2018-2019 Special Project Funding

On behalf of Christina Jones, VP Domestic please find below an invitation to apply to the:

2018-2019 Special Project Funding

Funding is available for projects that occur between April 1st, 2018 and March 31st, 2019.

Special Project Funding focuses on the early stages of the LTAD model, specifically First Contact/Recruitment up to the Train to Train stage, in addition to the Competitive/Active for Life stages.

In this year’s funding model there are 3 main categories:

  1. Promotion and Recruitment
  2. Program Participation
  3. Coach, Coach Developer, Player, & Official Development

And 1 additional category:

  1. Hosting a NCCP Competition Introduction Course

You may apply to:

  • A maximum of 2 main categories/projects
    • A maximum of 1 project per category
  • A maximum of 1 Hosting a NCCP Competition Introduction Course
  • Additional projects over and above the 2 main projects, if they are deemed to be innovative solutions for the development and recruitment of women.

Please note there are limited funds available. Priority will be given to complete applications that show programs that align with the LTAD and fall under the categories as outlined.

*Travel costs for teams to/from tournaments will not be considered.

*Equipment repair costs will not be considered.

 

Promotion and Recruitment
Promotional Tools Development of Long-term use Awareness tools – website, brochures, posters, etc. $200.00
First Contact Programming

(School demonstrations, Introductory Clinics)

Host 1 session/introductory clinic with at least 6 new participants, or retention of 4 new players for local club $400.00
Host 2 sessions/introductory clinics with at least 6 new participants in each, or retention of 5 new players for local club $600.00
Host 3 or more sessions/introductory clinics with at least 6 participants in each or retain 6 new players total for local club $800.00
Program Participation
Host Learn to Train or Train to Train stage-appropriate Festival event with at least 12 stage appropriate athletes (mini/junior/women) With at least 12 stage-appropriate athletes participating $0
*Applications in this area will receive $400 for the festival and will be topped up based on their participation numbers* With at least 18 stage-appropriate athletes participating $400
With at least 25 stage-appropriate athletes participating $800
Attend Learn to Train or Train to Train stage-appropriate Festival Event (mini/junior/women) within region (but outside local club catchment) 5 – 6 athletes from club $400.00
Clubs must show evidence of partnership and planning in application (ie one host/one visitor) 7 – 9 athletes from club $600.00
10 – 11 athletes from club (12 or more should apply to host an event) $800.00
 
Coach, Coach Developer, Player, and Official Development
Professional Development support for coaches, coach developers, and officials Send one coach, coach developer or official to Wheelchair Basketball NCCP Coaching Clinic or Wheelchair Basketball Canada Officials Clinic $400.00
  Send two coaches, coach developers or officials to Wheelchair Basketball NCCP Coaching Clinic or Wheelchair Basketball Canada Officials Clinic $800.00
  Invite experienced coach, coach developer or official in to provide mentorship and feedback during an event or tournament $1,200.00

 

Club/Program support Provide 1 coached session (with an NCCP Wheelchair Basketball certified  coach) every week $400.00
Provide 2 coached sessions (with an NCCP Wheelchair Basketball certified coach)  per  week $800.00
  Provide 2  coached sessions (minimum 2 hours) during the season with a coach whose experience and/or training/certification is not available within the local club. $1,200.00

 

Hosting a NCCP Competition Introduction Course
Hosting a NCCP Competition Introduction Course

 

One application from the East and one application from the West will be awarded with funds

Host a three day course with at least 5 coach candidates

 

Must outline proposed dates, costs and number of candidates.

$500.00

 

Successful applicants will be notified and will receive the funds once a final report is received along with relevant receipts and a completed registration form. Applicants who wish to make changes to their proposed project must do so in writing no fewer than 2 weeks before the start of the project.Project changes must be approved by the Special Projects Funding Committee before they take place.

Applications for Special Project Funding (see separate document) are due by email to Sean Liebich by end of day September 30, 2018. Late applications will not be considered.

Final reports and receipts are due no later than March 16, 2019. Late reports will not be eligible to receive funding.

The SPF program will be reviewed on an annual basis.  We do anticipate the program will continue to change as we move further along with the implementation of the LTAD model.

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Sean Liebich at the National Office  613-260-1296 x 202 or sliebich@wheelchairbasketball.ca in advance of the submission deadline.

 

Regards,

Sean Liebich

Program Coordinator

 

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