Funding Opportunities

Programs

Kidsport

Kidsport is a national children’s program that helps kids overcome the financial barriers preventing or limiting their participation in organized sport. Managed and operated in Nova Scotia by Sport Nova Scotia since 1994, KidSport Nova Scotia has assisted over 22,000 children totaling over $5 Million. KidSport Nova Scotia provides funding of up to $300/year/child for sport registration and/or equipment. In 2018 KidSport™ Nova Scotia allocated over $630,000 to more than 2200 children from Sydney to Yarmouth.

Contact

Craig Burgess
Recreation Manager
Colchester County
P: 902-897-3181
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Support 4 Sport

Support 4 Sport is a funding program through Sport Nova Scotia that can assist with purchasing sports equipment, supporting coaches, and supporting high performance athletes. It will also help support officials. If you or your child is associated with a Provincial Sport Organization it is worth looking into.

Contact

Courtney Nicholson-Paricutin
Comm Sport Development Coordinator
Fundy Region – Sport NS
P: 902-896-4813
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Jumpstart

Jumpstart funds any kids who would like to be active or learn a new sport or activity. From age 4-18, families can receive help with registration costs, equipment and/or transportation.

Contact

Stephanie Millbury
Administrative Assistant
Town of Truro, NS
P: 902-893-6078
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RECC Life

RECC Life (Leisure Inclusion for Everyone) reduces financial barriers to programs offered by the Roth Eastlink Community Centre to help offset costs for their programming to a maximum of 75%.

Contact

Roth-Eastlink Community Centre
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P: 902-893-2224
Rath Eastlink Community Centre