Government Launches Call for Proposals for Enabling Accessibility Fund

June 25, 2014


Government Launches Call for Proposals for Enabling Accessibility Fund


Ottawa, ON – Larry Miller, MP for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, is encouraging all local organizations to apply for funding through the Enabling Accessibility Fund to help improve accessibility in community facilities for Canadians with disabilities.


Over $8 million in funding will be made available for this year’s fund for projects that promote increased accessibility and better access to facilities, programs and services for Canadians with disabilities. Eligible projects include:


–       Renovations to widen hallways and doorways;

–       Installation of elevators;

–       Installation of automated doors;

–       Upgrading facilities that offer program for adults and/or children with autism and other cognitive/intellectual impairments.


Eligible recipients include not-for-profit organizations, local municipalities, Aboriginal organizations and territorial governments.


“The Enabling Accessibility Fund is a funding program that many different organizations in Bruce and Grey counties have taken advantage of in the past,” said Miller. “I strongly encourage all eligible groups to apply for funding through this program to help all residents access our community’s facilities and services.”


The deadline for submitting proposals is Friday, August 1st, 2014.


For more information on the Enabling Accessibility Fund please visit;