Canada – Newfoundland and Labrador Job Grant (CNLJG)

By mmuise

The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Job Grant (CNLJG) provides funding to eligible businesses and organizations to help offset the cost of training for their existing and future employees.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is up to a maximum of $10,000 per year towards training an existing employee and up to a maximum of $15,000 for training an unemployed participant.
The employer contributes at least one-third to the cost of training, with the exception of an unemployed participant.

Deadline: Continuous Intake

The applicant must:

  • be a private sector employer, not-for-profit organization, industry association, employer consortia, unions, or an Indigenous government or organization,
  • be incorporated or a sole proprietor,
  • have a Canada Revenue Agency business number,
  • be in good standing with Registry of Companies and Deeds,
  • have an office location/base in Newfoundland and Labrador,
  • have a job for all participants at the end of training.

    The participant must be:
  • an existing employee,
  • an unemployed participant hired by the employer no more than 30 business days (six weeks) prior to the training date.
Application Steps:

The applicant/employer must:

1. register in LaMPSS and create an account to be able to apply online,

2. complete and submit an online application in LaMPSS along with required information,

3. provide a Letter of Attestation and wait to be notified by email after a decision is made on the application – within 30 business days of applying,

4. submit the mandatory Client Contact Form and the mandatory Client Consent Form within 21 business days from approval.

Complete applications must be received at least 20 business days prior to the start of training to ensure a timely review and assessment of the request for funding and to avoid delays in processing.

Documentation Needed:

The applicant/employer must submit:
1. an online application,
2. an Initial Client Contact Form and Client Consent Form for all employees being trained through funding provided by this program. The client consent allows for the exchange and release of information between the employee, the
employer and the provincial and federal governments.
3. a Letter of Attestation when training an existing employee or unemployed participant.

The participant must submit proof of unemployment, if the case. Acceptable documentation includes but is not limited to Record of Employment, recent Notice of Termination from last employer, confirmation of Employment Insurance, or confirmation of Income Support.

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