Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Recipient Name: Action des femmes handicapées (Montréal)
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Date: 2009-01-13
Value: $285,340.00
Type: Grant
Purpose: The project aims to improve management, leadership and business skills among women with disabilities, to enable them to start up their own micro-enterprises. Several activities have been organized: training workshops on business networking, funding, management, technology, promotion and marketing, as well as mentoring, discussion and support groups focusing on business projects that are in progress. This project is for women with various disabilities — visual, motor, hearing or learning — or those who have chronic illnesses.
Comments: Multi-year project of 36 months.