COMMUNITY SPORT FOR ALL INITIATIVE GRANT

 

GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT  

English

Kenyan Canadian Association is pleased to announce that the Community Sport for All Initiative (CSAI) funding is now open for applications.

The Community Sport for All Initiative (CSAI), through the generous funding from the Government of Canada, seeks to remove barriers and increase sport participation rates for underrepresented groups. Its key objective is to support community sport initiatives for equity-deserving groups, in particular, Black, Indigenous, racialized, 2SLGBTQQIA+, low income and newcomers to increase participation and retention in sport.

Kenyan Canadian Association (KCA) has received Community Sport for All Initiative grant from the Government of Canada that will be disbursed to grassroot sport organizations and clubs serving underrepresented groups in the mid and long-distance running. This fund will mainly support black-led and black-serving sports organizations, including incorporated non-profit organizations and registered charities across Canada.

The funding has two application streams. 

  1. Event management
  2. Club support

Important: Before you start filling in the application form, we encourage you to read the eligibility criteria and application guidelines at https://www.kcacanada.org/index.php/grant

Apply Now:

https://www.kcacanada.org/grants/apply.php

The deadline for applications is February 8, 2023 at 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

Information Session:

There will be an information session on the requirements and application process for the grant on January 21, 2023 12:00 PM PST. Simultaneous interpretation will be available in French.

Please register here www.eventbrite.ca/e/community-sport-for-all-initiative-funding-information-session-tickets-511362728687.

If you have questions about this grant, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We look forward to receiving your application!

Français

L’Association kényane canadienne est heureuse d’annoncer que le financement de l’initiative Le sport communautaire pour tous est maintenant ouvert.

L’initiative Le sport communautaire pour tous, grâce au généreux financement du gouvernement du Canada, vise à éliminer les obstacles et à augmenter les taux de participation au sport pour les groupes sous-représentés. Son objectif principal est de soutenir les initiatives de sport communautaire pour les groupes dignes d’équité, en particulier les communautés noirs, autochtones, racisées, 2ELGBTQQIA+, à faible revenu, ainsi que les nouveaux arrivants afin d’accroître la participation au sport et le maintien de la pratique sportive.

L’Association kényane canadienne a reçu du gouvernement du Canada une subvention de l’initiative Le sport communautaire pour tous qui sera versée à des organismes communautaires  et à des clubs de sport au service de groupes sous-représentés dans les courses de moyenne et de longue distance. Cette subvention appuiera principalement les organismes sportives dirigées par des noirs et au service des noirs, y compris les organismes à but non lucratif constitués en société et les organismes de bienfaisance enregistrés partout au Canada.

Le subvention comporte deux volets de demande.

  1. Gestion des événements
  2. Soutien des clubs

Important : Avant de commencer à remplir le formulaire de demande, nous vous encourageons à lire les critères d’admissibilité et les lignes directrices sur la presentation des demandes à https://www.kcacanada.org/index.php/grant

Postulez Maintenant:

https://www.kcacanada.org/grants/apply.php

La date limite pour présenter une demande est le 8 février 2023 à 23 h 59 l'heure du Pacifique (HNP).

Séance D’information

Il y aura une séance d’information sur les exigences d’admissibilité et le processus de demande du subvention le 21 janvier 2023 à 12 h (HNP). l’interprétation simultanée sera offerte en français.

Veuillez vous inscrire ici www.eventbrite.ca/e/community-sport-for-all-initiative-funding-information-session-tickets-511362728687

Si vous avez des questions au sujet de cette subvention, veuillez communiquer avec nous par courriel à This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Nous avons hâte de recevoir votre demande!


APPLICATION GUIDELINE 

COMMUNITY SPORT FOR ALL INITIATIVE

PROJECT PERIOD 2022 - 2024

Deadline to apply:

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 11:59pm PST

 

Community Sport for All Initiative (CSAI) grants are made possible by generous funding from the Government of Canada.

 

ABOUT THE GRANT

The Community Sport for All Initiative (CSAI) grant, through the generous funding from the Government of Canada, seeks to remove barriers and increase sport participation rates for underrepresented groups. Its key objective is to support community sport initiatives for equity-deserving groups, in particular, Black, Indigenous, racialized, 2SLGBTQQIA+, low income and newcomers to increase participation and retention in sport.

Kenyan Canadian Association (KCA) received Community Sport for All Initiative grant from the Government of Canada for disbursement to grassroot sport organizations and clubs serving underrepresented groups in the middle and long-distance running. This fund will mainly support black-led and black-serving sports organizations, including incorporated non-profit organizations and registered charities across Canada.

