50 More Sport Organizations Commit to Upping Their Gender Equity Game with the Same Game Challenge

Canadian Women & Sport and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities (Jumpstart) are proud to announce the 50 sport and recreation organizations participating in the second cohort of the Same Game Challenge, taking place from July 2023 to January 2024.  

“We are very excited for participants in this second cohort of the Same Game Challenge to continue their gender equity journey and develop new skills they can bring into their organizations. Together with Jumpstart, we are proud to support these organizations in their efforts to create safer, more inclusive sport environments.”  

Allison Sandmeyer-Graves, CEO of Canadian Women & Sport

Cohort two participating organizations include: 

Through the Same Game Challenge, sport leaders will build competencies and develop the skills they need to close gender equity gaps and create positive, sustainable change in sport. The program provides sport leaders with learning opportunities, mentorship, action planning and collaboration through a range of tools, including: 

  • An online gender equity journey that includes creating a gender equity vision, implementing activities and so much more.  
  • 1:1 coaching and mentorship on how to embed gender equity into their organizational strategies, process and programs.  
  • Access to free licenses of the Gender Equity LENS e-learning module for organizational leaders.  
  • A $1,000 honorarium to support organizational gender equity activities. 
  • Connection with a community of participants made up of diverse people and organizations from across Canada.  

Canadian Women & Sport and Jumpstart have partnered to deliver five cohorts of the Same Game Challenge, reaching 240 sport, physical activity and recreation organizations across Canada.  

The next cohort application period will open in the fall 2024. Interested in learning more? Sign up  here! 

Looking for resources to begin your organization’s gender equity journey? Learn more about  Same Game – a free online tool that provides a step-by-step approach to embedding gender equity into your organization.  

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Same Game is made possible thanks to funding support from Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities. 

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