Community Sport Grants – Sport NS

Community Sport Grants – along with the 5 key items we look for in a successful grant application.
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Manulife Financial Community Sport Fund: (program based initiatives) :
http://sportnovascotia.ca/Funding/StartanApplication/ForCommunitySportOrganizations/ManulifeFinancialCommunitySportGrant/tabid/1394/Default.aspx

Support4Sport Canada Games Sport Equipment Fund: (equipment bases initiatives) :
http://sportnovascotia.ca/Funding/StartanApplication/ForCommunitySportOrganizations/Support4SportCanadaGamesSportEquipmentFund/tabid/1441/Default.aspx

How to create a successful application:
① Clear purpose and goal(s)
② Comprehensive and well thought out
③ Aligned with CS4L/LTAD (fit within pathway)
④ Strong explanation of the long-term benefits of the project/initiative
⑤ Sustainability (financially)

Additional items to consider is quality and quantity of the project. A strong budget including revenue, partnerships, collaboration and the overall impact of the project.

The community sport grant deadlines are currently September 1st & March 1st each year, they will be changing to August 1st and February 1st. Starting in August 2014. Decisions on community grants normally take place about 4-6 weeks after the deadline has passed, which would put them in September and March each year, (as opposed to October and April as we do now).

If you have any questions, please let contact me.

Dean Morley
Sport Nova Scotia – Cape Breton Community Sport Development Coordinator
(902) 595-0952
dmorley@sportnovascotia.ca
http://www.sportnovascotia.ca