Northwest Territories

High Performance Athlete Grant

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Tax filing not required

The High Performance Athlete Grant provides funding for high performance athletes from the Northwest Territories to assist with the costs associated with training and competing in their chosen sport. The funding level for each recipient is based on athletic achievement and recognition at the national or international level. The Sport North Federation and MACA jointly approve all recipients.

Athletes may be eligible to receive support under one of the three categories:

  1. Gold Level Assistance (up to $20,000)
  2. Silver Level Assistance (up to $10,000)
  3. Bronze Level Assistance (up to $5,000)

To learn more about the categories and their eligibility criteria, visit the High Performance Athlete Grant page.

To apply you must:

  • Be a member in good standing with a National Sport Organization (NSO) or Territorial Sport Organization (TSO).
  • Be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant.
  • Be a Northwest Territories resident.
  • Not be employed on a full-time basis (over 20 hours per week); and
  • Not be receiving remuneration from any professional sport league or team.
  • Remain at a southern training location for the duration of the sporting season.

To apply:

Last updated: January 28, 2024