Canadian Sport Centre — Sport Support Program

The Canadian Sport Centre component of the Sport Support Program funds eligible organizations for programming that supports the development of Canadian athletes and coaches.

Who can apply

To be eligible for funding, your organization must be a Canadian Sport Centre that has been reviewed through the Sport Funding and Accountability Framework (SFAF). In the case of priorities specifically outlined in Budget announcements, or other Sport Canada priorities, your organization must meet all of the following requirements:

  • be a federally or provincially incorporated not-for-profit organization, with a sport mandate
  • present independently audited and board-approved financial statements for the past fiscal year
  • be undertaking a national initiative, a pilot project leading to a national initiative, or articulate a component of a national program

Application deadline

The application period for the 2023-2025 Canadian Sport Centre component closed on February 28, 2023.

How to apply

Read the Application Guidelines in their entirety before completing your application.

Contact us to obtain an application package.

A complete application package includes the General Application Form (Annex 1) and the following supporting documents:

  • Project Detail Form (Annex 2)
  • Project Funding Application Form, if applicable. You must discuss your project funding requests with us prior to completing the application form
  • Safety in Sport Planning Form
  • Reference-level Planning Form
  • Projected Revenues and Expenses Budget
  • Your organization’s operational plan

You must meet all eligibility requirements and submit a complete application package to be considered for funding.

Contact us

Sport Support Program
Department of Canadian Heritage
15 Eddy St
Gatineau QC  J8X 4B3


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 5:30 pm (ET).

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