Ontario Sailing is very pleased to announce that our members can apply to us for funding up to $2000 for a grass roots program or event that will benefit growth within our sport.

Supported by a donation from the former Huntsville Sailing Club, this fund will be open to member clubs, schools and camps of Ontario Sailing. This is our fourth year of offering this funding grant (we are looking for sponsors to help re-fund this program for year five).

Programs that could be considered include:

  • New youth programming
  • Programs for youth/adults with a disability
  • Capital work to benefit grass roots at your organization
  • Hosting of a program or event that will help grow your club/school /camp

A simple grant outline stating the following information is required:

  1. A short outline of your club/school
  2. The intended need for the fund, and a brief description of the project and how you will measure its success.
  3. The amount requested up to $2000
  4. Approval of your board to apply for the monies (letter signed by the Commodore)
  5. Name, address, club contact information
  6. You agree to Ontario Sailing highlighting your project on our website and social media

In order to apply you must be:

  1. A member in good standing with Ontario Sailing (current membership paid up).
  2. A not for profit or charity
  3. Agreement to write a short report after the money has been used
  4. Recognition on your website of the support of Ontario Sailing
  5. Due date is June 1st 2018 by 4pm ET

Up to $2000 is available for each year (total of $8000). Consideration for projects over a two year period can be made.

The decision of an Ontario Sailing Board appointment committee will be final.

The panel may choose to fund multiple applications.

Please send your application via email to:

Glenn Lethbridge, Executive Director … execdir@ontariosailing.ca