VFIHA has started the Cheryl Clark Access Fund and the Ola "Izzy" Bailey Legacy Grant Program, to help keep girls playing hockey

Cheryl Clark Access Fund
Ola "Izzy" Bailey Legacy Grant Program


The following organizations may be able to help with the costs of playing minor sports.  VFIHA does not have any direct connection with these organizations. Please contact them directly for more information.

Grindstone Award


A Kelowna-based charity specializing in female minor hockey that can help provide equipment or financial aid for registration fees.

Athletics 4 Kids


A North Vancouver-based charity specializing in minor sport registration fee grants for players in need of financial assistance.

Kid Sport Canada




Related to JumpStart, there is a new program specifically for hockey called 'The Big Play'. Up to $500 per child is available if you qualify.

Lace 'Em Up


Calgary-based, but operates across Canada.

Hockey Canada Assist Fund (new for 2020-2021)