For any companies working to building green technology, environmental projects or focusing on green initiatives, you may qualify for the following funding opportunities.
Project Learning Tree Canada
|Amount:||Up to 50% of income support to participants (wages) based on the prevailing provincial/
territorial minimum wage rate per occupation and mandatory employment related costs
(MERCs) for participants
|Who can apply (eligibility):||Any organization that will offer work experience opportunities to students in the green jobs sector. Work experiences must be from 8-16 weeks in duration and must take place within Canada.
The job must be a Green Job from the Approved Jobs List and:
|How to apply:||Visit the website and find info to contact Project Learning Tree Canada to get started|
|Application deadline:||Accepting applications for work terms offered between April 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019.|
Career Focus Green Jobs
up to $13,500 in wage subsidies for recent graduates
|Amount:||Offers up to $13,500 in wage subsidies over six months to employers to hire a recent graduate from any discipline into a “green job”.|
|Who can apply (eligibility):||Businesses in the Biotech sector that have a green mandate and are hiring a co-op student for a role with an environmental focus. This organization offers funding opportunities for both co-op students and new graduates.|
|How to apply:||Visit the website and submit an application form.|
|Application deadline:||Varies depending on the fund program.|
United Nations Association in Canada: Green Spaces
Available Across Canada
|Amount:||A wage subsidy (approximately 50%) for the duration of your Green Spaces’ participant’s employment at your organization
|Who can apply (eligibility):||Employer eligibility:
|How to apply:||Email the Green Spaces Regional Coordinator nearest you. Visit the UNAC Green Spaces page.|
|Application deadline:||For most up-to-date deadlines, visit the UNAC Green Spaces page.|
Sustainable Development Technology Canada: SD Tech Fund
Available Across Canada
|Amount:||SDTC will provide on average funding for 33% (up to 40%) of eligible projects costs along with the following funding requirements.
|Who can apply (eligibility):||Canadian small and medium size enterprises advancing innovative technologies that are pre-commercial and have the potential to demonstrate significant and quantifiable environmental and economic benefits in one or more of the following areas: climate change, clean air, clean water, and clean soil.
To be eligible for funding, applicants must:
|How to apply:||Visit the website and submit an application form here.|
|Application deadline:||Deadlines throughout the year.|