Over the past year, Sport Manitoba has participated in the work of the Recreation Subsidies Committee, a working group formed under the Winnipeg Community Sport Policy. Members of the committee are working collaboratively towards a common vision of sport and recreation in Winnipeg; one that is accessible, welcoming and socially inclusive for all citizens of all ages, all abilities, and all socio-economic backgrounds… a sports and recreation system where everyone can play.
A Guide to Winnipeg Recreation and Sports Subsidies is an important deliverable for the Committee. The Guide was envisioned to be a resource for service providers and organizations working with families experiencing barriers to recreation and sport participation. The Guide provides a description of seven subsidies available in Winnipeg and offers tips on how to access these programs. Three of the programs are provincial program. Click on the image to read the guide.
Additional information can be found on the Winnipeg Poverty Reduction Council website.
Sport Manitoba offers a wide range of developmental grants that facilitate the growth of athletes, coaches and officials at the community level.
Assistance provided by Sport Manitoba focuses on participants who are being introduced to sport and those who are looking to take their development to the next step.
The 2014-2015 Regional -Community Sport Development Grants & Program Manual includes contact information, applications, eligibility criteria, and funding procedures.
Please send your Community Sport Development Grant Applications sent to your Sport Manitoba Regional Office
Manitoba athletes striving to pursue excellence at the highest level of national and international competition are eligible to receive Athlete Assistance funding.
Grants ranging from $500 to $1,500 are available to individual athletes and teams based on their performance at their sports’ National Championship or their present status as a member of a National Team program.
Please contact the appropriate Provincial Sport Organization for criteria and an application form. You can find your sport listed in the drop down box in the top right corner of our site. Applications must be endorsed and forwarded by the Provincial Sport Organization.
Sport Manitoba works in partnership with the Canadian Sport Centre Manitoba for the provision of additional programs and services to support Manitoba's high performance athletes.
For more information on the programs and services available visit www.cscm.ca
Sport Manitoba works in partnership with the Sport Medicine Council of Manitoba to ensure that amateur sport participants in the province meet the highest of moral and ethical standards. Information on drug-free sport and Performance Enhancement Programs in Manitoba is available at www.sportmed.mb.ca.
Additional information is also available from the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sports at www.cces.ca.
Sport Manitoba provides the leadership for initiatives that increase and enhance opportunities for participation by women in sport.
A major initiative is the Women to Watch Grant Program. Working in partnership with Provincial Sport Organizations and Coaching Manitoba, Sport Manitoba provides a monthly grant of $500 to a female athlete, team, official or volunteer to assist them in enhancing their women in sport career.
A $500 monthly grant is also awarded to a female coach to assist them in further developing the skills necessary to attain a higher level of coaching or increased level of coaching experience
KidSport is a national charity administered by Sport Manitoba that helps remove barriers and assist less fortunate children participate in sport - So All Kids Can Play!
KidSport raises funds through corporate donations, foundation grants, planned giving and special activities and events. Funds that are raised help offset the cost of participant registration fees for community based sport programs. Funding is administered by Sport Manitoba's Regional Offices.
Additional information can be found on the KidSport website.