In the face of an aging generation retiring out of the Canadian workforce, there is a pressing need for training programs that will help younger employees develop their skills. The Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) addresses this need, providing funding for job-related training that will not only benefit your employees, but also fuel the growth of your business.
Hiring your team is most likely always at the top of your mind. Some of the questions you might have include: When is the right time to hire? Who do I hire? Do I hire experts and pay more? Or do I hire less experienced professionals and pay less, but invest in training? These and many other questions are important. But most importantly: are there hiring grants? Yes, there are!
This is the second part of the three-part publication on tips on successful proposal writing.
Today we will discuss a new funding program for Ontario small business owners. The Ontario Jobs and Prosperity Fund is a family of funds that includes: The New Economy Stream, The Strategic Partnerships Stream, The Food and Beverage Growth Fund, and Forestry Growth Fund. The Jobs and Prosperity Fund is intended to stimulate a globally competitive business environment in Ontario by providing $2.5B over 10 years.
Today, I will talk about the myths of grant application submission. Some time ago I published the first part of it – here it is – and in today’s blog I will go a bit more in depth and cover the 5 most common myths that I debunk on a daily basis when speaking to clients and prospective clients.