COVID-19 EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT PROGRAM
We have temporarily directed our resources to help children that do not have adequate access to technology to complete home education during this exceptional time. Together we can make the difference.
APPLY NOW FOR YOUR FAMILY
If you are a lower income family and need assistance supporting the costs of your childs extracurricular actives please apply below
Most frequent questions and answers
Based on what you are approved for- $300 all the way up to the full registration or equipment amount.
Based on approval, equipment set up; up to the max value of $1,000. We can help you find any kind of equipment whether it’s hockey equipment, music equipment or technology for schooling, and tutoring.
Based on approval, we also grant funds for transportation costs.
We will support any family who is struggling in the economy to relieve the burden of extra costs of extracurricular actives such as art lessons, music and tutoring classes, sport leagues etc.
Kids aged 17 and under are eligible
Step Up considers the social and economic barriers facing the family when determining eligibility.
Income verification and family size are taken into consideration during the approval process.
We encourage everyone to apply if they believe they need support. Approvals are on a family by family basis.
- Know what program or equipment your are applying for
- Contact us via Phone or Email with application form
- Wait for the magic to happen
1 Apply online, call in or send (email) to get us a completed application.
2 Complete Child Information, Parent/Guardian Information and Income information.
3 Select and Complete Program Information of extracurricular activity your child wishes to join. If it just equipment you can let us know.
4 Must provide proof of *household* income. This needs to be provided for all adults in the household. We accept many different ways, once the application is submitted we will reach out to complete the verification process.
6 You should now have completed all fields on the application form and attached your income information for all adults in your household.
7 Application is reviewed by Step Up within 30 days (If the application is incomplete it could take longer to review).