Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities
Created under the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities Act in 1988, the Council is an advisory body accountable to the Premier through the Minister of Human Services. It is responsible for providing advice regarding opportunities for full and equal participation of persons with disabilities in the life of the province.
Premier’s Council Awards
Do you know someone whose achievements and leadership contribute to a better life for people with disabilities? If so, consider nominating them for a Premier’s Council Award. We are now accepting nominations for 2016. Learn more about the awards and access an Awards Nomination Form.
The nomination package deadline is September 30, 2016.
International Day of Persons with Disabilities Grants
December 3rd is recognized as International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). The Council supports communities that hold IDPD events to increase awareness of diverse abilities and promote inclusion for Albertans with disabilities. The Council is providing a limited number of grants to help communities with the costs associated with holding an event. Learn more about the IDPD Grant Guidelines and access a grant application.
Grant application deadline extended to October 14, 2016
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