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Important Dates

  • Application Deadline is the15th of each month
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Contact Information

Kaitlin McCoombs
Support4Sport Coordinator

kmccoombs@sportnovascotia.ca



Support4Sport
- Canada Games Centre Legacy Access Fund


Applicants are encouraged to read the eligibility information noted here and ensure they meet the criteria before beginning an application. If eligible, please review and complete an application and all requested supplementary information by the 15th of each month.

The Support4Sport Allocation Committee reviews the applications at the end of each month. The deadline for submitting applications will be strictly adhered to. All applicants can confirm receipt of the application through the URL provided. All applicants will be notified by email within five business days of the allocation committee's decision(s). 


Who is Eligible?

The Canada Games Centre Legacy Access Fund (CGCLAF) was made possible by a contribution from the Support4Sport program.  It is designed to assist PSO provincial team and Canada Games team athletes in securing training time at the Canada Games Centre and to ensure that the facility becomes a home base for Nova Scotia’s high performance programs.

The program will provide 50% of the cost of facility rentals for gym, track or pool usage as well as for access to the testing and training programs offered by the Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic, up to a maximum of $5000 to any single PSO per year.  

PSOs receiving funding for this program must also complete a user agreement with the Canada Games Centre.

Funding Amount:  

The CGCLAF has a total investment of $400,000.  $350,000 is available to distribute to PSOs on behalf of their respective provincial programs over the life of the fund, to an approximate total of $35,000 per year.  $50,000 will be allocated directly to the Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic (CSCA) to be used in increments of approximately $5,000 per year to provide the necessary capacity for allowing provincial team access to CSCA services.

Criteria:

To be eligible for CGCLAF funding:
•    Provincial teams must submit an outline of the team training program and budget. 
•    Canada Games sports must be receiving funding through the Support4Sport Canada Games Funding Program.

Allocation Process:

Decisions will be made on a monthly basis by a Support4Sport review committee. The committee includes representatives from Sport Nova Scotia, the Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic, and the Nova Scotia Department of Health & Wellness.

Application Timeline:
Organizations can apply by the 15th of each month.



For more information, please contact:

Kaitlin McCoombs
Support4Sport Administrative Coordinator 
Sport Nova Scotia 
5516 Spring Garden Road, 4th Floor 
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1G6 
Phone: 902-425-5450, ext. 372 
Fax: 902-425-5606: kmccoombs@sportnovascotia.ca