Call for Proposals
TEAM SPIRIT: ABORIGINAL GIRLS IN SPORT
Team Spirit: Aboriginal Girls in Sport is a national project designed to increase community sport opportunities for Aboriginal girls and young women (ages 9-18).
Team Spirit is a partnership between the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) and the Aboriginal Sport Circle, and has received Sport Participation Development Program funding from Heritage Canada, Sport Canada.
Call for Program Proposals
CAAWS and the Aboriginal Sport Circle are now seeking proposals from organizations across Canada to develop and implement multi-year community sport programs for Aboriginal girls and young women. Three programs will be selected to receive $6,000 in funding over two years (2006/2007 - $3,000; 2007/2008 - $3,000).
Proposals are due August 8, 2006.
For more information about the Call for Program Proposals visit http://caaws.ca/onthemove/e/aboriginal/communication.htm.
Call for Advisory Committee Members
Three Advisory Committee positions are now available for Aboriginal females with an interest in increasing community sport opportunities for Aboriginal girls and young women. CAAWS and the Aboriginal Sport Circle will prioritize candidates from the Northern, Eastern and Western regions of Canada, and seek to fill one or more of these positions with female Aboriginal youth (aged 18-24).
Submissions are due July 14, 2006.
For more information about becoming a Team Spirit Advisory Committee member visit http://caaws.ca/onthemove/e/aboriginal/communication.htm.
Request for Pictures
Do you have pictures of Aboriginal girls and women engaged in sport and physical activity? CAAWS is searching for photographs to promote the importance of active living for this target group and complement our Team Spirit: Aboriginal girls in Sport project. Send high resolution, digital photographs with appropriate permissions, or suggestions of organizations or photobanks with access to appropriate pictures, to Sydney Millar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAAWS is always looking for pictures of active girls and women. Submit high resolution, digital pictures, with the appropriate permissions, to email@example.com.
For more information contact:
Team Spirit Project Manager
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS)
228-1367 West Broadway, Vancouver BC V6H 4A9