Type of Program:
The Workplace Innovation and Productivity Skills Incentive provides funding for employers and industry associations for training full-time employees to improve productivity and innovation within the organization.
Comments on Funding:
Funding for small businesses in Nova Scotia with less than 50 employees is up to 100% of the first $10,000 of eligible direct training. Eligible costs over $10,000 can be funded up to 50%.
The minimum application amount is $5,000 in direct training costs. Small businesses can apply for up to $100,000 in a fiscal year.
For larger businesses (more than 50 employees), WIPSI provides up to 50% of direct training costs. The minimum application amount is $10,000 in direct training costs. Larger businesses can apply for up to $100,000 in a fiscal year.
For organizations, business associations and private sector unions the minimum application amount is $10,000 in direct training costs.
When It Ends:
Applicants must be:
The eligible staff must:
Applicant must register in the online Labor Market Programs Support System (LaMPSS),
Applicant must complete the application form and submit it electronically.
Applicants must submit the application form and the following supporting documents: