Solicited call under Social Development Partnerships Program – Disability Component – Disability Inclusion Action Plan: Closed

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Application period

Current status: Closed

Applicants must not start their proposed projects until notified by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) of approval and an agreement has been signed between the organization and a representative of ESDC.

Funding is limited and subject to budget considerations of ESDC and allocation of funds by Parliament.

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The application period ran from August 5, 2021 to September 17, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).

We expect that projects will begin in fall 2021.

Note: Only specific organizations can apply.


The Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component (SDPP-D) aims to improve the participation and integration of persons with disabilities in all aspects of Canadian society with respect to social inclusion. Canadians with disabilities can face unique personal, social and economic barriers to participation. As a result, they may experience a diminished quality of life, with limited ability to participate in the workplace or to contribute to their communities.

Projects funded under this program will support a wide range of initiatives that address social issues and barriers experienced by persons with disabilities.


This solicited process will support disability stakeholder-led engagement activities on the Disability Inclusion Action Plan that aims to:

In result of this process, one partnership-based agreement will be funded.

The successful project will begin in fall 2021 and end by March 31, 2023.

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This is a solicited funding process and only invited organizations can submit a proposal.

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If you have questions, please email us at before September 17, 2021 at 12:00 pm Eastern time.

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