The Sports Legacy Fund
Funding Local Sports Since 2007
The Sports Legacy Fund was established as a result of the 2007 sale of the WHL Kamloops Blazers Hockey franchise. The fund invests in amateur sport organizations in Kamloops and surrounding region through the annual issuance of grants to benefit these organizations and their members.
The fund strives to create sustainable sport initiatives through opportunity, growth and excellence. Wherever possible, financial support is accompanied by efforts to build the capacity and effectiveness of the organization. Funds are allocated based on the previous year’s return on the investment of the Legacy Fund, the capital of which is to be maintained to perpetuity.
The Society offers funding support for development of amateur sports in the Kamloops Region through the administration of the Kamloops Sports Legacy Fund Society.
- Administration of the Kamloops Sports Legacy Fund Society is open, transparent and sustainable. This process includes a mechanism for community consultation to ensure that the administration of the fund continues to be aligned with the priorities of the citizens of the Kamloops Region.
- Capital and ongoing funding is protected within the scope of decisions regarding annual funding allocations.
- Kamloops Sports Legacy Fund Society is a non-profit society and as such acts with the utmost of financial accountability and integrity.
- The Society recognizes both financial and organizational support as valuable use of the Legacy Fund. Wherever possible, financial support is accompanied by support to build the capability and effectiveness of amateur sports and community organizations.
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