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Title: Ministry of Health Promotion (MHP) Funding Opportunities

Ministry of Health Promotion (MHP) Funding
  • September 27, 2008
  • Holiday Inn Toronto Airport East

  • PSO Provincial Sport Organization
  • MSO Multi-Sport Organization
  • MHP Ministry of Health Promotion
  • SPF Sport Priority Funding
  • CIAF Communities in Action Fund
  • ACTIVE2010 - is a comprehensive strategy to
    increase participation in sport and physical
    activity throughout Ontario. Its goal is to
    achieve higher physical activity rates and
    increased sport participation in order to improve
    the quality of life in the province.

ACTIVE2010 Goals
  1. To create opportunities for Ontarians to become
    involved in quality sport activities.
  2. To enhance opportunities for Ontarians to
    participate in daily physical activity.
  3. To increase the number of Ontarians who value and
    believe participation in sport and physical
    activity is an integral and essential part of
    life in Ontario.

  • An Ontario strategy linking Sport Development and
    Physical Activity to achieve the following
  • Increase physical activity by 10 percentage
    points by 2010.
  • Implement the Ontario Sport Action Plan in
    partnership with the sport sector.
  • Enhance sport development leading up to the 2010
  • Build on the resources within the Ministry to
    strengthen the Sport Recreation Sector.

PSO/MSO Recognition
  • MHP currently recognizes 87 PSOs and MSOs. In
    order to gain provincial recognition, sport
    organizations must meet the following criteria
  • Have a minimum of 200 members with a minimum
    representation of 25 members in Northern Ontario
    and 50 members in Southern Ontario and 50 members
    in Eastern Ontario. (Shown on next slide)
  • Be affiliated with the National Sport
    Organization (NSO) that is generally regarded as
    the national governing body for the amateur
    version of the sport.
  • Be able to demonstrate how it provides
    opportunities for all citizens of Ontario.
  • Be the provincial leader in its sport - the
    Ministry supports the concept of a single
    provincial umbrella organization in each sport,
    providing services to all disciplines. Whenever
    possible, new sports will be amalgamated into
    existing recognized PSOs with similar

Regional Distribution Requirements
  • To insure appropriate provincial distribution of
    membership, the Ministry shall divide the
    province accordingly
  • Northern Ontario the northern portion of the
    province, including Parry Sound, North Bay,
    Sudbury, Timmins, Sault Ste. Marie and North.
  • Eastern Ontario from Peterborough east to
    Ottawa and north to Huntsville and Barrys Bay.
  • Southern Ontario the Greater Toronto Area,
    south to Niagara and Windsor, north to Orillia
    and Owen Sound.

PSO/MSO Funding Program TOTAL 2008-2009 FUNDING
Step 1 Recognition ?
Step 2 Funding ?
Base Program Overview
  • In order to receive MHP Base Funding, recognized
    PSOs/MSOs must participate in one of the Ontario
    Games, Canada Games or Olympic/Paralympic Games
    or be a PSO/MSO with at least 2,000 members (1
    in 4 rule) .
  • MSO Base Funding eligibility
  • MSOs formally recognized by MHP.
  • Base Funding application asks PSOs/MSOs to
    describe their activity level within existing
    programs and services that were conducted between
    April 1, 2008 and March 31, 2009.
  • Founded on notion that past performance is best
    indicator of future potential.

Base Program Overview
  • To provide financial assistance to PSOs and MSOs
    for the delivery or programs and core services in
    a manner that is safe and accessible to all.
  • Objective, merit-based evaluation of level of
  • The funding application asks for information
    regarding important items such as the number of
    novice, regional, provincial and national
    championships took place during the year and how
    many athletes participated in these competitions.
  • The application also asks about the coaching
    education program for your sport, and asks about
    the education program for the referees and

ACTIVE2010 Sport Priority Funding Program
  • A component of PSO Funding Program.
  • Provide support to eligible PSOs/MSOs in the
    development of sport initiatives to ENHANCE
  • Open to all PSOs/MSOs who are eligible to apply
    for Base Funding
  • Hold current Recognition status with MHP.
  • Participate in 1-4 Rule (Recognized sports that
    are participant in Ontario Games, Canada Games or
    Olympic/Paralympic Games or PSOs/MSOs with at
    least 2,000 members) .

ACTIVE2010 Sport Priority Funding Program
  • Maximum funding requests for 2008/2009 are as
  • Small Organizations 0 to 7499 members 30,000
  • Medium Organizations 7500 to 74,999
    members 50,000
  • Large Organizations 75000 members 70,000
  • Projects that received less than the minimum
    score of 70 were not considered for funding.
  • Funding will be allocated to the highest ranked
    projects as determined by the Ministry.
  • NOTE Ontario Disc Sports Association had 11,
    250 members and has a membership factor of 0.5.
    (as submitted on the 2008/09 ACTIVE2010
    Application SPF) and received 50,000 in SPF

The Membership Factor Scale
PSO Membership Membership Factor
0 0.1
500 0.2
2500 0.3
5000 0.4
7500 0.5
12500 0.6
20000 0.7
30000 0.8
75000 0.9
100000 1
  • The Ontario government invested 7.5 million into
    the 2008-2009 Communities In Action Fund (CIAF).
  • CIAF is a major feature of ACTIVE2010, Ontarios
    Sport and Physical Activity Strategy, which aims
    to help Ontarians to be more physically active.
  • Now in its fifth year of operation, the program
    is also a key component of Ontarios Action Plan
    for Healthy Eating and Active Living.
  • Priority is given to projects that benefit
    children and youth, low-income families,
    Aboriginal communities, older adults, people with
    a disability, women and girls, visible and ethnic
  • Projects should also have a long-term impact on
    communities across the province, and
    collaborations and partnerships across different
    sectors are highly encouraged.

  • Organizations eligible to receive up to 60 of
    eligible project costs include municipalities and
    incorporated not-for-profit organizations located
    within communities that have a population of more
    than 10,000, Ontario colleges and universities,
    Conservation Authorities, Public Health Units, as
    well as provincial-level incorporated
    not-for-profit organizations.
  • Organizations eligible to receive up to 80 of
    eligible costs include municipalities (with
    population less than 10,000) Aboriginal
    communities or organizations incorporated
    not-for-profit organizations (located in
    communities with a population less than 10,000)
    local service boards, and municipal recreation
    communities and school boards in unorganized
  • The Communities In Action Fund is administered
    through the Sport and Recreation Branch and the
    Regional Services Branch of the Ministry of
    Health Promotion.