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Fees (listed in the order of allocation priority) and Pricing Strategy

 

BOARD (Group Type A): The internal users and entities whose use of school space is systemic to the functions and governance of the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board.

 

·         Elections (municipal, provincial, federal)

·         School/Board-administered

·         Parish

 

Pricing Strategy: No fees are charged for School/Board-approved and Parish-based activities. Pricing for Elections are negotiated centrally with each level of government.

 

Example of Board category of use: Parish religious services, Parish CWL, etc.

 

YOUTH (Group Type B): The non-profit entities or other public agencies that use the school facilities whose primary purpose is to provide programs and/or services that are designed and operated to    advance the academic success and healthy lifestyles of youth in the community.

 

Pricing Strategy: 100% discount Cost Recovery for each space type.

 

Example of Youth category use: Girls Guides, Boys and Girls Club, etc.

 

COMMUNITY (Group Type C): The non-profit entities or other public agencies that use the school facilities whose primary purpose is to provide programs and/or services that serve the local           neighborhood or community, but are not explicitly designed and operated to advance the academic success and healthy lifestyles of the children in the school and where zero or nominal admission or participation fees is charged.

 

Pricing Strategy: 50% discount Cost Recovery for each space type.

 

Example of Community category use: Adult Recreational Volleyball, Historical Society AGM, etc.

 

ENTERPRISE (Group Type D): The non-profit or public entities that could be classed as Not-for-Profit Youth or Community but whose primary purpose for this activity is to raise funds for their host organization or other entities.

 

Pricing Strategy: Cost Recovery for each space type.

 

Example of Enterprise category of use: Tournaments and coaching clinics with registration fees, etc.(e.g. a provincial sport association where revenue is held at the provincial or national level)

 

COMMERCIAL (Group Type E): The for-profit entities who are using the facility to raise revenue or brand awareness for the direct or indirect benefit of an individual, a Board of Directors or an entity’s staff.

 

Pricing Strategy: 100% margin based on the Cost recovery rate.

 

Example of Commercial category of use: Sport and social clubs owned by an individual(s), private summer camps operating as business ventures, etc.