Fund supports amateur athletics
Daryl K. (Doc) Seaman (CNW Group/The Calgary Foundation)
Published Tuesday, September 11, 2012 1:00PM MDT
A local philanthropic endowment fund is accepting applications from across the country for grants to support amateur athletics.
The $10 million Daryl (Doc) K. Seaman Canadian Hockey Fund was established at The Calgary Foundation to provide support to amateur ice hockey and registered Canadian athletic associations.
Doc Seaman was passionate about his community and believed that inspired giving could transform the world.
"Doc Seaman spent a lifetime quietly devoted to serving his community and his country," says Eva Friesen, President & CEO of The Calgary Foundation. "He was a leading philanthropist, and his passion for hockey and amateur sports leaves a lasting legacy."
The Daryl K. Seaman Canadian Hockey Fund was established to support:
- All aspects of amateur ice hockey in Canada;
- Registered amateur athletic associations and;
- Other general charitable purposes
The fund is in its third granting cycle and has previously granted over $500,000 in support of Canadian amateur ice hockey and athletics.
The fund has been used to create and maintain hockey and athletic programs and facilities.
Qualified applicants can apply for grants up until November 15, 2012.
Application guidelines and forms can be found on the Calgary Foundation website.