KidSport Edmonton


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Information on kidsport's grant program:

How Do I Apply?

Find a sport program your kid would like to join and sign up.

Let the program’s administrators know you will be applying for KidSport funding.

Apply for the KidSport Program online or use the paper application form and apply by mail, fax or e-mail.

Your completed application will be processed within 30 days of being received.

If you qualify for KidSport funding, the grant will be sent directly to the sport program your kid has signed up for.

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To be eligible for the KidSport Program, each applicant must:
Meet the financial qualifications (LICO Scale, 30% column, below).
Already be registered in a sport.
Be 18 years old or younger.
Live within the Edmonton City limits.

Apply for school sport, club sport, community sport, group sport, individual sport, from any of the more than 40 sports listed below.
Grants are up to $250 per child/year, at a maximum of $125 per application for a single sports season.
The program must provide a sustained sport experience led by qualified instructors, with clear start and end dates.
Applications are reviewed and approved within 30 days.
Cheques always go to the sport club, the family is then reimbursed (if the family paid upfront for the program).
KidSport Edmonton grants do not cover equipment, transportation, or anything but support for youth sport registration fees.

Grants are only declined if:
The sport program is a City-run Programs (Edmonton host’s low-cost sport options).
The kid has used his/her full $250 for the calendar year.
The application request is not for sport (i.e. piano, not a sport = not funded).
The family does not financially qualify (based off the LICO scale, plus 30%).
The sport camp is not a 100% sport camp.
The sport has ended.

When applying, it is required to submit:
KidSport’s ‘So ALL Kids Can Play!’ Application, filled out.
Proof of sport program registration (Please attach sport registration receipt).
Proof of financial status, by submitting one of the following:

-2020 Notice of Assessment (Needed for ALL adults in home),
-Canada child Benefits Letter, tax year 2020 Page 1 & 2,
-Alberta Health Benefits Letter,
-Income support documents,
-Proof of EI (Needed for ALL adults in home),
-Subsidized housing Letter,
-Copy of a City of Edmonton Leisure Access Pass Receipt OR
-Endorsement letter, on letterhead from a Principal/Social Worker/Success Coach.

Approval for KidSport Edmonton’s subsidy program, is based on the table below:
Federal Government’s Low-income Cut Off (LICO) Scale
(as of June 2020) 

Family Unit         Basic LICO Line            KSE's 30%+ Funding Line

2 persons



3 persons



4 persons



5 persons



6 persons



7 or more persons




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