Youth Employment and Skills Strategy Program - Youth Focused Projects - Funding Program
Youth Employment and Skills Strategy Program – Youth Focused Projects
Funding amount: Up to $5 million per year
Application period: October 4, 2023 to November 22, 2023 at 3:59 pm, Eastern Time Closed
Who can apply: Not-for-profit organizations, Indigenous organizations, for-profit organizations (with exceptions), municipal, provincial, and territorial entities, which includes institutions, agencies, Crown corporations, public health, educational and cultural institutions. Refer to questions 4 and 5 – Prepare to Apply for further information.
What this program offers: The Youth Employment and Skills Strategy Program (YESS Program) aims to provide funding to organizations to deliver a range of activities to support young Canadians (aged 15 to 30) to develop the skills and gain the experience they need to find and keep quality jobs. Programming focuses on youth facing multiple barriers to employment. This includes a focus on inclusive skills and employment programming for youth with disabilities.
The YESS Program will provide up to $5M per year in funding to organizations to support youth employment activities.
We will hold information sessions to give an overview of this application process. You can take part online or by teleconference.
- October 25, 2023 at 1:00 pm, Eastern Time (English)
- October 26, 2023 at 1:00 pm, Eastern Time (French)
If you are interested, send an email to YESS-SCEJ@servicecanada.gc.ca by October 20, 2023 at 5:00 pm, Eastern Time. In your email, specify your preferred language (English or French). We will send you the instructions on how to attend. Please note that the information sessions will be recorded.
If you need accommodations, please send an email to YESS-SCEJ@servicecanada.gc.ca by October 18, 2023.
Help and contact information
Enquiries will be answered between October 4, 2023 to November 21, 2023 at 11:59 am, Eastern Time.
Accessibility and disability help
If you need help or accommodations, please contact us by November 1, 2023 at 11:59 am, Eastern Time
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