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Program Funding

Looking for funding to enable an adaptive guest to participate in RMA's range of sport and recreation? Check below for the various options available.

Program Funding Options

At RMA, charging a small fee for service provides a partial cost recovery in order to continue the sustainability of our programs. Our program fees should never be a barrier to participation. Please review the following options in order to apply for funding.

Please note: each funding avenue has its own guidelines and specifications. For third party avenues, we are not able to provide more information other than what is stated below, and cannot guarantee that it up to date. Please consult with each organisation to receive the most current information.


Clairey Lou Memorial Fund

Many years ago, Claire Gosling, who lived with Autism, was taught to ski by her brother, RMA Executive Director Jamie McCulloch. This story inspired the origin of RMA and a fund was created to diminish financial barriers to participation. This fund is available to support entry to RMA programs. To apply for funding, please click ‘Apply Now’ to send us an emal, outlining the program(s) interest and reasons for requested support. Partial funding will be provided on a case by case consideration.

KidSport Bow Valley

KidSport Bow Valley provides grants to children aged 18 or under, from families facing financial barriers so they can participate in registered sport programs. To apply to KidSport funding, you will need to register for the RMA program of your choice, then submit your receipt to KidSport. KidSport will then review your case, and if relevant, will issue a cheque to RMA to cover the whole or partial payment of the program. Once this cheque has been received by RMA, we will credit your account with the amount received.

Rockies Ride for Kids Foundation

The Rockies Ride for Kids Foundation Fund offers financial assistance to children aged 18 and under, who are part of organized children’s sports programs in the Bow Valley region.

The Children’s Ability Fund

The Children’s Ability Fund is pleased to offer a new Program Registration Fee reimbursement grant.  This fund was established to assist children and young adults with disabilities (0-21 years of age) with the cost of programs that encourage educational, recreational and physical activities.

Disability Credit Canada

Disability Credit Canada is committed to helping young disabled Canadians achieve their goals in higher education or vocational training towards employment and are proud to be offering the “DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities”