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Winter Spirit grant encourages more British Columbians to get active

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A new one-time grant helps more people try winter sport activities in their communities. 

Apply now! Two Coaches BC Legacy Grants open for spring intake


Two of the Coaches BC Legacy Grants, the Norm Olenick Coach Developer Grant and the Kathy Newman Adaptive Sport Coach Grant, are open for the spring 2016 intake.

Apply now! Funding available to hire summer students


Could you use an extra hand this summer? Canada Summer Jobs, created by Service Canada, provides funding to non-profit organizations to offer summer job opportunities for students. In addition to creating valuable work experience, the funding assists community needs and supports organizations that provide important services.

Grants encourage girls and women to stay active

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Girls Only (GO) and Forever Active Bodies (FAB) 55+ are examples of the types of grants, along with Local Sport Program Development (LSPD) funds, that strive to make sport more accessible to people of all abilities.This latest round of funding administered by viaSport, the Provincial Government’s lead agency in the development and promotion of sport and physical activity in the province, is made up of 34 grants that provide more than $60,000 to clubs and programs around the province.

Provincial grants boost sport in B.C.


A wide range of sporting events at the local level will benefit from over $175,000 in provincial grants, Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Peter Fassbender announced today. This round of funding from Hosting BC will be shared by 45 groups in 24 communities throughout the province. Events include the Panorama Coupe NorAm Cup Series – an alpine skiing event in Invermere, the Western National Championships for water polo in Surrey and the Provincial Championships for wheelchair basketball in Kamloops.

Apply now! Two coaching grants open for fall intake


Apply now! Two grants for coaching and one for officiating are open for the fall intake. Learn more and apply by the deadline of Thursday, November 26 at 11:59 pm PT.

2015/16 Aboriginal Equipment Grant Program


The Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council’s (Partners Council) fall release of the 2015/16 Equipment Grant Program offers First Nations, Métis Chartered Communities and Aboriginal Friendships Centres across British Columbia the opportunity to apply for funds to purchase sport, recreation and/or physical activity equipment.  

Local sports groups benefit from Hosting BC grants

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The Government of British Columbia has committed to furthering community development with the announcement of $129,500 to various sport organizations throughout the province.

One week left to apply! RBC Sports Day in Canada event and try-it grants


In partnership with RBC Sports Day in Canada, viaSport is administering two grants to support RBC Sports Day in Canada events during the week of November 14 -21, 2015. Learn more and apply now!

viaSport Flash: Local cycling program gets women 55+ back in the saddle


HUB Cycling Streetwise Education is one of many programs supported this year by the FAB (Forever Active Bodies) 55+ grant program, which provides opportunities in all regions of BC for women aged 55 and older to get active in sport and physical activity.