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Funding Assistance for Children & Youth

The following two programs can provide financial assistance for sport and recreation opportunities to children and youth.

KidSport Annapolis/Digby Chapter can assist children and youth registering in sports that have member associations at Sport Nova Scotia, with up to $300.00 per year for registration and/or equipment costs. There are qualifying levels of family income (depending on family size) and proof of income must be supplied by the applying family before funding can be approved. The KidSport Program is administered every two months with application deadlines of:  January 1st, March 1st, May 1st, July 1st, September 1st and November 1st in effect each year.

The Canadian Tire JumpStart program can assist children and youth under 19 years with up to $150.00 per application for registration costs of any active recreation or sports program. There are qualifying levels of family income (depending on family size) and proof of income must be supplied by the applying family before funding can be approved. The JumpStart Program is administered every two months with application deadlines of:  January 1st, March 1st, May 1st, July 1st, September 1st and November 1st in effect each year.

Each program requires an application be filled out:

Kidsport Annapolis/Digby Chapter  (KidSport Application Click Here)
JumpStart (JumpStart Info and application Click here)    

For more information on these programs please contact one of our Annapolis/Digby committee members:

County of Annapolis
Nadine Barteaux, Communications Coordinator
271 Granville Street, PO Box 609
Bridgetown, NS B0S 1C0
(902) 665-4010

Digby Area Recreation Office Second Floor of Digby Arena 
Cindy O’Neil, Administrative Assistant
27 Shreve Street, PO Box 1269
Digby, NS B0V 1A0
(902) 245-5006 

Middleton Recreation Office 
Administrative Assistant
131 Commercial Street, PO Box 340
Middleton, NS B0S 1P0
(902) 825-6611

Town of Annapolis Royal
Noah Scanlan, Active Living Coordinator
285 St. George Street, Box 310 Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0
(902) 955-1205


Department of Community Services 
Annie Warren
84 Warwick St., PO Box 399
Digby, NS B0V 1A0
(902) 245-5811                                   or

 Jennifer Chisholm
5494 Granville Road, PO Box 39
Annapolis Royal, NS B0S 1A0
532-2337  or  825-3100 

SchoolsPLUS
Patricia Cornwalls, SchoolsPLUS Facilitator
109 North Street, PO Box 130
Granville Ferry, NS B0S1K0
(902) 532-3299
 
Canadian Tire Store Digby
Martin Leclercq/Charlotte Amero
112 Warwick Street
Digby, NS B0V 1A0
(902) 245-2527

DONATIONS

Both of these programs also accept donations. All the money that is donated comes back to support local community children and youth!  Make Annapolis/Digby Chapter KidSport & JumpStart your charity of choice now!

 KidSport: http://sportnovascotia.ca/KidSport/Donations/tabid/226/Default.aspx

 JumpStart: http://jumpstart.canadiantire.ca/what-you-can-do.html#don

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