$5,000 available from the Canadian Centre on Disability Studies

Research funding avilable!

Welcome to Wednesday Funds Fans!  I will soon have a Deadline Alert ready for September but for today, here’s a good little funding opportunity from CCDS.

The Canadian Centre on Disability Studies (CCDS) is a national, not-for-profit, disability-focused research and education organization located in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  CCDS has established a Small Grants program to facilitate the involvement of new researchers and assist community-based disability-focused research initiatives in Canada.  Two (2) grants are available @ $5,000 each.  Deadline:  October 18th, 2013.

Goals of the Small Grants Program:

  • To facilitate research partnerships among researchers, consumer-directed disability groups, and/or other community groups
  • To encourage research focused on issues that the disability community identifies as important, and where people with disabilities are involved in the research process (e.g. participatory action research)

Current CCDS Research Priorities:

  • Aboriginal people with disabilities, with an aim to influence inclusive policy development processes
  • Disability and aging (aging with a disability or aging into disability)
  • Visitability/universal design
  • Youth (age 15-24) with disabilities, particularly related to community integration/reintegration, education, and using technology as a means of social inclusion

 There it is folks, go and get it!  Don’t forget to LIKE us on FaceBook and follow us on Twitter @fundsblogger!