2019 IG Wealth Management Amateur Athletes Fund Applications Are Now Available

December 4, 2018 (Ottawa) – IG Wealth Management and AthletesCAN are pleased to launch the application process of the 2019 IG Wealth Management Amateur Athletes Fund, a bursary program providing twenty bursaries of $5,000 to Canadian athlete leaders each year.

IG Wealth Management, in partnership with AthletesCAN, established the Amateur Athletes Fund for Canada’s top amateur athletes in 2000. Since the program’s inception in 2000, IG Wealth Management has provided Canadian athletes with $1,900,000.

In keeping with IG Wealth Management’s commitment to increasing the financial confidence of Canadians, these bursaries provide our country’s top athletes with some financial piece of mind so that they can focus on achieving excellence in their sport.

The bursary fund is open to any active senior national team athlete who meets the eligibility criteria.

Deadline for applications is February 3rd, 2019.

Click here for more details and to access the application.

About IG Wealth Management 
Founded in 1926, IG Wealth Management is a national leader in delivering personalized financial solutions to Canadians through a network of Consultants located across Canada. In addition to an exclusive family of mutual funds and other investment vehicles, IG  offers a wide range of insurance, securities, mortgage and other financial services. IG Wealth Management has $85 billion in assets under management as of October 31, 2018 and is a member of the IGM Financial Inc. (TSX: IGM) group of companies. IGM Financial is one of Canada's premier financial services companies with over $153 billion in total assets under management as of October 31, 2018. 

About AthletesCAN 
AthletesCAN, the association of Canada’s national team athletes, is the only fully independent and most inclusive athlete organization in the country and the first organization of its kind in the world. As the voice of Canadian national team athletes, AthletesCAN ensures an athlete centered sport system by developing athlete leaders who influence sport policy and, as role models, inspire a strong sport culture.  

For more information please contact:  

Georgina Truman 
Chief Content Curator 
AthletesCAN
[email protected]

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