Fundraising

NEW:
July 2017:  The PPC is asking for pledges from $100.00 to $5,000.00 to raise $35,000.00 for the construction of 4-6 new courts.  A pledge sheet will be available online soon.  

May 31, 2017 Community Gaming Grant applied for in the amount of $20,000.00. Pending. 


Past PPC Relevant Information that relates to Court Fundraising:

1.  Penticton City Council Motion 8.4 Pickleball Court Development 88-93 

Staff Recommendation: THAT Council approve the development of 4 Pickleball courts in 2015 on a portion of 2965 South Main Street; AND THAT Council approve the future development of up to 4 additional courts (for a total of 8) adjacent the courts noted above subject to a funding contribution from the Penticton Pickleball Association; AND THAT Council approve the allocation of the SILGA* grant in the amount of $10,000 to be utilized to fund a portion of the development of Pickleball courts; AND FURTHER THAT staff continue to work with the Penticton Pickleball Association on funding partnerships for future Pickleball amenity development.

*SILGA - Southern Interior Local Government Association.


2.  Executive Meeting of October 16th, 2015
A contingency bank account was opened.  Funds donated for future court expansion will be put in this account.  


3.  Spring 2016.  Penticton Recreation Centre (on behalf of the City) recommended that we put $10.00 per member in our contingency fund in return for our $10.00/member/season rate. 

4.  Fall 2016 AGM -- a motion was passed to raise the fees to $75.00 with $35.00 going into the contingency fund for future court expansion.


Other fundraising:

1.  2015 Tournament "Indoor for Outdoor" raised $4500.00 for the PPC.


2.  Grant:  BC Via Sports Participation grant in the amount of $2000.00 was received from the Province of BC through the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development and administered by ViaSport British Columbia. Monies were used for equipment purchases. 




3.  2017 Indoor for Outdoor Tournament raised $2063.00 for the outdoor courts.

Donations:

1.  Cash donation:  Geoff McKay $2500.00 (used as part payment for the Inside fence) 
2.  55+ Summer Games gift:   320 Balls, 2 portable nets, and four paddles
  


Chairperson:  Kim Coleman
                                 Committee Members:  Teresa Brambilla; Mark Tamblyn; Gary Gerlich