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Soldier On

Inspiring recovery and rehabilitation through the transformative power of sport.

The Soldier On Program re-introduces Canadian Armed Forces members to an active lifestyle using a community-based delivery model and provides inspiration and motivation for women and men to overcome adversity through camaraderie, sports and other physically challenging activities.

It also provides members with a safe environment to challenge themselves in ways that they may not have thought possible. Members participating credit the program with helping them:
  • Build confidence in their abilities
  • Interact with peers dealing with similar challenges
  • Gain a renewed sense of purpose and belonging
  • Adapt to their “new normal”
  • Realize their full potential
The Soldier On Program offers grants for eligible applicants to:
  • acquire sporting or recreational equipment; and/or
  • participate in structured group activities.
Any serving member or veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces who has acquired a permanent physical or mental health illness or injury while serving their country.

Other beneficiaries may include members from other government departments that have acquired a permanent illness or injury while supporting Canadian Armed Forces operations; these will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Applications are accepted year-round.
•    Visit the Soldier On website and register
•    Read the applicant guide 
•    Complete and submit the Soldier On grant application form
Soldier On
Canada-wide Toll Free Transition Centre Non Crisis Hotline:
In Ottawa at:
Worldwide via the Military network at:
CSN 995-1457
United States Collect Call:

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