 APPLICATION STREAMS

The funding has two application streams.

  1. Event management

This stream entails funding to organizations on project planning and implementation for race events including 5K, 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon and Cross-Country. Eligible organizations can apply for funding between $10,000 and $30,000 Canadian Dollars (CAD) in this stream

  1. Club support

This stream entails clubs support for operational expenses like domain & email, website, running shoes & kits, training shoes & kits etc. Eligible organizations can apply for funding upto a maximum of $7,500 Canadian Dollars (CAD) in this stream

ELIGIBILITY & FUNDING CRITERIA

What is being funded:

  • Project proposals from charities and non-profits in Canada.
  • The proposals must be submitted only during application period.
  • We will not accept unsolicited proposals outside of the application period.

 What is NOT being funded:

  • Individuals
  • Profit-based organizations
  • Projects outside of Canada
  • Projects not solely or primarily focused on community sport initiatives for equity-deserving groups, in particular, Black, Indigenous, racialized, 2SLGBTQQIA+, low income and newcomers
  • Conferences, films or videos
  • Organizational overhead (including rent, utilities, salaries and capital expenditures such as furniture or computers)
  • Research

 APPLICATION PROCESS & TIMING

Application Deadline

The deadline to submit applications is Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 11:59pm PST.

Grant Review Committee

Kenyan Canadian Association will engage a Grant Review Committee composed of a team of volunteers with professional background and experience in sports, events and project management to review the grant proposals.

Committee recommendations will be informed by the strength of the application, i.e., the extent to which the application aligns with the Community Sport for All Initiative objectives and regional distribution.

The Committee will make recommendations to the Sports & Recreation Program about which organizations to fund. The Sports & Recreation Program will give final approval to all grants awarded.

Application Review Timeline

Activity

Deadline

Receive all Grant Proposals

February 8, 2023 (11:59pm PST)

Applications Review & Shortlisting

February 9 – 24, 2023

Committee meeting for final selections

March 3, 2023

Program Approval

March 10, 2023

Applicants notified (acceptance/declines)

March 17, 2023

Grants Awarded / Disbursed

March 24, 2023

 Successful Applicants

Successful applicants must enter into a grant agreement with Kenyan Canadian Association. The agreement must be signed on behalf of the applicant(s) by the individual(s) who is/are an authorized member(s) or officer(s) of the organization as indicated in the application.

Successful applicants must have a bank account in the organization’s name to receive grant funding and submit a direct deposit form, completed, signed and authorized by their bank.

GRANT APPLICATION FORM

To be considered for the grant, please complete the application ONLINE at:

https://www.kcacanada.org/grants/apply.php

 Please be ready to provide the following information as part of your grant application form:

  • Evidence of Organizational Status

The requirements for providing evidence of organization status vary depending on the type of organization that is applying:

Registered Charity

If the applicant organization is a Registered Charity, the following documents are required to be submitted as part of the application:

If the Registered Charity is incorporated, a Corporation Profile Report or Corporation Information page is also required. The Corporation Profile Report must also list office address for the organization.

 Incorporated Non-Profit Organization

 If the applicant organization is an Incorporated Non-Profit Organization, the following document is required to be submitted as part of the application:

A Corporation Information Page or Corporation Profile Report must list office address for the organization.

  • If your organization is Federally Incorporated, please visit https://ised-isde.canada.ca/cc/lgcy/fdrlCrpSrch.html
  • If your organization is incorporated in the province, please refer your province business directory.
  • Organizational Information, including organization name, contact information, mission, and contact person.
  • Proposal Information, including the need for the proposed work, description and purpose of the activities and supports and the geographic area(s) and communities/demographics served.
  • Project Budget with detailed expenses.
    • Download the Project Budget Template from www.kcacanada.org/grants/Project_Budget_Template_CSAI.xlsx
    • Complete the worksheet and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as a required part of your application.
    • The funding can only be spent on eligible expenses.
    • This grant provides project-based funding.
    • Retrospective expenses from November 2022 are eligible.
    • Organizational overhead (including rent, utilities, salaries and capital expenditures such as furniture or computers) etc.) are considered ineligible expenses.
  • Supporting document for the charity or non-profit incorporation

 

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION GUIDELINE: 

www.kcacanada.org/Grant_Application_Guideline_CSAI.pdf 

GRANT ENQUIRIES

Have questions about the Community Sport for All Initiative Grant or you need a translation of the application guideline in French? Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Contact Information

Kenyan Canadian Association - KCA
Brampton | Toronto
Ontario, Canada.
Tel: +1-888-448-6225
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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