December 29, 2015 – The Ontario Chamber of Commerce’s Abilities Connect Fund provides financial assistance to employers in the hiring and training of college/university students or recent graduates with disabilities. The maximum an organization can receive is $20,000 for up to four employees.
The program also supports the purchase of assistive devices, specialized training, and assessments for new or current employees with disabilities. The maximum grant an organization can receive is $3,000.
This funding initiative is open to businesses (for-profit sector) and organizations (not-for-profit) with 5 to 500 employees, currently established and operating in Ontario, and registered (federally/provincially) for a minimum of 2 years.
For more information visit www.abilitiesconnect.ca