Swoosh Canada Basketball receives Jumpstart Sport Relief Fund Grant
Hi Student Althetes, 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. Swoosh Canada Basketball and the communities it serves have experienced the impact of the pandemic first-hand. We recently received confirmation that we will be provided with grant support through the last round of Jumpstart’s Sport Relief Fund. In 2021, Jumpstart has now disbursed funding to more than 1,200 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 continue to service the community as we are able to hire new staff and be able to book facilies as well as hire a scheduler, and admin person to take over our today opperation. This funding will also help us to contiue to make sure that low-come athlete are able to afford our programs e.i. ; Homeschool Academy, All-Girls-Clinic, and any program we offer. For the last 18 month we have been a step behind, and we will beable to catch up all outstand fees so Swoosh can continue to opperate and enabling kids to play safely at good facilities. Please let me know if you have any questions and/or if you are interested in connecting so you can be a part of our new out looking Swoosh looks forward to hearing from you.
Our mission is to support players of all levels, enhancing their ability to achieve their potential while instilling a love of the game. Swoosh is dedicated to meeting each individual player where they are and developing the skills needed to help them succeed. and meet their goals. We are committed not only to building solid, basic programs but to training and mentoring coaches as we develop our players.
Our vision is to provide affordable, high-quality basketball programming to female and male athletes. Giving them a chance to enhance their basketball knowledge, skills and abilities, using personal performance goals on their road to achievement.
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