Grants for Industry

RapidSkills 2019-20

Amount: Total available funding for the pilot is $3M. MLTSD (Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development) expects that individual Projects will not require more than $300,000 total in funding for partnership development, program development, and administration. Reasonable upward adjustments may be negotiated where the application provides a strong, demonstrated rationale for additional funding based on the nature of the proposal. The funding will be allocated based on eligible costs and through a competitive process based on the evaluation of the proposals. MLTSD reserves the right to set limits on the amount of funding an Applicant will receive.

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Market Access Initiative

Amount: 75% cost-share funding of total eligible costs, to a maximum of either $20,000 or $30,000 cost-share per project depending on project category.

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Ontario Automotive Modernization Program (Temporarily Unavailable)

Amount: 50% of eligible costs up to a maximum of $100,000

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Place to Grow: Agri-food Innovation Initiative

Amount: Minimum government contribution to a project is $250,000 while the maximum suggested government contribution is up to $1 million.

Next Intake: Intake will remain open until January 27, 2020

Eligible Projects

Funding will support agriculture and food value chain partners by offering cost-share funding opportunities to address identified industry priorities and outcomes for Ontario in the following areas:

    • Food Safety and Traceability
    • Animal Health
    • Plant Health
    • Soil Health and Water Quality
    • Market Development
    • Technology Solutions
    • Addressing Labour Supply and Training Challenges

 

Climate Action Incentive Fund (CAIF) (Temporarily Unavailable)

Amount: $250,000 per project ($20,000 minimum)

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Rural Innovation Initiative Eastern Ontario (RIIEO) REGIONAL STREAM

Amount: Selected projects will be eligible for a non-repayable performance-based contribution and require a minimum 50 percent cash contribution by the recipient on eligible expenses net of HST. The minimum project size for an Eastern Ontario Innovation Initiative regional stream project is $200,000 resulting in a minimum contribution of $100,000 by the recipient.

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Steel and Aluminum Initiative (Temporarily Unavailable)

Amount: Non-repayable contributions from $150,000 up to $1 million, to support up to a maximum of 45 percent of eligible project costs

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Business Scale-up and Productivity

Amount: No-interest, repayable contributions from $500,000 up to $10 million per project

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AgriAssurance Program

Amount: $50,000 per year

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GreenON Food Manufacturing (Cancelled)

Amount: $1,000,000

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Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF)

Amount: up to 50% of eligible costs

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Canada‐Northwest Territories Job Grant (CNWTJG)

Amount: $10,000 per trainee

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Canada-Nunavut Job Grant (CNJG)

Amount: $10,000 per trainee

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Canada-Yukon Job Grant (CYJG)

Amount: $10,000 per trainee

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Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Job Grant (CNLJG)

Amount: $10,000 per trainee

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Canada-New Brunswick Job Grant (CNBJG)

Amount: $10,000 per trainee

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Canada-Prince Edward Island Job Grant

Amount: $10,000 per trainee

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Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant (CSJG)

Amount: $10,000 per trainee up to a maximum of $250,000 per applicant

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Canada-Nova Scotia Job Grant – Workplace Innovation and Productivity Skills Incentive (WIPSI)

Amount: $10,000 per trainee

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Canada-Manitoba Job Grant (CMJG)

Amount: $10,000 per trainee

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Canada-British Columbia Job Grant (Canada-B.C. Job Grant)

Amount: up to $15,000 per trainee

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Canada-Alberta Job Grant (CAJG)

Amount: $10,000 per trainee up to a maximum of $300,000 per applicant

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Eastern Ontario Development Fund (EODF)

The Eastern Ontario Development Fund (EODF) supports projects and investments to businesses, municipalities and not-for-profit organizations for economic development in eastern Ontario. The fund supports projects that create jobs, encourage innovation, collaboration and cluster development, attract private sector investment and lead to business growth and broad positive economic impacts.

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Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit

Amount: $15,000

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Youth Job Connection

Amount: average $2,000

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SMART Green Program (CME SMART)

Amount: $500,000 ($1,500,000 for multiple facilities)

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TalentEdge Internship Program

Amount: $10,000 per each internship

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Canada Summer Jobs

Amount: 50% of the provincial minimum per hour wage per each summer student

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CanExport Program

Amount: $75,000 per project ($99,999 per year)

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Automotive Supplier Innovation Program (ASIP)

Amount: Up to $10,000,000.

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