Grant Due Date: Enabling Accessibility Fund
The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion has launched a call for proposals for the new Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) Small Projects Component on Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC). Click here to see the full announcement.
This stream will provide up to $25 million, over two years, to improve the accessibility and safety of approximately 350 regulated and/or licensed early learning and child centres across the country.
The goal of this funding is to support persons with disabilities, including children, parents or guardians, and early childhood educators with disabilities and to ensure that all families across Canada have access to high-quality, affordable, and inclusive early learning and child care, no matter where they live.
Eligible organizations can apply for up to $70,000 for:
- New construction, renovation, or retrofit activities that will increase accessibility and expand access to early learning and child care centres in Canadian communities; and/or
- Accessible information and communication technologies.