Equestrian Canada (EC) would like to remind the para-equestrian community that the deadline to submit applications for the 2018-2019 Paralympic Sport Development Fund is approaching fast on Jan. 12, 2018.
The Paralympic Sport Development Fund Guidelines 2018-2019 are available on the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) website. They provide important information on the application process and eligibility criteria.
The CPC recognizes the importance of strong 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 in areas such as athlete recruitment, coaching, competition, daily training environments and equipment in the pursuit of Paralympic goals.
Details to Note:
- Eligible applicants can apply for funds of either $5,000, $10,000 or $15,000
- The timeframe for projects is between April 1, 2018 – March 31, 2019
- Deadlines have moved up this year to accommodate the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. The application deadline is Jan. 12, 2018.
EC encourages all eligible athletes and therapeutic riding centres to work with their Provincial/Territorial Sport Organization to apply for the available funding opportunities.
For more information, visit www.paralympic.ca/funding.