Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) provides opportunities for employers, individually or in groups, to invest in their workforce, with help from the government.
The Canada-Ontario Job Grant provides direct financial support to individual employers who wish to purchase training for their incumbent employees and new hires. It is available to small, medium and large businesses with a plan to deliver short-term training to existing and new employees.
Important to know:
- Employers may be eligible to for up to $10,000 in government support per person for training costs.
- The training has to be delivered by an eligible, third-party trainer.
- 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.
- Employers with fewer than 100 employees who are training and hiring unemployed participants are
eligible for 100% of the training costs up to $15,000 per participant and are not required to make a minimum contribution to training costs for training funded through COJG.
For more information, visit the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development Canada-Ontario Job Grant.