Hockey Fund Assistance Programs
Hockey Canada Foundation Assist Fund
The Hockey Canada Foundation Assist Fund is a $1 million fund that has been created to provide help to Canadians experiencing financial challenges as a result of COVID-19. The Assist Fund will provide up to $500 per player in registration fee subsidies to approved applicants who are registered with a Hockey Canada-sanctioned association, helping young Canadians get back on the ice in their communities. To learn more about the program, apply, or donate to the fund please visit https://assistfund.hockeycanadafoundation.ca/en/page/about.html.
GTHL Playmakers and Sport Relief Funding
Jumpstart is proud to partner with the Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL) to create opportunities in sport for GTHL families in financial need through the Playmakers Program. Started during the 2019-20 season, funds are distributed to help with the costs of participating in organized hockey, and to run programming with a focus on child and community development. Parents who qualify for financial assistance will be able to apply online for funding through the Playmakers Program to help their child, or children, participate in a hockey program offered by their hockey association. For more information, please visit https://jumpstart.canadiantire.ca/pages/gthl-playmakers.
Team Rogers Community Draft
Team Rogers Community Draft is helping kids play the game that they love – hockey. 3,500 kids across the country will be selected to get the support they need and receive $150 from Team Rogers to help towards league fees. For more information and to apply to the program, please visit https://getdrafted.ca/.