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Meet The Latest Innoweave Implementers

Last month, we highlighted some of the latest organizations and collaboratives that have received Innoweave coaching support.

This month, we are happy to announce more organizations and collaboratives that are receiving support from Innoweave.

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Implementation Funding: Some tips for applicants!

As we get closer to the next deadline for applications to Innoweave Implementation Funding on January 3rd, we want to share some tips for organizations planning to submit an application. We look for a few key elements in the applications submitted, and the more your application can clearly show these characteristics, the stronger your application will be.

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Constructive Engagement: Coalition for Change to the Disability Gifts and Assets Limits

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Individuals with disabilities must confront myriad challenges in their daily lives. Until recently, individuals receiving benefits through the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) have also had to contend with strict gift and asset limits – i.e. the amount of money they are able to hold in their own names – making it difficult for them to access funds, accumulate earnings from employment or receive financial gifts from friends and family. These restrictions lock many ODSP recipients into incomes considerably below the poverty line, exacerbating the already challenging circumstances that many of these individuals face, particularly when large or unexpected expenses may arise.

In June 2016, Innoweave was approached by the Coalition for Change to the Disability Gifts and Assets Limits to access Constructive Engagement coaching support which could help them address this barrier.

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