Funding

Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG)

The Canada-Ontario Job Grant provides direct financial support to individual employers who wish to purchase training for their employees. It is available to small, medium and large businesses with a plan to deliver short-term training to existing and new employees. Conestoga College is an eligible COJG training provider. Ask us about this funding for your training needs.

Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen) AMPUP funding

Conestoga College has partnered with NGen on its Accelerating Manufacturing Performance Upskilling Program (AMPUP). NGen will cover 50 per cent of the cost of training for Canadian manufacturers to enrol their employees in selected skills development and certification prorgams. Visit NGen AMPUP to see eligible Conestoga courses covered by this funding.

SkillsAdvance Ontario (SAO)

SkillsAdvance Ontario funds partnerships that connect employers with the employment and training services required to recruit and advance workers with effective essential, technical and employability skills. Conestoga College has participated in several SAO initiatives across various sectors. Contact us to see if your recruitment needs could be met through an SAO project.

Yves Landry Foundation; Achieving Innovation and Manufacturing Excellence (AIME) Initiative

Conestoga's corporate partners have been able to gain financial support for their training initiatives from the Yves Landry AIME Initiative. This funding, provided by the Government of Canada Federal Economic Development Agency, supports southern Ontario manufacturers who undertake training or skills-upgrading activities which will support innovation.