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Bob Bearpark Coaching Bursary Award

Grants to British Columbia Athletic Coaches to
Foster Equal Access to Professional Development Opportunities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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ViaSport British Columbia and Bearpark Foundation

Deadline Date:

08/01/19 11:59 PM PST

Description:

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Grants of up to $250 to British Columbia athletic coaches to support coaching education and professional development. Funding is intended to assist coaches that are female, Indigenous, coaches with a disability or coaches of athletes that have a disability. Funding is also available to provide incentives for high-performance coaches.

Consistent with Bob's philosophy and in partnership with viaSport, the Foundation has special bursaries to support high-performance coaches, female coaches, indigenous coaches, coaches of athletes with a disability, and coaches with a disability.

Applicants may apply to one of the following two bursary funds:

1. Equity and Access
These bursaries are intended to assist the following population groups: female coaches, indigenous coaches, coaches of athletes with a disability and coaches with a disability.

2. High-Performance Coach Education
These bursaries are intended to provide incentive and assistance for high-performance coaches looking to upgrade their coaching qualifications (eg. training, certification) through the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP).

Eligible costs can include course registration fees, course materials, evaluation fees, and acceptable travel if necessary.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 161131

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum funds available to any one recipient is $250.

Term of Contract:

Courses and events occurring between April 1st, 2019 and October 31st, 2019 are eligible.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Who can apply:

- Female coaches
- Indigenous Coaches
- Coaches of athletes with a disability, or coaches with adisability
- High performance coaches looking to upgrade their coaching qualifications (eg. training, certification) through the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP)
- Bursaries will be available to coaches residing in BC, who are undertaking NCCP Competition Development modules and/or evaluations, or Advanced Coaching Diploma modules.
- Applicant must be completing an NCCP multi-sport or sport-specific coach training course or
certification evaluation between April 1st, 2019 and October 31st, 2019
- Applicant must be a B.C. resident (for at least twelve months)

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 11:59 pm PST.

Only one application per person will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by an eligible applicant using the online form.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://viasport.formstack.com/forms/bearpark

If you wish to discuss your eligibility or application prior to submitting, please contact: grants@viasport.ca

Suite 1351 - 409 Granville Street
Vancouver, B.C., V6C 1T2
778 654 7542

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: British Columbia

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