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Ignite Program - Toronto 2015

Your new TO2015 IGNITE initiative may be eligible for an IGNITE Ontario grant. Visit IGNITE Ontario for details.


Are you involved in a community youth soccer league or a local cultural festival? How about teaching salsa lessons or celebrating Caribbean cuisine?

Do you want to be part of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games, one of the world’s largest multi-sport Games?

IGNITE is an exciting new community partnership program that enables individuals, organizations and communities tocreate their own special Games-themed initiative, or increase awareness of existing projects through an association with the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games—the “People’s Games.”

The goal of the IGNITE program is to inspire communities throughout Toronto, the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Ontario and Canada, to come together and build excitement around the Games and bolster community spirit. 

Help us make the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games a success by leaving a positive social legacy — one where our communities are closer, our young people are healthy and happy and everyone feels included in this once-in-a-lifetime celebration!

Be creative, get inspired and IGNITE the spirit of the Games!


What is the TO2015 IGNITE program?

The IGNITE program is a community partnership enabling individuals, organizations and communities to create their own Pan Am / Parapan Am Games initiative and/or increase awareness of existing initiatives by being associated with the TORONTO 2015 Games. 

Who can participate?

Most non-profit entities are eligible to participate in the TO2015 IGNITE program. This includes individuals, charities, non-profits, associations, schools, colleges and universities and faith groups, for example.

What types of initiatives are eligible?

The TO2015 IGNITE program is looking for initiatives that: 

  • Celebrate the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games.
  • Demonstrate a strong connection to the mission of the Games:Ignite the spirit through a celebration of sport and culture.
  • Promote community sport, physical activity and recreation,healthy living and/or arts and culture.
  • Foster diversity and inclusion.
  • Have pre-approved funding.

Initiatives that promote religion, partisan politics or violate any aspect of the human rights code are not eligible.

 

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Apply Now!

See the IGNITE Application Page for guidelines and application form.

IGNITE The Spirit!

Mission

Ignite the spirit through a celebration of sport and culture. IGNITE initiatives must reflect TO2015’s initiatives.