CAAWS’ WISE Fund: Supporting Sport Initiatives for Girls and Women in Canada

Deadline: 10 November 2017

The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) is currently seeking applications for its Women in Sport Encouragement (WISE) Fund to invest in the development of female leaders in sport and support organizations to strengthen their engagement of girls and women in sport.

The two core areas of emphasis are retention of girls in sport and expanding female leadership in sport.

Grant Information

CAAWS is able to provide the WISE Fund to 10 recipients on an annual basis, valued at $1,000 each.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for a WISE grant, applicants must meet the following criteria and fit into one of the two categories:

  • Category: Coach/Official/Sport Administrator: Applicants should apply for the WISE Fund in this category if they:
    • are a female coach, official, sport administrator, instructor, volunteer, teacher who is interacting with girls and women in a sport AND/OR;
    • have NCCP coaching certification or are in the process of completing it AND/OR;
    • have an affiliation with a provincial/territorial sport organization (PSO/TSO), national sport organization (NSO) or a multi-sport organization (MSO) or work/volunteer for a club/team who is a member of a P/TSO/NSO/MSO
  • Category: Organization: Applicants should apply for the WISE Fund in this category if they:
    • are representing a club or team that has an affiliation with a provincial/territorial or national sport organization (P/TSO/NSO) AND/OR;
    • are applying on behalf of a P/TSO or NSO or MSO who has a partnership affiliation indirectly or directly with Sport Canada AND/OR;
    • are a community-based or school sports group (such as a club or team) AND/OR;
    • are planning to use the WISE Fund grant for an initiative (new or existing) intended to provide opportunities for girls and women to participate in sport and/or intended to promote sport to girls and women

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply online via given website.

Eligible Country: Canada

For more information, please visit WISE Fund.

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