Government grants for hiring and training abound for businesses operating in Ontario, with both federal and provincial programs offering as much as $20,000 or more to companies that hire and/or train workers. Here are just a few opportunities your business can cash in on when you hire in Ontario:
Access Mitacs funding programs to benefit from research collaborations with skilled graduate and post-graduate students; funding begins at $15,000.
The Ontario Exporters Fund provides small and medium-sized businesses with up to $80,000 (up to 50% of salary) in the form of a non-repayable grant to hire a dedicated Export Manager.
The Canada-Ontario Job Grant provides funding to individuals identified by employers in need of skill improvement. The grant covers up to two-thirds of eligible training costs, up to a maximum of $10,000 per individual.