Stream Two — Sport for Social Development in Indigenous Communities

COVID-19 and support measures for the culture, history and sport sectors

Learn about the immediate action the Government of Canada is taking to provide support measures and financial relief for the culture, heritage and sport sectors.

Stream Two of the Sport for Social Development in Indigenous Communities (SSDIC) component of the Sport Support Program funds Indigenous governments, Indigenous communities and other not-for-profit Indigenous and non-Indigenous delivery 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 an Indigenous government, Indigenous community or other not-for-profit Indigenous or non‑Indigenous delivery organization collaborating with an Indigenous organization(s);
  • have organizational financial statements for the past fiscal year, where applicable;
  • be undertaking 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:

We encourage you to submit your application package by email. Should you prefer another means, please do so using only one (by mail or in person).

Application deadline

July 19, 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)

Agents are available to answer your questions, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm (ET).

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