About the Award
The Jasper Sports and Culture Foundation was established by virtue of the legacy from the Canada Winter Games held in Jasper in 1995. Foundation awards are available to individuals who intend to pursue excellence in the development of sports and/or culture in Jasper.
The $30,000 from the Canada Winter Games forms the initial capital. Local fundraising groups and individuals are invited to contribute donations to this capital sum.
To be eligible for consideration of a Foundation award, applicants shall:
Be a resident of Jasper
Make application for this Foundation on an individual basis, per activity
Indicate the amount of funds being requested, and the intended use of the funds
Submit a budget indicating proposed funding and expenses
Be aware that priority shall be given to youth applications in sports and culture, and coaching development for youth activities
Attach a copy of verification of the applicant's acceptance into an appropriate program related to the intent of the Foundation
Submit application by the deadline to:
Jasper Sports and Culture Foundation Committee
C/0 Yvonne McNabb, Director of Culture and Recreation
Jasper, AB T0E 1E0
Deadline for application is March 30 each year.
Grants will be paid from interest earned in the current year on the principal amount of the Foundation. It should also be noted that applicants may only receive a grant from this Foundation once. In past years residents of Jasper have bequeathed funds for scholarships and foundations in this community.
For More Information
For further information, please contact the Culture and Recreation Administrative Assistant at 780-852-6514.