The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and
Physical Activity (CAAWS) hs announced that it is offering twelve
grants of $900 to active girls and women and/or organizations offering
sport programs targeted to girls and women. The WISE (Women in Sport
Encouragement) Fund was developed in response to the ongoing financial
need within the sport community and will help fund MSO-NSO-PSO sport
initiatives in an effort to help financially assist members of the
sport community in Canada. This fund is provided by CAAWS with support
from Sport Canada. Since 2004, CAAWS has supported 44 individuals and
organizations through this fund, dispersing over $38,000 to members of
the sport community.


National and Multi-Sport Organizations, as well as their provincial affiliates, are encouraged to apply. Individuals (such as athletes, coaches, officials) may also apply. Please feel free to forward this information within your community as you see fit. Note that details related to the WISE Fund criteria and application process can be found at . Applications will be accepted between November 14th, 2007 and December 14th, 2007 and an announcement regarding the successful recipients will be made in February.

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