Government of Canada Enabling Accessibility Fund Deadline for Applications

The Government of Canada funding opportunity deadline is approaching. Until July 26, 2016, the Government of Canada’s Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) businesses can receive up to $50,000 to help improve accessibility in a facility or venue.  Please submit applications by next week.

If you are a business with less than 100 employees or a community-based employer, you may be eligible for funding from the Workplace Accessibility Stream to help remove barriers to accessibility in your workplace through:

  • renovation;
  • construction;
  • retrofit activities; and
  • providing accessible workplace technologies.

Examples of eligible projects include installing automated door openers, constructing a universally designed office, securing voice-activated software or retrofitting washrooms to make them accessible.

All projects funded must aim at creating and/or maintaining employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. The Government of Canada will provide successful applicants with 65 percent of eligible project costs, up to a maximum of $50,000 per funded project.

You can find more information and apply here.