KidSport Manitoba North Region

APPLY FOR A GRANT

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

WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND TO NEW APPLICANTS TO ONLY APPLY ONCE YOUR PROGRAM IS CLEARED TO BEGIN. WE ARE ONLY REVIEWING APPLICATIONS FOR SPORTS THAT ARE CLEARED FOR IN PERSON ACTIVITIES.

What is a Grant?

KidSport provides grants to kids from families facing financial barriers so they can participate in registered sport programs and experience the lifelong benefits of a season of sport. KidSport Manitoba North provides grants of up to 60% of registration fees per eligible kid, per year (January 1st - December 31st), up to $300.

KidSport grants are intended to be used for sport registration fees; camps, travel and competitions are not eligible for funding.

Eligibility Requirements

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If your family's financial situation has been impacted due to COVID-19, please submit your most recent Notice of Assessment (2019) as well as verification that you have applied to, and received any of the following:

  • Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

  • Employment Insurance Benefits

  • Income Assistance or Indigenous Social Assistance

  • Temporary Wage Top-Up (Low Income Essential Workers)

  • Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB)

KidSport Manitoba North uses Statistics Canada Low Income Cut-off guidelines to determine financial eligibility for grants.

Low-Income Cut-off Guidelines

Family Size          Maximum Household Gross Income

2                                         $33,141
3                                         $40,743
4                                         $49,467
5                                         $56,105
6                                         $63,276
7                                         $70,449

+$6,893 for each additional person

If you are unsure of your eligibility to receive a grant, please reach out to KidSportMB@sportmanitoba.ca.

 

Application deadlines

The application deadline for all regions is the 15th - or the last working day prior to the 15th of every month by 4:30 pm . Applications must be complete, including all required financial information to be considered for funding.

Incomplete applications will be considered at the next intake, if the application is carried over one month and is still not complete by the next deadline, it will get declined.

Please see the below application deadline dates for 2022:

January 14th             July 15th

February 15th           August 15th

March 15th               September 15th

April 15th                   October 14th

May 13th                    November 15th

June 15th                   December 15th

If you are unsure of your eligibility to receive a grant, please reach out to KidSportMB@sportmanitoba.ca .

We ask that you please register for your desired program before applying for KidSport funding. Please contact the sport organization to see how they want you to settle your registration payment prior to receiving KidSport funding if approved. Grants cannot be issued to programs/seasons that have already concluded.

How Do I Apply?

  1. 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. The sport must have an active Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) within Sport Manitoba. If you are not sure if the sport you want to apply for has a PSO, please visit here for a list of current PSO’s.
  2. Click here to find your local KidSport Chapter.
  3. Apply online or use the paper application form - be sure to complete all sections of the application, as incomplete applications take much longer to process, and can cause delays in receiving your grant.
  4. 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.

You can submit a paper application by mail, fax or e-mail:

145 Pacific Avenue

Winnipeg MB, R3B 2Z6

Fax: 204-809-4659

KidSportMB@sportmanitoba.ca

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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 KidSportMB@sportmanitoba.ca.

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