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Fort Smith Job Creation Fund

The Fort Smith Job Creation Fund is a GNWT funded program which supports new employment opportunities in Fort Smith. This funding encourages local job creation and puts Fort Smith in a better position for long-term economic growth.


Private sector businesses and non-profit organizations across all industries can apply for funding to reduce the costs of hiring and training for new positions within their organization. 

Employers can:

  • apply for a grant to offset salary or on-the-job training costs, or both to:
    •  Subsidize salary for a new position in your organization or on-the-job training for a new position up to $25,000 per business or organization.

April 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022 - Fiscal Year Applications

  • If you applied during the 2021 - 2022 fiscal year, your business or organization may be eligible for continued support for a second year upon submission of the Job Creation Fund Expenditure Report

April 1, 2022 - March 23, 2023 - Fiscal Year Applications / Expressions of Interest

  • Expressions of Interest will be accepted until April 30, 2022.
  • Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until all funding has been allocated.


How to Apply

  1. Fill out Fort Smith Job Fund Expression of Interest / Application Form - Attached below in the Documents section
  2. Scan and email Expressions of Interest to : or drop off at the Town of Fort Smith Administration Office (Town Hall).


New Jobs in Fort Smith

Local Employers can now have their job listings posted on the Town of Fort Smith website at: . Email us your job information and we will have it posted for you!

To request to have your job posted please contact: