True Sport Foundation awarded RBC Learn to Play Project Grant

(Ottawa, ON – January 17, 2017) – The True Sport Foundation is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of an RBC Learn to Play grant! The RBC Learn to Play Project provides grants to local organizations and community groups that are building the physical literacy of Canada’s kids and youth.

“The True Sport Foundation would like to thank RBC for its support in helping keep children active and building their confidence through principle-driven and values-based sport,” said Karri Dawson, Executive Director. “Nurturing the development of quality sport helps instill character in our kids, strengthen our communities and increase opportunities for excellence.”

The True Sport Foundation will use the grant to develop and deliver TRUEPlay Multisport – a collaborative project that will bring together multiple sectors of the community (sport, recreation, education and individual citizens) to help educate our community about the importance of creating an environment that focuses on age- and stage-appropriate physical and ethical development.

“Our goal for the project is to provide children with the opportunity to participate in a quality multisport experience with a focus on physical and ethical literacy,” said Dawson. “Collectively, we hope to build healthier communities through sport and keep participants active for life.”

RBC Learn to Play Project grants are funded by RBC and the Public Health Agency of Canada and delivered by ParticipACTION with support from Canadian Sport for Life. To learn more about the grant, please visit: www.RBC.com/learntoplay.

The True Sport Foundation is a national charitable organization committed to ensuring that sport makes a positive contribution to individuals and communities. The Foundation works with its many partners through programs and activities that promote values-based and principle-driven sport for all Canadians.

 

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For further information, please contact:

Megan Cumming
Manager, Corporate Communications
+1 613-521-3340 x3233
mcumming@cces.ca