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Funding Partners

Federal Government

Own the Podium thanks its government partners for their contributions and commitment to helping Canadian athletes achieve their goals at the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The current support from the federal government enables Own the Podium to support winter and summer targeted sports and athletes.

The Government of Canda is Own the Podium’s largest endorser, contributing $62 million in enhanced excellence funding each year through Sport Canada. $22 million of this enhanced funding is committed to winter sports, $34 million for the summer sports and $6 million is targeted to team sports.

 

CANADIAN oLYMPIC cOMMITTEE / cANADIAN oLYMPIC fOUNDATION

Own the Podium and the Canadian Olympic Committee signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) defining roles,  responsibilities and funding commitments in support of Canada’s quest to become a world leader in high performance sport at the Olympic Games. This agreement ran until December 2016. It was initially extended for one year (2017) and then a subsequent year (2018). The COC has committed $9,250,000 for 2018.

 

CANADIAN PARALYMPIC cOMMITTEE / PARALYMPIC fOUNDATION OF CANADA

Own The Podium is a key partner of the Canadian Paralympic Committee. Several important technical initiatives are delivered by OTP with funds provided by the Canadian Paralympic Committee. These include support for coaching professional development, hiring of technical staff and research and innovation projects. The support provided by CPC to OTP and High Performance initiatives approximates $750,000 for 2018-19.

 

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