Federal funding announced for trails, accessibility projects

The Federal government announced $10 million in funding for a trails program and $8 million for accessibility programs this week.

The Federal government announced $10 million in funding for a trails program and $8 million for accessibility programs this week.

The National Recreational Trails Program invites local trail organizations to submit funding requests to the National Trails Coalition until Aug. 15.

150-200 projects are expected to be supported across Canada.

The National Trails Coalition is a partnership between the Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organizations, the Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council and the Canadian Trails Federation.

Applications can be e-mailed to trailapplications@ntc-canada.ca.

The Enabling Accessibility Fund has been established to support projects that increase accessibility community facilities for Canadians with disabilities.

The funding can be used for projects like widening doorways and hallways, installing elevators, installing automated power doors, installing wheelchair accessible washrooms and more.

The deadline for proposals is Aug. 1. More information can be found at www.esdc.gc.ca/eng/disability/eaf/

 

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