• Non-profit Sports and Recreation Organizations

    Since 2011, IO has partnered with Non-Profit Sports and Recreation Organizations to help provide access to affordable financing for capital investments.


    Organizations must be, or be a member of, a sport organization recognized by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport (MTCS). A list of MTCS recognized organizations is provided in the program guidelines.

    Eligible organizations also include non-profit organizations that provide a recreation facility such as: swimming pools, arenas, sport specific courts, sports fields, parks, or multi-purpose facilities. For more information on eligibility requirements, please see the program guidelines. (PDF)

    Eligible Projects

    IO loans can be used for investment, construction or renovation of any owned capital asset, including:

    • Facility expansion, renovation and retrofits or acquisition
    • Accessibility improvements 

    Rates and Terms  

    IO’s lending rates provide equitable access to affordable financing for all clients. Please contact your Relationship Manager for today’s rate information. Non-profit Sports and Recreation Organizations may select repayment terms of 5 to 25 years, to match the life of the capital asset.

    For More Information  

    Contact one of our regional account managers today for any questions about the Loan Program.