2017 Canada Summer Games Legacy Fund


2017 Canada Summer Games Legacy Fund

2017 Canada Summer Games Legacy Fund Guidelines 

Sport Manitoba has been engaged by the 2017 Canada Summer Games Host Society to manage the legacy fund, resulting from the 2017 Canada Summer Games held in Winnipeg, Gimli, and Kenora, ON.

As determined by 2017 Canada Summer Games Host Society, the financial legacy of the Games created the 2017 Canada Summer Games Legacy Fund with an investment of approximately $2.6 million dollars to be managed by Sport Manitoba and the designated trustees. With this fund the 2017 Canada Summer Games and its lasting legacies can continue to be the catalyst for the growth of sport across Manitoba. The Fund named in recognition of the 2017 Canada Summer Games, will offer grants that support Sport Manitoba’s high-performance programs, athletes, coaches, community access, sport leaders or organizations to increase their individual and/or organizational capacity.

The 2017 Canada Summer Games Legacy Fund will be distributed in three categories to support the objectives of community accesshigh-performance programs, and capacity building for a minimum of one year but not more than ten years, depending on the available resources of the Legacy Fund. The eligible annual grant disbursement amount available will vary depending on the Fund income earned, approved projects by the Trustees, and in accordance with the following guidelines.


Who is eligible to apply?

  • Community Access Fund will be applied for by Sport Manitoba on behalf of Sport Manitoba and for qualifying programs for its sport partners.
  • High Performance Fund is exclusive to Sport Manitoba. 
  • Capacity Building Fund is an open application. Eligible sport partners can submit an annual application for the Capacity Building Fund to Sport Manitoba to be reviewed and a recommendation forwarded to Trustees. In order to access this category, applicants must be:
    • a Manitoba provincial sport partner recognized by Sport Manitoba.
    • a current Manitoba registered member organization/program of a provincial sport partner.
    • an incorporated not for profit organization, in addition to meeting one of the above two eligibility criteria.
    • in compliance with Sport Manitoba’s terms and conditions of funding.  Club members must be in good standing as defined by their provincial sport partner.


How to apply?

  • The Community Access Fund, please contact Sport Manitoba directly.
  • The High Performance Fund, applications cannot be made for this fund as it is attributed directly to Sport Manitoba's high-performance programming. 
  • The Capacity Building Fund is an open application process. Please click here to download the guidelines and application. Applications are due December 31 of each year.

If you have any questions please contact Laurel Read, Director, Finance & Operations at 204-925-5615 or laurel.read@sportmanitoba.ca



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