Ottawa, ON- Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), today announced the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) Call for Proposals for projects that increase accessibility in Canadian communities.
Organizations are encouraged to apply for funding through the EAF 2014 call for proposals for projects that will help improve accessibility in community facilities for Canadians with disabilities. The deadline for submitting proposals is Friday, August 1, 2014.
Over $8 million in funding is available through this year’s call for proposals. All applications are reviewed against eligibility criteria, call for proposal requirements, and program objectives.
“Our government has taken unprecedented action to strengthen programs for Canadians with disabilities. As part of our focus on creating jobs and opportunities, we invite organizations to begin submitting their proposals for projects that eliminate barriers and improve accessibility for people with disabilities in our communities. Our goal is to ensure all Canadians can participate in fully in their communities and contribute their many skills to society.”
– The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development)
“Our government is committed to creating jobs, economic growth, and long-term prosperity all across Canada and right here in Oxford. I hope organizations in our community will use this opportunity to submit their proposals for projects that help improve accessibility.”
-Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford
– 30 –