Grants, Bursaries & Other Funding Sources
PacificSport Interior BC Athlete Travel Grant
PacificSport Interior BC recognizes the need for financial aid to support the competition needs of high-performance athletes from the Interior. In response to that need, the Athlete Travel Grant has been established to assist individual competitors or teams with the travel-related expenses associated with participating in high-level sporting events. For eligibility criteria and application details please refer to the Athlete Travel Grant application form.
Completed forms should be sent to our Executive Director
INTERIOR BC ATHLETES apply by using the PacificSport Interior BC Athlete Travel Grant form found here.
KOOTENAY/COLUMBIA BASIN ATHLETES apply by using the viaSport Columbian Basin Athlete Travel Grant form by clicking here.
City of Kamloops Winter Games Legacy Fund
Winter Games Legacy Fund Grants are to cover circumstances where a person or group advances beyond local competition, or is recruited to a provincial or nationally ranked team. For eligibility criteria and application details, please refer to the Winter Legacy Grant application form.
BC Ferries Sport Experience Program
Together BC Ferries and viaSport BC offer a financial assistance program that aims to offset the cost of athletes traveling to and from competitions by ferry. To be eligible for the program, applicants must be competing in a sport that is a member organization of Sport BC. For eligibility criteria and application details, please visit their website.
CAN Fund is a financial assistance program available to active national team athletes training to represent Canada internationally. It provides direct funding to athletes, creating the opportunity to focus on success instead of on unnecessary financial hurdles, such as training, coaching, and nutrition fees. To learn more about CAN Fund, please visit their website.
Team Investors Group Amateur Athletes Fund
Athletes CAN, in partnership with the Investors Group, award twenty Canadian amateur athletes with the Team Investors Group Amateur Athletes Fund each year. The $5,000 bursary is available to senior national team athletes based on selection criteria including athletic achievement, financial need and community involvement. To learn more about this bursary, please visit their website.
For more information contact our Sport Performance Coordinator.
For a complete listing of all available Funding Sources for athletes, go to our Funding Page here.