Grants & Scholarships
Come Fly With Me Foundation
Ryan Blais, a former member of the Canadian National Freestyle Ski Team and Grande Prairie resident, established the Come Fly With Me Foundation in October 2006.
The City of Grande Prairie’s Pursuit of Excellence committee has entered an agreement with the Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta to be the new distributor of funds from the Come Fly With Me Foundation. Yearly interest from the endowment fund, will be given to the city committee to award to a deserving local athlete.
The funds will be available to local athletes who require funding assistance to enhance their training and development in conjunction with the current awards being offered by the Pursuit of Excellence Committee.
Pursuit of Excellence
The Pursuit of Excellence fund may provide funding to applicants who meet the criteria in the following areas:
- Athlete Development
- Capital Funding
- Clinic Hosting
- Coaching Development
- International Scholarship Fund
- Official & Volunteer Development
- Pursuit of Excellence Scholarships
- Travel Funding