Training for small business, private organizations, and individuals in the Baffin Region.
Individual sponsorship Program
The Individual sponsorship program helps Inuit gain employment skills by providing funding to participants enrolled in an approved employment training program. The program gives assistance through Training and Living Away from Home Allowances, tuition, books and travel.
Wage Subsidy Program
Through the wage subsidy program, employers can apply for wage subsidies to hire Inuit employees for a 12 – 48 week period.
Employment Related Training
The goal of the Employment Related Training Program is to assist individuals or groups in obtaining or improving employment skills. Through this program, two categories of funding are available to sponsors:
- On-the-job-training funds wages and costs related to the delivery of apprenticeships and on-the-job-training for a 12 – 48 week period.
- Course purchase funds cover all or a portion of trainer and participant costs for approved courses
Community Service Projects
Inuit organizations, non-profit groups and municipal governments offering employment opportunities which enable Inuit to gain work experience while contributing to the economic, environmental, cultural or social well being of their community are eligible for Community Service Project funding up to $25,000.
Economic Opportunity Fund
The Economic Opportunity Fund (EOF) provides financial assistance for training to assist eligible participants in the six communities adjacent to the National Parks to obtain tourism-related skills.