Access to Action is funded by Sport Canada and will focus on empowering school communities to provide inclusive and meaningful sport and physical activity opportunities before, during and after school. Grants are available to schools and/or community organizations for projects that engage school aged children and youth with a focus on young people of equity-deserving populations.
Access to Action will support young people of equity-deserving populations across the country. Equity-deserving populations include Indigenous, Black, visible minorities, 2SLGBTQ+, persons with disabilities, low income and newcomers. Increased focus will be placed on young people who face intersecting barriers to school-based physical activity participation and have disengaged from sport and physical activity over the past two years. For the 2022-2023 school year, Access to Action will fund a minimum of 500 physical activity and/or sport programs before, during, and after school hours.
This will result in:
Grants will be reviewed in two funding levels:
For information regarding eligible expenses, see URL for Full Text (RFP), below.