Is your business able to hire employees or make your community accessible?
The Enabling Accessibility Fund is available for small business with ideas on how to improve their workplaces or communities. Examples: installing screen reader devices, hearing induction loop systems, automated door openers, constructing a universally designed office, or retrofitting a washroom with an accessible toilet, grab bars and taps, etc.
Application deadline: July 26, 2016 (Click here for program details.)
Looking for funding as an entrepreneur?
Perhaps you have experienced a disability yourself and you’re looking to assist others by starting a creative business. Check out the following resources from Service Canada:
Accessible and inclusive communities are great communities! We hope you can take advantage of these resources.
Author: Cesar Gomez, CFIB Business Counsellor
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Cesar Gomez Garcia has been with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business for six years. His current role at the CFIB is helping members with their questions on compliance. These questions can range from employment standards to health and safety, as well as complicated red tape situations that small businesses face. His passion is reading and writing about entrepreneurship. Learn more about Cesar.