International Single Sport Events — Hosting Program
COVID-19 and support measures for the culture, history and sport sectors
Learn about the immediate action the Government of Canada is taking to provide support measures and financial relief for the culture, heritage and sport sectors.
The International Single Sport Events (ISSE) component of the Hosting Program assists national sport organizations (NSOs) in hosting international single sport events in Canada, such as World Championships, Olympic or Paralympic qualification events and World Cups.
The component aims to enhance high-performance sport development as well as the international profile of Canadian sport organizations.
Who can apply
To be eligible for funding, an applicant must:
- be a summer or winter NSO; and
- meet the governance and management criteria and the programs and services criteria of Sport Canada’s Sport Funding and Accountability Framework.
Requests for support are generally restricted to operating costs only.
Applications to the ISSE component are accepted on an ongoing basis. However, Sport Canada requires receipt of applications between six and 24 months prior to the proposed start date of the event, as outlined in the following table:
|Level of Request||Application Deadline|
|Up to $50,000||Minimum 6 months prior to the event|
|Recurring event between $50,001 and $250,000||Minimum 8 months prior to the event|
|New event between $50,001 and $250,000||Minimum 12 months prior to the event|
|Over $250,000 (Tier II)||Minimum 24 months prior to the event|
How to apply
Applicants are required to:
- read the Application guidelines; and
- contact a Sport Canada Program Officer to request an application package and to submit the required documentation.
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