Para-Nordic Funding Sources

Four Para-Nordic specific annual funding opportunities are available through Cross Country Canada (CCC) and the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC).  Other opportunities may be available locally through your Division, club or community.

Para-Nordic Division Funding for Participants with a Disability (PWAD) - offered by CCC
This grant is designed to enhance Para-Nordic grassroots programs, leading to a stronger competitive base in Canada. Sport Canada has allocated this funding to help CCC promote and deliver programming to participants with a disability (PWAD) at the early levels of performance development.  The 2018-19 Para-Nordic Division Grant Application available now!
2018-2019 Para-Nordic Division Funding Information and Application form (deadline Nov 5/18)

Parasport Jumpstart Fund - Offered by the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)
The Parasport Jumpstart Fund was created by Canadian Tire Jumpstart and Canadian Paralympic Committee to help get more kids across Canada involved in sport. The fund helps to support the costs of sports and recreational programs for children between the ages of four and 18, who are financially disadvantaged and living with a disability.  Funds may be used towards registration, transportation and equipment costs for children within approved Parasport programs. For more information please link to the CPC website

Paralympic Sport Development Fund - Offered by the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)
In order to facilitate increased participation of Canadians with a disability the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) offers the Paralympic Sport Development Fund annually. This granting process is intended to support the creation of a new program, or go toward the expansion of an existing successful initiative providing a positive para-sport experience leading to the development of athletes. Funds may be used toward enhancing program options, such as recruitment/development camps, equipment, facility development, coaching, volunteer training and more. For more information on how to apply

Other Scholarships/Funding Opportunities
Additional scholarships/funding opportunities for clubs, coaches and athletes that are not Para-Nordic specific may also be available. Please go to our Coaching Development Scholarships and Funding page for more information.

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