Paralympic Sport Development Fund | Canadian Paralympic Committee

Value: $5000 – $15,000


The Canadian Paralympic Committee recognizes the importance of strong sport development programming to support a sustainable sport system as well as podium performances. The Paralympic Sport Development Fund targets initiatives designed to enhance support for development initiatives in areas such as athlete recruitment, coaching, competition, daily training environments and equipment.


o      Local Sport Organization/Club

o      Provincial Sport Organizations (PSO) / Disability Sport Organizations (DSO), these include provincial-level multi-sport organizations

o      PSOs may also apply on behalf of a group of local clubs to increase funding opportunities, and to decrease overall administrative workload

o      Universities and Colleges

o      Sport-based non-profit organizations

o      Sport-based charitable organizations

Eligible Projects:

Funding through the Paralympic Sport Development Fund will support initiatives and programs that contribute to athlete and coach development for those on a Paralympic pathway. It is designed to support developing athletes and enhance programs at entry level competition stages (Learn to Train) and provincial levels (Train to Train & Train to Compete)

o      Funding can cover recruitment, coaching, equipment, competition & club development, training camps and any other area that contributes to enhanced capacity for programs, athletes or teams on a sport specific Paralympic pathway

o      Preference will be given to initiatives that include sports with short and longterm podium potential as described by Own the Podium and Sport Canada

o      Applicants must clearly demonstrate that their project/funding is aligned with NSO, PSO pathways. Applications done in conjunction with the NSO will receive a higher priority

o      Preference will be given to applicants that have matching funding

o      Priority will be given to applications that demonstrate partnership, collaboration, sustainability and alignment

Deadline: January 12, 2018

Contact: Canadian Paralympic Committee |


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