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Funding for Accessible Renovations

From: Judy Gregg <judy@accessibilityexperts.ca>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2012 09:03:59 -0400
To: "Judy Gregg" <judy@accessibilityexperts.ca>
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If your organization has been thinking of doing some renovations to improve
accessibility, HRSDC has funding available under the "Enabling Change" fund
for up to $50,000.  

Below is the list of organizations that can apply:

.        not-for-profit organizations;

.        small municipalities (with populations under 250 000 according to
census data);

.        small private-sector organizations (fewer than 50 employees and
under $5 million in gross revenue per year);

.        colleges and universities;

.        territorial governments; and

.        Aboriginal governments.

Below is a list of the eligible activities:

.        constructing an interior or exterior ramp;

.        installing wider doors or installing automated door openers;

.        raising or lowering sinks and/or counters;

.        improving lighting and increasing colour contrast;

.        building an accessible washroom;

.        installing accessible door handles and light switches;

.        installing an elevator or lift;

.        providing computer enhancements such as interactive speech
capability;

.        installing a wheelchair lift on a community-based vehicle; and

.        any other activities that contribute to creating or enhancing
accessibility for people with disabilities and that are deemed acceptable by
HRSDC.

The deadline for applications is October 5, 2012.  For further information
select Small Projects - Enabling Accessibility Fund
<http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/disability_issues/eaf/cfp/small_projects/index.s
html>  .

 

Edie Forsyth

Corporate Director

Accessibility Experts Ltd.

905-718-3343

 <mailto:edie@accessibilityexperts.ca> edie@accessibilityexperts.ca

 <http://www.accessibilityexperts.ca/> www.accessibilityexperts.ca

 
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