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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE REGISTRATION INFORMATION

CMHA holds the position that NO child should be unable to play due to financial restraints and no family should suffer financial hardship in order for their child to play. CMHA is pleased to announce that all fees will remain the same as last season with no increase.

Please register your child and advise the Registrar that you have applied for grants for registration fees.  Please ensure you also note on your online registration that you are applying for funding to avoid late fees.  

Please do not pay your registration fees but you are required to pay camp fees, tryout fees in advance. 

Please note that all grants are only available for basic registration fees.  Camps, Rep tryout fees, Team Fees and Equipment costs are not covered by grants. 

KIDSPORT SEMI ANNUAL EQUIPMENT SALE

Keep a watch here for information on the TriCity Kidsport semi annual used equipment sales. 

GRANT APPLICATION OPTIONS

The following websites offer grants, towards basic registration fees.  We encourage all applicants to apply early, as there are limited funds available.

A4K - Athletics for Kids - https://www.a4k.ca/apply_now (up to $450 per child)   Instructional Video

Tricity Kidsport - https://www.kidsporttricities.ca/ (up to $400 per child)

Canadian Tire -  Jumpstart - https://jumpstart.canadiantire.ca/pages/community-development-grants

Lace Em Up -

The Lace’em Up Foundation for Kids is pleased to announce a partnership with the Hockey Canada Foundation’s “Assist Fund”.

All applicants who applied for Lace’em Up funding will now be directed to apply here - https://assistfund.hockeycanadafoundation.ca/en/index.html

 

Hockey Canada -  https://assistfund.hockeycanadafoundation.ca/en/page/about.html  (up to $500 per child)

 

NEW AUG 2023 - CMHA Foundation Fund:

Players who have reached the maximum amount of their yearly external subsidies allowance (Kidsport, etc) for their base registration fees, may apply for financial assistance from the CMHA Foundation Fund in the following amounts to cover balances owing on registration fees, rep fees or team fees.

U7-U9: up to $125
U11-U18C: up to $250
U11-U18A: up to $500

Conditions:

  • Family must apply to the program via online form - assistance will not automatically be granted
  • Must show that other sources of funding have been exhausted - to be confirmed by the Registrar
  • Must provide a letter of confirmation from Kidsport Tri-Cities that family has been vetted for financial need with their application
  • Order of priority:
    1. 1) registration fees,
    2. 2) rep fees (for ‘A’ players),
    3. 3) team fees.
  • Amounts above are maximums, but the maximum may not be granted.  Final amounts to be determined after Board review.
  • May apply once per season, per player
  • Each season requires a fresh review; renewal is not automatic
  • Amounts will be applied to balances owing directly by CMHA.  Parents will NOT receive a cheque.
  • Team Managers will be directed to reduce the amount owing of the family specifically; the funds will not be a general deposit to the team.
  • Cannot be applied to pre-season rep tryout fees
  • CMHA reserves the right to add or change any other condition not explicitly laid out here

Privacy Notice: the application will be shared internally and confidentially with the appropriate Board members and amount will be shared with team managers and treasurers for the purpose of fees/amount owing reduction.  When subsidy amounts are presented to the Board for disbursement approval, names will be redacted.

COMPLETE THE APPLICATION FORM HERE:  https://form.jotform.com/232337503129047

Grindstone Award Foundation  - Is a registered charity that works to get more girls on the ice and to grow female hockey across the nation.  They help girls play by providing grants of $500 to young females under the age of 19 who have a desire to play, but are unable to for financial reasons.

https://grindstoneaward.com/apply/.

The deadline to apply has been extended to August 31, 2023.

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SPONSORS

Coquitlam Minor Hockey is very grateful for the assistance of their community sponsors. 

Together we make the difference!

Please contact our Sponsorship Director for information and benefits of sponsorship.