Writing and applying for grants can be a daunting and often confusing process. When you are an amateur or community sport organization looking for support and funding, resources and experience are often hard to come by. That’s why, at the Ottawa Sport Council, we want to assist to simplify the process and be a support to our local sports organizations.
If you check out our website, we have links to various grants that may apply to your organization. In these links, you will find various tips and assistance on how and when to apply. One of the grant- organizations we have listed is the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). OTF has both SEED and GROW grant opportunities- the GROW grant 2017 organization registration deadline is June 7, 2017, 5 p.m. ET and the application deadline is June 28, 2017, 5 p.m. ET.
The Grow Investment Stream supports projects that are based on evidence and deliver on specific grant Results to contribute to the longer-term goal of a related priority outcome. Projects funded in the Grow Investment Stream are based on robust planning, and deliver positive change which is achieved by replicating, adapting, or scaling existing an proven program. For more information, check out this video
Grant writing and applications don’t have to be a scary process for your sport organization. There are workshops and various tools to assist through the process. In the end, your organization is stronger and benefits through this experience and process. If you have questions about grant writing, please get in touch