Summer intake open for four viaSport grant opportunities aimed at elevating and expanding sport in B.C.

Jun 24, 2022

We are excited to announce that four of viaSport’s grant opportunities are now open! These grants aim to increase participation, expand the reach of sport, support program development for underserved groups and further the education and development of women, coaches and officials. The following grants are currently accepting applications:

Hosting BC: The Hosting BC grant provides up to $35,000 to not-for-profit organizations for the purposes of hosting amateur sporting events in B.C. to facilitate sport, economic and community development. Apply by July 18, 2022.

Community Sport Program Development Fund: The CSPD Fund, funded by the Province of British Columbia, makes community sport more accessible to people of all abilities. The CSPD grant is awarded to sport programs delivered by non-profit organizations, which include local and provincial sport organizations, municipalities, and Indigenous communities with the goal of expanding sport opportunities for underserved groups. The deadline to apply is July 25, 2022.

Northern BC Coaching and Officiating Development Fund: The Northern BC Fund is a localized initiative created to provide support for coaching and officiating development and education, elevating the capacity of sport organizations in the North. Apply by August 1, 2022.

LeadForward: Advancing Balanced Representation in Sport: The LeadForward grant aims to strengthen balanced leadership for female coaches, officials or organizational staff throughout supporting their professional development opportunities. Applications are due August 1, 2022.

We invite eligible organizations to check out the grant details and apply for funding. Don’t forget to share these opportunities widely so that organizations across the sport community can take advantage of this financial support.

viaSport has recently migrated to a new grant platform. You will be required to create an account where your dashboard will host any current and ongoing or past applications. You can save your progress and return to your application any time. If you already made an account, please login to view the available grants and begin an application. If you have any questions or require assistance, don’t hesitate to contact our Grants team at