Accessible Technology Program (ATP)

Receive up to $4,000,000 in Grant Funding.

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The Accessible Technology Program is a Canadian government grant designed to support the development and testing of assistive technologies. It seeks to improve digital/knowledge economy participation among persons with disabilities. As provided by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED), the program invests $22.3 million over five years (2017-2021) for innovative solutions that make for a more inclusive, diverse workforce.

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Accessible Technology Program (ATP)

Amount of Funding

Up to 50% (for-profit) and up to 80% (non-profit) to a maximum $4 million per project/year.

Amount of Funding from the Canadian Government

Accessible Technology Program (ATP)

Eligible Applicants

Canadian legal entities, including for-profits, NFPs, and research institutions are eligible. Applicants must provide 2 years of audited financial statements.

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Accessible Technology Program (ATP)

Eligible Activities

Technology development and testing that improves access to the digital economy for persons with disabilities.

Eligible Expenses for Canadian Government Funding

Accessible Technology Program (ATP)

Program Deadline

Upcoming deadlines include January 31, 2021 to receive funding starting in early 2021-22 or by June 2, 2021 to receive funding starting in late 2021-22. Projects must be complete by March 31, 2022. Applicants must receive program approval prior to incurring funding-eligible expenses.

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