2017 CHAMPIONS FUND Presented by Dairy Farmers of Canada, Fuelling Women Champions
As champions of healthy living, providing nutrition and playing an active role in our communities, the Dairy Farmers of Canada’s mission is to see that no hurdle exists that might hinder the passion for the game. The goal: to support women’s sports so they will become more watched, more appreciated and more financially stable, all the way from the grassroots level to the elite level.
THE 2017 CHAMPIONS FUND PROGRAM
As part of fulfilling our mission with the Fuelling Women Champions program, we established the Champions Fund program to allow female athletes theopportunity to receive a $5,000 grant to help pursue their athletic goals. In 2016, 20 grants totaling $100,000 were distributed to deserving athletes, teams, and organizations. This year we wanted to extend our reach to help even more amazing womenand girls! We have increased the fund to 30 grants of $5,000 each! The fundlaunched on June 20, 2017 and will be open until noon on September, 20, 2017.
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants can apply on the website: womenchampions.ca To be eligible for the grant you must:
• Be aged 13 or older • Be part of Canada’s female athletic community • Request the grant for a purpose that directly benefits female sport participation