2024 Grant Application Now Open

The Grindstone Award Foundation is here to remove financial barriers for girls to play hockey. We are committed to helping girls across Canada play the game they love and to ultimately grow the female game.

We provide the following support:

Registration Grants

Thank you to our Grindstone donors and partners

The Grindstone Award Foundation provides grant funds to go towards hockey registration fees.

Equipment Grants

Courtesy of the NHLPA

Female players requiring equipment can apply to receive 1 of 25 full sets of equipment donated by the NHLPA Goals & Dreams Fund.

The Grindstone Steps

Step 1

Determine if You are Eligible

Step 2

Complete Application Form

Step 3

Grant Recipients Selected

Before You Apply

In order to apply, please have the following ready:

  • Contact information (Name, email address, address, etc)
  • Player information (Date of birth, association, team, etc)
  • Proof of Financial Need (Notice of assessment for all guardians of the child)
  • The applying player – we want to hear from them!

Need Help?

If you have questions about the application process, please contact [email protected]

Unable to fill out our online application form?

If you are unable to fill out our online application form, please download, fill out, and email a copy of your application along with your Notice of Assessment to [email protected], or contact us to arrange submission via mail.

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