Apply for A Grant

Who can apply?

Any school, municipality or community group that is a registered Canadian charitable organization and who shares our vision of a more accessible and inclusive Canada. Check out our Eligibility Guidelines for a more detailed list of eligible and ineligible recipients. You can also search for your donee status on the CRA website.

How to Apply

  1. Prepare a project budget with one independent contractor quote;
  2. Obtain a letter of support from an independent third party (e.g., Mayor, city official, parent advisory council member, patron or member of the project space);
  3. Obtain a letter of approval from the building/property owner;
  4. Develop a plan and budget for your awareness event celebration; and
  5. Fill in and submit the online application form and include the supporting documents listed above as attachments.

Important Grant Reference Documents

Key Dates

  • September 19, 2016: Applications open.
  • March 31, 2017: Final deadline to apply for Access4All accessibility improvement project and awareness event celebration funding.
  • December 31, 2017: Accessibility infrastructure improvement portion of project must be completed.
  • January 31, 2018: Awareness building event portion of project must be completed.
  • February 28, 2018: Deadline to submit final project report to Rick Hansen Foundation.

Note that projects that meet evaluation criteria are approved by the Access4All Grants Committee on a rolling first come, first served basis.