Beginning June 1st, 2013 The Food Processing Human Resources Council (FPHRC) is offering up to $20,000 in small business grants for hiring recent graduates to food and beverage manufacturers, distributors and wholesalers. This Canadian small business grants program is being offered through Career Focus Program 2 and will be distributed to a limited number of eligible businesses across Canada.
Canadian Business Grants Employee Eligibility
In order to qualify for these government grants for small business through the FPHRC employers must meet the following criteria:
- Hire an eligible employee, and
- Offer a placement of between 3 to 12 months, at 30 hours or more per week
Government Business Grants Employee Eligibility
To be eligible for Canada small business grants employees must be:
- Under the age of 30 and new to the company
- Post-secondary graduates
- Legally entitled to work in Canada
- Canadian citizens, permanent residents or those whom have refugee status
(Note: employees may not receive employment insurance (EI) while in the program)
Act Fast to Take Part in this Small Business Grants for Hiring Program
This particular small business funding grants program aims to produce approximately 40 placements across Canada. In order to participate, please contact a Canadian government funding expert. Click on the “Get Started” button below and provide pertinent information in the contact form and we will contact you within 1 business day so that we can get your company first in line for this fantastic opportunity.
Canadian and Ontario Small Business Grants and Loans Opportunities
If your business has a minimum of 15 employees, has been incorporated for at least 3 years and does some form of manufacturing or R&D in Canada contact a Canadian government funding expert to learn more about several available Canadian government funding programs. We also invite you to sign up for our Canadian government funding E-newsletter and remind you to also follow us on LinkedIn.