The Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) provides direct financial support for employers to provide short –term training to existing and new employees.
This grant program allows employers to choose the training that meets the needs of their business and the individuals to be trained.
The Government provides up to $10,000 per person for training costs.
Employers must contribute 1/3 of the total costs (with some additional flexibility for small businesses to provide in-kind reimbursement, up to another 1/6th of the training costs)
Training must be less than 1 year, and be delivered by an eligible, third-party trainer.
Employers are encouraged to focus on submitting training applications for:
New or better jobs for their employees
Training programs and courses that are over $500 and longer than 1 week (25 hours)
New initiatives (applications that have not been submitted in the last 6 months)
Location – Available to Youth in Almaguin & Muskoka
Training Sessions take place in Gravenhurst, Sundridge, Huntsville.