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Nunavut Employers Grant

06 September 2018 

Public Service Announcement
Nunavut Employers Grant


The Department of Family Services is accepting applications for the Nunavut Employers Grant, for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.

The Grant encourages employers to provide training or professional development to Nunavummiut, leading to a new position, a promotion, increased pay within the organization, or regular employment.

The Grant covers two-thirds of the eligible costs for each trainee, and funding is subject to availability in the form of a reimbursement to the employer based on the successful completion of training.

Employers are eligible for the Grant if they:

  • are a registered Nunavut-based employer;
  • have a position available for the trainee to advance into after training; and,
  • can contribute at least one-third of the total eligible training expenses.

For application forms or more information, please visit www.gov.nu.ca/familyservices, or contact Jens Jeppesen at JJeppesen@gov.nu.ca or by phone at 867-975-5248.

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Media Contact:

Barb Tierney
Senior Policy Analyst
Department of Family Services
867-975-5206
BTierney1@gov.nu.ca