RESP Grant – StartSmart

Start planning for your kids’ education after high school with an RESP Grant from the government. StartSmart is a 1 hour workshop where you will learn how to open a registered education savings plan (RESP) and how to get free money from the government for your child’s post-secondary education.

For additional ways to save for your children’s education, explore our Matched Savings for Adults programs. Learn more about the Canada Education Savings Grant at the Government of Canada website.

1 hour
Learn the skills

  • Open a no-fee Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) at your bank for your kids' education after high school
  • Up to $2,000 in free government money with the Canada Learning Bond
  • Up to $7,200 with the Canada Education Savings Grant
  • $2000 + $7200 = $9,200 in free government bonds and grants
Get Started

Are you ready to learn about Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs)? Contact us today at
403-204-2679 or fill out the form below!

Ready to open your child’s RESP now?

Download the Quick Reference Guide to Opening an RESP. It even includes questions to ask your RESP provider!

Or, start your RESP application online through SmartSAVER:

A note about StartSAVER: SmartSAVER is a non-profit community project. Their goal is to make it easier for families to understand and access the government money that is available for education after high school using a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP)

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