SportJeunesse Winnipeg


With the recent Provincial Health Orders in place as of May 9th, 2021 we will not be issuing grants to sport organizations until sport is reviewed and cleared by the Province for team activity. 

We do not take this decision lightly, but do so only to reduce the administrative efforts of our provincial office and across the sport system. As soon as sports in Manitoba are cleared for play by public health, we will begin to process applications as efficiently as we can.


We are currently not accepting visitors in our provincial office, please contact KidSport Manitoba to have your questions answered. There is a dropbox for applications in the lobby of Sport Manitoba where you can submit your application.


Qu’est-ce qu’une subvention?

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 provides grants of up to $300 per eligible kid, per year (January 1st - December 31st) towards sport registration fees. Clubs eligible for KidSport funding must be active members of their Provincial Sport Organizations (PSO). If you are not sure if the club you want to apply for is a member of their respective PSO, we recommend contacting them to find out. You can find a list of all the Provincial Sport Organizations on the Sport Manitoba website here.

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

Please note that KidSport Manitoba does not distribute equipment within our program, nor does the program accept equipment donations.

Critères d’admissibilité

new for 2021

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 uses the Statistics Canada Low Income Cut-off guidelines as a tool to determine which families are eligible for assistance. Exceptions may occur for unique circumstances, but in most cases applications will not be considered if your household gross income is higher than shown in the chart below.

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

In Winnipeg, house league hockey (Timbits – A1, A2, A3) is not funded through KidSport. Those looking for funding for these leagues can apply through the General Council of Winnipeg Community Centres (GCWCC) by clicking here. Those looking for funding assistance at the AA or AAA levels are eligible for KidSport support.

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 2021:

January 15th             July 15th

February 15th           August 13th

March 15th               September 15th

April 15th                   October 15th

May 14th                    November 15th

June 15th                   December 15th


Si vous n’êtes pas certain d’être admissible à une subvention, veuillez nous envoyer un courriel à 

Que dois-je faire pour demander une subvention?

  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 the Sport Manitoba website for a list of current PSO’s.
  2. Click here to find your local KidSport Chapter
  3. Remplissez la demande en ligne ou sur papier. Assurez-vous de fournir tous les renseignements demandés, car les demandes incomplètes sont beaucoup plus longues à traiter et peuvent occasionner des retards.
  4. Votre demande dûment remplie sera traitée dans les 30 jours suivant sa réception. Si vous êtes admissible au financement de SportJeunesse, la subvention sera envoyée directement au programme de sport auquel vous avez inscrit votre enfant.

Les demandes papier peuvent être envoyées par la poste, par télécopieur ou par courriel :


145 Pacific Avenue,

Winnipeg MB, R3B 2Z6

Fax: 204-809-4659

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