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Community Investment Hosting Grant

Grants to Edmonton, Alberta Nonprofits to
Host Sports, Recreational, and Cultural Events

GrantWatch ID#: 173802
Agency Type:

Local

City of Edmonton

08/31/17 11:59 PM

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Grants of up to $5,000 to Edmonton, Alberta nonprofit organizations to host amateur sports events, recreational events, and multicultural events within city limits. Eligible events may be international, national, and provincial in scale. Events must be open to the public and not restricted to club membership. Multicultural events should include the participation of a wide range of cultures and not be restricted to members of certain groups.

Eligible expenses include:

-Facility and/or equipment rentals
-Adjudication fees
-Printing
-Recognition awards
-Publicity
-Participant transportation within the City

The grant amount is determined by the geographic scope of the event as listed below, as well as:

-Number of participants attending the event
-The extent to which the event involves Edmontonians and the evidence of volunteer support relative to the scope of the event
-The extent to which the event brings provincial, national or international recognition to Edmonton

The grant amount is determined by the level of the event as follows:
-Provincial: Up to $3,000
-Western Canadian: Up to $3,500
-National: Up to $4,000
-International: Up to $5,000

Organizations must be not-for-profit societies registered for at least one year.

Amateur sport or recreational events must:

-Be endorsed or sanctioned by the appropriate provincial, western Canadian, national, or international body
-Determine a champion for the respective level of competition
-Be open and not restricted to members of certain groups or clubs

Multicultural events must:

-Be of provincial, western Canadian, national, or international scope and significance
-If possible, be endorsed or sanctioned by the appropriate provincial, western Canadian, national, or international body
-Mainly focus on promoting relations among individuals and groups in which ethnic, racial, religious, and linguistic attributes are valued, exchanged and respected
-Include participation of many ethnic, national, religious, and linguistic groups and not restricted to members of certain groups or clubs

Banquets, conferences, symposia, and similar events are not eligible for hosting grants.

The City does not award hosting grants to educational institutions or their affiliated foundations.

Applicants may receive a grant of up to 25% of eligible expenses for the event.

You will need your City of Edmonton Grants Account ID and registered organization or applicant email to apply. If you do not know your account ID, please complete the Account ID request form or call the grants office (780-496-4933), and someone will contact you within two business days.

Complete and submit the Community Investment Hosting Grant Application by 11:59 PM on Friday, March 3, 2017 or by 11:59 PM on Thursday, August 31, 2017.

Applications will be processed within 90 days of the application deadline.

Applications will be accepted up to 12 months prior to the event or up to six months after the event.

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Register a City of Edmonton Grants Account ID here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSds2hrsMIvmMK3-Hsq6RDSXn-MHoi9aYpEYyeCv1FlKKoUUew/viewform?c=0&w=1

Apply Online: https://permits.edmonton.ca/Default.aspx?PossePresentation=ApplyGrantApplication

P: 780-496-4933
F: 780-577-3525
grants@edmonton.ca

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