The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council (ISPARC) is taking applications for its spring edition of the Equipment Grant Program.
The program offers First Nations, Métis Chartered Communities, Aboriginal Friendship Centres and some not-for-profit organizations serving Indigenous communities across B.C. the opportunity to apply for funds to purchase sport, recreation and/or physical activity equipment. The equipment must be used to promote healthy active lifestyles by reducing barriers and increasing access to sport, recreation and physical activity programs.
The maximum amount available for recipients shall be up to $1,500. The funds must be used to purchase approved sport, recreation or physical activity equipment. The deadline is April 19 by 4 p.m.
Approved equipment: (Please note that large, single-user items such as treadmills as well as team jerseys and other sport apparel are not eligible) Volleyball and basketball equipment, soccer, tetherball equipment, hockey, lacrosse and floor hockey equipment, baseball/softball and more.
Team B.C. female golf athletes
Team BC coaches are seeking female (First Nations, Metis, Inuit) golf athletes born 1998 through 2005 to attend a Team BC Golf NAIG Development Camp, to be held at Two Eagles Golf Course in West Kelowna. Team BC’s under-17 and -19 female golf teams are now recruiting athletes to attend an open athlete evaluation camp to identify new players to join. The under-19 squad will identify a minimum of two, while the under-17 will identify one. Registration is open to eligible participants. This will take place on May 13 at 3509 Carrington Road in West Kelowna. For more information, visit the ISPARK website at www.isparc.ca.