Government of New Brunswick


The Go NB grant is designed to strengthen physical literacy and reduce barriers to sport participation for children and youth, with a particular focus on under-represented populations.


Provincial and Local Sport organizations, municipalities, non-profits and First Nations are all eligible for this grant.

Applicants must demonstrate their capacity to plan and implement programs that develop physical literacy and/or reduces barriers to sport participation. Applicants must also provide clear evidence that they have qualified leaders/instructors.

Objective 1 – Physical Literacy (Active Start, FUNdamentals, and Learning to Train of the Canadian Sport for Life model).

Objective 2 – Under-represented populations (Aboriginal youth, persons with a disability, women and girls, economically disadvantaged).


The attached guidelines provide the required information to apply for Go NB financial assistance.

The Go NB Grant Program is the result of a bilateral agreement between the Government of Canada (Sport Canada) and the Province of New Brunswick. The budget for this program is $577,280.

**Funding application must be received by March 15th of each year to remain eligible for consideration


The anticipated outcome of the Go NB Grant Program is that New Brunswickers, including Indigenous Peoples and identified under-represented groups and/or marginalized populations, have opportunities to participate in sport. Results will focus on Physical Literacy development in youth, Leadership development and the participation of under-represented populations.

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