The Jumpstart system is doing their annual shut down on Nov 2nd. It will not reopen until mid-January. If you are looking for funding for any 2020 activities or any early 2021 activities, please apply asap at: https://jumpstart.canadiantire.ca/pages/individual-child-grants Requests can be made for $150 per application per child, and can be up to 2 requests per child (if funding is low this can affect approval) for the same, or for different activities.
If you have applied for Jumpstart but not yet hear back, please note that it appears that any applications from late September on have not yet been reviewed. This should happen shortly.
Other funding options:
Kidsport – up to $200 per child per year for a sport (recreation, dance, and memberships don’t qualify), and access to the Calgary Flames Sports Equipment Bank for good quality used equipment: https://kidsportcanada.ca/alberta/lethbridge-taber/apply-for-a-grant/ for online or paper application.
City of Lethbridge Recreation and Culture Fee Assistance Program – up to $200 per household member (any age) for any recreational, sport, arts, or culture registration, membership, or equipment. Application is online www.lethbridge.ca/feeassistance and questions can be sent to email@example.com