Canadian Paralympic Committee allocates $200,000 in funding for Para sport organizations across Canada

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Ottawa, June 10, 2019 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee announced today it has granted $200,000 in funding through the 2019-20 Paralympic Sport Development Fund to support Para sport programming across the country.

The Paralympic Sport Development Fund is a grant program that annually supports initiatives that contribute to the development of athletes and coaches on a Paralympic pathway, with a goal of growing Para sport in Canada and ultimately helping to produce more top athletes.

A total of 25 programs or organizations throughout Canada have received grants for the 2019-20 year, in amounts of up to $15,000. Funding supports developing athletes and programming and can cover areas such as recruitment, coaching, equipment, competition and club development, and training camps.

Matthew Achtymichuk