Funding

Scholarships

Paving the way for bright
futures through sports

Sport Manitoba, its partners, as well as local and national philanthropists offer a number of scholarships annually, with the shared goal of highlighting athletic success in the province and providing opportunities for those involved in sport to continue growing within their chosen discipline.

The application period for 2021-2022 scholarships is open! The deadline is May 28, 2021.

Grants and Funds

Funding support for athletic
development opportunities

Sport Manitoba offers a wide range of training and developmental grants to facilitate the growth of athletes, coaches, officials, and volunteers at the community level emphasizing training and skill development.

Grant Eligibility & Criteria

Find out if you are eligible!

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Athlete Assistance Grant

Helps athletes who are on the performance pathway with financial assistance for support services such as strength & conditioning training, nutrition planning, etc.

Apply

Coach Assistance Grant

Helps coaches with financial assistance to attend certification courses and professional development opportunities.

Apply

Official Assistance Grant

Helps officials with financial assistance to attend certification courses and professional development opportunities.

Apply

Volunteer Assistance Grant

Helps board members of sport organizations with financial assistance for professional development opportunities and/or attending their Provincial Sport Organization's AGM.

Apply

Women in Sport Supplemental Grant

The grant is available in addition to the coach, official or volunteer assistance grant, to provide assistance to women who have child care expenses related to attending their professional development opportunities.

Apply

Healthy Organization Grant

Helps our community sport partners with financial assistance for opportunities that strengthen their boards such as board development training, strategic planning, creating bylaws, etc.

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Skill Development Grant

Helps our community sport partners with financial assistance to host athlete clinics or camps.

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Starting a New Club Grant

Helps our community sport partners with financial assistance to start up a new sport club in their community.

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Unique Sport Opportunities

Helps our community sport partners with financial assistance for unique sport development opportunities.

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2017 Canada Summer Games Legacy Fund

Sport Manitoba has been engaged by the 2017 Canada Summer Games Host Society to manage the legacy fund, resulting from the 2017 Canada Summer Games held in Winnipeg, Gimli, and Kenora, ON.

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Additional Funding

Support for Manitoba’s
active youth

Beyond our grant and scholarship programs, the below funding opportunities are dedicated to making it easier for children in Manitoba to access organized physical activity so they can achieve personal growth through the adventure of sport.

Children's Fitness Tax Credits

Manitoba’s Fitness Tax Credit allows claims for fitness activities for children under 16 and by young adults aged 16 through 24.

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KidSport

KidSport is a national not-for-profit organization that provides financial assistance for registration fees and equipment to kids aged 18 and under. Through a confidential application process, they provide grants so kids can play a season of sport.

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Sport Manitoba COVID-19 Update

Sport Manitoba facility updates under public health orders in effect beginning September 3, 2021: Anyone over the age of 18 using the court and flex spaces, training in Performance, working out in the Fitness Centre, or visiting the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame in the Sport Manitoba facility will be required to show proof of…

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