The SPRA Métis Recreation Development Grant is available to Active members of SPRA. Eligible Active members include Cities, Towns, Villages, Rural Municipalities, First Nations, Sport, Culture and Recreation Districts, Provincial Recreation Associations, Tribal Councils, Metis Regions and Regional/Urban Park Authorities. SPRA Membership must be current prior to application being made.
Municipalities are encouraged to partner with Métis Regions, locals or groups to apply for the grant.
Priority will be given to Métis Regions and grants will only be made available to organizations that are incorporated.
-Capital expenditures, assistance for the construction, renovation, or repair of capital facility projects such as arenas, pools, parks, athletic fields, trails, buildings, grounds, etc.
-Food related expenditures – food expenses for banquets, dinners, fundraising and celebrations
-Subsidization of wages for full-time employees (additional staff hired to implement the program will be eligible)
-Property taxes, insurance
-Off continent travel
-Uniforms, or personal items such as hats or sweatbands