The FASD National Strategic Projects Fund is an important component of the FASD Initiative. It was introduced in the 1999 Budget, as an expansion of the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP).
The Initiative is designed to support FASD through:
This is done through the development of practical tools for community-based programs and health and allied professionals. The aim of the Initiative is to reduce the number of alcohol-affected births and to improve the outcomes for those affected by FASD.
The Fund follows the PHAC's population health approach which recognizes that many factors influence people's health. The fund promotes prevention and positive actions that affect the health of the population as a whole, or that of specific population groups.
Here you will find information on the fund’s goals, objectives, principles, priorities and eligibility. You will also find the reference documents to complete an application for funding, and a list of previously funded projects.