Do you know a low income family with a child who wants to ride?
There are programs in Nova Scotia that provide grants to help cover the costs of sport registration and equipment fees so that all kids aged 18 and under can play a season of sport. Check out the information below to learn more.
KidSport is a national children’s program offered through a partnership with Sport Nova Scotia. Its purpose is to provide assistance for children overcoming financial barriers that prevent or limit their opportunities to participate in organized sports. KidSport Nova Scotia provides funding of up to $300 per year per child. This can be used towards sport registration and/or equipment. KidSport funds thousands of Nova Scotian children annually.
The Canadian Tire JumpStart program aims to provide recreation opportunities to children, youth and families. The program is designed to provide assistance to those who might otherwise lack the funds to be able to participate in sport, art, cultural and recreation activities in their community.
JumpStart provides funding of up to $600 per child per year ($300 per activity for a maximum of two activities).