Canada-Manitoba Job Grant

The Canada-Manitoba Job Grant is NOW OPEN for training that ends on or before March 15, 2022.

COVID-19 related training is eligible for funding.

Due to the volume of applications, it can take several weeks before your application is reviewed and a funding decision made. An email will be sent to you as soon as possible once a decision has been made.
We thank you for your patience.

Funding is not guaranteed.

What is it?

The Canada-Manitoba Job Grant is an employer-driven approach to help Manitobans gain the skills they need to fill available jobs and to help employers develop the skills of their existing workers to meet the requirements of their present job, or to move into a better job.



  • Two Intake Dates: May 3, 2021 and August 30, 2021 – a portion of the Job Grant will be reserved for the August 30, 2021 intake.
  • Continuous intake until the Job Grant funding is fully allotted or all eligible applications have been funded, whichever comes first.
  • Applications will be funded in the order they are received.
  • The application form is new (see link below). Applications submitted on previous versions of the form will not be accepted.
  • Training participants are no longer required to complete the online Training Participant Privacy and Consent form.
  • A portion of Job Grant funding will be reserved for training that assists businesses to recover from COVID-19.
  • The Job Grant will contribute up to 75% of eligible training costs for small employers – those with 100 or fewer employees – and up to 50% for companies with 101 or more employees.
  • Ineligible employers include:
    • Prior recipients of three Job Grants over the past five years
    • Current recipient of funding from Manitoba under another Industry Workforce Development program such as the Industry Expansion Program, or the Workforce Development Program
    • Employers who don’t meet all of the eligibility criteria listed on the grant application
    • K-12 schools funded by provincial/federal sources
    • Federal, provincial and territorial governments
    • Federal and provincial crown corporations and agencies

Canada-Manitoba Job Grant - Employer Fact Sheet

Canada-Manitoba Job Grant - Frequently Asked Questions

Canada-Manitoba Job Grant Application (The CMJG application is an Excel spreadsheet. It takes time to open. Please be patient. Thank you!)

Important Notice:
We are currently experiencing technical difficulties receiving emails that have attachments, like the Job Grant application. If you do not receive an email acknowledging receipt of your Job Grant application within 24 hours of emailing it, your email may have been automatically blocked by the government-wide system. If this is the case, please send an email without attaching your Job Grant application to with the Subject: Blocked Email. Say "We did not receive a reply to our email sending our Job Grant application” and include your name and phone number in your email.

Still have questions or need more information?

Manitoba Government Inquiry
Tel: 204-945-3744
Toll Free in North America: 1-866-626-4862