Grants to Vermont amateur hockey associations affiliated with the funding source to increase participation and promote hockey development within the State. Examples of proposed ideas include cross-ice divider purchase, rink hard divider purchase, One Goal equipment purchases, coaching education programs, and on-ice and off-ice training materials.
Funding will be awarded to member associations that offer the best plan for:
-Growing participation in recreational ice hockey in their area
-Bringing new players age 8 and under into the sport
-Promoting the growth of Disabled Hockey
-Promoting the use of cross-ice at our lower levels of play
-Promote the growth and development of Girls’ hockey
-Promoting Diversity in Hockey
-Promote the USA Hockey American Development Model and the implementation of a Long-Term Athlete Development program.
Grant applications can be printed and then submitted via email. The deadline for the applications is by the November VSAHA meeting (November 10, 2015 at 7:00 PM).
-November Meeting - Incomplete applications will be returned to be completed. Please keep in mind that late submissions run the risk of not being considered.
-December Meeting - Notification sent to successful applicants along with check for 75% of the amount awarded. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified. Grant Awards will also be posted on Affiliate Web page.
-March 31 - Final report along with any receipt and documentation due from Grant recipients. Remaining balance of Grant Award (25%) paid upon receipt of final report.