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Rick Hansen Foundation: Quality of Life Program

Since 1988, we have invested in accessibility solutions for people with disabilities. These include accessible playgrounds, assistive devices and wheelchair ramps, which have provided greater independence for thousands of people living with disabilities. (source)

 

Eligibility Requirements

Must be resident in Canada;

Must be either:

Individuals;

Registered charities as defined in the Income Tax Act (Canada);

Elementary and secondary schools (through the school district to the extent that they are qualified donees) that participate in the Rick Hansen School Program.

Maximum Grant Amount

The maximum grant amount per project will not exceed $10,000. The amount of funding will be determined based on the expenditures that are deemed eligible, reasonable and appropriate for the successful execution and completion of the project.

What Type of Services are Funded?

Home modifications

Adaptive computer devices

Accessible community centres

Recreation programs

Exercise equipment

Therapy projects

How do I Apply?

Register here and fill out the applications online.

Additional Information

For additional information and contact numbers, please visit this website