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Canada-Ontario Job Grant

Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG)

Does your employer want to invest in your training to help you gain skills and advance in your job? Would an employer hire you if you had specific skills training?

If so, your employer may be eligible for financial support to assist with the training costs through the new Canada Ontario Job Grant.

What is the Canada Ontario Job Grant?

The Canada Ontario Job Grant is a partnership between the federal and provincial governments to fund employer-driven training initiatives. The grant provides direct financial support for employers to purchase training for their workforce. The cost of training is a shared investment between the employer and the federal and provincial government.

How much funding can an employer receive from the Canada Ontario Job Grant?
The Canada Ontario Job Grant supports eligible training costs up to a maximum of $10,000 per participant.

Who is eligible for the Canada Ontario Job Grant?
Employers in Ontario that identify a training need in their organization. This fund can also help employers who are willing to hire and train unemployed individuals to fill their job vacancies.

What are eligible training costs?
Eligible training costs may include tuition, textbooks, tools and equipment.

Is there a limit on the duration of a training program?
Training must not exceed one year.

Who can provide the training?
Training can be provided by a College of Applied Arts and Technology, publicly assisted university, school board, private trainer, union-based training centre, and product vendors with manufacturer-recognized training certifications

How can I get more information?
Contact us at Fleming CREW Employment Centre. Our staff would be happy to discuss helping employers to learn more about the Canada Ontario Job Grant.