Programs/Funding/Tax Credits

Apprenticeship Incentive Grant – “a taxable cash grant of $1,000 per year, up to a maximum of $2,000 per person, available to registered apprentices once they have successfully finished their first or second year/level (or equivalent) of an apprenticeship program in one of the Red Seal trades”.

Apprenticeship Completion Grant – “a taxable cash grant of $2,000 maximum available to registered apprentices who have successfully completed their apprenticeship training and obtained their journeyperson certification in a designated Red Seal trade”.

Connecting Canadians – introduces a program to support high-speed Internet service to rural and remote areas of Canada.

Canadian Heritage Funding and Assistance Programs

  • Community Anniversaries -provides funding for non-recruiting events.
  • Legacy Fund – provides funding for community capital projects.
  • Local Festivals –  provides funding to local groups for recurring festivals.

Tax-Free Savings Account – provides a flexible, registered, savings account.

New Building Canada Fund : Small Communities Fund – provides $1 billion for projects in municipalities with fewer than 100,000 residents.

Student Grants/Loans – multiple government grants and loans that can help cover educational costs.

Enabling Accessibility Fund – helps cover construction and renovation costs of projects that improve accessibility and safety for Canadians with disabilities.

New Horizons for Seniors Program – provides funding for programs that provide seniors with opportunity to actively participate in their communities.

National Wetland Conservation Fund – provides funding to individuals and organizations for wetland conservation and restoration.

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Connect to Innovate – Funding Program for High Speed Internet Now Accepting Applications

The Connecting Canadians initiative is being continued through the most recent funding allocation of $500 Million. These funds are available through the “Connect to Innovate” program. The application period closes on April 20, 2017. ... Full Article

REMINDER: Celebrate Canada Funding Application

The deadline to apply for Canada Day event funding under the Celebrate Canada program is November 21, 2016. For more information or to fill out the application form, CLICK HERE Here is a GUIDELINE on how to apply. Full Article

Parliamentary Guide Program

Looking for a unique job while at university in Ottawa? Why don’t you consider the Parliamentary Guide Program? For information regarding the position, eligibility criteria and application process, go to the Parliamentary Guide Program ... Full Article