Jobs & Growth Fund in Western Canada

Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) is investing $217 million to help job creators and the organizations that support them to future-proof their businesses, build resiliency and prepare for growth by transitioning to a green economy, fostering an inclusive recovery, enhancing competitiveness and creating jobs in every corner of the country.

Eligible applicants

  • businesses, including co-operatives

  • not-for-profit organizations and community economic development partners

Indigenous applicants

Indigenous-led organizations and/or businesses are strongly encouraged to apply. Under the initiative, RDAs may contribute up to 100% of eligible project costs for projects with Indigenous clients.

Eligible activities

The JGF will support projects that contribute to near-term job creation and long-term resilience through projects that will:

  • transition to a green economy

  • foster an inclusive recovery

  • preserve Canada’s competitiveness, future proof SMEs and enhance resilience through productivity improvement and digital adoption

  • strengthen capacity in sectors critical to Canada’s recovery and growth

To apply, you can read further details on the Applicant Guide, or contact your LFG advisor for more details.