Youth in Communities

Applied for a Teen Challenge Grant Recently?

You can continue to apply for Teen Challenge grants, even if you have received them in the past!

Applying for a grant has never been easier!

Visit the ParticipACTION Teen Challenge website to receive up to $500 towards an event, activity, or initiative that gets teens active! 



It Takes a Village: Taking Action for Healthy Children

Online training program for children’s service providers: The Best Start Resource Centre is pleased to announce the availability of a new online training program, It Takes a Village: Taking Action for Healthy Children. The purpose of this program is to address some of the issues raised by the...

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Adolescent Girls’ Motivation to Engage in Various Physical Activity Environments

This Research Update summarizes a qualitative study that explored psychosocial factors related to adolescent girls’ motivation to engage in physical activity within the contexts of physical education, organized sport, and leisure time.



Funding Opportunity - RBC Learn to Play grants - May 8 Deadline

Recognizing there is a downward trend in physical activity among Canadian youth, RBC is focused on getting more kids healthy and active. Through the RBC Learn to Play Project, we want to ensure kids learn the fundamental movement skills they need to feel confident and competent to participate in...

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New HIGH FIVE Learning Lab

The purpose of the lab is to help build staff expertise and provide those working with children, especially those in after school programs, with a centre to all things "healthy child development".

Some of the highlights include:

  • 3 new HIGH FIVE videos
  • FAQ's written by leaders in the field...

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Grassroutes Community Sport Innovation Challenge

The Grassroutes Community Sport Innovation Challenge is major funding initiative from Makadiff Sports. Launching in early 2015, the Challenge will award grants to deserving organizations with fresh ideas for taking community sport in positive new directions with the goal of enhancing access,...

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