Organizational capacity is based on a sound governance foundation, the strength of leadership planning and appropriate succession strategies for organization membership and direction. This may be accomplished by board development training, customized training workshops and organization management.
Leadership development is key to membership sustainability as well as being directed to the coaches and officials essential for the success of the organization.
Community based volunteer support and cooperative efforts to sustain this much-needed resource are critical for the numerous events held annually in the City and Region. This can be accomplished by encouraging people to volunteer, increasing the capacity of organizations to attract new volunteers, enhancing the experience and recognizing the service.
Proceeds from the Legacy Fund are not intended to replace existing sources of income for sport organizations. The opportunity for the leverage of Society funds and matching of grants significantly extends its capacity.
The Society recognizes both financial and organizational support as valuable use of the income from the Legacy Fund. Wherever possible, financial support is accompanied by efforts to build the capacity and effectiveness of amateur sport organizations.
The Society offers support for development of amateur sports and other community initiatives in the Kamloops Region through the administration of the Kamloops Blazers Sports Society Legacy Fund.
Sustainable sport and community initiatives through opportunity, growth and excellence.
- Administration of the Kamloops Sports Legacy Fund 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 Blazers Sports 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.