Program funding

Grants of $5,000 per participant are available, up to a maximum of $50,000 for 10 participants.

Option 1
This is a 12-week work placement where eligible individuals participate at approximately 20 hours per week. They will receive a stipend at a rate of at least minimum wage totaling $3,600 for the full work placement.
 
Option 2
This is a 20-week work placement where eligible individuals participate at approximately 10 hours per week. They will receive a stipend at a rate of at least minimum wage totaling $3,000 for the full work placement.
 
The remaining $1,400 or $2,000 grant funds can be used for administration and individualized participant supports costs, such as on-the-job supports or to provide an increased weekly stipend to work experience participants.

Additional information is available in the Application Guide.