Coaches and officials in Alberta have access to numerous grant and assistance programs.
The Coach and Official Initiatives Program is committed to providing support to organizations and individuals to continue their pursuit of coaching and officiating excellence. This grant is directed towards individuals who encompass a long-term strategic approach to coach/official development.
The Above and Beyond Grant supports coaches and officials experiencing extraordinary circumstances in their pursuit to educational and developmental opportunities. Specifically aimed towards individuals who are apprenticing, geographically isolated, or disadvantaged.
The Provincial Sport Organization Coach and Official Education Grant improves access to coach and official education workshops in order to support provincial sport organizations that demonstrate significant needs or gaps within a long-term development strategy, with priority given to strategies that address access and deliver in rural communities, and marginalized populations.
The Coach Evaluations Grant supports Provincial Sport Organizations with the evaluation and certification of coaches and officials.