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Amateur Sport Funding Program

Amateur Sport Funding Program


The Amateur Sport Funding Program provides funding to Provincial Sport Organizations for activities which support the objectives of the Department of Health and Wellness (Division of Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity).  These objectives are aligned with the Canadian Sport Policy 2012 and focus on:


Introduction to Sport
Recreational Sport
Competitive Sport
High Performance Sport; and
Sport for Development


How much are project grants worth?


There are three key areas of funding within this program – core funding, participation funding and performance plan funding.  Total grants will vary for each Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) based on a set criteria and the formal assessment of each PSO application.


What kinds of projects are not eligible for program funding?

A guide book is provided to each Provincial Sport Organization that describes the types of projects that will be supported with funding.


How do I apply for the program?

Divisional staff will contact each Provincial Sport Organization and provide the guide booklets and application forms for each of the three funding areas within the Amateur Sport Funding Program.


Is there a deadline to apply?

Yes, the core funding and participation funding have a deadline of April 15, 2016.  The performance plan funding deadline will be communicated directly to Provincial Sport Organizations


Is there a fee to apply?

There is no fee to apply.


Are there any special conditions to the program?

Yes, the following criteria need to be met in order to apply:

·         Be a member in good standing with Sport PEI

·         Be a member in good standing with your National Sport Organization

·         Be up-to-date on your reporting to the Dept. of Health and Wellness

·         Meet the financial accountability policy of the Dept. of Health and Wellness

·         Be an incorporated not for profit (Part II) company in the province of PEI

·         Hold an annual meeting for your membership


Do you need information on the Amateur Sport Funding Program?

Name: Margie Misener

Telephone: (902) 368-4789



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