Advancing Accessibility Standards Research Program: EOI

Aboriginal Peoples
Arctic and Northern Regions
Community, Regional & Enterprise Development
Governance and Public Policy
Information and Communication Technology
Social Justice
Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery


Academic Unit: inquire with unit

Memorial Deadline: Monday 1st, August 2022

External Deadline: Friday 5th, August 2022


Accessibility Standards Canada is inviting interested organizations to submit an expression of interest for research funding. This is the first step in applying.

Your project must align with the goals and desired outcomes of Accessibility Standards Canada’s grants and contributions program.

If your expression of interest is selected, you will be invited to submit a detailed application. These applications will then be assessed to determine which projects will be selected for funding. You may submit more than 1 expression of interest.

To apply, you must meet all of the following program requirements.

Submission deadline

We must receive your expression of interest by no later than 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) on August 5, 2022. If it is received after the deadline, it will not be considered.

Do you need accommodations to complete your expression of interest? If so, email us at no later than July 8, 2022.

Priority research areas

Your project must focus on 1 or more of the following priority areas:

  • – Canada’s election process, including voting and running for office
  • – communication, other than information and communication technologies, including accessible — communications through sign language (American Sign Language, Langue des signes québécoise, Indigenous Sign Language)
  • – design and delivery of programs and services, including inclusive and accessible service delivery
  • – employment, including accessible employment for youth with disabilities transitioning from school to work
  • – information and communication technologies
  • – procurement of goods, services, and facilities
  • – the built environment
  • – transportation

These are explained in the Glossary of terms.

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Funding Sources

Accessibility Standards Canada

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: July 13, 2022