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Canada: EnAbling Change Program

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted February 8, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on March 25, 2021
EnAbling Change Program logo
EnAbling Change Program logo

The EnAbling Change Program is a shared-cost transfer payment program administered by the Ministry for seniors and Accessibility (“the ministry”) that provides funding to not-for-profit organizations, industry organizations, and professional associations to educate their stakeholders about accessibility, drive cultural awareness about the value and benefits of accessibility, and support regulatory compliance.

This program provides funding to not-for-profit organizations, industry organizations and professional associations to:
a) Educate their stakeholders about the value and benefits of accessibility;
b) Help support compliance with accessibility laws;
c) Promote a culture of inclusion.

Typical projects may involve:
• Customized educational tools and resources that directly communicate about accessibility and inclusion with their sector;
• Promoting accessibility in daily living and encouraging regulatory compliance;
• Public outreach programs and initiatives.

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The EnAbling Change Program 2021-2022 priorities are:
> COVID-19 Recovery: Supporting people with disabilities, seniors and other marginalized communities during and after the pandemic through innovative solutions that improve their quality of life and eliminate barriers;
> Online Innovation: Serving people with disabilities, seniors and other marginalized communities through online methods and innovative technology; and,
> Scaling Best Practices: Amplifying successes that are dedicated to making an inclusive and accessible province.

Applicant organizations must:
1. Be a not-for-profit organizations that is able to reach across an industry or sector in Ontario;
2. Be compliant with Ontario’s accessibility laws;
3. Be a not-for-profit organization that has been incorporated in Ontario for at least one year;
4. Have accountability processes to administer, manage and oversee any funding received from the Province; and,
5. Provide proof of Commercial General Liability Insurance coverage in the amount of not less than $2 million.

Projects may range in value from $5,000 to $150,000.

Setting up an account may take up to five business days, so make sure you allow at least one week to register at least one week before starting the application process.

Deadline to apply is March 26, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Feb 08
Feb 08

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start now!!!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse and its website

Jill Langhus
Feb 10
Feb 10

Thanks, Ana.