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Grants to Canada Athletes to Support Training Towards International Competitions

CAN Fund Next Athlete Grant Program

Canadian Athletes Now Fund

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #158448

Grant Description

Grants of $6,000 to Canada active national sports team athletes who are training to represent Canada internationally. Summer, winter, able-bodied and paralympic athletes can apply. Applicants will be judged according to their current World and Canadian rankings. Each approved athlete recipient receives direct funding towards their training expenses.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applications will be accepted from any active national team athlete who is training to represent Canada Internationally. Summer, Winter, Able-bodied and Paralympic athletes can apply.

There are 2 applications a year. Each application is a NEW application. If you have received the CAN Fund already this year you are still eligible to receive it again.

If you are attending an NCAA school on a scholarship, please look at all your options when applying to the Canadian Athletes Now Fund. It is imperative that you determine your school's stipulations in accepting outside (the school) funding. Be advised that each educational institution has its regulations and policies and it is YOUR responsibility to determine if the Canadian Athletes Now Fund meets their approval.

Pre-Application Information:

The next athlete application will be available on the CAN Fund website starting July, 27, 2015 for athletes to begin submitting their applications for the August 21, 2015 deadline. This allows 3.5 weeks before the deadline for athletes to submit their applications on time. The application will be available for online submission or direct mail.

Each successful athlete will be notified by phone prior to a posting of their name on the CAN Fund website.

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Contact Information:

Direct questions to Meagan at 1-866-937-2012 / 416-487-4442 or

Canadian Athletes Now
106 Berkeley Street
Toronto, ON M5A 2W7

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