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Inclusive Recreation Activity Fund

Grants to New Brunswick Organizations, Municipalities,
and Individuals to Promote Activity for People with Disabilities

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Foundation / Corporation

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Grants of up to $2,500 to New Brunswick organizations and municipalities, and grants of up to $250 to New Brunswick individuals for programs that will aid people with disabilities, and help allow them to participate in physical activities. Funding is intended to support physical activity programs and infrastructure that achieves the guidelines of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, as outlined by the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Priority will be given to first-time applicants, and for longer-term activities for individual applicants.

Individual applicants can request funding for any expenses related to these activities that impede one's ability to implement or maintain a healthy lifestyle. Examples of appropriate requests include those for program expenses (e.g., registration fees, admission fees, membership fees, etc.); equipment needs (e.g., sneakers, skates, helmet, etc.); and transportation expenses (e.g., taxi fares, accessible transit costs, bus fares, etc.)

Communities and organizations can request funding for any expenses related to these activities that impede their ability to implement or maintain programs that support healthy lifestyles. Examples of appropriate requests include those for reducing program fees, equipment needs, transportation expenses and facility upgrades.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177513

Estimated Size of Grant:

Individual requests should not exceed $250.
Requests by municipalities should not exceed $2,500.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

New Brunswickers living with a permanent disability and New Brunswick communities and organizations looking to support those living with a permanent disability are eligible to apply for the Inclusive Recreation Activity Fund.

The World Health Organization defines a disability as “any restriction or lack of ability to perform an activity due to impairment.”

One-off events and tournaments are not eligible for funding.

Pre-Application Information:

Funding deadlines for 2017-2018: July 14, 2017, October 13, 2017, and January 19, 2018.

Please note: $2,500 is the total amount for this program. If the complete amount is dispersed in the first round (July), there will be no remaining money for the October and January rounds of funding. If funds remain, the amount will be updated and available for the subsequent rounds of funding.

Note for Community/Organization applications: All applications must be accompanied by a letter of intent detailing how these funds will be used and their benefit to your community or organization.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Michelle DeCourcey
506.459.1929 Ext 2

Recreation New Brunswick
70 Melissa St.
Fredericton, NB
E3A 6W1

Phone: (506) 459-1929
Fax: (506) 450-6066

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: New Brunswick