There are times when families can benefit from little financial boost to help cover fees in providing gymnastics for their children. The following organizations may be able to offer funding to assist in covering these costs. Please use the provided links to individual program websites to see if you may be eligible.
Jumpstart helps kids between the ages of 4 to 18 by assisting with the costs associated with registration, equipment and/or transportation for sports and physical activity programming. Applications for assistance can typically be submitted from January 15 to November 1, (varies by chapter) with the goal to be equitably distributed over Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter activities. The funding is distributed with a focus on maximizing the cost and length of participation per activity per child. More information
A4K’s goal is to be there to assist any B.C. child in their dream of playing amateur sports. In other words, we want all kids to have the opportunity to play. The support of A4K is available province-wide for children ages 5 to 18 who are currently enrolled in school. Basic registration fees are paid for a multitude of approved sports, up to an annual maximum of $600 per child. More information
The Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) is a department of the B.C. government that provides funding and support to children with ASD. The autism funding program provides funding to families for the purchase of autism intervention services. Specialized therapeutic activities and camps designed to address your child’s ASD may be covered. More information
Island ConnectEd is very supportive of those families who homeschool their children. Your family may be eligible to receive funding from their homeschool program. Island ConnectEd K-12 (formerly known as Learn@Home) is a distributed learning, public school based out of Nanaimo, BC. More information
SelfDesign Learning Foundation. Your family may be eligible to receive funding from this program. Currently, SelfDesign Learning Foundation operates two main programs: Kindergarten to Grade 12 school, SelfDesign Learning Community, and their homeschool program, SelfDesign Home Learning. More information