Funding information for employers

Funding Summary
Digital Main Street As part of a partnership between the Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario, Digital Main Street is proud to continue delivering programs to support businesses across Ontario.
NRC IRAP The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) provides advice, connections, and funding to help Canadian small and medium-sized businesses increase their innovation capacity and take ideas to market.
Magnet Student Work Placement Program The program provides employers with wage subsidies to hire post-secondary students for paid work experiences. Students, in turn, benefit from quality work experience so they can secure employment in their chosen fields of study.
Employment and Social Development Canada Funding programs from Employment and Social Development Canada are government grants and contributions that help support jobs, training, and social development.
Information and Communications Technology Council

ICTC is a leader in developing workforce solutions and delivering talent programs to enable Canadian businesses to access the right talent with the right skills needed to drive innovation and productivity in an increasingly competitive environment. The programs provide unique and targeted solutions for recruiting, retaining and integrating women, Indigenous persons, youth and internationally educated professionals (IEPs) into ICT workforce.

MaRS MaRS offers a range of services that help tech founders grow their companies and create meaningful innovation: solving real problems for real people.
CICan Career Launcher Internship Career Launcher provides wage subsidies and hiring incentives, as well as tools and resources to help you meet the future needs of your industry. Employers in clean tech, digital tech, and natural resources, as well as those who support Canada’s Sustainable Development Goal efforts, can benefit from this program.
Science and Technology Internship Program (STIP) - Green Jobs The Science and Technology Internship Program (STIP) - Green Jobs provides funding to eligible employers across Canada to hire and mentor youth in the natural resources sector, including in energy, forest, mining, earth science, and clean technology.
The Innovative Work-Integrated Learning (I-WIL) Initiative

The Innovative Work-Integrated Learning (I-WIL) initiative helps give valuable and relevant work experience to post-secondary students across Canada. This initiative focuses on short-term, high-intensity, technology-assisted opportunities. Information is available through the funding recipients below:

Canada Summer Jobs

Canada Summer Jobs provides wage subsidies to employers from not-for-profit organizations, the public sector, and private sector organizations with 50 or fewer full-time employees, to create quality summer work experiences for young people aged 15 to 30.

Co-operative Education Tax Credit The Co-operative Education Tax Credit is a refundable tax credit for Ontario-based co-op employers who hire students enrolled in a co-operative education program at an Ontario university or college.
Student Work Placement Program (SWPP)

The Student Work Placement Program gives post-secondary students across Canada paid work experience related to their field of study.

Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages is a summer job program that allows eligible employers to benefit from wage subsidies and access to a pool of talented youth with innovative ideas and competitive skills.
Employment Ontario Take advantage of funding, programs and federal tax incentives to help hire and train employees for your business, not-for-profit or public-sector organization.
Government of Canada A wage subsidy or other assistance program can help you hire and retain the right talent.
Mitacs Accelerate Mitacs Accelerate is a research internship program that supports collaborative research projects between Canadian colleges or universities and the organizations that benefit from their expertise. Businesses can solve their research challenges with academic expertise, leveraged funding, and one-to-one support from Mitacs.

Durham College Resources for Employers

Resources Summary
DC Solutions for Business DC Solutions for Business is a network of service area professionals who work seamlessly with clients to provide innovative support, customized solutions, expertise and training that align with the specific needs of each individual client. This can include, but is not limited to, talent acquisition, skills training and upgrading, research and development, funding procurement, hosting student placements and charitable giving.

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