Valuing Ability Employment

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The Valuing Ability Employment stream of the Abilities Connect Fund assists employers in hiring and training persons with disabilities.

The Valuing Ability Employment stream of the Abilities Connect Fund assists employers in hiring and training persons with a disability. Preference will be given to applicants that hire students/recent graduates with a disability.

Employers are eligible to receive funding for training costs (up to eight weeks), for up to four employees or Co-operative Education Program (CO-OP) students.

The position must provide meaningful work experience (i.e. perform work functions that are a regular requirement of the organization; personal services are not eligible). Employee must self-identify as having a disability and the employment term must be full-time for a minimum of four months.

How to Submit an Application

  1. Read the Abilities Connect Fund application guide to learn about the information you will be required to submit.
  2. Complete the Online Application Form

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