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Baseball and Softball Grants: Baseball and Softball Funding Sources in Canada

May 12 2020

Our list of funding sources for Individuals .

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At FlipGive, we’ve been around the base a few times when it comes to team funding. There are lots of amazing groups and companies trying to keep baseball and softball affordable. Here is a list of other sources of funding in Canada. (Click here for our full list of team funding sources)

 

Rogers GetDrafted

https://getdrafted.ca/

Rebate of $150 towards registration fees for Canadian players.

 

KidSport Assistance

https://www.kidsportcanada.ca/apply-for-assistance/

Kidsport, with chapters in each province, provides a subsidy for registration fees up to $300.

 

Athletics 4 Kids

https://www.a4k.ca/apply_now

Deadline: 6-8 weeks before the start of the sports program

Amount: $200

Athletics 4 Kids awards small grants to individuals to offset costs of registration and equipment.

 

JumpStart

https://jumpstart.canadiantire.ca/

Individual: The Individual Child grant application opens in January and closes when the funds have been depleted for the year.
Community: Applications can be submitted within one of three application periods for 2020.

Application periods: 

August 26, 2019 –October 1, 2019; December 30, 2019-February 1, 2020; March 23, 2020 – May 1, 2020
Para Sport: Applications must be submitted before March 15, 2020, with eligible programs running between September 1, 2020, and August 31, 2021.
Accesibility Grants: Applications must be submitted between December 1, 2019 and February 12, 2020 (11:59 p.m. EST).
 

Individual: $300/activity up to $600 annually.
Communities: Covers registration, equipment, transportation)
Para Sport: Covers registration, equipment, transportation)
Accesibility Grants: projects valued up to $500,000

Jumpstart provides various individual and community programs across many sports, including baseball & softball. 

 

Every Child Deserves An Opportunity

https://www.theiropportunity.com/apply/

Individual funds to provide access to sport.

 

Baseball Tomorrow Fund

https://www.mlb.com/baseball-tomorrow-fund/how-to-apply

Grants available for organizations who apply.

 

WISE Fund

https://womenandsport.ca/resources/wise-fund/

Canadian Women & Sport offers the WISE fund to organizations encouraging female sport.

 

S'cool Life Fund

https://www.scoollifefund.ca/index2.php?id=3

Amount: up to $3000

S'cool Life Fund supports Sports program (among other things) to registered charities, focusing on educational settings.

CRPA Community Grants Initiative

https://womenandgirlsinrecsport.ca/community-grants-2/

A support program for community initiatives that promote gender equity in sport. Can provide support for programs, events, practices, and more.

Parks Foundation Amateur Sport Grant (Calgary)

https://www.parksfdn.com/amateur-sport-grant

Parks Foundation aims to support amateur sport development, paying project costs directly.

Get Equipment (Alberta)

https://sportcentral.org/get-equipment/families/

Equipment

SportCentral provides equipment to those referred by partner agencies (details on site). Some Alberta assistance programs automatically qualify you for this program without a referral - see site for details.

Their Opportunity (Galgary, Durham, GTA, Ottawa)

https://www.theiropportunity.com/apply/
Their opportunity offers a financial barriers program, with a 'Pay it forward' element for recipients - who do volunteer work after recieving funds.

 

MLSE Community Grant (Ontario)

http://mlseteamupfoundation.org/giving/

Amount: from $20,000-$50,000

MLSE offers Non-profits funding to encourage physical activity.

ViaSport Grants (BC)

https://www.viasport.ca/grants

A listing of multi-sport grants for inidivudals, teams, coaches, and more.

If you want a sure thing, there’s always FlipGive – the best way to fund your team with the shopping you’re already doing. You can sign up your team or your entire association to start earning today.

 

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