KidSport Edmonton


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Information on kidsport's grant program:

How Do I Apply?

Find a school sport, club sport, community sport, group sport or individual sport program your kid would like to join and then register for it.

Apply for the KidSport Program with the required 3 documents listed below online or use the paper application form and apply by e-mail, mail or fax.

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, and you are then reimbursed (if you paid upfront for the program).


When applying, it is required to submit:
KidSport’s ‘So ALL Kids Can Play!’ Application, filled out.
2.) Proof of sport program registration (Please attach sport registration receipt).
3.) 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 Document,
-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.

**If you are unable to provide one of these or are unsure of your eligibility to receive a grant, please give us a call at (780) 803-8765 or email us at


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




To be eligible for the KidSport Edmonton Grant Program, each applicant must:
-Meet the financial qualifications (LICO Scale, 30% column).
-Already be registered in the sport program you are applying for.
-Be 18 years old or under.
-Live within the Edmonton City limits.

Grants are up to $250 per eligible child, per year (January 1st - December 31st) at a maximum of $125 per application for a sport season or set of sport sessions.
The program must provide a sustained sport experience led by qualified instructors, with clear start and end dates.
KidSport Edmonton grants do not cover equipment and transportation; they only support youth sport registration fees.

Grants are only declined if:
-The sport program is a City-run Program (Edmonton hosts low-cost sport options).
-The kid has used their full $250 for the calendar year.
-The application request is not for sport (i.e. piano lessons).
-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.

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