In February, Canadian Tire
Corporation announced an additional $12 million commitment
to Jumpstart’s Sport Relief Fund to help sport and recreation organizations build
back sport and play in Canada.
Jumpstart conducted a State of Sport study via Ipsos which
revealed the pandemic has not only impacted current access to sport and play
but has real long-term effects as well. The
Twisters and the communities we serve have experienced the impact of the
We recently received confirmation that we are amongst over 500 sport and recreation organizations nationally to be provided with grant support through the latest round of Jumpstart’s Sport Relief Fund. In 2021, Jumpstart has already disbursed over $9 million in funding to more than 800 organizations across Canada through Jumpstart’s Sport Relief Fund. We are beyond grateful to receive this news and know the positive impact it will have on sport and recreation organizations, and ultimately, on kids across the country.
With Jumpstart’s support, we’ll be able to quickly recover from the challenges faced last year. We will subsidize our programs for the youngest hockey players to ensure cost of playing is not a barrier to participating in this great sport.
Please let me know if you have any questions