Enabling Accessibility Fund: Mid-sized Projects Component

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The mid-sized projects component gives funding for larger construction projects. These projects must offer a suite of programs and services to include persons with disabilities in:
- their communities, and
- the labour market.

Comments on Funding:

Funding amount: Between $500,000 and a maximum of $3,000,000 for a project that is up to 2 years in duration

Deadline: Applications are closed. Stay tuned for future intake announcements.

Applicants must be one of the following:

  • not-for-profit organizations whose mandate is to exclusively serve persons with disabilities (as defined in the leveraging section);
  • for-profit organization with up to 99 full-time equivalent employees whose mandate is to serve or hire persons with disabilities;
  • small municipalities of less than 50,000 in population, as per the 2021 census, offering more than one program and/ or service targeted for persons with disabilities;
  • Indigenous organizations offering more than one program and/or service targeted for persons with disabilities;
  • organizations located in the Territories and remote and rural regions offering more than one program and/or service targeted for persons with disabilities;
  • territorial governments.
Application Steps:

1. Applicants should utilize the Grants and Contributions Online Services (GCOS) to submit their applications.

2. In the event that an applicant does not possess a GCOS account, it is advised to create one at the earliest convenience. Registration for a GCOS account is a prerequisite for applying for funding. Please be aware that post-submission of the application, the completion of the GCOS account registration is required to achieve fully registered user status, a process that could span up to two weeks.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants will be prompted to upload various supporting documents into the GCOS application.

Other Things to Note:

Application period: October 18, 2023, to December 13, 2023, at 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST)

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