Irow Youth Rowing Development Grants Available

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Courtesy of Kenora Rowing Club, picture from their Whitefish Bay First Nation iRow Session

For the past six years, Rowing Canada Aviron with support from Sport Canada has been developing irow youth club programs focused on building awareness and increasing grassroots participation among youth in rowing.

With a renewed focus on programming aligned with the various stages of Long-Term Athlete Development, Rowing Canada Aviron is pleased to continue the funding to this grant program for the 2014-15 fiscal year (ending March 31, 2015).

Since the program’s inception, Rowing Canada Aviron has distributed almost $250,000 in funds to over 40 clubs across Canada diligently and creatively working to advance youth rowing. In 2015, Rowing Canada Aviron will provide Irow youth rowing grants up to a maximum of $2500 in directed funding to a number of rowing clubs across Canada to assist in the development of youth rowing in their respective school communities.

 

Application Process

Please provide to Rowing Canada Aviron a completed Application Form and a letter of support from your Provincial Rowing Association by January 7, 2015. Review and award of applications will be completed and announced at the RCA National Rowing Conference on January 24, 2015.

Questions related to your Club application can be directed to: Colleen Miller, Sport Development Manager for Rowing Canada Aviron

Email: colleenmiller@rowingcanada.org
Phone: 1-877-722-4769 Ext. 7

 

Rowing Canada Aviron would like to thank Sport Canada for this opportunity. 

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