Youth Employment Fund (YEF)

The Ontario government has recently launched its comprehensive Youth Employment Fund (YEF) to promote employment and innovation through the creation of 25,000 new job opportunities for youth. The objective of the YEF program is to provide unemployed youth between the… Read more »

Funding for SOFII Renewed

FedDev Ontario’s Minister of State Gary Goodyear announced that non-repayable top-up contributions will be renewed to enable the Southern Ontario Fund for Investment in Innovation (SOFII) to continue to invest in job creation and support for businesses in south-western and… Read more »

Hiring Grants – Career Focus Program

The Career Focus program provides funding for organizations to create career-related work experiences for post-secondary graduates. Eligible companies can receive up to $20,000 per intern for a maximum timeframe of 25 weeks. Candidates that are eligible for this program must… Read more »

New AMF Funding to Support Manufacturers

The Advanced Manufacturing Fund (AMF) is a $200 million program that is run through FedDev. The program aims to subsidize manufacturers in southern Ontario by investing between $10-20 million for eligible expenditures in the form of a repayable grant. AMF promotes… Read more »