Established in 1997, the NHL A.S.S.I.S.T.
(NHL Assists Skaters and Shooters Intent on Succeeding Together) grant program annually awards a total of $100,000 USD to qualifying youth ice hockey organizations from around the world.
Through the NHL Foundation, grants up to $10,000 are awarded each year, helping youth hockey programs pay for rink time, hockey equipment,
and travel. Since the program's inception, more than $600,000 has been awarded to 75 youth hockey organizations worldwide.
For a copy of the 2003 NHL A.S.S.I.S.T. application in English, Spanish or
French, click here
. The postmark deadline is June 20, 2003.
For questions, call the toll free A.S.S.I.S.T. hotline that is accessible within the United States and Canada at 1-888-NHL-AWARD or click here
to email your question.
The NHL will announce NHL A.S.S.I.S.T. award recipients at the start of the
2003-04 regular season.