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Grey Cup Legacy Fund – Deadline April 30th, see what opporunities are available

by Hockey Manitoba  |  April 21, 2009 8:48 am

Grey Cup Legacy Fund

Application Deadline Thursday, April 30th, 2009

The Grey Cup Legacy Fund was established by the Grey Cup festival Committee, with the surplus of funds arising from the holding of the 1991 Grey Cup Game in Winnipeg, to promote excellence in football and other sports in Manitoba through the development of coaching expertise.

Programs supported by the FUND include:

  1. Coaching scholarships tenable in Manitoba’s Universities:
    Coaching scholarships of $1,500.00 each may be granted to individuals sponsored by a Manitoba university or Provincial Sport Organization.
  2. Support for Coaching Seminars:
    Grants of up to $4,000.00 in support of conduct of coaching seminars may be made to relevant sports associations.
  3. Support for “Master Coach-in Residence” Programs:
    Grants of up to $3,000 may be made to a sponsoring sport association wishing to facilitate extended visits by experts in fields relevant to coaching development.
  4. Support for Sport Management Internships:
    Internships of up to $1500 may be made to a host organization wishing to provide a hands-on, challenging and individualized opportunity to further develop a students professional skills.

The 2008 application deadline for the Grey Cup Legacy Fund is Thursday, April 30th, 2009.

Application forms and Awards Information is available by contacting Greg Guenther at Coaching Manitoba (925-5669) or by visiting

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