At FlipGive, we’ve been around the base a few times when it comes to team funding. There are lots of amazing groups and companies trying to keep baseball and softball affordable. Here is a list of other sources of funding in Canada. (Click here for our full list of team funding sources)
Kidsport, with chapters in each province, provides a subsidy for registration fees up to $300.
Athletics 4 Kids
Deadline: 6-8 weeks before the start of the sports program
Athletics 4 Kids awards small grants to individuals to offset costs of registration and equipment.
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.
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 baseball & softball.
Every Child Deserves An Opportunity
Individual funds to provide access to sport.
Baseball Tomorrow Fund
Grants available for organizations who apply.
Canadian Women & Sport offers the WISE fund to organizations encouraging female sport.
S'cool Life Fund
Amount: up to $3000
S'cool Life Fund supports Sports program (among other things) to registered charities, focusing on educational settings.
CRPA Community Grants Initiative
A support program for community initiatives that promote gender equity in sport. Can provide support for programs, events, practices, and more.
Parks Foundation Amateur Sport Grant (Calgary)
Parks Foundation aims to support amateur sport development, paying project costs directly.
Get Equipment (Alberta)
SportCentral provides equipment to those referred by partner agencies (details on site). Some Alberta assistance programs automatically qualify you for this program without a referral - see site for details.
Their Opportunity (Galgary, Durham, GTA, Ottawa)
Their opportunity offers a financial barriers program, with a 'Pay it forward' element for recipients - who do volunteer work after recieving funds.
MLSE Community Grant (Ontario)
Amount: from $20,000-$50,000
MLSE offers Non-profits funding to encourage physical activity.
ViaSport Grants (BC)
A listing of multi-sport grants for inidivudals, teams, coaches, and more.
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