Seven businesses in South( ) have been approved for Enabling Fund grants, a report said.
Angela Pollak, the SouthBusiness Alliance (SABA) secretary and the owner of Four Corners —which provides , , and tiny-house —shared the information with local news.
The sum is close to $500,000 (CAD) to fund projects that will make these organizations more, which includes her own.
An event on October 19 was attended by theMinister of Seniors and Raymond Cho and other dignitaries. The event included a luncheon and a tour around facilities with improved through the assistance of EAF funding. This includes Four Corners .
These EAF grants have been proven to be highly effective for South, according to Pollak. When she received her first grant, she introduced it to the community.
“We did a couple of grant writing workshops to help them understand what the process was like, and then I worked closely with a number of people over two application cycles to start applying for these grants. So, we’ve had really amazing success,” she says.
According to Canada.ca, the EAF provides funds for projects to allow workplaces and communities throughout to be more for persons with disabilities, giving them more opportunities to participate in community-based programs, activities, and services, as well as to gain access to jobs.