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Women Initiative

2012 -Women’s participation project 

The primary focus of the program is on engaging more women (target age group is 12-18 years old) in organized cycling in Canada. Engaging more women is important for both increasing physical activity and increasing Canada’s competitive success rate.

What are the objectives of this program?

  1. Increase regular and on-going participation of women in organized cycling.
  2. Address barriers to participation in organized cycling.
  3. Establish working partnerships with P/TSOs, cycling clubs and other organizations to recruit and service women’s.
  4. Assess results, and create and share a model for female participation with our partners

Who can apply?

  • P-TSO
  • Club with a letter of support from their P-TSO
  • National training center

What level of funding is available?

  • Grants from $500 – $3,000

When can I apply?

  • From February 1st to March 15th 2012

What must be in the application ? 

  • The name of the local club/organization your P/TSO will partner with, and a written expression of interest from that club/organization;
  • A brief statement outlining what you expect to achieve and how you will achieve it;
  • A work plan showing the main activities between March 30, 2012 and October 31, 2022;
  • A list of specific, measurable deliverables including a target for increased female participation in the activity (e.g. “Increase the number of registered women by 100”)
  • A draft budget showing the contribution (cash or in-kind) by the P/TSO and the local club/organization.
  • A draft budget showing how the CCA financial contribution will be used.