Enabling Accessibility Fund, Proposal Call Continues

July 22, 2011

On July 22, 2011, the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, launched the Enabling Accessibility Fund 2011 call for proposals for small projects. The call will remain open until September 23, 2011.

* The Government of Canada recognizes the abilities of all Canadians, and celebrate the progress we have made towards the full inclusion of people with disabilities.

* The Enabling Accessibility Fund supports community-based projects across Canada that improve accessibility and enable all Canadians, regardless of physical ability, to participate in and contribute to their communities and the economy.

* A call for proposals under the Small Project Component of the Enabling Accessibility Fund will open today and will close on September 23, 2011. Organizations can receive up to $50 000 per project.

To find out how to apply for funding or for more information about the Fund, visit www.hrsdc.gc.ca/disability or call 1-866-268-2502.