Launched in 2014 as a 6-year initiative, this training grant is a segment of the $194M/year Canada Job Grant initiative as part of Canada’s Economic Action Plan. The Canada-Manitoba Job Grant was created to provide training for Canadian employees in order to improve their employability and in-demand skillsets.

  • Amount: Non-repayable grant contributions of 66% of training costs (ie. course, exams, textbooks, software resources, etc.) up to a max limit of $10k per trainee.
  • Timeline: Training projects must be completed within the year and cannot be over 12 months in length. Update: The program is now accepting applications for training delivered between April 2020 and March 2021.
  • Eligibility: Manitoba-based SME with $2M liability insurance. Trainee must be a resident of Manitoba, permanent Canadian citizen, or granted refugee status.

Top Canada-Manitoba Job Grant Resources

  • Canada-Manitoba Job Grant Program Overview: Businesses may access training grants for workforce development through the Canada-Manitoba Job Grant. Discover how this program could assist your organization to increase employee skills and efficiency at reduced cost.

Canadian Government Funding for Small Business

Updated: March 17, 2020