NOW OPEN: viaSport Grants

Grant in-take now open!

Hiya Funds Fans!  Good news for sports in B.C.  ViaSport administers sport-related grant programs funded by the government of BC that encourage sport participation and healthy living, develops high-performance athletes and improves delivery of sport and recreation programs to benefit all residents.

Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund (AYSLF) – High Performance: The Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund (ASLYF) supports programs which encourage BC’s Aboriginal youth to participate in physical activity and sport.  Maximum Grant: varies.  Deadline: September 22, 2013.

Hosting BC Grant Program : The Hosting BC grant program provides funding to sport event organizers to facilitate sport, economic, social and community development. Since 2004, over $4 million has been invested in 470 sport events in communities across BC developing a legacy of sport hosting expertise.  Maximum Grant: up to $35,000.  Deadline: October 6th, 2013.

Local Sport Program Development Fund (LSPD): The Local Sport Program Development (LSPD) Fund allows community sport to be more accessible to people of all abilities by providing funding support to sport programs initiated by municipalities, sport organizations and Aboriginal communities. Maximum Grant: $2,000.  Deadline: September 22, 2013.

Girls Only and Forever Active Bodies (FAB) 55+:  Founded by ProMOTION Plus, the Girls Only and Forever Active Bodies (FAB) 55+ grants are part of an overarching grant fund geared towards the development of sport opportunities that inspire girls and women to get active in BC. A program with two available categories, Girls Only focuses on supporting girls and women of all ages, while FAB 55+ is limited to women aged 55 and above. Maximum Grant: $2,000.  Deadline: September 22, 2013.

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