Grant Questions & Answers

What do YR grants cover?

YouthReach supports programs that provide youth participants a sustained experience offered by recognized leaders and instructors. Children must be 3.5 years to 18 years of age and able to participate in the program independently. Our grants support the registration fees for programs, such as:

  • Music
  • Dance
  • Theatre/Drama
  • Day Camps
  • Sports
When can I apply?

You can apply at any time – YouthReach provides up to $300.00 in a 12-month period.

How can I apply?

Check to see if you a YouthReach grant will work for you. Complete and submit the online application form OR download and complete our application form and email to or text to 705-718-7731. If you are working with a social service agency you can ask them to apply for you.

Do I need to complete all of the information?


All information, either online or both pages of the application, must be completed in full, this includes:

  1. Full date of birth for the child(ren)
  2. Full address and postal codes for the parent(s) applying
  3. Full program registration information, including registration fees, the program provider contact information including name, mailing address and email address
  4. For income verification, the most recent Notice of Assessment from Canada Revenue (access through your CRA “My Account” on the CRA website) for each adult in the household is required. It is the only income confirmation we accept.
  5. Section B – Verification: name, organization and email address and agreement

If you are having difficulty completing the application, please contact your support worker, friend or a family resource person. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed or processed.

What else do I need to know?

YouthReach can approve a grant of up to $300.00 per 12-month period for a child to participate in extracurricular activities.

  • Programs that are finished are not eligible for funding
  • YouthReach cannot reimburse a family directly for fees already paid to a program provider
How can I contact YouthReach?


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