The following list identifies a number of grants/funds available through the Province of Ontario and/or the Government of Canada.  Each grant has specific eligibility requirements and conditions.  Application deadlines vary.  See link for grant details.
 
Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit
  • Refundable Tax Credit up to 45% of eligible expenditures based on salaries and wages paid to an apprentice during the first 48 months of an apprenticeship program up to $10,000 per year.  Maximum credit is $40,000 over 48 months. 
  • http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/credit/attc/
 
Employer Apprentice Signing Bonus  
Cooperative Education Tax Credit
  • Refundable Tax Credit available to employers who hire students enrolled in a co-operative Ontario University or college education program.   Credit is based on salaries and wages paid up to 30% of eligible expenditures up to $3,000.  Employment period is minimum of 10 weeks up to four months.
  • http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/credit/cetc/
 
Canada Job Grant
  • Grant to cover up to 2/3 of the costs of training your employees, up to $10,000.
 

Career Focus
  • Financial assistance for career related work experience to youths between the ages of 15 – 30.

Futurpreneur Canada has a range of programs for youth, new immigrants, and veterans. Programs include Start-up Program, New Comer Program, Spin Master Innovation Fund and the Prince's Operation Entrepreneur Program. They also have a mentoring program to provide expert advice and support.

Ontario Youth Employment Fund  
Youth Employment Program
  • Financial contribution towards the salary of a post-secondary graduate to help you research, develop and commercialize new technologies.
 
Date edited: 08/17/2017