The RBC Learn to Play Project will provide grants to local organizations and communities in support of building the physical literacy of Canada’s kids and youth. RBC will award a total of $750,000 each year in grants to support two types of programs:
Local organizations will be expected to complete a brief application addressing how their program meets the established criteria. The 2014 Program grant application will be available on March 6, 2014. The application deadline is May 16, 2014. Apply Now .
RBC Learn to Play Community Grants
These grants will range from $10,001 to $25,000 and support communities that develop and implement action plans which will transform the way sport and physical activity is planned, delivered and accepted within their community. The RBC Learn to Play Community Grants will be awarded to community groups focused on improving the quality of sport and increasing participation within their communities.
Communities are defined as municipalities and/or a group of organizations that come together for a common purpose and share mutual objectives. Proposals that facilitate collaboration between sport, education, recreation and health sectors and align programming within the community are encouraged.
In addition to a financial contribution, the RBC Learn to Play Project will provide applicants with capacity building supports such as training, mentoring and resources and tools to support the successful implementation of their action plans.
Community applicants will be expected to first complete an Expression of Interest form. Applicants meeting the criteria will be invited to submit a proposal explaining how their program develops physical literacy, creates the environment for sport excellence and provides opportunities for citizens to be active for life. Expression of interest applications will be available on March 6, 2014. The deadline is April 4, 2014. Apply Now .
For information on RBC Play Hockey grants, please visit the RBC Play Hockey page. Applications will be available in November 2013.