LACE’EM UP FOUNDATION FOR KIDS

FAQ

Eligibility/Funding/Application Portal

Our grant provides funds for kids between the ages of 3 and 18. Those 17 or 18 must be enrolled in high school. We do not fund kids attending post-secondary.

The parents of the child must meet our low-income cut-offs to qualify for funding. Please click here to verify your family income falls under these guidelines.

We fund up to a MAXIMUM of $1,000 per child for their hockey registration dues only.

Applications for grants can be submitted starting June 1, 2019. Funding is limited and applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. The sooner you apply the greater the chance for funding, assuming you meet all eligibility requirements.

The deadline for submitting an application is August 31, 2019. We DO NOT accept applications after this deadline for any reason. Funding is limited and our deadline can change if we run out of funds early. All applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. The sooner you apply the greater the chance for funding, assuming you meet all eligibility requirements.

We ONLY fund hockey registration fees. We DO NOT fund hockey equipment, tournament travel expenses, team fees, volunteer fees, or any fees that are not registration fees.

We fund registration dues for community, grassroots and elite level hockey. However, we do not fund major junior or junior A, B or C programs.

No, but you will need to have the pertinent contact info and financial information for the household in which the child lives and permission from the parent or guardian that, if approved, the child will be permitted to take part in the activity and assume any associate risks. We will accept applications from social workers, teachers, friends of the family, etc.

The money is sent DIRECTLY to the hockey organization. We DO NOT send cheques to homes/parent/guardian.

The application process typically takes 6-8 weeks to review after we receive your completed application. You will receive an email indicating if your funding was approved or not. Please ensure you use an email when filling out your application that you check regularly.

YES. We require proof of registration with the hockey organization and a copy of the invoice.

We require the parent(s) Notice of Assessment(s) as well as the Canada Child Tax Benefit Notice (if receiving this benefit) to verify your financial situation. We also require a copy of the invoice from the Hockey Organization to verify your child’s registration and dues. You must have these documents ready and upload them in the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered for funding.

  1. We require this as proof of your financial situation. To obtain a copy of your Notice of Assessment, you can call 1-800-959-8281 and it will be mailed to you.

NO, we require this as proof your child is enrolled as well as confirm the hockey registration dues amount. Please contact your hockey organization directly and request this invoice.

Yes, we require a new application each year.

Once you have logged into the Application Portal, please click on the “Start a New Application” button. You will be directed to a page with 4 sections: Athlete Information, Adult Information, Hockey Program Information, and Financial Information. You will need to click on each section icon and complete in full. You will see a % completed bar below indicating if you have entered all required information for each individual section.

Once you have completed all 4 sections of the application and uploaded all required documents, please click on the “Final Review and Submit” button. You will be requested to review the application and can submit. Please note, once you submit you CANNOT go back and make changes to the application.

Once you have submitted your application in full, please click on the bottom right hand corner “Start Another Application” button. This will take you to the original page to create a new application. You can view all your applications in the “My Applications” tab in the upper left hand corner.

Yes, you can view all your applications using the “My Applications” Tab in the upper left hand corner of the screen. Clicking here allows you to view all your submitted and in process applications.

You can view all your applications in the “My Applications” tab in the upper left hand corner.

Click “Choose file” and select the document you wish to upload in the field requiring an attachment. Please ensure your document is less than 10MB in size. We only accept files in PDF or picture (JPEG, GIF, PNG) format.