Stream One — Sport for Social Development in Indigenous Communities

Stream One of the Sport for Social Development in Indigenous Communities (SSDIC) component of the Sport Support Program funds eligible organizations to deliver sport for social development projects in Indigenous communities in Canada.

Who can apply

To be eligible for funding, your organization must:

  • be a recognized provincial/territorial Aboriginal sport body, that is a provincial/territorial organization, association or corporation that carries the mandateFootnote 1to represent the sport and recreational interests of the largest percentage of Indigenous peoples in that province or territory;
  • have organizational financial statements for the past fiscal year, where applicable;
  • be supporting projects in/for Indigenous communities that create opportunities to participate in sport and target one or more of the identified social development outcomes; and
  • have a letter of support from the leadership of the beneficiary Indigenous community.

How to apply

Applicants are required to:

  • read the Application Guidelines in their entirety; and
  • contact the Sport Support Program to request an application package and to submit the required documentation.

Application deadline

July 5, 2019

Contact us


Department of Canadian Heritage
Sport Support Program — Sport Canada
15 Eddy Street
Gatineau QC  K1A 0M5


1-866-811-0055 (toll-free)

1-888-997-3123 (toll-free)

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