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Grants to Yukon Nonprofits, Public Agencies and Community Groups for Youth Sports and Recreation

Teen Challenge Action Grants

Recreation and Parks Association of the Yukon


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #166453

Grant Description

Grants of up to $500 to Yukon nonprofits, schools, public agencies and community groups to increase physical activity levels of teens at school and in the community. Applications are currently being accepted on an ongoing basis. Funding may be requested for the delivery of school or community recreation programs for youth aged 13-19, wages to support existing and new programs, and training for leaders and staff.

Programs that run at least twice per week and include 45-60 minutes of physical activity per sessions (minimum is 30 minutes of MVPA once per week) can apply for up to $500. One time special events that introduce inactive youth to a new, lifelong activity can apply for up to $250.

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Eligibility:

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

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants include:
-Communities
-Schools (Teachers, Principals, School Councils)
-First Nations
-Community Groups
-Nonprofit Organizations (in good standing with Yukon Societies)
-Community Clubs

Please note: All Action Grant activities require the support of at least one community partner (First Nation, recreation department, school council or school principal).

Restrictions:
-Applications from individuals are not eligible
-Applications for individual children/youth are not eligible
-Businesses are not eligible to apply

Not Funded:
-Infrastructure or large equipment
-Busing during school hours
-Existing sport teams
-Uniforms
-Trophies
-Out-of-Yukon events

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis until January 29, 2016.

Apply online here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/teen2015_16

Action Grant recipients must complete the following reporting requirements when the funded program or activity ends or, at the latest, by April 30, 2016. Submit final reports here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GrantEvaluation201516

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

Ongoing Programs: Up to $500.
One-time Events: Up to $250.

Term of Contract:

Action Grant recipients must complete the reporting requirements when the funded program or activity ends or, at the latest, by April 30, 2016.

Contact Information:

Anne Morgan, Executive Director
rpay@rpay.ca

Office:
509 Hanson Street
Whitehorse Yukon, Y1A 1Y9

Mailing Address:
4061 – 4th Avenue
Whitehorse Yukon, Y1A 1H1

Tel: 867-668-2389
Fax: 867-668-2455

RFP & Supporting Documents:

Full Grant Text RFP

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


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