Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation

Organization Sponsor: Alberta Sport, Recreation Parks & Wildlife Foundation

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Program Description

The Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation believes that all people should have opportunities to enjoy active living and participating in sport events. After all, sports and physical activity are fantastic ways to enjoy living in our beautiful province.

We are pleased to provide a number of grants funded by the Foundation related to sport, recreation, parks, wildlife and active living. The Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation (ASRPWF) provides funding for healthy/active living projects with an emphasis on projects that address physical activity targets for children and youth.

Program Approximate Cost: 

$ 23.4 million

Funding Sources: 

Alberta Lottery Fund.

Strategies For Sustainability: 

At the Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation, we are working to make our province the best place to live, learn, work and play.

We are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of Albertans by encouraging active lifestyles, promoting athletic excellence and multi-sport games, partnering with and funding community initiatives and fostering conservation of natural areas.

We don't do this alone. As a non-profit Crown Corporation, we're supported by the Alberta Lottery Fund. We also have many partners including Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation, sport, recreation and active living organizations, communities, businesses, and thousands of volunteers.

Impact Of Program: 

The Foundation offers development initiatives, grants and event support programs to create opportunities for Albertans of all ages to participate and thrive.
The Foundation contributes approximately $8.5 million to 103 provincial sport and recreation associations every year through the Association Development Program
which in turn provides services to over 1.2 million Albertans.

Evaluation Tools: 

The Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation provides .... will continue to adjust program delivery priorities, policies, practices, and evaluation ...

Key Elements Towards Success: 

To facilitate and enhance Albertans' activities, lifestyles and legacies through the development of active partnerships in sport, recreation, active living, parks and wildlife programs.

Challenges To Meet Them: 

* Albertans are ultimately responsible for their personal well-being, a healthy environment, and the stewardship of their own heritage.
* Albertans with the desire to participate should be given the opportunity to achieve their full potential.
* Volunteers are the cornerstone of sport, recreation, parks and wildlife development in Alberta.

Length and Stage of Project: 

The Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation was incorporated in 1994 under the Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation Act with the Government of Alberta as the sole shareholder.

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