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Welcome to the Rick Hansen Foundation's online application system!  Through this system, you will be able to apply for all the Foundation's available Grants and Awards or Summits.  Open applications are listed below. 

Access4All Barrier Buster Grant
Any school, municipality or community group that is a registered Canadian charitable organization is invited to apply for a Barrier Buster Grant to improve physical accessibility and create awareness in their communities.
The application is closed and we are currently reviewing applications.  Successful applicants will be notified by May 31st

> Return to the Access4All Program page.

Accessible Cities Award
Any municipality in Canada (regardless of population size) can apply for the Accessible Cities Award to showcase their efforts and accomplishments in creating universal access for their community.

The application is closed and we are currently reviewing applications. Successful applicants will be notified by May 31st

>Return to the Accessible Cities Award page.

Youth Leadership Summit
Any youth who meets the following requirements can apply to attend the Youth Leadership Summit:
  • Is 12-19 years old at the time of the Summit;
  • Is a resident of Canada; and
  • Has demonstrated qualities exemplified by Rick Hansen and his life’s work:  determination, inspiration, courage, leadership, teamwork, and making a difference in the lives of others.
The application is closed and we have identified our 50 delegates. Thank you to all who applied.

>Return to the Youth Leadership Summit page.

How to Apply
Please sign-up by entering your email address and a confidential password. This will allow you to access the online application system, save your progress, and return at your convenience. Once signed in to your account, you will be able to select a specific application and go through the form step-by-step.

If you have any issues with your application, please email