Community Gaming Grants support eligible not-for-profit organizations that deliver community programs that benefit the citizens of British Columbia. Application Period for Sport is March 31 – May 31.
The support of A4K is available province-wide for children ages 5 to 18 who are currently enrolled in school. Basic registration fees are paid for a multitude of approved sports, up to an annual maximum of $600 per child.
KidSport funding is available to support sport registration fees up to $400 per child.
Stars for Success provides financial assistance to West Kootenay families for kids, up to the age of six, to participate in local sport, art, music, recreation and community programs.
Good Sports wants to help kids in need to stay active! If you or your team is in need of equipment, Good Sports may be able to help through this sport equipment grant which is open to organized sports and recreation programs. It is based out of the US but Canadian organizations can apply.
In order to get to the next level of competition, athletes and teams need to be able to travel to camps and championships – particularly in a province like BC which boasts such expansive geography.
Sport on the Move is a grant funding program created to assist with sport-related travel costs for high school sport teams and provincial sport organizations (PSOs) across British Columbia. The funding may be used to support travel to practices, training camps or competitions. This particular grant is not application based; the information linked in the title outlines more about how Sport on the Move funding is allocated on an annual basis.
Healthy Schools BC Regional Grants support education and health-sector partners to work together on initiatives that support healthy schools, with a focus on promoting mental health and wellbeing, and Indigenous ways of wellness.
The Healthy Schools BC Regional Grants 2018/2019 are based upon the following three themes:
- In partnership, explore the connections between physical and mental wellbeing across whole school environments;
- In partnership, explore Indigenous ways of wellness and their impact on supporting wellness across whole school environments;
- In partnership, define and pursue your own approach to supporting the mental wellbeing of students and/or all members of your school community.
Healthy Schools BC First Nations School Grants are intended to support First Nations schools in implementing Indigenous ways of wellness across a whole-school environment.
Indigenous ways of wellness recognize the mental, emotional, spiritual and physical as facets of a healthy, well, and balanced life. By nurturing all of these facets together, it can create a holistic level of well-being in which all four areas are strong and healthy (First Nations Perspective on Health and Wellness).
The goal of the Sport and Recreation funding is to provide support for youth to effectively participate and develop necessary skills through sports and recreational activities.
- Equipment (No Apparel)
- Registration Fees
- Facility Rental (i.e. Ice Time, Gym, Floor Time)
- Officials Fees
Canadian Tire Jumpstart is a national charitable program that helps financially disadvantaged kids participate in organized sport and recreation. They help cover registration and/or equipment costs.
The Columbia Basin Trust’s Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Programs (CIP/AAP) are intended to be flexible and incorporate community-based funding decisions. The programs support local projects that provide additional value to Basin communities, and that benefit the broad community and public good.