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Grants to Canada Associations for Programs and Capital Projects that Promote the Sport of Curling

Curling Assistance Program (C.A.P.) Grants

Canadian Curling Association


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #148545

Grant Description

Grants of up to $10,000 to Canada member and affiliated curling clubs and associations to encourage and facilitate the growth and development of the sport of curling. The program is designed to support projects that grow the sport at the community level, or to assist capital projects critical to the operation and health of local curling groups.

Grants are available in two categories; Business Development and Bricks and Mortar.

1) Business Development grants range from $2,000 to $5,000 and are awarded to successful applications that have the potential to grow the sport in the community. The following are examples of eligible projects: Recruitment of new customers; retaining of current customers, training of novice/intermediate curlers, including youth, juniors and adults; recruitment and managing of volunteers; and marketing campaigns.
 
2) Bricks & Mortar grants range from $2,500 to $10,000 and will be awarded to applications based on capital acquisitions necessary to build the business of curling at the community level. The following are examples of eligible projects: refrigeration equipment; ice area needs; renovations; new construction; or curling stones.
 
Organizations may apply for one category only.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The program shall be available only to CCA Member Associations and affiliated curling clubs.

Pre-Application Information:

Successful applicants must wait (3) three years before reapplying.

Grants require a commitment from the applicant of at least 50% of the total cost of the project. The applicant's 50% portion can wholly include third party funding, ie; municipal grants, volunteer hours, or value-in-kind contributions.

Grants are restricted to members of the CCA including Provincial/Territorial Member Associations and affiliated curling facilities. For membership information, visit http://www.curling.ca/contact-us/ to contact the organization.
 
 

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$109,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Business Development Grants; $2,000 - $5,000. Bricks and Mortar Grants: $2,500 - $10,000.

Term of Contract:

Projects must be completed by January 8, 2016, for the release of any funds due. Applications for projects implemented between July 1,2013 and December 31, 2014 are eligible for retroactive funding.

Contact Information:

Danny Lamoureux
C.A.P. Program Director
Canadian Curling Association
1660 Vimont Court
Orleans, ON K4A 4J4

Toll free: 1-800-550-2875 x116
Fax: (613) 834-0716
Mobile: (613) 878-3682
Email: danny@curling.ca
Skype: dlamoureux1959

RFP & Supporting Documents:

Full Grant Text RFP

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