Apply for Assistance

KidSport™ grants are available for children up to 18 years who are in financial need to pay registration fees for the sport of their choice.

If you are unable to print the application form you can Contact Us and we will mail or fax you the form.

Can more than one child from a family receive a KidSport™ grant?


How often can a child be funded?

Once per calendar year. In the next calendar year a child can be funded for the sport again, or for a different sport.

If I apply for funding, how soon will I be notified?

Approximately one month from receipt of the application, however most sports will allow your child to start play at the beginning of the season should you advise them that you have submitted your application to KidSport™. Incomplete forms could result in a major delay. Please read the instructions carefully. 

Sports that are governed by a provincial sports organization qualify.These are:

Alpine Skiing – BC Alpine Ski Association
Archery – British Columbia Archery Association
Athletics – British Columbia Amateur Athletics Association
Badminton – Badminton B.C.
Ball Hockey – BC Ball Hockey Association (Street Hockey)
Baseball – BC Amateur Baseball Association
Basketball – Basketball B.C.
Biathlon – Biathlon British Columbia
Blind Sports – British Columbia Blind Sports & Recreation Association
Bowling – Bowling Proprietors’ Association of B.C.
Boxing – Boxing BC
Broomball – British Columbia Broomball Society
Canadian Sports Centre Pacific
Canoe / Kayak – CanoeKayak BC
Cross Country Skiing – Cross Country British Columbia
Curling – Curl BC
Cycling – Cycling BC
Deaf Sports – British Columbia Deaf Sports Federation
Disabled Skiers – Disabled Skiers Association of BC
Disc Sports – BC Disc Sports Society
Diving – BC Diving
Fencing – BC Fencing Association
Field Hockey – Field Hockey BC
Figure Skating – Skate Canada – BC/YT Section
Football – Football BC
Freestyle Skiing – BC Freestyle Ski Association
Golf – British Columbia Golf Association
Gymnastics – Gymnastics BC
Hockey – British Columbia Amateur Hockey Association
Horse Council – Horse Council of BC
Jiu-Jitsu – Jiu-Jitsu B.C.
Judo – Judo BC
Karate – Karate BC
Lacrosse – British Columbia Lacrosse Association
Lawn Bowling – Bowls B.C.
Lifesaving – Lifesaving Society, BC & Yukon
Orienteering – Orienteering Association of BC
Rhythmic Gymnastics – BC Rhythmic Sportive Gymnastics Federation
Ringette – British Columbia Ringette Association
Rowing – Rowing BC
Rugby – British Columbia Rugby Union
Sailing – British Columbia Sailing Association
School Sports – BC School Sports
Snowboarding – BC Snowboard Association
Soaring – BC Soaring Society
Soccer – British Columbia Soccer Association
Softball – British Columbia Amateur Softball Association
Special Olympics – Special Olympics BC
Speed Skating – BC Speed Skating Association
SportAbility – SportAbility (CP Sports)
Squash – Squash BC
Swimming – Swim BC
Synchro – Synchro BC
Table Tennis – BC Table Tennis Association
Taekwondo – WTF British Columbia Taekwondo Federation
Tennis – Tennis BC
Triathlon – Triathlon BC
Volleyball – Volleyball BC
Waterpolo – BC Waterpolo Association
Water Skiing / Wakeboarding – Water Ski and Wakeboard BC
Weightlifting – BC Weightlifting Association
Wheelchair Sports – BC Wheelchair Sports
Wrestling – BC Wrestling Association