Applications are closed for this grant program.

Eligible applicants

Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to:

  • community not-for-profit groups registered (and in good standing) under one of the following:
    • Societies Act
    • Agricultural Societies Act
    • parliamentary acts
  • non-registered not-for-profit groups with letters of support from your provincial sport association and/or your municipality
  • municipalities, First Nations and Métis Settlements
  • educational institutions

Applications will be reviewed on their individual merit based on:

  • alignment with ministry priorities
  • the resources available

Ineligible applicants

The following applicants cannot apply for this grant:

  • for-profit organizations
  • sports in which athletes directly use and control motorized propulsion as a component of competition (for example: automobiles, motorcycles, powerboats, aircraft, snow machines, etc.)

Eligible events

Priority will be given to:

Event Maximum funding amount Conditions
Minor international cups/events $10,000 Must be sanctioned by the international governing body and include no less than 4 countries/nations.
Canadian/North American championships/cups $10,000 Those that include representation from no less than 7 provinces/territories/states (teams or individuals may have earned the right through playoffs to represent more than one province/territory/state). Such events require sanctioning by the national organization.
Western Canadian championships/cups $5,000 Those that include representation from no less than 4 provinces/territories. Such events require sanctioning by the provincial organization.

Ineligible events

Annual community-based or provincial events are not eligible for funding.

How to apply

Applications are closed for this grant program.

After you apply

Applications will be reviewed on their individual merits based on the:

  • alignment with ministry priorities
  • financial resources available, and
  • the following parameters:
    • any one sport will only receive a maximum of $30,000 in funding in one fiscal year
    • funding amounts are maximum levels and may be adjusted depending on the number of applications received
    • priority will be given to programs for the development of youth 18 years of age and younger
    • priority will be given to provincial sport organizations funded and recognized by Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women
    • if more than one Alberta group is bidding to host the same event, funding may be available only after the Alberta representative has been determined
    • priority will be given to applicants that have not received hosting funding in previous years

Contact

Connect with the Multisport Games, Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Branch:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 403-297-2909
Fax: 403-297-6669

Address:
#620, 615 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary, Alberta  T2G 4T8