Skills Development Fund

The Skills Development Fund will support projects that will help relieve pandemic-induced barriers to hiring, training and retaining workers.

The ministry is seeking projects that will enable market-driven solutions and unlock the economic potential of skilled trades and broader workforce development initiatives to facilitate the province’s economic recovery.


Application Materials

PDF forms can only be opened in Internet Explorer and Edge. If you are using Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or any other browser, please download the PDF form to access the file.


  • Right click on the form that you want to download
  • Select “Save Link As”, or similar wording
  • Choose the desired destination to save the form
  • Ensure you have Adobe Reader installed
  • Right click on the file and choose Open With Adobe Reader

The deadline to submit an application is February 28, 2021 at 11:59pm.

Completed applications should be submitted to

The ministry will review and conduct evaluation of applications as they are received.


For Round 1, Applicants may ask clarifying questions through the ministry e-mail at until Wednesday, February 17th at 5pm.