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Enabling Accessibility Fund 2022 Small Projects Component Call for Proposals: Deadline Nov. 1st, 2022

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Improve access to programs and services for persons with disabilities in your community

The Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) provides funding for projects that make communities and workplaces more accessible for persons with disabilities. EAF creates more opportunities for persons with disabilities to:

  • take part in community activities, programs and services
  • access employment

This Call for Proposals (CFP) will provide up to $57,950,000 in funding in fiscal year 2022 to 2023 to support a minimum of 580 accessibility projects, and up to $6,500,000 to support a minimum of 65 Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) projects.

Through the Government of Canada’s 2022 CFP under the EAF Small projects component, not-for-profit, for profit, Indigenous organizations, municipalities and territorial governments could receive up to $100,000 for the retrofit, renovation or new construction of accessible facilities or venues.

Until November 1, 2022, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is accepting applications for projects that help improve and make facilities in Canadian communities and workplaces more accessible for persons with disabilities. This year, the EAF Small projects component has put a priority on the funding of projects related to shelters for those experiencing violence and gender-based violence, Indigenous organizations, Early Learning and Child Care centres, and workplaces.

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As well, virtual information sessions will be offered to applicants on the following dates:

All organizations

September 20, 2022 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (EDT) – English

September 21, 2022 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (EDT) – French

October 5, 2022 at 1:00 PM to 2:30  (EDT) – English

October 6, 2022 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 (EDT) – French

October 19, 2022 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 (EDT) – English

October 20, 2022 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 (EDT) – French

For Indigenous organizations

September 28, 2022 at 10:00 to 11:30 AM (EDT) – French

September 28, 2022 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (EDT) – English

For shelter organizations

September 19, 2022, 10:00 to 11:30 (EDT) - French

September 19, 2022, 1:00 to 2:30 (EDT) - English


Organizations will be able to participate online and by teleconference. Interested organizations must send an email to the address below with their preferred date for an information session, preferred official language and any request for accommodations.

If you have any questions about this CFP or would like to register for a virtual information session, please send an email to NC-HIP-PIP-EAF_ODI-GD@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca.

We encourage you to share this email with your network, partners and stakeholders so they may also benefit from this funding opportunity.

Enabling Accessibility Fund Team
Employment and Social Development Canada / Service Canada

  • Start Date

    Sep 27, 2022

  • End Date

    Nov 01, 2022


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