8 Most Saved Canadian Grants

Want to know what grant programs other businesses have been eyeballing? You’ve come to the right place!

1. Digital Skills for Youth Program (DS4Y)

This hiring grant is open to all of Canada and is administered through the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy. The funding provides a maximum of $30,000 per internship. It is open to organizations with less than 500 employees who are able to provide a minimum 6-month internship and a minimum of 30 hours of work per week. The host organization must also be able to provide a $1,000 contribution to the intern’s course of study.

2. Canada Summer Jobs

This hiring grant is open to all of Canada and provides summer work experience for young people aged 15 to 30. The funding is a maximum of $300,000!

3. Career Ready Program

This hiring grant is open to all of Canada and provides up to $7,500 in wage subsidies per student during each placement period. Until April 2022, new pandemic measures have been implemented, like a 75% subsidy increase coming later this summer, the Net New requirement is no longer an eligibility factor, and post-secondary institutions may receive funding as employers.

4. IRAP Accelerated Review Process Research Grant

This grant is open to all of Canada and $50,000 research grants are awarded monthly. Businesses can access up to 80% of direct labour costs and up to 50% of reputable third-party contractors to contribute their expertise to the project.

5. Digital Tech Internship

This hiring grant is open to all of Canada to hire a digital tech intern. Up to $28,000 could be awarded towards their salary and training.

6. Employment and Social Development Canada: Canada Student Work Placement Program

This hiring grant is open to all of Canada and provides post-secondary students with possible short-term work placements, virtual internships, hackathons, business cases, and classroom projects to help the community.

7. CanExport SMEs

This grant is a Canada-wide market expansion opportunity (tip: market expansion grants are highly underutilized!)

8. ImpAct — Summer Term

This internship grant open to all of Canada provides 100% coverage (maximum of $10,000) of a intern’s salary in traditional wage subsidies. The intern must be between 15 to 30 years old, able to work at least 6 months, and not a previous employee of your business.

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