Recreation and Sport For Persons With A Disability Funding Program

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February 2016

Recreation NL would like to announce a new funding program through the new Recreation and Sport for Persons with a Disability Initiative. The program aims to increase support, remove barriers and develop actions to support individuals with physical disabilities to participate in recreation and compete in sport activities. It will include 3 areas:

1) Equipment
2) Travel Assistance
3) Recreation & Sport Development Initiative/Project

This funding program is available to non-profit sport organizations, municipalities, recreation departments/commissions, community groups and schools.

To obtain a copy of the grant guidelines and fillable application form please visit our WEBSITE.

For further information about this initiative, please contact Ashley Button, Recreation Specialist at or call (709) 729-0980.

This funding is possible as a result of a bi-lateral agreement between the Department of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development and the Federal Government, Sport Canada, to provide increased opportunities for recreation and sport for persons with a disability.