Parkland Valley Sport, Culture and Recreation District
Grants of up to $5,000 to Saskatchewan nonprofit organizations and communities for sports and recreation programs designed for local youth. Funding is intended to support community capacity to provide quality organized sports and youth development opportunities to urban, rural, on-reserve, isolated, and northern communities, specifically for Aboriginal youth. The majority of sport program participants must be of First Nations and Métis descent, with the programs to be directed at the residents of the community.
The Aboriginal Community Sport Development grant will focus on communities and building their capacity to offer quality, organized sport programs for Indigenous youth. The goals of the initiative are:
Organized sport programs include a full spectrum of community support including facility access, volunteers, coaching, leadership, children and youth. Additionally a full-range of sport participation opportunities must be considered and provided, starting with exposure to different sports; then introducing sport skills instruction; then onto organizing teams, clubs, leagues and tournaments; and then offering opportunities for higher levels competition, often outside of the community. For all this, coaching and volunteer leadership from within the community are key.
Programs must meet one or more of the following objectives:
Programs must demonstrate one or more of the following planning initiatives:
GrantWatch ID#: 153554
The maximum eligible amount a community can receive per initiative is $5,000 per year. The minimum application amount to be considered is $1,000 per initiative, per year.
Grantees may not receive more than $10,000 per initiative over 3 years.
The program grant period is nine months from the date of the grant application. All activities and eligible expenditures must be expended within the fiscal period. Extensions beyond the end of the grant period will not be allowed.
For approved sports initiatives, grant recipients will be eligible to apply for additional funding support in subsequent years. Initiatives can be funded for up to three years.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Communities or organizations should send completed application forms to the address below:
Prairie Central District for Sport, Culture, and Recreation
Wynyard, SK. S0A 4T0
ATTN: Stephanie Cuddington, Executive Director
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