2019-2020 Grant Programs

44 departments or groups were awarded a Wellness@Work seed grant in 2019-2020.  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 Name

Department or Group

CSAHS Wellness Strategy

College of Social and Applied Human Sciences

Work Garden Beds

New Liskeard Research Station

Wellness BINGO

Admissions Services, Office of Registrarial Services

Learn-to Get Physical

Simcoe Research Station

Summer Grill

Winchester Agricultural Research Station

Healthy Cooking: Connected Table

Agri-Food Partnership, Office of Research

Wellness Walks

Guelph Humber, Kinesiology

Treasure your Health!

Treasury Operations

CBE Improving Work Life

College of Business and Economics

Power Yoga for Peace and Patience

OVC Primary Healthcare Centre

Classical Yoga for Total Health and Awareness

Department of CCS and Classical Yoga Group

Women Wellness and Work

Cross-Campus Collaboration

Little Free Libraries @ the OVC

OVC Dean's Office

Yoga and Pilates at Lunch

Agriculture and Food Lab, Lab Services Division

Nutrition, Exercise and Team Spirit

Payment Services

Salsa at Lunch

Animal Health Lab, Department of Pathobiology

Wellness Retreat

Human Resources

Farm to Table: AGG Wellness Initiative

Art Gallery of Guelph

Strengthening Connections

Human Health and Nutritional Sciences

Team Spirit at a Gryphons Sporting Event

Arkell Research Station

Three-Tiered Approach to Wellness Boost!

Office of Research Services

Games in Pathobiology

OVC, Department of Pathobiology

Early Childhood Studies Wellness Program

Guelph-Humber, Early Childhood Studies Program

Food for Thought

OVC, Clinical Studies Department

Engineering: Stronger Together

School of Engineering- SOE Wellness

Wellness and Work: Mental Health Awareness Lunch and Learn

Dairy, Beef, RSO, Crops, Ponsoby Research Station

Volunteering in the Community

Human Resources

Choose Your Wellness

Child Care and Learning Centre

Wellness: Research Financial Services

Research Financial Services

Cooking Demonstrations

Animal and Food Lab, Lab Services Division

Recharge Room

Student Wellness Services

FRAN Staff Retreat/ Meetings

Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition

Half-Day Intro to Improvisation

School of Languages and Literatures

Building Wellness, Together

Central Animal Facility

Wellness Garden


Mindshift: Moving our Health from the Backseat to Taking the Wheel

Animal Health Laboratory

Ball Hockey

Physical Resources

Arboretum Staff Retreat  

The Arboretum- School of Environmental Sciences

Wellness Workshops and Seminars

Geography, Environment and Geomatics

Lunch and Learn Series: De-Cluttering

Physical Resources

Pedometers for Custodians

Physical Resources Custodial Staff (night shift)

Wellness Upgrade to Custodian Rooms

Physical Resources

Improving Personal and Community Health

School of Environmental Sciences

Getting Back to the Farm

Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming