Canadian Women & Sport Spotlight Grant aims to shine a light on girls, women and gender-diverse individuals who typically don’t get the access, support, or funding they need to fully participate in sport and physical activity. 

This grant will fund community sport and physical activity organizations who are working to remove barriers and expand opportunities for girls, women, and gender-diverse participants from the following communities:  2SLGBTQIA+, Black , Indigenous, First Nations, Inuit, Métis, Other, Low-income, Persons with a disability,  Newcomers (in Canada 5 years or less), Racialized 

Who is eligible? Community-serving, non-profit or charity organizations who are led by, or directly serving girls, women and/or gender-diverse individuals from the priority communities listed above are encouraged to apply. To qualify for the grant, a minimum of 80% of participants in the initiative must identify with or belong to the communities listed above. 

When is the application open? Spotlight applications open Tuesday, October 11, 2022 and will close Monday, November 14, 2022 at midnight Eastern Time.