KidSport Alberta provides grants to help cover the registration costs so all kids aged 18 and under can play a season of sport. Together with our network of nearly 40 local chapters, we remove barriers So ALL Kids Can Play!
If you want to apply for a KidSport grant or learn more about the program details, start by finding the chapter that covers your community.
Don't see a chapter for your community?
Grants for families living outside of chapter boundaries are through the KidSport Alberta Provincial Fund.
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The GiveSport Club is a community of KidSport donors focused on the power of sport, one of the most important gifts a child can experience in their lifetime.
By becoming a KidSport donor, you give sport to a child.
Kids develop critical life skills through sport. KidSport donors all understand that a KidSport grant impacts a family more than simply giving their child the opportunity to play.
You have the ability to change the trajectory of a child's life through your donation.
Joining is easy! Check out the GiveSport Club page and click on your preferred method of giving for full info:
- Monthly Donor
- Annual Donor
- Major League Donor
- Become a Legacy Donor
- Transfer Securities
GiveSport with KidSport... So ALL Kids Can Play!
Granted to kids in Alberta last year.
Kids helped off the sidelines in Alberta last year.
By supporting KidSport Alberta, we all win. When kids have access to sport they improve in school, become stronger leaders, create safer communities, ignite inclusivity and fuel healthy habits for life.
Read our latest annual reports and financial statements.
KidSport Alberta is made possible thanks to passionate volunteers and our incredible partners. Together, we’re making it so no kid in Alberta is left watching from the sidelines.
Greg has been a lifelong sport administrator after receiving his degree in Physical Education from the University of Alberta. He became involved with KidSport in Alberta back in 1995 as the Provincial Director, helping to lay the foundation for the program it has become today. He then volunteered on the KidSport Alberta Provincial Board for 15 years while he was President and CEO of ReMark Sport Marketing. In 2015 his career lead him back to KidSport Alberta as the Fund Development Manager, and has been the Executive Director since 2017. Greg has dedicated the past 25 years to the KidSport program and fundamentally believes that sport should be accessible to all kids.
Debra received a diploma in Accounting from SAIT and has been an essential part of KidSport Alberta since 2001. She handles financial reporting and tax receipting our generous donors. Debra also manages the KidSport Alberta Provincial Fund, which provides support to families living in communities that don't yet have a KidSport chapter.
Canadian sport helpline
The Canadian Sport Helpline is a national toll-free helpline offering assistance to victims or witnesses of harassment, abuse or discrimination in sport.
Offered in partnership by the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) and the Canadian Centre for Mental Health in Sport (CCMHS), this anonymous, confidential, independent service allows people to share and validate their concerns, obtain guidance on required next steps, and get referrals to other resources for follow up.
A CCMHS team of practitioners with expertise in counselling, psychology and sport act as helpline operators.
Access the helpline toll free from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Eastern Time), seven days a week by telephone, text, live chat or email in both official languages.