Funding Criteria for Hockey Winnipeg’s Dianne Woods Memorial Player Financial Assistance Program

The following guidelines are followed in regard to the processing of all applications for the Dianne Woods Memorial Player Financial Assistance program. All applications and their content are completely confidential and are not distributed to anyone outside of the Hockey Winnipeg Administrative Office.

  1. 1)  The Dianne Woods Memorial Player Financial Assistance program is intended to assist children and youth who would not otherwise participate in minor hockey related activities.

  2. 2)  The Dianne Woods Memorial Player Financial Assistance program is a “once per competition season” application only. Multiple applications submitted over the competition season for funding of the same player will not be accepted.

  3. 3)  The Dianne Woods Memorial Player Financial Assistance payment will be distributed to the applicable player’s team manager/coach/treasurer. No payments are made directly to the Parent(s), Legal Guardian or Foster Parent.

  4. 4)  The Dianne Woods Memorial Player Financial Assistance program is available for Hockey Winnipeg and Winnipeg Area Association based members only and cannot be accessed for elite sport programs such as AAA Hockey (through Hockey Winnipeg). If financial assistance is required for a player who has made a Hockey Winnipeg AAA team, then the player will be directed to the AAA Council Treasurer, who will supply their AAA specific Application for Financial Assistance.

  5. 5)  The Dianne Woods Memorial Player Financial Assistance program funding may include, but would not be limited to, the following incurred expenses: Area Association program participation, administrative and volunteer fees; league and exhibition game travel expenses; additional ice fees, including try-out ice; tournament fees; monies collected for team pictures and wind-up parties; medals and awards; and personal clothing items which become the property of the applicable player.

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6) The player and parent(s), legal guardian, foster parent must participate in all team/area association fundraising activities and programs.

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  1. 7)  Registration Fees for programs including but not limited to "day camps/conditioning camp/skills programs/learn to skate/etc." administrated by Hockey Winnipeg and Winnipeg Area Associations during pre/post-season or during competition schedule Christmas break and/or Spring break are not eligible for funding within this program.

  2. 8)  Only children and youth aged 17 and under and residing within Hockey Winnipeg’s catchment area are eligible for Dianne Woods Memorial Player Financial Assistance funding.

  3. 9)  The Dianne Woods Memorial Player Financial Assistance program is for players who reside with (must have the same residential address) as their parent(s), Legal Guardian or Foster Parent.

  4. 10)  The Dianne Woods Memorial Player Financial Assistance applications must be completed and signed by the player’s parent, Legal Guardian or Foster Parent only.

  5. 11)  A recent copy of your Canada Customs and Revenue Agency “Notice of Assessment" is a required document that must be supplied with the Dianne Woods Memorial Player Financial Assistance application. Copies of your Assessment can be obtained from Revenue Canada at the “Individual income tax number” 1-800-959-8281 or via their website at http://www.cra- arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/tpcs/ncm-tx/ssmnt-eng.html.

  6. 12)  Incomplete applications will be returned and are ineligible for funding.

  7. 13)  Dianne Woods Memorial Player Financial Assistance eligibility and the amount of assistance granted will be determined by the VP of Operations, in conjunction with the Executive Director of Hockey Winnipeg. The VP of Operations and the Executive Director will finalize the amount of financial assistance granted after reviewing the information contained in the submitted Dianne Woods Memorial Player Financial Assistance Application, Section A and/or Section B and Section C. Hockey Winnipeg reserves the right to deny financial assistance at their discretion and/or due to incomplete, inaccurate or false information supplied by the applicant(s).

***IMPORTANT***

The following application, including the required accompanying documents, should be submitted for processing directly to:

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Via Regular Mail

Hockey Winnipeg

Attention: Administrative Assistant

13 – 1100 Waverley Street Winnipeg, MB
R3T 3X9

Via Email

Hockey Winnipeg

Attention: Administrative Assistant

reception@hockeywinnipeg.ca

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