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Major Sport Events

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Value

$250,000

Description

The Major Sport Events grant program (MSE) builds on Alberta’s reputation as an attractive destination with proven capacity for hosting a wide range of national and international calibre sport events. It recognizes the network of strong sport organizations who demonstrate the ability to collaborate and deliver high quality events. The program provides an opportunity to build on Alberta’s strengths that include diverse natural landscapes; existing sport and tourism-related facilities; and vibrant communities with quality services and amenities.

Eligible Applicants

The following organizations are eligible to apply for funding:

  • Organizations registered (and in good standing) under one of the following Acts:
PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION
  • Part 21 of the Business Corporations Act – Extra-Provincial Corporations*
  • Companies Act, Part 9 (Non-profit Companies)
  • Societies Act
  • Special Act of the Alberta Legislature
FEDERAL LEGISLATION
  • Special Act of the Parliament of Canada
  • Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act and must be registered in Alberta under the Business Corporations Act
  • Income Tax Act (of Canada and operating in the Province of Alberta (Charities))
  • First Nations and Métis Settlements

Eligible Expenses

Major Sport Events funding provides financial assistance to enhance the capacity of organizations in their planning, and hosting of national and international sport events encouraging sport development, tourism, and positive economic impacts. Eligible projects include sanctioned national or international sport events.

Deadline Date

Annual application deadlines: April 1; October 1

Contact

Contact Name: Sport Physical Activity and Recreation branch

E-mail Address: spar@gov.ab.ca

Website: https://albertasport.ca/programs/major-sport-event-grant-guidelines-and-application/

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