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The Sport Hosting Office (SHO) 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 the Sport Hosting Office.  
For information on Sport Hosting Office Grants, please contact the Director of Sport Hosting, Allister Scorgie [email protected] 

Grant Intake Schedule 

Intake #1 – CLOSED

For events occurring between April 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

Ontario Sport Hosting Program – Intake II

Applications are now being accepted for the 2023-24 Ontario Sport Hosting Program – Intake II. Event start dates for this intake must take place between November 2023 to July 2025.

Applications are due Monday July 10, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

Please refer to the Program Guidelines attached at the link below for details regarding eligibility and application requirements.

Funding to assist with sport hosting, programming and infrastructure projects are available through Municipal, Provincial and Federal partners. For further information on types of funding, eligibility and submission deadlines, please visit the links below.

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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