Sask. Hockey announces matching grant program for minor hockey associations

The Saskatchewan Hockey Association has announced the creation of the Minor Hockey Association (MHA) Matching Grant Program.

This one-time opportunity is being offered to the 200 registered MHAs across the province. A total of $200,000 has been allocated by the SHA towards the grant program, which will see each MHA eligible to receive up to $1,000.

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“We understand that the past twelve months have been especially tough on our associations. As an organization, we felt this was a way to help associations recoup costs incurred with the introduction of cross-ice at the under-7 and half-ice at the under-9 age groups, along with other capital expenditures in the area of development,” said Sask. Hockey general manager Kelly McClintock.

To be eligible, each association must submit receipts through an online form which will open on May 1. The receipts must indicate a purchase made by the association for player development equipment such as half-ice boards, portable bumper pads, on-ice coaching aids (such as mini-nets, stickhandling apparatuses and/or shooter tutors).

Sask. Hockey will then match the amount spent by each association up to a maximum of $1,000. The eligible purchases can be pre-dated from May 2017 up until the closing date of Aug. 31.

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