Please be advised that the Province has announced the new Inclusive Community Grants program, which provides $2 million (up to $60,000 per recipient) to municipalities and organizations for projects that increase accessibility for persons with disabilities. This information can be shared widely with your community organizations who may be interested in applying.
Municipalities and local organizations can use the funding towards projects such as:
- undertaking local needs assessments to determine gaps in existing supports for seniors and people with disabilities;
- developing action plans and implementing virtual programs;
- retrofitting buildings with ramps and accessible washrooms; and
- installing self-serve kiosks with software that people with vision or hearing loss can use.
More information can be found in the attached document. The deadline to apply is December 21, 2020.