Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities has announced the inaugural recipients of its new Accessibility Grants, including three separate awards of $1M.
- These grants will help make recreation facilities accessible to kids and families, breaking down barriers to sport and play.
- The winners are: the Living City Foundation in Caledon; the Grandview Children’s Foundation in Ajax; and the City of Victoria for the replacement of the Crystal Pool and Wellness Centre.
- Jumpstart Accessibility Grants support capital costs of construction and renovations to improve physical accessibility to, and inclusivity in, recreation facilities.
- Six additional grants are being awarded to the Town of Kindersley (SK), the Peterborough (ON) Sport and Wellness Centre, Boys and Girls Club of Foothills (AB), City of Hamilton (ON), City of St. John’s (NL) and Durham Region Challenger Baseball (ON) as a part of Jumpstart’s Play Finds a Way movement.
- Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities received more than 200 grant applications.