True Sport Foundation is committed to ensuring that sport makes a positive contribution to Canadian society, to our athletes and to the physical and moral development of Canada’s youth.
2007 Phase One Recipients
Bell Canada, in partnership with the True Sport Foundation, announced the initial group of grant recipients of the Bell Community Sport Fund. The Fund awarded forty-five (45) communities with $5,000 grants. An additional nine (9) communities received grants of $25,000 each for projects that showed legacy potential.
More than 550 applications were received before the April 30th deadline.
The Bell Community Sport Fund awarded $25,000 grants to the following communities:
|Hugo Ray Park Society(West Vancouver, BC)||The grant will create new field hockey facilities and resurface existing fields to increase program capacity.|
|The grant will subsidize program fees for basketball, soccer and floor hockey programs targeted at disadvantaged youth.|
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary (Calgary, AB)
|The grant will establish a free basketball league for at-risk youth.|
|Stars Sports Association (Okotoks, AB)||The grant will increase access to basketball for rural and disadvantaged youth by funding portable equipment.|
|Association Sportive Monteuil (Laval, QC)||The grant will address a growing need for safe playing fields by helping fund new soccer facilities.|
|The grant will provide at-risk youth with access to free soccer skill development programs.|
East Ottawa Generals Football Club
|The grant will allow the club to purchase equipment and make football more accessible to youth.|
Youth Unlimited -
|The grant will increase accessibility and participation among at-risk youth in floor hockey, soccer, basketball and volleyball leagues by subsidizing operating and equipment costs.|
|College Avenue Secondary School (Woodstock, ON)||The grant will help replace the school's gym floor to create a safe playing surface for school sports.|
The Bell Community Sport Fund awarded $5,000 grants to the following communities: