Children, Seniors and Social Development
July 13, 2017

Minister Gambin-Walsh Invites Applications for Inclusion Grants Funding Program

The Provincial Government is inviting applications for the Inclusion Grants Funding Program, which helps community organizations create more accessible and inclusive facilities and events.

The Inclusion Grants Funding Program provides up to $25,000 to eligible, non-profit, community-based organizations towards the cost of improving accessibility of their facilities. This can include installing ramps, automatic doors or visual alarms. It also provides up to $5,000 to improve inclusion for events and meetings through disability-related accommodations, such as sign language interpretation or captioning.

Since the Inclusion Grants Funding program began, the Provincial Government has helped more than 65 organizations improve accessibility and inclusion. The program will remain open until funding is expended.

For more information on the Inclusion Grants Funding Program, visit or phone 709-729-6048, text 709-725-4463, toll-free 1-888-729-6279, TTY 1-709-729-5000 or toll-free TTY 1-888-729-5440. Information and applications are available in alternate formats.

“Inclusion grants have successfully increased accessibility and inclusion within many communities throughout the province. As a result citizens are able to take part in community events and participate in their communities on an equitable basis as others. This type of investment makes a real difference for the whole community and its residents.”
Honourable Sherry Gambin-Walsh
Minister Responsible for the Status of Persons with

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Children, Seniors and Social Development
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2017 07 13                              2:20 p.m.