About HDC Sports Foundation



HDC believes that sports, particularly Hockey, provides an opportunity to facilitate the physical, mental, social, and emotional development of our youth.  For some families, access to hockey is prohibitive due to its associated costs.  HDC’s mission is to remove financial barriers to allow families the opportunity to partake in the sport of Hockey.


The HDC Sports Foundation was created to allow financially constrained families to access funds to help offset the cost of sporting fees. HDC’s Sports Foundation provides subsidies for qualifying families who are facing financial barriers to accessing sports.

HDC Sports Foundation provides grants of up to $300 per eligible child, per year (January 1st - December 31st) towards all HDC program registration.


HDC Sports Foundation uses the following eligibility requirements to determine financial eligibility for grants.

  • Families who are low-income, on AISH, unemployed, or receiving income support through the provincial government are all

    considered eligible.

  • HDC Sports Foundation considers the social and economic barriers facing the family when determining eligibility.

Kids aged 18 and under are eligible to apply for a grant.

Families must provide one of the following documents for ALL ADULTS in the household

  • Notice of Assessment (most recent tax year)

  • Canada Child Benefit Notice

  • Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH)

  • Income Support (Alberta Works, EI)

  • Proof of City of Calgary Fair Entry or Airdrie Fee Assistance

  • Current Subsidized Housing Letter

**If you are unable to provide any of the documents listed above, please contact our office directly.

If you are unsure of your eligibility, please reach out to teresa@calgaryhdc.ca


Please visit www.calgaryhdc.ca for program and event information. 

Select the program(s)/event(s) of your choice.

Complete all sections of the application The application can be submitted online, mailed or emailed to teresa@calgaryhdc.ca - Click here for the application form

Your completed application will be processed within 30 days of being received. If you qualify for funding, the grant will be applied directly to the HDC program or event of choice to off set registration fees. 


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