Grants Program


BC Soccer Grants Program

The BC Soccer Grants Program has been designed in support of BC Soccer’s strategic objectives to encourage and reward members and their affiliate clubs that have or at introducing programming to enhance programs and make participation more accessible. Members and affiliated Clubs that provide additional specialized programming can apply to receive a $1,000 grant to support them in the designing and delivery of these programs. The identified specialized programming includes:


Disability Programming

The disability programming grant supports programs and activities that are designed to introduce and offer players with any form of disability the opportunity to play soccer.  Programs and activities can include Para, Amputee, Power chair, hearing impaired, etc., program offerings. For more information on these, please see the CSA LTPD Disability Document Link: HERE 
To apply for this BC Soccer Grant, please click HERE


Non-Traditional Programming  

The non-traditional programming grant supports programs and activities that introduce and offer alternate forms of soccer such as futsal, walking soccer, co-ed soccer and U13+ Small Sided Games formats.
To apply for this BC Soccer Grant, please click HERE


Under-Represented Group Programming

The under-represented group programming grant supports programs and activities that are designed to introduce and welcome underrepresented groups to soccer. Programming that provides accessibility in all its forms for underrepresented groups such as aboriginal outreach and/or programs that ensure there are accessible and affordable grassroots programming for low-income families are areas that this grant is designed to support. To apply for this BC Soccer Grant, please click HERE


Female Grant Iniative 

BC Soccer is pleased to be able to offer a specialized grant program to member organizations that are working to enhance female-specific programming within their club. This initiative, brought forward by the Women in Soccer Committee aligns with BC Soccer’s strategic objective of increasing the percentage of female players, coaches, referees, and administrators in the sport, and is designed to help the BC Soccer membership retain, attract, and enhance female programming. For this grant, applicants must agree to complete a post project report.
Online application process for the Female Grant Initiative is open April 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017
To apply for this grant please click HERE


Application Process, Criteria and Approval

Members and affiliated soccer clubs must complete the online application to be eligible to receive the grant.
Applications must:

  1. Clearly state the category the grant application is for,
  2. Provide detailed information on the program and/or activity,
  3. Demonstrate the overall impact of the program and/or activity on players, coaches, referees and parents
  4. Demonstrate the sustainability of the program and/or activity.
  5. Be from a BC Soccer members and affiliated clubs in good standing (i.e. within the Charter Program)

Applications will be reviewed on a first come first service basis, noting that there are limited annual funds available for BC Soccer Grants Program.


Questions

To request further information on BC Soccer’s Grants Program please contact BC Soccer's Grassroots Development Officer, Paul Turner at PaulTurner@bcsoccer.net


ViaSport Grants

In addition to the grants provided to the BC Soccer members and affilfiated soccer clubs, BC Soccer would also like to make the soccer community aware of the the available ViaSport grants.  

ViaSport administers sport-related grant programs funded by the government of BC that encourage sport participation and healthy living, develop high-performance athletes and improve delivery of sport and recreation programs to benefit all residents.

CLICK HERE for a detailing listing of available grants, along with application forms

CLICK HERE for additional funding opportunities available, along with application forms


Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS)

CLICK HERE to apply for a CAAWS Grant