Funding and Grant Programs for Families

Kidsport Nova Scotia

  • National program that helps kids overcome the financial barriers preventing or limiting their participation in organized sport
  • Provides up to $300/year/child for sport registration and/or equipment with approval based on Statistics Canada low income cut-offs
  • Applications accepted January 1, March 1, May 1, July 1, September 1 and November 1
  • Website

Canadian Tire Jumpstart

  • National charitable program that helps financially disadvantaged kids participate in organized sport and recreation
  • Helps cover registration, equipment and/or transportation costs
  • Applications accepted July 1 to November 1 for winter programs
  • Website 

 

Funding and Grant Programs for Ringette Associations

Nova Scotia Amateur Sport Fund Community Sport Grants

  • Available through Sport Nova Scotia
  • Applications accepted March 1 and September 1 annually
  • Best suited for creating new programs, developing infrastructure, partnership building with provincial sport organization
  • Website

Support4Sport Canada Games Sport Equipment Fund

  • Available through Sport Nova Scotia
  • Applications accepted March 1 and September 1 annually
  • Supports projects that are intended to increase sustainable, quality, participation-based sports programs by helping to offset the cost of equipment
  • Website

Support4Sport Coach Education Grant

  • Available through Sport Nova Scotia
  • Applications accepted the 15th of every month
  • Program to support the hosting of seminars, workshops and other educational programs for coaches
  • Website