As part of the Stay Afloat Pilot Program 35 Community Resilience Grants are available to support events that encourage commercial seafood communities nationwide to come together in a supportive setting to raise awareness of mental health and the benefits of overall wellbeing.
The grants form an important part of the Stay Afloat program and are designed to support and improve the mental health and wellness of our national, commercial seafood industry. Members of commerical seafood communities both small and large are encouraged to apply.
The objectives of the grants are:
To encourage seafood community members to come together in a supportive setting;
To raise awareness of the benefits of positive mental health and overall wellbeing towards a quality of life; and
To provide support and tools to improve the mental health and wellbeing of our commercial fishers.