause, Reflect and Re-energize  Child Care Learning Centre- PAC
Healthy Living at Home and Work Simcoe
Healthy Shift Workers Student Housing
RFS Reaching for Success in Wellness Research Financial Services
Campus Mile Athletics
Women in Physics Lunches Department of Physics
Future @ OVC OVC
Mental Health and Workplace Culture OVC
Speaker and Workshop Series Ridgetown
New Experiences and Stretch it Out OAC Dean’s Office
Change for Life Research Innovation and Knowledge Mobilization
Wellness Hour Grad Student Mental Health Committee
Feeding Bodies and Minds Union Group Collaboration
On-site Physical Wellness Arkell
Lunch N’Learn on Cooking Essentials AFL and AHL
Taking Care of the Carers Student Wellness Services
Therapy Garden Planters Lab Services
Healthy Eating and Cooking School of Languages and Literature
Self-Care Improving work life College of Business and Economics
Wellness Watch! Payment Services
Community Building Activities and Events Molecular and Cellular Biology
Ping Pong for Mind and Body Equine Guelph
Mindfulness for Wellbeing Student Wellness Services
Volunteer Connection Office of the VP Research
Bystander Empowerment Women of Steel USW 4120
Fresh Air and Sunshine Therapy New Liskeard
Corning Around New Liskeard
SOE Wellness Committee School of Engineering
Healthy Eating Physical Resources
Somer in the Summer Human Resources