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Education and Training Grants - Canada

Education and Training Grants - Canada

Are you looking to build the skills you need to apply coaching skills in your current career? There are several education and training grants available to Canadians looking to expand their skills to succeed in the workplace.

Learn more about the available grants offered by provincial governments by selecting your province or territory of residence below

Alberta

Alberta Government Grant Coaching

Alberta

Eligible employers are required to contribute a minimum of one-third of the total training costs for existing employees. Government contributes two-thirds of the cost to a maximum of $10,000 per trainee per fiscal year.

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British Columbia

BC Government Grant Coaching

British Columbia

Workforce Training Stream

This stream is designed to support any training that aligns with an employer’s business needs, including the development of management, business and soft skills. Applications approved under this stream will receive 60 percent of eligible training costs, up to a maximum of $5,000 per participant. The employer is required to contribute the remaining 40 percent and employers must have a job for the participant at their company once training is completed.

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Manitoba

Manitoba Government Grant Coaching

Manitoba

Canada-Manitoba Job Grant

The Canada-Manitoba Job Grant is an employer-driven approach to help Manitobans gain the skills they need to fill available jobs and to help employers develop the skills of their existing workers to meet the requirements of their present job, or to move into a better job. Eligible employers may apply for up to $10,000 for each individual worker to assist with training costs. Employers that receive funding under the Canada-Manitoba Job Grant must contribute a minimum of one-third of the eligible training costs. With the maximum government contribution of $10,000, this means that up to $15,000 is available, per person, for eligible training costs.

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador

Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Job Grant

The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Job Grant (CNLJG) provides funding to eligible businesses and organizations to help offset the cost of training for their existing and future employees. The program provides up to a maximum of $10,000 per year towards training an existing employee and up to a maximum of $15,000 for training an unemployed participant.

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New Brunswick

New Brunswick

Labour Force Training

The program provides funding to eligible businesses and organizations to train individuals who are being considered for an available job in their company and/or to improve the skills and opportunities of their new or existing employees. It is recognized that employee training is primarily the responsibility of the employer; however given the current labour market context in the province, the department wants to encourage employers to provide strategic training to their workforce as per the program’s criteria.

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Northwest Territories

Northwest Territories

Canada‐Northwest Territories Job Grant

The Canada Northwest Territories Job Grant is a cost‐sharing program that helps employers offset the cost of training for new or current employees. The Grant helps Northerners gain the skills they need to fill available jobs; it helps employers invest in their workforces, equipping workers with the training necessary to make their businesses succeed.

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Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia

Workplace Innovation and Productivity Skills Incentive

Applications for the WIPSI program may be submitted by individual businesses or by an organization/association on behalf of a group of businesses. If you are a small business in Nova Scotia with less than 50 employees, you may be eligible for up to 100% of your training costs to be covered up to $10,000. For larger businesses, WIPSI provides up to 50% of direct training costs.

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Nunvaut

Nunavut

Canada-Nunavut Job Grant 

Under the Canada-Nunavut Job Grant (CNJG), eligible employers can receive funding support if they have new or better positions available for trainees and they can make a contribution to the total eligible training costs for each designated trainee. The maximum government contribution to the grant is $10,000 per trainee.

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Ontario

Ontario Government Grant Coaching

Ontario

Canada-Ontario Job Grant

Employers can get up to $10,000 in government support per person for training costs. Employers with 100 or more employees need to contribute 1/2 of the training costs. Small employers with less than 100 employees need to contribute 1/6 of training costs.

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Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island

Workplace Skills Training

Workplace Skills Training is a program developed for employers to train new or existing employees to develop their skills and align with needs of the business. The employer determines the type of training and who will participate. Training must be short term and meet job-specific and incremental industry requirements of the organization. SkillsPEI can contribute up to 50% of the direct training costs. You will be required to contribute the remaining 50%. At the end of the training, the employee should have developed skills to meet the demands of today's economy.

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Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Grants


 

Saskatchewan

The Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant is an employer-driven program that helps businesses and non-profit organizations train new or existing employees for available jobs, and provides more opportunities for unemployed and underemployed workers to receive training. Through the program, the employer contributes one-third of the training cost, while the federal and provincial governments contribute the remaining two-thirds.

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