Enabling Accessibility

The Community Accessibility Stream

The Community Accessibility Stream of the Enabling Accessibility Fund is designed to provide funding to eligible recipients for projects that improve accessibility in communities across Canada. Projects may include:

  • renovating, retrofitting or constructing community facilities where programs or services are offered to people with disabilities;
  • retrofitting motor vehicles used as community-based transportation; and,
  • providing information and communications technologies to make them more accessible for the community.

To be considered eligible for funding, projects must be directly related to removing barriers and increasing accessibility for people with disabilities in Canadian communities. All projects must also respond to funding priorities identified during calls for proposals, including support from their community.

Deadline: July 26th, 2018, 11:59 Pacific Time

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The Workplace Accessibility Stream

The Workplace Accessibility Stream of the Enabling Accessibility Fund provides funding to eligible recipients for projects that improve accessibility in workplaces across Canada. Projects may include:

  • renovating, retrofitting or constructing workplaces in which job opportunities for people with disabilities could be created or maintained;
  • retrofitting motor vehicles for work use ; and,
  • providing information and communications technologies for work use.

To be considered eligible for funding, projects must be directly related to maintaining or creating job opportunities for people with disabilities. All projects must also respond to funding priorities identified during calls for proposals, including support from their community.

Deadline:

July 26th, 2018, 11:59 Pacific Time

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The Mid-Sized Projects Stream

The mid-sized projects component provides contributions of up to $3 million to support larger retrofit, renovation or construction projects of facilities or venues that house or will house programs and services geared towards addressing the social and/or labour market integration needs of people with disabilities in a holistic manner.

To be eligible for funding, projects must:

  • increase accessibility in facilities and venues for people with disabilities;
  • increase access for people with disabilities to programs/services; and,
  • increase opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in and contribute to community life and/or the labour market.

Deadline: Not Current Accepting Applications