The National Sport Trust Fund (NSTF) is a philanthropic gift-giving program established through the Canadian Council of Provincial and Territorial Sport Federations (CCPTSF) for the development of amateur sport on a national level. The CCPTSF is a Registered Canadian Amateur Athletic Association (RCAAA) with the Canada Revenue Agency.
As a registered Canadian Amateur Athletic Association (RCAAA), we are able to issue an official tax receipt for all qualifying donations of $20 or greater. Sport Nova Scotia is the Fund Manager in Nova Scotia.
Sport Nova Scotia is pleased to make this program available to its members and their affiliates.
National Sport Trust Fund 2017 Administrative Fee Changes
As of April 1st, 2017 there will be a new administrative fee structure. For a detailed breakdown, please click here
Please note, fees are subject to change on April 1st of each year.
To download the National Sport Trust Fund Donor Form
To download the National Sport Trust Fund Gift in Kind Form
If your club or organization has specific fundraising projects, you can apply to the Sport Fund through your provincial sport organization.
Fundraising Project Procedures and Forms: (PDF Documents)
Project Application Form
Grant Request Form
Project Report Form
Applicants must demonstrate:
- Provincial Sport Organization membership;
- beginning and end dates;
- the proposed use of proceeds;
- description of fundraiser.
When can I start raising funds?
- Once project approval has been received in writing.
- Apply at any time.
- Anyone who contributes $20.00 or more to fundraising efforts is entitled to an official tax receipt provided no personal benefit is realized by the donor or related party.
Confidentiality and Your Contact Information: The National Sport Trust Fund protects the privacy of your information. Names and address are never traded or sold in lists, and your financial information is never divulged or maintained for any purpose other that that required by the Canada Revenue Agency.
For further information contact:
Donor Rights: To ensure that donors and potential donors can have full confidence in the National Sport Trust Fund, and in respect for the cause that we support together, the National Sport Trust Fund has adopted and implemented the Association of Fundraising Professional’s Donor Bill of Rights.
Nick McBride, CPA, CMA