Hosting BC grant program

Hosting BC grant program

The Province of BC continues to invest and fund event hosting through the Hosting BC grant program to facilitate economic and community development brought forth through notable sporting events.

Eligible applicants are invited to apply for Hosting BC funding of up to $35,000 depending on the type of event (see full program guidelines, Appendix 2, for eligibility).

Who can apply?

Applications may be submitted by a not-for-profit organization that is operating as a:

Coaches BC Legacy Fund

Coaches BC Legacy Fund

The Coaches BC Legacy Fund was set up in 2013 with the goal of encouraging more community level coaches to become involved, to further their education, and to receive training and/or certification. As a result, four coach grant categories have been created to assist provincial sport organizations, community clubs and coach developers. 

Eligible applicants are invited to apply with the intent of utilizing/distributing it to coach developers as grants ranging from $100- $600.

3. Jade Richardson

3. Jade Richardson

Jade is PacificSport VI’s Marketing and Communications Coordinator, and is a former PacificSport registered athlete. She grew up in Nanaimo playing soccer, volleyball, basketball, and track and field, before specializing in the discus throw, and pursuing a collegiate sports career.

4. Jeannie Isbister

4. Jeannie Isbister

Jeannie is PacificSport VI’s Operations Manager and runs the day-to-day operations of the PacificSport VI office. She is a former athlete, coach, and official with multiple sports, and has years of experience as a sport administrator. 

As an athlete she played badminton for Malaspina College, earning a national silver medal during her time with the program. As a coach she has led young athletes through their developmental years in multiple sports, most recently as an Athletics coach, where she led multiple track and field athletes to provincial and national medals.  

Cermaq Athlete of the Month - May

Cermaq Athlete of the Month - May

James Ingersoll | Baseball
James is a dedicated athlete who is always training hard, looking to improve his fitness. He is focused on his sprint training as it pertains directly to his sport of baseball and always strives to be the fastest during each of our training sessions. A true leader in terms of dedication to training, James is always willing to help out the younger athletes. James is a true ambassador for the North Island IGNITE program.

Cermaq Athlete of the Month | March 2017

Cermaq Athlete of the Month | March 2017

Jakob Yells | Mountain Bike

Jake is is a very hard working, dedicated athlete who is new to our program this session.  A coachable athlete who is constantly looking to improve form and technique, Jake brings a strong dertmination to each training session.  In Februrary 2017, Jake took the intermediate men's title at the Island Cup race at Bear Mountain Resort.  Congratulations Jake!

 

Cermaq Athlete of the Month | February 2017

Cermaq Athlete of the Month | February 2017

Jenna Scott | Karate

Although one of  the youngest members of NI IGNITE program, Jenna Scott demonstrates maturity beyond her years.  Jenna displays an exceptional attitude during each and every IGNITE session.  She is asks for clarification on how to perform when needed and is developing very well as an athlete.  Jenna has excellent body awareness and is internally motivated to push herself during the IGNITE training sessions.

High Five Principals of Healthy Child Development

High Five Principals of Healthy Child Development

This one-day training will help front-line leaders (anyone working with children aged 6 to 12 – i.e. camp counsellor, coaches, swim instructors) improve the quality of programs. It provides in depth training in the HIGH FIVE Principles of healthy child development so front-line leaders understand what they need to do to ensure each child’s social, emotional and cognitive needs are met. Leaders learn activities and gain knowledge, tips and resources to enhance their programs as well as their relationships with children and other staff members.

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