Jumpstart; Giving Kids a Sporting Chance!
Canadian Tire Jumpstart is a national charitable program that helps financially disadvantaged kids participate in organized sport and recreation.
The growing national network of 332 local chapters plays a key role in making the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program successful. Each chapter is volunteer-based and includes representatives from Canadian Tire stores, Canadian Tire dealers and petroleum agents, a variety of non-profit organizations and charities, and community leaders.
Generally speaking, Canadian Tire Jumpstart grants may be used to cover registration and/or equipment costs for a sporting or recreational activity of the applicants choice. However, there are a number of program criteria that may vary by area or chapter. This includes maximum grant amounts, age of eligibility, what the grant can cover, application deadlines, and processing timelines.
Applications are confidential. Approval for Canadian Tire Jumpstart program is based on a reference system. Applicants will be asked to provide a reliable reference who is willing to endorse that the applicants need is consistent with the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program guidelines.
If you would like to find out who to contact for more information, or to download an application form, please click on your area below.