The Waterloo Region Esports Commission (WREC) provides access to financial support, as well as providing information on grant opportunities available to sporting events. If you are interested in further information on event hosting grants in the region and province, please contact WREC. 
For information on WREC Grants, please contact the Director of Sport Hosting and Co-Chair of WREC, Allister Scorgie [email protected]  

In addition to funding through WREC, we can work with you to secure funding through our venue operators and local partners, to further assist in budget support for your event. 

Grant Intake Schedule  

Intake #1 – CLOSED 

For events occurring betweenApril 1, 2023– December 31, 2023 

Intake Open  February 1, 2023 
Deadline February 28, 2023 

 Intake #2 – CLOSED 

For events occurring between January 1, 2024 – September 30, 2024 

Intake Open  October 1, 2023 
Deadline October 31, 2023 

Intake #3 – CLOSED 

For events occurring between  September 30, 2024 – April 30, 2025 

Intake Open  February 1, 2024 
Deadline March 31, 2024 

Additional Funding Opportunities 

City Of Waterloo Community Cash Grants 

City Of Cambridge Arts And Culture Funding 

City Of Kitchener Grants & Incentives 

Township Of North Dumfries Community Grants Program 

Township Of Woolwich Grants And Special Assistance 

Township Of Wilmot Municipal Grants Program 

Federal Infrastructure Funding 

Township Of Wellesley Grants And Special Assistance 

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