Workforce Development Fund

Workforce Development FundThe Workforce Development Fund enables businesses the opportunity to have their employees receive training in the workplace in order to increase their skills. The program includes three distinct modules for potential support, including Workforce Learning, Workforce Innovation and Workforce Exposure. Download more information here...

Eligibility Information
To be eligible for participation in the Workforce Development Fund organizations must:

  • be a business, industry association or sector council operating in Prince Edward Island;
  • propose activities that support the objectives of the Workforce Development Fund and have defined start and finish dates;
  • other criteria and restrictions may apply.

Priority will be given to proposals that invest in new skills, improved productivity and competitiveness, as well as introduce new business practices required in a knowledge-based economy.

How Do I Apply?
Interested parties must obtain a copy of the application form and required attachment on the SkillsPEI website (see below), manually complete the forms, and submit them to a local SkillsPEI office. All applications received by SkillsPEI will be assessed based on evaluation criteria outlined in the application. 

Application Forms
Please download and complete both of the forms below to make application to the program. Please note that both files are required for your application to be processed.

Workforce Development Fund Application Form 

Workforce Development Fund Attachment 

Contact Information
For more information on the workforce Development Fund, contact one of the SkillsPEI office locations below for more information:

Montague Charlottetown Summerside O'Leary
541 Main Street Atlantic Technology Centre Access PEI Future Tech West
902-838-0674 90 University Avenue 120 Harbour Drive 454 Main Street
  902-368-6290 902-438-4151 902-859-8898