Low Carbon Building Skills

Training Fund for Universities and Colleges

For publically assisted universities and colleges, $10 million is being allocated in 2017-2018 through two competitive funding streams.

Proposals must clearly demonstrate how expenditures will lead to enhancing students’ and apprentices’ Low Carbon building skills. Interested applicants are invited to submit proposals to the ministry no later than January 15, 2018 at LCBS.training@ontario.ca.

Apprenticeship Enhancement Fund Stream

Who may apply: Colleges that are ministry-recognized training delivery agents of apprenticeship in-school training.

This fund provides college training delivery agents with capital support to acquire state-of-the-art equipment and/or update facilities to enhance training and education on Low Carbon building skills. Each successful project may receive up to a maximum of $200,000.

For more information, including the eligibility criteria, please refer to the resources posted below.

Course, Resource and Professional Development Stream

Who may apply: Publicly-funded Ontario universities and colleges.

This funding stream provides universities and colleges with funds to develop new courses, curriculum materials and to enhance the professional development of faculty, in order to build students’ Low Carbon building skills and knowledge. Each successful project may receive up to a maximum of $200,000.

For more information, including the eligibility criteria, please refer to the resources posted below.