Centre Grants

Grants are available for the 63 Community Centres that fall under the umbrella of GCWCC.

Before starting your project, please contact Cindy Fox, GCWCC Facility Coordinator, at 204-475-5008 or via e-mail.

Capital Grant

Apply for funding assistance towards your Community centre's capital projects such as facility upgrades, renovations, retrofits and safety repairs. Only facility areas receiving operating dollars through the Universal Funding Formula are eligible. Your projects should demonstrate that they provide sustainable recreation, sport and leisure benefits to the community. maximum grant: $25,000

Application Deadline: March 15 and October 15

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Renovation Grant

NEW! The Renovation grant has changed! Apply for funding support towards repairs, upgrades, retrofits, safety improvements and renovation projects at your Community Centre. Improvements to  site upgrades and new construction resulting in increases to the UFF will not be considered. Please review the new application for more information. Maximum grant: $100,000

Application Deadline: March 15 and October 15


For the City of Winnipeg's current application and list of approved projects, see Community Centre Renovation Grant Program

Programming Grant

Apply for funding assistance to ensure your Community Centre can offer sustainable programs for your area's residents. The grant may cover staffing wages and benefits, staff and volunteer training, supplies and materials, equipment and transportation costs.

Application Deadline: Ongoing 

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Click here for the Program Grant Evaluation Form

Janitorial Grant

Apply for funds to help your community Centre hire a janitorial worker for day-to day maintenance of your Centre. Applications are prioritized based on Community Centres' needs. You must apply annually to be considered for the next year's program. 

Application Deadline: November 10

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Athletic Field Maintenance Grant

Apply for full or assisted maintenance of your Community Centre's designated fields.  Funding is provided to participating Community Centres twice a year, on June 30 (70%) and September 30 (30%).

Application Deadline: February 28

Click here for more details about the program

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Program Registration Fee Subsidy Grant

This subsidy is designed to assist those children who would not otherwise participate in Community Centre activities. Applications are only available at your home Community Centre and must be filled out in triplicate. The following link is a SAMPLE for information only.

Click here for SAMPLE application

Jumpstart Grant

Apply for funding assistance to get kids involved in a sport or other active program. Please note you must apply before the fees are due. 

Application Deadline: Ongoing

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Hockey Winnipeg's Dianne Woods Memorial Player Financial Assistance Program.

Funding available to assist with hockey costs for eligible families.

Application available at 

Everyone CAN Play!

Click below to download Everyone CAN Play! A Guide to Winnipeg Sport and Recreation Subsidies 

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