Canadian Tire Jumpstart is a national charity dedicated to removing financial barriers so kids across Canada have the opportunity to get off the sidelines and into the game. Jumpstart helps kids between the ages of 4 to 18 by assisting with the costs associated with registration, equipment and/or transportation for sports and physical activity programming.
The Alberta High Performance Athlete Assistance Program grant supports Alberta’s high performance athletes.
The RFA Program enhances recreation opportunities for low-income families and individuals living in the County. Through the program, qualifying residents can access a ten-punch pass to the Eastlink Centre, Crosslink County Sportsplex or the Beaverlodge Recreation Centre.
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The City of Grande Prairie’s Pursuit of Excellence Fund is designed to provide assistance to athletes, coaches, and sport organizations, to achieve “excellence”.
Athletes, Coaches and Sport Organization Funding & Scholarships
The Recreation Access Program helps ensure all residents have access to leisure, recreation and fitness opportunities. We value providing socially inclusive programs to each individual and family in Grande Prairie. Providing this program to eligible participants removes financial barriers while enhancing community and family connectedness.
The program offers a 75% subsidy on Eastlink Centre memberships and passes to qualifying applicants. This enables participants to access the facilities for only 25% of the regular fare.
The Community Initiatives Program (CIP), Project-Based grant stream supports projects that enhance and enrich communities throughout Alberta by providing assistance to non-profit organizations for:
The Recreation and Physical Activity Branch (RPAB) offers both operating and project grants to eligible recreation and physical activity sector organizations.
These grants are essential to RPAB’s goal of making Albertans more active, more often through recreation and physical activity.
Funding is available through two streams: Operating and Project.
Community Facility Enhancement Program (CFEP) funding provides financial assistance to acquire, build, purchase, repair, renovate, upgrade or expand sports, recreational, cultural or other related public-use community facilities.
CPRA is implementing a number of initiatives, informed by best practices and evidence, in an effort to increase the participation and retention of women and girls in recreational sport in Canada. This effort supports the Government of Canada (Sport Canada) funding commitment to achieve gender equity in sport at every level by 2035.
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