Government Funding

Canada Ontario Job Grant Just Opened

Here is another amazing opportunity for our clients to continue to develop their team’s leadership and technical skills. Reach out to us today to discuss your requirements so we can provide a quotation to go with your submission. We can also connect you with support to get the application prepared.

With help from our contact Mentor Works, we provide the details of the grant below:

Grant Amount:
• Large Businesses with >100+ Employees: Up to 50% to a maximum $6,000 per trainee.
• Small Businesses (<100 Employees): Up to 83% to a maximum $6,000 per trainee.
• Small Businesses w/ New Hires: Up to 100% to a maximum $10,000 per trainee.

• Ontario businesses conducting training in Ontario, must have WSIB (or equivalent) and $2M in third party liability insurance.
• Training participants must be on payroll (no contractors or temporaries), be residents of Ontario, be Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents, and cannot have ownership in the applicant business.

Eligible Projects:
• Training projects must include <25 trainees to be eligible.
• Training topics can include, but are not limited to, business/leadership/marketing, ERP, equipment, or technical training.
• Training can be offered by a 3rd party private training company, a post-secondary institution, or private career college.
• Trainer does not need to be based out of Ontario, but it needs to be a Canadian vendor.
• Ideally, a new or recent (last 3 weeks) hire(s) will participate in the training.

Eligible Expenses:
• 3rd party trainer expenses,
• textbooks, materials,
• tuition, student fees, and examination fees.

• Training cannot start until the grant application is approved.
• Grant approval takes approximately 4-5 weeks from date of application submission.
• Training must be completed by March 31, 2024, with proof of completion (i.e., certification, diploma).

Here is the link to the government site.