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Grants for Organizations to Engage Youth Leaders in Canada

Grants for Organizations to Engage Youth Leaders in Canada

Deadline: 17-Oct-22

The Government of Canada has announced the applications for Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) Youth Innovation Component to provide an opportunity for dynamic youth who want to demonstrate leadership and a commitment to their communities to have a direct impact in the lives of persons with disabilities.

Through this work, one will volunteer his time to:

create greater awareness about accessibility needs
encourage organizations to apply for EAF funding to address existing accessibility barriers, and
build a more inclusive and accessible Canada

As a Youth Accessibility Leader, one will be part of a growing community of youth from across the country that have:

found accessibility barriers in workplaces or public spaces
talked with organizations about their existing accessibility barriers
encouraged organizations to apply for funding to address their accessibility barriers
helped an organization draft and submit a project proposal
helped promote the program at media events, and
made a difference in the lives of persons with disabilities

They are looking for young Canadians to help make Canada more accessible for persons with disabilities. The Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) is looking for dynamic youth who want to demonstrate leadership and a commitment to their communities. Through this process, youth volunteer their time to build a more accessible Canada.

Funding Information

One will help interested organization to complete the funding application for funding up to $10,000 for accessibility projects.


increased awareness of accessibility barriers in your community
personal and community empowerment
valuable presentation skills
experience preparing or assisting in preparing project proposals
networking opportunities, and
social responsibility and volunteer experience that impacts your community
Eligible organizations

The following organizations are eligible to apply for EAF Youth Innovation Component funding:

not-for-profit organizations (including social enterprises)
businesses (maximum 99 full-time equivalent employees)
Indigenous organizations
municipal governments, and
territorial governments
Eligibility Criteria

They want you and what you have to offer, if you are:
between 15 and 30 years of age
determined to make a difference in your community
you want to develop valuable skills and gain key experience, and
authorized to work legally in Canada
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