Are you ready to take on the Healthy Futures Challenge?

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Healthy Futures will enable game-changing social ventures to prevent chronic disease and improve health outcomes for all people in Canada. We will mobilize private sector resources, funding, and coaching to select and scale high-impact social ventures.

We are looking for 11 high-impact social ventures that help Canadians to:

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Move more and sit less

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Eat healthier

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Quit smoking

Are you part of a social venture that will reverse these critical public health issues across Canada?

  • Early-stage model or growth-stage program
  • Population-level program or intervention for targeted groups
  • High-impact potential for chronic disease prevention
  • Passionate and dedicated leadership team
  • Desire to scale breadth and/or depth of impact

The application process

Only successful candidates will move through each stage



May-June 2020

Complete our online application.



July-August 2020

Collaborate with the LEAP team as we assess your venture.


The Pitch

September 2020

Pitch your venture to our  committee.

What ventures will receive

Access the resources and funds your social venture needs to Do Good, Better in public health

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Coaching & capacity building supports from LEAP

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Access to insights & thought leadership

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A predetermined amount of unrestricted funding

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Workshops and convenings with peer ventures

Pro bono services from our Private Sector Partners

Selected ventures will enter one of two streams:

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Accelerator Stream

  • 10 Early-Stage Ventures

  • 2 Years

  • Start-up Supports

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Scale-a-rator Stream

  • 1 Growth-Stage Venture

  • 4 Years

  • Intensive Supports

Learn more about LEAP

Together, we can achieve
a healthier Canada.