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Grants to British Columbia Individuals for Coaching Training and Professional Development

Bob Bearpark Coaching Bursary Award

ViaSport British Columbia and Bearpark Foundation


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #161131

Grant Description

Grants of up to $250 to British Columbia individuals to support coaching training, education, and professional development. Funding is intended to train coaches from diverse backgrounds. Grant funds may be used to cover expenses related to course materials, registration fees, travel, and evaluation costs.

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

  1. Equity & Access: These funds are intended to assist coaches from 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).

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Bursaries will be available to coaches residing in BC, that are undertaking NCCP Competition-Development modules and/or evaluations.

The applicant must be a B.C. resident for at least twelve months.

Eligible applicants:
- Female coaches
- Indigenous Coaches
- Coaches of athletes with a disability, or coaches with a disability
- High performance coaches looking to upgrade their coaching qualifications (eg. training, certification) through the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP)

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be accepted until Sunday, September 25, 2022, at 11:59 pm PST.

Only one application per person will be accepted.

Grants FAQ: https://www.viasport.ca/grants/grants-faq

Additional information: https://www.viasport.ca/grants

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

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

Term of Contract:

Courses and events occurring between April 1, 2022, and March 31, 2023, are eligible.

Contact Information:

Apply online: https://viasportgrants.smapply.io/

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

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