Sport North Development Grant

We are pleased to announce that applications for the Sport North Development Grant is now open to TSO’s. If you are not a TSO, please contact your TSO to request they put in an application for you.

Here’s the link: Sport North Development Grant

Community Facility Enhancement Program (CFEP) Program

Funding Amount Available: $10,000.00

Community Facility Enhancement Program (CFEP) funding provides financial assistance to acquire, build, purchase, repair, renovate, upgrade or expand sports, recreational, facilities.

CFEP outcomes are to enhance the lifespan and support the creation of public-use community facilities across the NWT.

TSO Hosting Program

Funding Amount Available: $5000.00

The Hosting Grant is for amateur championship events that contribute to building community pride and encouraging community interaction and spirit.

  • The event must be a sanctioned National or Western Canadian Championship. 
  • The event must be designated as the only event where a Western Canadian or National Champion will be determined.
  • An official letter of endorsement from the respective national or western association must accompany the application. 
  • The event must be open to public spectators; and
  • The event must occur in the Northwest Territories. 
  • Prize money cannot be provided from the funding.

TSO HPP/ID Program

Funding Amount Available: $2000.00

Funding for athletes to attend selection camps outside of the NWT.

Funding does not cover athletes who wish to return to the NWT to attend trials or camps for AWG, CWG, CSG or NAIG.

TSO Technology Upgrade Support Program

Funding Amount Available: $2000.00

Funding to upgrade Tech. support/equipment including TSO Website enhancements and website maintenance training. This equipment or training support can include: video trainings/modules, score/time clocks, zoom memberships.

TSO Sport Governance Support Program

Funding Amount Available: $3500.00

Funding to provide legal and leadership solutions to TSO’s, examples of the following services are:

  • Leadership coaching and human relations support Legal Services, Governance and Risk Management, Planning and Financial consulting
  • Communications, Crisis Management, Media Relations, and Marketing support
  • Inclusive Solutions related to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Safe Sport

TSO Women & Girls in Sport Support Program

Funding Amount Available: $2000.00

Funding to promote and deliver sport leadership and empowerment programs in the areas of Women and Girls, with preference for access by sister TSOs.

TSO Truth & Reconciliation Education and Training

Funding Amount Available: $2000.00

Funding to promote and deliver Truth and Reconciliation education and training programs to address the Truth and Reconciliation calls to action related to sport and recreation



  • The source of funding for the upcoming program is SNF 2020-23 deferred revenue, which was discussed during the SNF AGM.
  • The TSO will be required to complete an application for each program.  
  • The application process is year round, so you can apply on an as needed basis.

In case of any queries regarding the Sport North Development Grant Program, kindly contact Tyler Rentmeister via email at