Living Here - Youth Sport & Recreation Funding


A St. Laurent Youth Sport and Recreation Fund has been created to help St. Laurent Youth participate in a number of recreational programs during the year, which they could not otherwise due to financial restrictions.

The total amount per grant is $ 500,- comprised of or combination of: registration fees, materials, mileage @ .45 per km. travelled, with a max. of 200 km. If 2 children per family attending same school or separate school same day, on 1x mileage applies.


Available to:         Children under 18, of residents of the R.M. of St. Laurent.

Items covered:       Any sport schools/camps, music, art, clinics (refereeing, coaching etc.)

Applicants need:  local endorsement from a Community Leader (priest, minister, School principal, Coach, Doctor, Nurse)

 Proof of Need:     can be through letter of Community Leader, Or Income Tax return copies.

Applications from Individual Children come first.

Depending on the Fund size, organizations may apply, but need to show need through financial records (bank statements for 6 months, and income/expense statement).

A confidential sub-committee of the St. Laurent Rec. Commission has been struck to deal with the applications and a separate bank account for the fund has been established.

Intake Schedule:
   September 15, March 15, May 15, and urgent applications.

All cheques are to be made out to the R.M. of St. Laurent, with the request to see the money go to the St. Laurent Rec. Commission. By flowing this through the R.M., a tax deductible receipt will be issued by the R.M. for income tax purposes. (it doesn’t cost the R.M./taxpayers any money). All cheques will be handled by Rec. Director Wendy Scharf, can be sent by mail or given in person.

Yearly Fund Goal: $3000.- - $5000

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Canadian Tire Jumpstart St. Laurent Chapter  Printable APPLICATION FORM


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