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viaSport Indigenous Youth Sport Legacy Fund Deadline 31 May, 2024

May 31

Provided by: viaSport

Description: The Aboriginal (now Indigenous) Youth Sport Legacy Fund was created to assist amateur athletes of Indigenous ancestry, including athletes with a disability or disabilities, in their pursuit of excellence in sport. The grant seeks to relieve some of the financial costs associated with high performance sport, including registration, travel, equipment, and coaching expenses. Grants are awarded to athletes competing in any sport, with priority given to athletes participating on provincial teams, national teams, and/or in any regional, provincial, or national tournaments and competitions featuring Indigenous participants (i.e. North American Indigenous Games, All Native Basketball Tournament).

Level – Examples of Supporting Criteria – Maximum Funding Eligibility

Regional – Tracking towards or participating in BC Indigenous Provincial Athlete Development Camps – $1,000
Provincial – Nominated by their Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) or Disability Sport Organization (DSO) as an identified performance athlete (or Targeted Athlete) / On an Aboriginal or Indigenous Provincial Team Tracking towards or participating in BC Aboriginal Provincial Championship / Tracking towards or participating in BC Games / On Team BC  – $1,500
National – Receiving Sport Canada Carding support (SR-1, SR-2, SR, C-1, D) / Own the Podium Tier 1 Athlete / On a Senior National Team / On a Junior National Team / Identified as a NextGen Athlete – $2,000

Deadline:  31 May, 2024