KidSport Comox Valley

APPLY FOR A GRANT

Start your application here. Scroll down to learn more about our program and get answers to all of your questions.

About KidSport Grants

  • Children could be eligible for up to $300 per child, per calendar year (January – December)
  • Sport activities must be affiliated with the member sport organizations of Sport BC and demonstrate a sustained sport experience (a season of sport led by a qualified coach) for a minimum of 8 weeks and include at least one session per week. For a list of eligible sports, please visit: www.sportbc.com/members/
  • Camps, equipment, travel to playoffs, fundraising, championships, do not qualify.
  • Applications must be received prior to, or at the beginning of the requested season of sport

Eligibility Requirements

Families with children 18 and younger that are facing financial hardships – KidSport uses the Statistics Canada Low-Income Guidelines as a tool to determine which families are eligible for assistance.

 

If you are unsure of your eligibility to receive a grant, please reach out to kidsport@sportbc.com or to kidsportcomoxvalley@gmail.com.

How Do I Apply?

1. Register your child in a sport program

2. Apply online at here. Or complete the paper application here. For the paper application you will need one of the following

Financial Verification

  • Your Notice of Assessment from the most recent tax year that shows line 15000 for all household income earners. To obtain your most recent Canada Revenue Agency Notice of Assessment, contact Revenue Canada at 1-800-959-8281 or log into your CRA Account online.

Endorser Verification

  • An endorser can also complete Section 4. The endorser acts as an objective third party who is familiar with the athlete’s family and is in a professional position to assess the social and economic barriers of the family
  • An Endorser can be a professional in social work or family services, a school administrator (principal or vice-principal) or counsellor, a senior recreation administrator, accountant, law enforcement officer, social worker, a registered physician, religious leader, or a social servicing organization.
  • Endorsers other than those listed may be considered if a written letter from the potential Endorser outlining the financial need of the family is included with the application
  • Endorsers cannot be associated with the sports organization, and they cannot be a family member.

Completed paper application can be emailed to: kidsport@sportbc.com or to kidsportcomoxvalley@gmail.com. Or applications can be mailed to:

KidSport Comox Valley
830 Cliffe Avenue
Comox, BC V9N 2J7

3. Please allow up to 60 days for notification of application status

4. The parent/guardian, or sport organization must notify the KidSport Chapter in their area or KidSport BC if the athlete withdraws from the sport activity. The grant must be used by the athlete for whom the grant was approved – no portion of the grant can be transferred to someone. If the application has been approved, KidSport will issue funds directly to the sport organization on behalf of the child.

5. If you have any questions about eligibility or the application process you can email us at: kidsport@sportbc.com.

Apply Now

Or, send us a paper application:

Need Some Help?

We’re always happy to answer your questions - please send an email with your question to kidsportcomoxvalley@gmail.com.

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