Grants and Funding Programs
Are you considering starting a new career? Whether you were laid off, or are just looking to make a change, here are some available funding options you might qualify for.
BETTER JOBS ONTARIO
Better Jobs Ontario was formerly called the Second Career program.
This program is to better help people who may face challenges finding stable jobs such as gig workers, youth and people on social assistance. If you have been unemployed for six months or longer, and are part of a low-income household, you may benefit from these changes.
To learn more about Better Jobs Ontario, read the information on this webpage and contact an employment service provider in your area.
Better Jobs Ontario provides eligible applicants with:
skills training for in-demand jobs, financial support.
You can apply for up to $28,000 for costs.
NON-STATUS AND STATUS INDIGENOUS
There is immediate funding available to help pay for your AZ/ DZ training!
Who is eligible?
This funding program targets non-status and status Indigenous Peoples living in urban, rural and remote areas (off-reserve), Métis, and southern Inuit Indigenous Peoples in Canada.
Contact Shannon today 1-800-719-9334 ext 600, or text 705-561-1464.
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CANADA ONTARIO JOB GRANT (COJG)
Would your employer benefit from you have you AZ or DZ license? If so, then the Canada Ontario Job Grant may be the best options for you. Employers can receive up to $10,000 in government support per person for training costs.
Your employer can apply directly online at: http://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/eopg/cojg/ or contact your local employment Resource center to help you with he application
STUDENT LINE OF CREDIT
The interest rates on student lines of credit may be lower than the rates offered on government student loans. Please contact your preferred financial institution for further details and to see if you may qualify.
FIRST NATIONS OR METIS
Do you have status through a First Nation or Metis? You can contact your band office to see if there may be funding available to you.
FUNDING FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
If you have a disability you may want to speak with your local employment centre or get into contact with Ontario March Of Dimes for funding options that may be available to you.
HAVE YOU BEEN EMPLOYED BY THE CANDIAN ARMED FORCES?
Canvet for those who have been injured during their service may be available or SISIP for individuals who have completed their service.
YOUTH JOB CONNECTION
Paid training available through the Employment Ontario – Youth Job Connection Program. This program is offered through the YMCA of Northeastern Ontario. Contact or visit YMCA Employment Services to receive further information about funding.MORE DETAILS
We always try our best to find a funding or financing option that works for you, come and see us to discuss!
- Registered Education Savings Plan
- Registered Retirement Savings plan
- Credit Card
- Family or friends willing to help with funding
Remember that the program is 100% tax deductible, You can claim it on your taxes and receive a good portion back at income tax time, this can go a long way at paying back a loan, family member or friend.