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Hockey Grants: Hockey Funding Sources in Canada

May 12 2020

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At FlipGive, we’ve been around the block when it comes to team funding. There are lots of amazing groups and companies trying to keep hockey affordable. Here is a list of other sources of Hockey Funding in Canada. (Click here for our full list of team funding sources)

 

FlipGive Get in the Game Hockey Grant

https://www.flipgive.com/stories/announcing-the-winners-of-the-hockeyshot-get-in-the-game-2019-hockey-grant
The FlipGive Get in the Game Hockey Grant offers both individual and team-level funding to those with a demonstrated need. FlipGive users are notified when the grant application period opens.

 

Dodge Caravan Kids

http://www.dodgecaravankids.ca/en/sponsorship/

Amount:
Individual: $500 + $500 bonus contest 

Association: $5,000
Dodge Caravan Kids provides $500 in funding to Novice-level individuals who are enrolled. There is also association funding available, and other benefits to enrollment.
 

JumpStart

https://jumpstart.canadiantire.ca/

Individual: The Individual Child grant application opens in January and closes when the funds have been depleted for the year.
Community: Applications can be submitted within one of three application periods for 2020.

Application periods: 

August 26, 2019 –October 1, 2019; December 30, 2019-February 1, 2020; March 23, 2020 – May 1, 2020
Para Sport: Applications must be submitted before March 15, 2020, with eligible programs running between September 1, 2020, and August 31, 2021.
Accesibility Grants: Applications must be submitted between December 1, 2019 and February 12, 2020 (11:59 p.m. EST).
 

Individual: $300/activity up to $600 annually.
Communities: Covers registration, equipment, transportation)
Para Sport: Covers registration, equipment, transportation)
Accesibility Grants: projects valued up to $500,000

Jumpstart provides various individual and community programs across many sports, including hockey.
 

Grindstone

https://grindstoneaward.com/apply/

Grindstone offers player sponsorship for Female hockey players across Canada.

KidSport Grant Program

https://www.kidsportcanada.ca/find-a-chapter/

KidSport provides individual funding at a chapter level - find your local chapter to apply.
 

Pat Quinn Scholarship

https://www.hockeycanada.ca/en-ca/corporate/foundation/programs/pat-quinn-scholarship

Covers tuition costs up to $5000 for student athletes.
 

NHLPA Goals & Dreams

https://www.nhlpa.com/be-a-player/nhlpa-goals-and-dreams

Amount: $2000
The Players' Charitable initiative provides equipment (and sometimes celebrity visits!) to hockey programs in North America.
 

Daryl K. Seaman Canadian Hockey Fund

https://calgaryfoundation.org/grantsawards-loans/types-of-grants/daryl-k-seaman-canadian-hockey-fund/

Deadline: November 12
The Daryl K. Seaman Hockey fund is a Canada wide fund to support amateur ice hockey in Canada.
 

ScotiaBank Hockey Fund Sponsorship

https://www.scotiabank.com/ca/en/about/sponsorships/hockey/community-hockey-sponsorship-program.html
The Scotiabank hockey Fund supports events focused on kids' community hockey teams, leagues, or associations. Details on how to apply in-branch are linked.
 

Esso Medals

https://www.essomedals.com/program-overview/
Medals, Certificates, and Discounts
Esso provides some player medals, certificates, and Esso Discount Cards to teams.
 

WISE Fund

https://womenandsport.ca/resources/wise-fund/

Canadian Women & Sport offers the WISE fund to organizations encouraging female sport.

 

S'cool Life Fund

https://www.scoollifefund.ca/index2.php?id=3

Amount: up to $3000

S'cool Life Fund supports Sports program (among other things) to registered charities, focusing on educational settings.

 

Free-to-Grow (Ontario)

https://freetogrow.childrensfoundation.org/

Free to Grow Guelph-Wellington offers individual grants to offset the cost of sport.

 

MLSE Community Grant (Ontario)

http://www.mlsefoundation.org/How-We-Give/Community-Action-Grants.aspx

Amount: from $20,000-$50,000

MLSE offers Non-profits funding to encourage physical activity.

ViaSport Grants (BC)

https://www.viasport.ca/grants

A listing of multi-sport grants for inidivudals, teams, coaches, and more.

EKEC Grant (Alberta)

https://www.hockeyalberta.ca/hockey-alberta-foundation/every-kid-every-community/ekec-grant-application-form/

Deadline:October 31, January 31, April 30 and July 31
Amount: Max $5,000/year
EKEC supports grassroots minor hockey initiatives to help ensure all kids have a chance to participate in a hockey program.
 

Grassroots Hockey Grant (Manitoba)

http://www.hockeymanitoba.ca/members/grants-funding/

Deadline: 30 days before initiative
Amount: Max $2000
Hockey Manitoba supports minor hockey associations and regional development and recruitment initiatives.
 

Goaltender Development Grant (Manitoba)

http://www.hockeymanitoba.ca/members/grants-funding/

Deadline: 30 days before initiative
Amount: Max $1000
Hockey Manitoba offers a goalie-specific grant program for male and female goaltenders.
 

Lace 'Em Up  (British Colombia)

https://www.bchockey.net/MinorHockey/LaceEmUp.aspx

Lace 'em up is designed to encourage registration in local minor hockey associations by focusing on the new or first-time participant, aged 6 – 12 years. These participants will be put through a tailored early learners program.

 

Of course, if you’re not on it already, there’s always FlipGive – the easiest way to fund your team from the shopping you’re already doing. You can sign up your team or your entire association to start earning today.

 

Are we missing something from our list? E-mail Adam at [email protected] and let us know!

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