Helping less fortunate kids compete in sports across the City of Ottawa.
The foundation’s program is set up to promote, foster and increase access to amateur sport through the provisions of financial assistance and support to children ages 5 to 18 who might not otherwise be able to participate in amateur sport due to the associated costs.
The program assists financially disadvantaged families in getting their individual children, aged 5 to 18 involved in sports and recreational programs
A maximum of $500 would be provided for each child to assist with expenses. The maximum per child is required in order to assist as many children as possible.
Grants will be distributed to youth and children between the ages of 5 and 18, residing in Ottawa and the surrounding area. When distributing grants, preference will be given to individuals who;
o Have a family income falling within Statistics Canada’s low-income cutoffs.
o Are applying for an introductory or house league program.
Individuals may apply for grants more than once in a calendar year; however, grants issued will not exceed $500 in a calendar year. Special circumstances will be reviewed on a case by case basis.
Applications will be reviewed by an adjudication committee made of up at least 5 directors of Gil Read Memorial Foundation.
We have the opportunity to sponsor as many as 5 children in your organization. Please visit our website at www.gilreadmemorial.com/about for an application form.
If you would like to discuss this with us please feel free to contact me at 613-236-0664 ext. 223 or by email at email@example.com.
Thank you for your support.
Gil Read Memorial Foundation