Several financial assistance programs, outlined below, are available to PMHA families. As a first step, players must register, and full payment must be made. Families can then apply to the organizations below for assistance. If and when PMHA receives funding on behalf of a child, PMHA will refund the amount of the grant back to the family.
KidSport is a Canada wide program that offers financial assistance to subsidize registration fees for kids participating in organized sports. To apply, you must complete an application form and forward it to KidSport. The form is available online at: http://www.kidsportcanada.ca/british-columbia/greater-victoria/apply-for-assistance/
JumpStart is a Canada wide program that is supported by Canadian Tire. The program offers financial assistance to subsidize registration fees for kids participating in organized sports. Application details can be found on their website: http://jumpstart.canadiantire.ca/en.html.
3. Athletics for Kids (A4K)
Athletics for Kids is another Canadian program that supports kids and families with limited financial resources. The program offers financial assistance to subsidize registration fees for kids participating in organized sports. Application details can be found on their website: http://www.a4k.ca/.
4. PMHA Family Assistance Fund
Families requiring additional assistance for funding of registration fees can apply to the PMHA Financial Assistance Program. Applications must be submitted to the Registrar before April 1st in order to be considered for the season beginning in September. The amount of funding dispersed is dependent on funding available in the PMHA Financial Assistance Budget, and the number of applicants.
For additional informaiton about these or any other assistance programs, please contact the PMHA registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org.